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Meet The Team

Nicola Morris 



Designated Safeguarding Lead

Having started my Early Years career in 2001 it has always been an ambition of mine to open my own nursery. Dedicated to providing outstanding childcare to families in the surrounding area, i'm extremely proud to be opening this nursery to the local community.

I have studied many different areas within the Early Years Foundation Stage and hold a Degree in Early Childhood Studies. I have also completed several courses relating to Health and Safety, Safeguarding Children, Safe Recruitment of staff, Food Hygiene and Paediatric First Aid

Cerie Dwyer

Deputy Manager

Toddler Room Supervisor

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Cerie started working with us in July 2021

Cerie has many years experience working with children in early years and has been an Ofsted registered childminder.

Cerie is Level 2 Paediatric First Aid Trained

and upholds a Level 3 EYFS Teaching Diploma 

Carole Barnes

Senior Practitioner

Baby Room Supervisor

In 2004 i gained my first qualification as a Teaching Assistant whilst working in a local authority primary school. I have worked with children aged between 3-11 years old and have also supported children with additional needs in a specialist unit.

In 2012 i completed my Level 3 Teaching Assistants course, as well as several courses covering Attachment Theory, Supervision and Appraisal and Safeguarding. I have also completed my Paediatric First Aid Training, food hygiene and exemplary practice with Babies.

In 2019 I achieved my Level 2 Diploma in Early Years.

Danielle Lawton 

Preschool Room Supervisor 

Danielle Joined us in September 2021 and was looking to Pursue a career in Childcare 

Danielle will be learning everything she needs to know whilst she starts her journey with us

Danielle will be working towards her Level 3 Early Years Educator  

Leoni Anderson 

 Nursery Practitioner 

Leoni began working for us in April 2020 as a nursery apprentice working towards her Level 3 Early Years Educator Course. 

Leoni has also completed her Level 2 Safeguarding Course and several additional courses relating to the EYFS. 

Leoni holds her Paediatric Frist Aid certification

Mark Wilkinson

Nursery Practitioner 

Trainee Lead SENDCO

Mark joined us in July 2022 after completing a 12 month college placement at our setting.

Mark has achieved his Level 3 Early Years Educator with Oldham College. Mark has also completed his level 2 Safeguarding course and Paediatric First Aid.

Mark has begun his journey to become the settings Lead SENDCO.  

Mo Miah

Nursery Practitioner 

Mo joined us in July 2022 after competing a 12 month college placement at our setting.

Mo achieved his Level 3 Early Years Educator Course through Oldham College and is now studying part time at Manchester University towards his Early Childhood Studies degree.

Mo has his Level 2 Safeguarding and Paediatric First Aid.

Mo has Level 2 Safeguarding and Paediatric First Aid. 

Ellie-Cate Brown

Nursery Practitioner

Ellie-cate started working with us in 2023.

Ellie-Cate is Level 3 qualified and is currently undertaking her Early childhood Studies degree part time at Manchester University.


Morgan Winstanley-Skinner

Nursery Practitioner

Morgan started working with us in April 2023

Morgan has worked in several different settings and holds her Level 2 in Early Years.

Caitlin Mckeever

Nursery Apprentice

Caitlin began her employment with us in June 2023.

Caitlin has had prior experience working within a preschool setting where she began her Level 2 Early Years qualification.

Caitlin will continue to work towards her Level 3 Early Years Educator course with us and we look forward to supporting her through it. 

Katie Hall

Nursery Apprentice

Katie joined us in June 2023 to work towards her Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.

Katie has previously studied Health and Social Care. and is looking forward to working alongside the team here.

Gillian Barnes

Nursery Cook

Gillian started with us in March 2023.

Gillian has prior experience working in a commercial catering setting and will be providing healthy meals for the children each day.

Gillian has completed her Food Hygiene Level 2 as well as an Early Years specific food Hygiene course.

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