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Our Team

Our experienced childcare team is dedicated to providing individual attention to every child in their care.

They will devise and deliver fun, stimulating & rewarding educational experiences as well as ensuring plenty of opportunities to play and inter-react with other children

Lennie Scott
Managing Director

Hi my name is Lennie and I am the Ofsted registered person with prime responsibility for the administration and record keeping in the nursery.

Before Leaps & Bounds I was a partner in a 5* hotel and aim to bring the same high standards to our childcare.

Tony Scott
Financial Controller

Hi my name is Tony and I am primarily involved in all financial issues, planning and budgeting.  I also oversee our kitchen to ensure our high quality meals are maintained.

Margaret Myers
Nursery Manager

Hi my name is Margaret; I have been working in childcare for the past 20 years – from being a nanny for a single child to working in a nursery for 100 children.

I am qualified to NVQ Level 3 and have recently started my Level 5 qualification.

My role includes overseeing the team in every aspect of the new Early Years Foundation stage and ensuring that our nursery is a safe happy environment for the children to learn in.

Christine Wratten
Deputy Manager/Room Leader

Hi my name is Christine. I have worked in childcare for 8 years and am qualified to NVQ level 3.

I have recently been promoted to 3rd in Charge.

My roles include supporting the manager with office duties and to provide a range of activities for children to take part in to ensure the maximum benefit is gained from our superb indoor and outdoor facilities.

Being a key person to a number of children, I ensure their Learning Journeys are completed on a weekly basis.

Edyta Pytlewska
Deputy Manager/Room Leader

Hi my name is Edyta. I have worked at Leaps and Bounds since 2010 and am now Deputy Manager as well as Room Leader in Leaping Lemurs. I am also the SENCO.  My little girl attends the nursery too.

 

Pauline Burns
Room Leader

Hi my name is Pauline and I come all the way from Glasgow. I have worked in childcare for 10 years and hold the Scottish equivalent to a NVQ level 4 qualification. I am Room Leader for our lovely Leaping Lizards group.

 

Stephanie Myers
Senior Nursery Practioner

Hi my name is Steph and I have worked for Leaps and Bounds since we opened in 2009. I hold an NVQ level 3 and am now a senior nursery practitioner working with our Leaping Lambs group.

Melissa Murphy
Senior Nursery Practioner

Hi my name is Melissa. I hold an NVQ Level 3 in childcare. I am now a Senior Nursery Practitioner working with the Leaping Lemurs children.

I support all my colleagues with their planning and help with all the activities.

Ceri Stretton-Noel

Nursery Practioner

Hi my name is Ceri and I have worked in childcare for  5 years. I hold an NVQ level 3 qualification and  I really enjoy working with all our Children.

 

 

 

Charlotte Wratten
Nursery Practioner on Maternity Leave

Hi my name is Charlotte. I hold a NVQ Level 3 in childcare

My duties include planning for my key children; I then observe and record the information in their Learning Journey.

I really enjoy working in the Leaping Lemurs room, looking after our 3 to 5 year olds.

Rebecca Crowhurst
Nursery Practioner

Hi my name is Becky I have nearly achieved my NVQ level 2 and will be moving on to my level 3.  I really enjoy working with all the children in the nursery.

Jo Walster
Nursery Practioner

Hi my name is Jo, I have recently had a baby and have now returned to work to complete my NVQ Level 3. I enjoy working with all the children in the nursery.

Anita Wallis
Nursery Practioner

Hi my name is Anita Wallis.

 

 

 

 

Kirsty Steer
Nursery Practitioner

Hi my name is Kirsty I am 23 years old, I have recently achieved my NVQ level 2 and I am progressing on to my level 3 qualification.

I love spending time with my niece and nephew and they are part of the reason I have chosen a career in childcare.

Lizzie Burns
Trainee

Hi my name is Lizzie and I am 16. I have just started my NVQ in childcare and am looking forward to learning all aspects of working with children.

 

 

 

 

Theresa Hayes
Kitchen Assistant/Cook

Hi my name is Theresa and I’m the Head nursery cook. I freshly prepare all the meals and snacks for all the children and staff. I hold a level 2 in food services in catering.

Kelly Strudwick
Senior Nursery Practioner

Hi my name is Kelly. I have worked at Leaps and Bounds for 4 years and have completed my training to NVQ level 3.   I am now a senior nursery practitioner and work with our pre- school children. I am a key person and enjoy planning for our children's learning journey. 

Zoe Price
Senior Nursery Practitioner

Hi my name is Zoe and I have worked in childcare for 12 years. I have a NVQ level 3 qualification and work mainly with our Leaping Lemurs as a Senior Nursery Practitioner. My daughter also attends Leaps and Bounds.

 

 

 

Katie Harrison
Nursery Practioner

Hi my name is Katie and I’m Bank Staff I cover lunch times. I hold an NVQ level 3 qualification.

Rebeka Cornford
Nursery Practioner

Hi my name is Beccii I have worked in childcare for 5 years and hold an NVQ level 3. I love working with our preschool children.

Rachel Emerson
Nursery Practioner

Hi I’m Rachel, I have worked in childcare for 4 years most recently as a deputy manager of a nursery. I have 2 children one of which attends Leaps and bounds and have recently got married. I am working with the Leaping Leopards group, ensuring they enjoy their time at nursery.

 

Kerry Carter

Nursery Practioner

Hi my name is Kerry Carter.

 

 

 

 

Leon Hiller
Nursery Practioner

Hi my name is Leon, I have worked with children for 7 Years and I hold a NVQ level 3 qualification, I am very keen on messy and creative activities that I encourage all of our children to enjoy.

Olivia McCreery
Trainee

Hi my name is Olivia and I am 16. I have just started my NVQ in childcare and am looking forward to learning all aspects of working with children.

 

 

 

 

Amy 
Trainee

Hi my name is Amy and I am 16. I have just started my NVQ in childcare and am looking forward to learning all aspects of working with children

 

 

 

 

Charlie Myers
Kitchen Assistant/Cook

Hi my name is Charlie. My duties include helping Theresa with the children’s meals, preparing snacks and washing up, I have achieved my level 2 food safety and catering qualification.

My hobbies include watching and playing football.


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