Staff – Lytham 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.


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.


Hannah – Nursery Manager

hannahHannah started working at our sister nursery Clifton Lodge in 2011 as an Early Years Practitioner. She was then promoted to Lower Pre-School Co-ordinator at our sister nursery Bluebell Lodge, later becoming Deputy Manager and Pre-School Co-ordinator. In May 2017 Hannah became Manager of Butterfly Lodge. Hannah has a great passion for early years. Hannah is now attending university where she is studying Early Years and Childhood, to expand her knowledge further.


Anya – Deputy Manager & Pre-School Coordinator

anyaAnya has 24 years experience in childcare and education, and has worked with children from 0 to 11 years. Anya has worked at this site for 13 years, and has worked throughout all age groups. Anya is Level 5 qualified, and holds a Foundation Degree in Professional Practice in the Early Years. Anya really enjoys watching children grow and thrive, and knowing that she has a positive impact on their development.


Shaneen – Third In Charge & Baby Room Coordinator

shaneenShaneen started working at our sister nursery Butterfly Lodge in August 2017. Shaneen has worked in Early Years settings prior to Lytham Lodge and has great experience with all ages. Shaneen has worked in early years for 6 years. Shaneen has her level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management and wanting to continuously expand her knowledge, she is now aiming for her Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies.


Gillian – Modern Apprentice

gillianGillian has had over 30 years of experience working with children. Gillian has worked at Lytham Lodge since October 2018 and is based in the Baby Room. She has previously worked as a childminder and nanny. Gillian is currently studying her Level 3. Gillian is currently studying for her Level 1 in British Sign Language.


Natasha – Early Years Educator

natashaNatasha has worked for the company since October 2013 at our sister nursery Bluebell Lodge. Natasha has now transitioned over to Lytham Lodge and is based in our Baby Room. Natasha is attending university studying for her BA Hons in Early Childhood Studies.


Ellie – Lower Pre-School Co-ordinator

ellieEllie has excellent experience in early years. Ellie has worked in all ages. At Lytham Lodge Ellie is based in our Lower Pre-School. Ellie has five years early year’s experience. Ellie is extremely passionate about supporting all children’s needs.


Nathan – Sports Development Officer

nathanNathan transitioned over to Lytham Lodge as of September 2019. Nathan will be 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 is currently working toward his NVQ level 3.


Hollie – Early Years Educator

hollieHollie has worked for the company since October 2018 and is based in our Lower Pre-School room. 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.


Stacey – Early Years Educator

staceyStacey has many years of experience and is Level 3 qualified. She has worked with all age ranges. Stacey has worked at this site since November 2018 in our Lower Pre-School room. Stacey strives to ensure the best start for all the children and enjoys to help them develop through outstanding activities.


Melissa – Early Years Educator

melissaMelissa 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 this year.


Leanne – Early Years Educator

leanneLeanne has great experience in early years. She currently holds a Level 3 qualification. Leanne has worked at Lytham Lodge since November 2018. Leanne works in all rooms and thoroughly enjoys supporting the children in their learning, thriving to ensure the best outcomes for them possible.


Amanda – Senior Early Years Educator

amandaAmanda 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.


Jean – Nursery Cook

jeanJean 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.