Staff – Lytham Lodge

Helen : Nursery Manager

Helen

Nursery Manager

Early Years Professional
Helen has worked at Learning Curve since August 2006. Helen worked as the Baby Unit Coordinator and then later as Office Manager at Clifton Lodge, before working as Business Administrator throughout all of our settings. She is currently Manager at Shepherd Lodge covering maternity. Helen has a BA (Hons) degree in Primary Education with Qualified Teacher Status, gained at North East Wales Institute of Higher Education, and her Early Years Professional Status gained at Lancaster University.

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Hannah : Nursery Manager (Maternity Leave)

Hannah

Nursery Manager (Maternity Leave)

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

Anya

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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Gillian : Baby Room

Gillian

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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Laura : Toddler Room Co-ordinator

Laura

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.

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Danielle : Early Years Educator

Danielle

Early Years Educator

With just over six years experience working with children. I am passionate that all children have opportunities to reach their full potential.

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Lucy : Early Years Educator

Lucy

Early Years Educator

I am currently a modern apprentice working towards my Level three in early years. I hope to work in nurseries for many years and work my way up through the stages and roles.

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Hollie : Toddler Room

Hollie

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.

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Joanna : Early Years Educator

Joanna

Early Years Educator

After always wanting to work with children, I decided to start my journey in August 2015 through doing an apprenticeship in childcare. I completed this at Shepherd Lodge Nursery for two years before going onto do teaching at Edge Hill University. Whilst doing my teaching I work part time at Lytham Lodge Nursery.

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Amanda : Baby Room & Toddler Room

Amanda

Baby Room & Toddler Room

Early Years Educator
With 39 years of experience working with children, I truly enjoy watching and supporting children to grow and learn. I aim to ensure that I provide all my love and care to all children to give them the best development opportunities.

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Melissa : Pre-School

Melissa

Pre-School

Early Years Educator
I have a wealth of experiences working with children. From early years and beyond the foundation stage. My qualifications and experience offer me the ability to plan and deliver quality education experiences for the children in my care with a focus of excellence in language and communication.

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Nathan : Pre-School

Nathan

Pre-School

Sports Development Officer
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.

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Paige : Early Years Educator

Paige

Early Years Educator

I am 22 years old and have four year’s experience. I love to ensure that children have a fun and exciting filled days. I aim to use my knowledge and experience and knowledge to plan fun and educational activities for children to assure they have the best outcomes to provide the best learning experiences.

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Susan : Lower Pre-School

Susan

Lower Pre-School

Early Years Educator
Susan has worked with Learning curve since February 2012. Susan started as a Apprentice doing her level 2 in childcare, then achieved her Level 3 as a Early Years Educator at Blackpool and the Fylde College. Susan then went on to university to do a degree in Family Support & Wellbeing, she completed this in May 2020 during the Covid-19 and achieved the degree, she will go back next year in September 2021 to complete her BA Hons.

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Hannah : Early Years Educator

Hannah

Early Years Educator

Five years of experience with children including nurseries and play clubs. Enjoy playing basketball and yoga. My favourite times of year are Halloween and Christmas.

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Jean : Nursery Cook

Jean

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.