Staff – Bluebell Lodge

Management Team

Lisa – Area Manager – M.A. Hons Early Years Education & Leadership, B.A Hons Early Childhood Studies, EYT

lisaLisa began working with the Learning Curve Nursery Group as a student at Shepherd Lodge Nursery. She worked her way up, and became Manager of Shepherd Lodge in May 2000. In January 2005 Lisa helped to set up Clifton Lodge Nursery, and took up the role of Manager there. In 2008 Lisa took up a new role of Area Manager. As Area Manager of all five Learning Curve nurseries, Lisa ensures that high standards of care are maintained in a loving and friendly environment.

Rebecca – BA Honours Degree in Early Childhood Studies – Manager

rebeccaRebecca has worked for the Learning Curve Group for ten years over all five sites and she has knowledge and experience with working with all age groups. Rebecca helped set up Butterfly Lodge nursery in Blackpool where she started her manager role 2015, gaining Ofsted Outstanding in 2016. She has now been managing within the company for the last 3 years moving to Shepherd lodge as manager in April 2018.

Ben – Deputy Manager & Outdoor Sports Practitioner – NVQ Level 3 in Sports Performance & BTEC in Sports

benBen started at Shepherd Lodge August 2017 and will be the Outdoor Sports Practitioner. Ben has a NVQ Level 3 in Sports Performance now also has his NVQ Level 3 in Child Care.

Laura – Curriculum Manager – B.A Honours in Early Childcare and Education, EYT. Currently working towards Masters

lauraLaura began working at Shepherd Lodge in February 2005 as an early years practitioner after completing her cache diploma in childcare and education. Whilst leading the Pre School room, she then went on to complete a BA honours degree in early childcare and Education and gained her Early Years Professional status. Laura’s current role at the nursery is leading and supporting the education and teaching throughout all five sites.


Charlotte – Early Years Teacher and Pre-School Coordinator

charlotteCharlotte started with Butterfly lodge in September 2017. Charlotte is based in lower pre-school. Charlotte currently holds a BA in Professional Practice in Health and Social Care child pathway. Charlottes next steps are to complete her EYT by 2019, to support her professional development at a high level.

Louie – Early Years Educator

louieLouie began working at Bluebell Lodge in October 2018. She has settled into the team well. She is versatile and works across a number of the rooms, however is mainly based in Toddler room. She is currently undertaking her Childcare qualification.

Stephanie – Early Years Educator

stephanieStephanie is based in our pre-school room working alongside Charlotte and Ben. Stephanie is a qualified Teacher who has previously worked in primary schools’ settings.

Physical Development Coordinator


robertRob started working at Bluebell Lodge in October 2017 as our Physical Development Coordinator. Rob has gained his BA Hons degree in Sports Coaching and has a Level 3 in Child Care. Rob’s role within the nursery is to lead and enhance all aspects of physical development for the children, along with developing staff knowledge.

Lower Pre-School

Nicole – Third in Charge and Lower Pre-School Coordinator

nicoleNicole began working for the company in May 2014 at Shepherd Lodge Nursery. Nicole then came to work at Bluebell Lodge where she progressed to Lower Preschool room coordinator, then progressing again to third in charge. Nicole is currently in her final year of her Foundation Degree in Family support and wellbeing.

Jess – Early Years Educator

jessJess started working at Bluebell Lodge in February 2018. Jess has a degree in Family and Community Studies, Jess is an enthusiastic member of staff who is versatile and able to work across a number of the rooms but has recently settled well into Lower Pre-school.

Toddler Room

Kayleigh – Toddler Room Coordinator

kaleighKayleigh began working at Bluebell Lodge in May 2015 in our Lower Preschool room. In September 2015 Kayleigh progressed to Toddler Room coordinator. Kayleigh has completed both her level 2 and level 3 in child care.

Heather – Early Years Educator NNEB PEAL

heatherHeather has worked for the company since December 2006. Heather started working at Shepherd Lodge Nursery where she worked as the 2-3’s co-ordinator until she went on maternity leave and had her little girl in January 2008. Heather began working at Bluebell Lodge Nursery where she currently works in the Toddler Room. Heather has gained her NNEB in childcare and education.

Amy – Early Years Educator

amyAmy began working at Bluebell Lodge in April 2017. Amy has a degree in Working with Children and Families.

Baby Room

Emma – Baby Room Coordinator

emmaEmma has worked in early years for 12 years, Emma is currently based within our baby room. Emma has worked with all ages and is extremely passionate about early years. Emma is currently studying her foundation degree in early childhood studies.

Georgia – Early Years Educator

georgiaGeorgia has worked at Bluebell Lodge since May 2016. Georgia began working with us during her work placement whilst carrying out her NVQ level 3 with Blackpool and the Fylde College, then in May 2016 Georgia became an Early Years Educator working in our baby room.

Polly – Early Years Educator

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All Rooms

Amy – Early Years Educator

amyAmy has worked at Bluebell Lodge since January 2017. Amy began working in our baby room as an Early Years Educator then became Baby Room Coordinator in March 2017. Amy has completed both her level 2 and level 3 in Childcare as apprenticeships, gaining lots of experience with all age groups.


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Kelly – Nursery Cook

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Rachael – Early Years Educator

rachaelRachael worked at our sister setting Clifton Lodge since 2006, then in September 2017 Rachael transferred to Bluebell Lodge to work in our toddler room 2 days a week. Rachael has her Level 3 qualification in Childcare. Rachael is currently studying for her BA Hons in criminology.


Ramona – Early Years Educator

ramonaRamona joined Bluebell Lodge in January 2019 having previously worked as Shepherd Lodge Nursery. She holds a Level 3 Diploma for The Early Years Work Forde