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
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.
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.
Jo Mathieson
Jo MathiesonAccounts Manager
Jo manages all the children’s accounts and has over 20 years’ experience. Contact: joannemathieson@little-ducklings.net
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.
Lynne FishlockDomestic
Denny WhaleyLevel 3 Practitioner
Jo GaskinDomestic
Shereena PottsLevel 3 Practitioner
Laura PearsLevel 3 Practitioner
Emma BartnikLevel 3 Practitioner
Sammy RobertsLevel 3 Practitioner
Ramona BildeaLevel 6 Practitioner
Savannah ShepherdLevel 3 Practitioner
Lyn WatkinLevel 3 Practitioner
Megan SylvesterLevel 2 Practitioner
Eden CraigLevel 3 Practitioner
Dawn PhillipsKitchen Assistant
ShirleyNursery 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.
Sammy DunnillLevel 3 Practitioner
Sammy is our nursery SENCo working alongside Lydia, Samii is also a Level 3 Practitioner in our Preschool Room.