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Michelle

Nursery Manager

Thanks for visiting our website and welcome to Busy Bees Ripon!

Michelle is the Nursery Manager, for our Nursery in Ripon. 

The staff team at Ripon are highly committed to bringing children the very best learning experiences. Staff skilfully plan for children's development through exciting learning opportunities tailored around children's interests. Children discover quality outcomes through meaningful and purposeful play planned by our experienced staff members. Children participate in child-led and adult-led activities to get the absolute best out of their learning experience at Busy Bees to prepare them for their journey onto school.

Michelle would be delighted to personally welcome you to the newly refurbished nursery in Ripon and give you a guided tour of the inside and outside learning environments. At the top of Ripon's page, you'll find the 'Book a visit' button, just choose a time best suited to you and Michelle will look forward to meeting you!





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Corrina Matthews
Room Manager

Welcome to Busy Bees Ripon! I'm Corrina and I am the Room Manager of our baby room, Bombos. Children join us from birth to 2 years and we provide quality learning experiences based on children's stage of development. I am Level 3 qualified and one of the Designated Safeguard Leads at Ripon. I am also Paediatric First Aid trained. I started working in Ripon in 2007 and have progressed to Room Manager. I ensure my knowledge of the EYFS and Safeguarding are kept up to date through regular training.
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Leonnie Green
Room Manager

Welcome to our website! I'm Leonnie and I'm the Room Manager for the 2-3 year old children in our newly named Bumble Room. I am also the Health and Safety Coordinator. I joined Ripon in October 2006, undertook my Level 3 Childcare and Development qualification and progressed from an Early Years Educator to Room Manager. I am dedicated to my professional development and have recently undertaken further training in Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding and Prevent to ensure my key children's welfare.
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Chloe Iveson
Qualified Early Years Educator

Thanks for visiting our website. I'm Chloe and I joined Busy Bees Ripon in September 2018 as a Qualified Early Years Educator in the Bombo room (0-2 years). I hold a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and Development and am Paediatric First Aid trained. I am keen to extend my professional development which gives me exciting new ideas on how to deliver quality learning experiences for my key children. We've recently been refurbished and we'd love to meet you and show you round our nursery.
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Chelsy Fox
Qualified Early Years Educator

I'm Chelsy and I have worked in childcare since 2007. I started out as an apprentice and completed my NVQ Level 2 and progressed to Level 3 Childcare, Learning and Development. I am currently completing my Level 3 Management Diploma with Busy Bees and will have achieved this in late December 2018. I have completed many professional development courses such as Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene, Epi-Pen and Baby Signing. I am proud to be one of Ripon's Special Educational Needs Coordinator.