Staff – Lytham Lodge

Hannah : Nursery Manager


Nursery Manager

Nine years of experience working within early years. I truly enjoy creating a fun, educational and caring environment for both my team and children. I aim to always extend my knowledge through training and research, I am currently working towards my BA Honours in Early Childhood Studies.

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Anya : Deputy Manager & Pre-School Coordinator


Deputy Manager & Pre-School Coordinator

I have 26 year’s experience in childcare and education and have worked with children from 0 to 11 years. I have worked at this site for 15 years, working throughout all age groups. I really enjoys watching children grow and thrive, knowing that I can have a positive impact on their development. I have developed and implemented strategies for mindfulness in the preschool which supports children in understanding, recognising and regulating their emotions.

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Terri : Baby Room Coordinator & Third In Charge


Baby Room Coordinator & Third In Charge

Level 3
Terri began working at shepherd lodge in February 2020 and is now part of our team as baby room coordinator. Terri is NVQ level 3 qualified and shows a huge interest towards the curiosity approach.

Gillian : Baby Room


Baby Room

Early Years Educator
Gillian has had over 36 years of experience working with children. Gillian has worked at Lytham Lodge since October 2018 and is based in the Baby Room. Previously Gillian worked as a childminder and nanny. Gillian has completed her Level 3 and is currently studying for her Level 1 in British Sign Language.

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Shelby : Baby Room


Baby Room

Early Years Educator
Shelby has been working for the company since November 2019. Shelby has excellent experience and knowledge of Early Years. Shelby is very passionate in working with children and supporting there needs, Shelby has a very nurturing nature.

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Laura : Toddler Room Co-ordinator


Toddler Room Co-ordinator

Laura has had over 13 years of early year’s experience. Laura is our toddler room leader. Laura has worked with all ages. Laura completed her Foundation Degree and is studying a BA Hons in Early Childhood Studies, to expand her knowledge further.

Hollie : Toddler Room


Toddler Room

Early Years Educator
Hollie has worked for the company since October 2018. Hollie gained a Level 2 NVQ qualification in Childcare in 2015, and is currently studying for her Level 3. Hollie enjoys working with children, and helping them to learn and develop new skills.

Amanda : Baby Room & Toddler Room


Baby Room & Toddler Room

Early Years Educator
Amanda has worked for Learning Curve for over ten years. Amanda has completed her Level 2 and Level 3 NVQs in Childcare learning and development. Amanda transitioned to Lytham Lodge as of September 2019. Amanda works between the two younger age groups at Lytham Lodge.

Melissa : Pre-School



Early Years Educator
Melissa started working for Learning Curve at our sister nursery Clifton Lodge in 2012. Then in September 2018 Melissa began working at Butterfly Lodge. Melissa has now transitioned over to join our team here at Lytham Lodge and is based within our Pre-School room. Melissa graduated with her BA Hons degree in Early Childhood Studies in 2019.

Nathan : Pre-School



Sports Development Officer
Nathan transitioned over to Lytham Lodge as of September 2019. Nathan is based in our Lower-pre School room. Nathan is the Sports Development Officer here at Lytham Lodge and ensures that all sports activities are planned to a high standard. Nathan has finished his Level 3 and is a qualified Early Years Educator, as well as being highly qualified in sports coaching.

Jean : Nursery Cook


Nursery Cook

Jean holds a Level 2 Qualification in Food Safety – Early years. Jean has had 29 years of experience, and has previously worked at Kirkham Grammar School and Newton Bluecoat Primary School. Jean enjoys spending time with the children, leading baking activities, and watching them grow and learn.

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.