Staff – Shepherd Lodge

Lynsey : Nursery Manager

Lynsey

Nursery Manager

Manager - BA Honors Degree in Early Childhood Studies
I have been working within early years since 2006 as a student studying for my level 3. I started working at Learning Curve in 2010 after childminding for the two previous years. I have had experience working with all the age groups as well as coordinating various rooms. In 2016 I became Deputy Manager of Shepherd Lodge, where I gained the knowledge and leadership skills for my current role of Manager. I have completed my BA (hons) degree in Early childhood studies in 2018. I have also completed courses in team leading, British Sign Language (BSL) and safeguarding.

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Sarah : Pre-School Co-ordinator & Deputy Manager

Sarah

Pre-School Co-ordinator & Deputy Manager

Sarah started at Pre-School full time in September 2019 and is a fully qualified teacher. She has started at Learning Curve in 2017 before going travelling for the last year. She specialises in phonics and History is one of her favourite topics.

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Beth : Third In Charge & Toddler Room Co-ordinator

Beth

Third In Charge & Toddler Room Co-ordinator

Beth started at Shepherd Lodge in April 2017 after completing her Early Years Educator at Lytham Sixth Form. Beth has over 4 years experience working in the toddler room.

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Shann : Baby Room Coordinator

Shann

Baby Room Coordinator

Early Years Educator
I’m very passionate about ensuring all the children in my care are well nurtured and designated a chance to explore and experience their new surroundings. To make this successful, I work alongside parents and carers to guarantee each parent is kept up to date on their child’s learning and development as well as their interest both at home and at nursery. I like planning and expanding on your child’s interest through different resources as well as making my very own version. I love seeing the children acquire skills and new experiences in play.

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Michelle : Baby Room

Michelle

Baby Room

Modern Apprentice
Michelle started working at Shepherd Lodge in August 2019, she is currently working towards her Level 3 in Childcare and Development.

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Daisy : Toddler Room

Daisy

Toddler Room

Level 3
Daisy started working at Shepherd Lodge in December 2018.

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Stacey : Lower Pre-School Co-ordinator

Stacey

Lower Pre-School Co-ordinator

BA honors Degree in Family Support and Wellbeing
Stacey began working at Shepherd Lodge in September 2008 as a Modern Apprentice and completed her NVQ 2 and 3. She became the Lower Pre-School Coordinator in September 2015. Stacey completed her Foundation Degree in Family Support and Wellbeing in May 2017 and completed her BA Hons in 2019.

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Katy : Lower Pre-School

Katy

Lower Pre-School

Level 3 CACHE
I have worked at Shepherd Lodge in May 2019 and worked with 2-3's since January 2020.

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Natalie : Lower Pre-School

Natalie

Lower Pre-School

Early Years Educator – Level 3
Natalie started at Shepherd Lodge in April 2017 after completing her Early Years Educator course at Lytham Sixth form.

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Jade : Pre-School

Jade

Pre-School

Sports Development Officer - Level 3
Jade works in Preschool as our Sports Development Officer. Jade used to work at our sister nursery Butterfly Lodge as a Modern Apprentice.

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Curtis : Pre-School

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.

Sophie : Early Years Educator

Sophie

Early Years Educator

I have lived locally all my life apart from a brief period when I attended university in Wales. I enjoy studying children's development and behaviours, however my favourite part of childcare is being around and interacting with the children.

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Lisa : Early Years Educator

Lisa

Early Years Educator

I have worked in childcare for over 5 years, across Lancashire. I gained my qualification at Blackpool and the Fylde College while working in safeguarding.

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Joseph : Sports Development Officer

Joseph

Sports Development Officer

I have worked in childcare since November 2020. This is my first job since leaving university and I am thoroughly enjoying it. I am currently studying Level 3 childcare alongside the Sports Coach role within the nursery as part of my apprenticeship.

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Lucy : Chef

Lucy

Chef

Lucy holds a level two cookery qualification which she uses to make all her meals fresh and nutritious for the children. Lucy has 9 years’ experience in cookery previous experience working in large kitchens. Lucy also has a hobby in cake making and design.

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Aimee : Maternity Leave

Aimee

Maternity Leave

Early Years Educator - Level 3 Childcare
Aimee began working at Clifton Lodge in February 2014 in the Baby room. She moved to Shepherd Lodge in September 2016 in the Pre-School Room. Aimee currently has her Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development.

Jade : Maternity Leave

Jade

Maternity Leave

Early Years Educator - Level 3
Jade started working for Shepherd Lodge in January 2017 where she worked with all age groups. In September 2017 she became based in the Pre-School room. Jade has completed a BA (Hons) in Teaching and Learning.