Michelle Murdoch
Michelle MurdochNursery Owner
Michelle is one of our nursery owners and has a level 3 qualification in childcare. Michelle oversees the day to day running of the setting.
Lydia Holgate
Lydia HolgateManager
Lydia has worked at Little Ducklings Day Nursery since 2012 and has a Level 3 qualification in Childcare. Lydia is responsible for Health & Safety within the nursery, Behaviour Management and is also the settings Safeguarding Officer and SENCo Contact: lydiaholgate@little-ducklings.net
Shirley Mapson
Shirley MapsonNursery Supervisor
Shirley is Nursery Supervisor and a Practitioner in the Preschool Room; she has a Level 6 qualification in childcare and many years experience working in childcare.
Jo Mathieson
Jo MathiesonAccounts Manager
Jo manages all the children’s accounts and has over 20 years’ experience. Contact: joannemathieson@little-ducklings.net
Samii Holden
Samii HoldenLevel 3 Practitioner
Sammy is our nursery SENCo working alongside Lydia, Samii is also a Level 3 Practitioner in our Preschool Room.
Amy South
Amy SouthDeputy Safeguarding Lead
Amy is our deputy safeguarding officer and works alongside Lydia. Amy is also a practitioner within our Toddler room. Amy has Level 6 Qualification in Childcare and a Level 2 Qualification in Forest Schools.
Jane Duke
Jane DukeToddler Room Senior (Daffy Ducks)
Jane is our Toddler Room Senior. Jane has a Level 3 qualification in Childcare. Jane has several years’ experience working with children, covering all age ranges.
Angela Austin
Angela AustinKitchen Staff
Angela has worked as a cook for over 25 years. Angela has a range of food industry qualifications including her NVQ level 2 in Food Preparation and Cooking. In addition, Angela has her food hygiene, food safety and catering, and prevention and infection control all to level 2 standard.
Denny Whaley
Denny WhaleyLevel 3 Practitioner
Emma Bartnik
Emma BartnikLevel 3 Practitioner
Sammy Roberts
Sammy RobertsLevel 3 Practitioner
Savannah Shepherd
Savannah ShepherdLevel 3 Practitioner
Lyn Watkin
Lyn WatkinLevel 3 Practitioner
Megan Sylvester
Megan SylvesterLevel 2 Practitioner
Sammy Dunnill
Sammy DunnillLevel 3 Practitioner
Eden Craig
Eden CraigLevel 3 Practitioner
Shereena Potts
Shereena PottsLevel 3 Practitioner
Laura Pears
Laura PearsLevel 3 Practitioner
Dawn PhillipsKitchen Assistant
Jo GaskinDomestic
Lynne FishlockDomestic
Ramona BildeaLevel 6 Practitioner
Olivia BradleyLevel 3 Practitioner