Staff – Clifton Lodge

Anne : Nursery Manager


Nursery Manager

Anne began working at the nursery in May 2000 as preschool teacher. Since then Anne completed her Early Years Professional status. Currently studying towards a Masters.

Grace : Pre-School Co-ordinator / Teacher / Third In Charge


Pre-School Co-ordinator / Teacher / Third In Charge

Level 3 In Children's Care, Learning & Development.

Grace started at Clifton Lodge in September 2020. She has over five years teaching experience across nursery and Key Stage 1.

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Kieren : Pre-School



Senior Sports Development Officer
Kieren is the Sports Development Coordinator for both Clifton and Shepherd Lodge Nurseries. Kieren has an Honours Degree in Sport Studies and a HND in Sport Coaching with Development. Kieren enjoys watching Glasgow Celtic play, going to the gym and playing golf. He recently completed his Level 3 in Child Care.

Curtis : Pre-School



Early Years Educator - Designated Safeguarding Lead
Curtis has worked for the company for the last 5 years, starting as a modern apprentice progressing and completing his level 3 and starting his foundation degree this year.

Emma : Lower Pre-School


Lower Pre-School

BA Hons in Early Childhood studies and PGCE Further Education
Emma has a BA Hon in Early years education studies. Emma has worked within childcare for 17 years. Emma also has experience in being a tutor for college childcare courses. Emma’s favourite part of working within early years is thinking of creative learning experiences for children. Emma is continuously expanding her knowledge through regular training and courses.

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Lindsay : Lower Pre-School Coordinator


Lower Pre-School Coordinator

I have worked at Clifton Lodge since July 2017. I am based in the Lower Pre-School Room but I have had previous experience working in a pre-school as an administrator. I enjoy lots of arts and crafts including costume making and painting. I spend my free time with my 3 boys, playing out and camping.

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Jake : Lower Pre-School


Lower Pre-School

Sports Development Officer – NVQ Level 3 in Sports Performance & Excellence
Jake works alongside Ben as our Sports Practitioner. Jake is mainly based in our lower-preschool unit, Jake is qualified in Sports Performance and Excellence and Higher Sports Coaching and through his studies he focused on football, cricket, cross country and athletics to name a few.

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Nicole : Toddler Room Coordinator / Deputy Manager


Toddler Room Coordinator / Deputy Manager

Nicole is currently at university studying teaching and learning support, Nicole has been with the company for a few years as holiday cover and is now a member of out Toddler team.

Lisa : Lower Pre-School


Lower Pre-School

Early Years Educator
Lisa has been working with Learning Curve since April 2019. Lisa is currently working towards her foundation degree in Early Childhood Studies.

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Nicola : Toddler Room


Toddler Room

Early Years Educator
Nicola is currently at university working towards her foundation degree. Nicola is based in our Toddler room and is keen to put her knowledge into practice.

Sasha : Toddler Room


Toddler Room

Early Years Educator
Hi, Sasha. I'm based in the Toddler room and have now worked at Clifton Lodge for 5 years. I have recently just graduated with a BA Hons in Early Childhood studies.

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Bev : Toddler Room


Toddler Room

Early Years Educator
I have worked for the company since 2008, and supports all the rooms within Clifton Lodge gaining experience with all ages.

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Jenny : Baby Room


Baby Room

Level 3 Childcare, B.Sc Honours Degree Psychology
I have worked for Learning Curve since July 2008. Prior to working for the company I studied Psychology at Lancaster University.

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Jeanette : Baby Room


Baby Room

Certificate in Childcare & Education, Diploma in Nursery Nursing, Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Childcare, Level 3 Management

I have about 20 years experience in childcare. During this time I have completed two childcare courses and have worked with a variety of age ranges, from babies to holiday club age children which I love. I have been a senior room manager, baby room manager and assistant manager.

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Rachel : Float



Modern Apprentice

I am a trainee nursery practitioner at Clifton Lodge. I am 34 and live with my daughter and four dogs.

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Karen : Nursery Cook


Nursery Cook

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