Meet the Staff

Hazel

Hazel

Nursery Owner

Hazel established Bourton on the Water Day Nursery Ltd in June 2016, previous to this she managed a setting in Gloucester. Hazel has worked in 3 settings and has 18 years experience with all ages. Hazel has a BTEC ND in Childcare, DBS, Paediatric 1st aid ,1st aid at work, total communication, basic safeguarding and level 5 in Management. Hazel has two little boys of her own and devotes her time to ensuring the nursery runs smoothly and that it is an environment in which children can learn and thrive.

Bev

Bev

Nursery Manager /Designated Safeguarding Lead

Bev hold a BA in Early Childhood Studies and Early Years Professional Status, she has been working in childcare since 1996, and has experience across all ages, and has been a nursery manager for the last 10 years.

Bev also holds a level 4 in business management and holds a DBS, paediatric first aid, advanced safeguarding and total communication certification.  Bev is the settings Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL). Bev has also completed Prevent duty, FGM, Safer Recruitment, CSE, Channel training and is constantly seeking to update her professional knowledge.

Julie

Julie

Deputy Manager / SENCo

 certification Julie holds a level 3 in early years care and education which she gained in 2007, she joined us in April 2016 as Room Leader until she became Deputy Manager in April 2018. Julie has a level 3 in Management which she gained in 2017, her level 3 SENCO  and holds her DBS, paediatric 1st aid, safeguarding certificate and total communication certification. Julie is one of our  Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads (DDSL) and is our nursery SENCO Julie has also completed her safer recruitment training, FGM and prevent duty training.

Liz

Liz

Over 2's co-ordinator

Liz joined us in May 2018 as room leader of the Tiggers, she has been working in childcare since 2005 and has experience in all ages. Liz has been a deputy and then room leader. In June 2013 she received Bachelor of arts with honours degree in Early Years Education. Liz is the  Over 2’s coordinator.  Liz hold an advanced safeguarding certificate, total communication, paediatric 1st aid, FGM, Prevent Duty and first aid at work. Liz is also one of our  Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads (DDSL)

Amy

Amy

Practitioner

Amy Joined us in February 2022 and first began her time here as tiggers room leader. Amy was keen to have experience in another age group so is now apart of our under 2’s team. Amy is kind and bubbly, something the children respond well too. Amy is a qualfied level 3.

Gemma

Gemma

Nursery Practitioner

Gemma started working with us as supply staff in 2017 and then joined the team on a permanent basis in December 2017, Gemma was new to childcare but soon realised it was the career for her. Gemma has completed her level 2 early years educator course. Gemma holds her DBS, safeguarding certificate as well as paediatric 1st aid and total communication training.
Emelia

Emelia

Practitioner

Ange

Ange

Practitioner

 Ange joined us in April 2023 and works as a part of our Tigger room (2-3 year olds) team. Ange is very knowledgable and thoughtful. Anges storytelling is out of this world, anyone listening to her stories becomes enchanted! Ange has her paediatric first aid training and her safegaurding.  Ange is currently working toward her level 3 in Early Years

Kenzie

Practitioner

Kenzie joined us as a student whilst undertaking her level 2 in Early Years.  Since completing her level 2 Kenzie has joined us as a member of our Under 2’s department, and is currently undertaking her level 3 Early Years Qualification.

Kenzie holds her DBS, Safeguarding and paediatric first aid qualifications.

Sophie

Sophie

Under 2's Room Leader

Jade

Jade

Nursery Practitioner

Jade joined us in August 2023 and works in our Tigger room. Jade is a mum to a little boy and has a lot of passion for the early years. Jade has her safeguarding and paediatric first aid training.

Kayleigh

Practitioner

Kayleigh has recently joined our team and is currently working in our Under 2’s department.

Kayleigh has a passion for childcare and is keen to get stuck into her level 3 training.

Shannon

Shannon

Practitioner

Shannon is a highly skilled level 3 practitioner who has a wealth of knowledge of the early years sector.

Shannon currently works three days a week in our Tigger room helping to support and develop practice to ensure best possible outcomes for the children.

Shannon is a designated Safeguarding lead and fire marshal for the setting.

Shannon holds her DBS, paediatric first aid, safeguarding and her total communication certificates.

Paige

Paige

Tigger Room Leader

Paige started with us in August 2018, she has completed the level 3 Early Years Educator course. Paige is the Tigger room leader.  The little ones love Paige as she is calm, friendly and fun! Paige holds a DBS, basic safeguarding certificate, paediatric 1st aid and 1st aid at work certificate, total communication, FGM and Prevent Duty.

Melissa

Melissa

Nursery Practitioner

Melissa joined us in July 2021 after leaving a position as the head of dementia care. Melissa has a strong drive to help and care for others and felt this was a natural career progression. Melissa is kind and calm, and has lots of patience. Melissa has recently completed her level 3 childcare qualification.

Shannon

Shannon

Pre-School Room leader

Shannon became part of the team in January 2018, she holds a level 3 diploma in health and social care/early years and has completed a level 3 early years educator course.  Shannon also has her DBS, total communication training, safeguarding and paediatric 1st aid and is a 1st aider at work. Shannon is the room leader in our pre-school room and has a lot of knowledge in Special Education Needs.

Sue

Sue

Practitioner

Sue joined us in July 2021 and has lots of experience in Childcare. Sue holds a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Playgroup Practice. Sue is an enthusiastic member of staff who is keen to learn and spend time with the children. Sue holds her basic safeguarding and Paediatric first aid certificates.

Ann

Ann

Practitioner

Ann started with us in March 2022 and began in our tiggers room. Ann now works in our pre-school room and this is the perfect fit for her. The children love Ann’s calm and kind personality, and ask her never ending questions! Ann is in the process of completing  her level 2 childcare qualification.

Sam

Sam

Chef

Sam started with us in April 2019 and holds a city & guilds in 706/1 706/2 in hotel and catering. Sam provides delicious and nutritional food for the children to eat and the children are always so excited to see her! Sam also holds her basic safeguarding, FGM, and prevent duty.
Harry

Harry

Kitchen Assistant

Harry joined us in July 2019 as our kitchen assistant, Harry works in the kitchen alongside Sam to make tasty and nutritional food for the children! Harry holds a Production chef level 2 course, alongside basic safeguarding, FGM and prevent duty.

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