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. Anne became manager at Bluebell Lodge in 2009. Currently studying towards a Masters.

Sandra : Pre-School Co-ordinator


Pre-School Co-ordinator

Third in charge - Early Years Teacher - SENCO
Sandra is an Early Years Professional working in Pre-School. She has a degree in Science and an M.A. in Childhood and Youth Studies. Sandra likes to read, bake and visit the theatre in her spare time.

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.

Lindsay : Lower Pre-School Coordinator


Lower Pre-School Coordinator

Lindsay says: “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.”

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. Jake is also working towards his NVQ 3 in Childcare which he is due to complete in October 2019.

Susan : Lower Pre-School


Lower Pre-School

Early Years Educator – NVQ Level 3
Susan has worked for Learning curve since starting at Bluebell lodge our sister nursery. Susan has recently completed her NVQ Level 3. Susan has worked in all ages within the nurseries and has developed great knowledge through this.

Valentina : Lower Pre-School


Lower Pre-School

Early Years Educator
Valentina has moved over from Genoa Italy, last year. She recently completed her NVQ level 3.

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 : Toddler Room


Toddler Room

Early Years Educator
Lisa will be working within our lower Pre-school. Lisa is currently working towards her foundation degree in Early Childhood Studies.

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
Sasha says: “I have been working at Clifton Lodge Nursery since April 2017, being based in the baby room. Prior to starting here at Clifton Lodge I completed over 1,000 hours work placement within the company. I gained my ‘Level 3’ qualification at Lytham Sixth Form College and I am now studying at Blackpool and the Fylde University to complete my ‘Foundation Degree’ in ‘Early Childhood Studies’. In my spare time I enjoy spending quality time with my family and friends.”

Bev : Toddler Room


Toddler Room

Early Years Educator
Bev has worked for the company for the last 10 years, she supports all the rooms within Clifton Lodge.

Jenny : Baby Room Coordinator


Baby Room Coordinator

B.Sc Honours Degree
Jenny has worked for the company since July 2008. Jenny started by working at Shepherd Lodge Nursery. Jenny particularly enjoyed working within the baby unit and took on the role as Baby Room co-ordinator in May 2009 at Bluebell Lodge Nursery. Prior to working for the company Jenny studied Psychology at Lancaster University.

Isabelle : All Rooms


All Rooms

Early Years Educator
Isabelle has worked in social care for many years, she enjoys spending time with her husband and granddaughter in her spare time.

Karen : Nursery Cook


Nursery Cook

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