Lisa – Area Manager – M.A. Hons Early Years Education & Leadership, B.A Hons Early Childhood Studies, EYT
Lisa 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.
Paul – B.A. Honours in Primary Education and Mathematics with QTS – Nursery Manager
Paul stated working at Bluebell Lodge in May 2018 as the Pre School teacher and Nursery Deputy Manager. He has 9 years teaching experience in a local primary school to bring with him to Bluebell Lodge
Vicky – BA Hons – Nursery Deputy Manager
Vicky has worked at Bluebell Lodge since October 2015. Vicky Began working in the Baby Room at Bluebell Lodge as room coordinator and third in charge. In June 2016 Vicky became Deputy Manager at Bluebell Lodge and supports in all the rooms. Vicky graduated from her BA Hons with a First Class Honours in Early Childhood Studies in July 2017.
Laura – Curriculum Manager – B.A Honours in Early Childcare and Education, EYT. Currently working towards Masters
Laura 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 four sites.
Natasha – Early Years Educator and Pre School Co-ordinator
Natasha has worked for the company since October 2013. During this time Natasha has completed her level 2 and level 3. Natasha is now studying for her Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies. Natasha is based in our preschool room and works alongside Emily.
Charlotte – Early years Educator – BA Hons degree in Professional Practice in Health and Social Care child pathway
Charlotte 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.
Ben – Outdoor Sports Practitioner – NVQ Level 3 in Sports Performance & BTEC in Sports
Ben 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.
Physical Development Coordinator
Rob 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.
Nicole – Third in Charge and Lower Pre-School Coordinator
Nicole 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.
Louise – NVQ Level 3
Louise has worked with the company since March 2014 and is currently studying towards her Level 2. She is supporting a child with additional needs which she finds really rewarding. Louise was born in Shrewsbury has 3 daughters.
Rachael – Early Years Educator
Rachael 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.
Jess – Early Years Educator
Jess 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.
Kayleigh – Toddler Room Coordinator
Kayleigh 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
Heather 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
Amy began working at Bluebell Lodge in April 2017. Amy has a degree in Working with Children and Families.
Louie – Early Years Educator
Louie 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.
Amy – Baby Room Coordinator
Amy 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.
Georgia – Early Years Educator
Georgia 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.
Amanda – Senior Early Years Educator
Amanda has worked for Learning Curve Nursery Group for over ten years. Amanda has completed her Level 2 and Level 3 NVQs in Childcare learning and development. Amanda also has an NVQ in team leading. Amanda works in all our rooms at Bluebell Lodge.
Profile coming soon.
Ramona – Early Years Educator
Ramona 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