Jayne has been working in early years education and childcare for over 30 years. She has managed and owned nurseries from Sydney to London, and now beautiful Portland. Jayne holds a diploma in education, and a level 3 in early years childcare..

Sarah has been working at the nursery since 2006 where she started in the Pre-school room. In April 2010 Sarah took over the manager’s position and has been in this role ever since. Sarah completed the Early Years Foundation Degree Level 5 in 2011. Sarah is on maternity leave from June 2016 – April 2017.

Jordan has been working at the nursery since 2008 when she left school. Jordan is NVQ level 3 qualified and completed this in 2012. In 2011 Jordan took on the role as Pre-school leader and has been in this role ever since. In 2016 Jordan became Deputy manager as well as remaining Pre-school leader.

Becca took on the role of Deputy Pre-school leader in 2010. Becca completed the Early Years Foundation Degree Level 5 in 2011. Becca will be on maternity leave from November 2016 – October 2017.

Laura is Jayne’s daughter in law and she works in our office. Laura is responsible for all the accounts at the nursery. Laura used to live in Spain for a few years and currently teaches Spanish to the children at the nursery once a week.

Annette has worked at the nursery since 2006. Annette is NVQ level 3 qualified and is our Baby room leader. Annette has been in the baby room ever since she started.

Mo is our nursery bus driver and the chef of our gold award kitchen. Mo has worked at the Nursery since 2006 and is NVQ level 3 qualified.

Gemma is a nursery practitioner in our Pre-school room and has completed her NVQ level 2 and 3 since joining us. Gemma started working at the nursery in 2012.

Lucy started as a volunteer in September 2013. Since then Lucy has become a nursery practitioner in our Pre-school room. Lucy is now NVQ level 2 qualified and completed this in 2015.

Kim is a nursery practitioner in our Pre-school room. Kim is NVQ level 3 qualified and joined the team in 2014.

Laura is a nursery practitioner and works alongside Annette in our baby room. Laura joined the team in 2014. Laura is currently working towards her NVQ level 3 qualification.

Courtney joined the team in 2016 as a nursery practitioner in our Pre-school room. Courtney is currently doing an apprenticeship to work towards an NVQ level 2 qualification.

Bethany is a nursery practitioner who joined our Pre-school team in 2016. Bethany is NVQ level 2 qualified. Bethany will be on maternity leave from January 2017 – November 2017.



Each child at the setting will be assigned a key person. Their role is to help ensure that every child’s care is tailored to meet their individual needs, to help the child become familiar with the nursery setting, offer a settled relationship for the child and to build a relationship with their parents.

It is a key person’s role to help the child settle into the new surroundings. A key person will be introduced to the child during a settling in session.