MEET THE SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM


LISA HUBBARD - NURSERY MANAGER

LISA HUBBARD IS LEVEL 4 QUALIFIED AND HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN EARLY YEARS CHILD CARE FOR OVER 15 YEARS. SHE HAS A PARTICULAR PASSION FOR CHILDREN'S SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION AND HOLDS FURTHER QUALIFICATIONS IN THIS FIELD ALONG WITH A DIPLOMA IN CHILD PSYCHOLOGY AND A FOREST SCHOOL QUALIFICATION.
LISA IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL ASPECTS OF NURSERY OPERATIONS WITH THE MANAGERS REPORTING TO HER.

" I HAVE A PASSION FOR SUPPORTING CHILDREN & THEIR FAMILIES DURING THEIR TIME AT NURSERY. ENSURING WE ARE OFFERING A NURTURING & INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL. I AM THANKFUL THAT I STILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEND TIME WITH THE CHILDREN, WHILST SUPPORTING THE MANAGERS & STAFF. IN MY SPARE TIME (NOT SURE WHAT THAT MIGHT BE....) I LOOK AFTER MY TWO HORSES, SPEND TIME WITH MY NEPHEWS & ENJOY SOCILAISING WITH FRIENDS"

DEBORAH (DEBS) PRENTICE - DEPUTY MANAGER

DEBS HAS A LEVEL 3 QUALIFICATION IN EARLY YEARS AND IS THE NURSERY SENCO. 
DEBS  LEADS THE ROOSTERS ROOM ALONGSIDE HER DEPUTY ROLE.
"I AM AN OUTDOOR PERSON AND MY FAVOURITE PLACE TO BE IS MY GARDEN. I HAVE FOUR CHICKENS CALLED BONNIE, MILDRED, MISTY AND CLUCKLES, AND A CAT CALLED HENRY. I ALSO LIKE TO SPEND TIME ON CRAFT ACTIVITIES, MAKING DECORATIONS, PLAQUES ETC. I ALSO ENJOY SPENDING TIME WITH MY LOVELY FRIENDS AND FAMILY. 
I LOVE WORKING AT THE NURSERY, IT IS AN AMAZING SETTING, WITH GREAT OUTDOOR AREAS FOR THE CHILDREN. WE ARE LUCKY TO HAVE A GREAT TEAM, WITH WONDERFUL CHILDREN AND PARENTS."
EMMA FELLOWS - SECOND DEPUTY MANAGER
EMMA IS LEVEL 5 QUALIFIED WITH A WEALTH OF EXPERIENCE. 
"I HAVE BEEN WORKING IN CHILDCARE FOR 13 YEARS & LOVE THAT EVERYDAY IS DIFFERENT. I AM VERY PROUD TO PLAY A PART IN CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENT & PARTICULARLY ENJPY SPENDING TIME OUTDOORS WITH THEM NO MATTER THE WEATHER! WHO DOESN'T LOVE JUMPING IN PUDDLES? I HAVE ALWATS HAD AN INTEREST IN THE EARLY YEARS & COMING UP WITH NEW WAYS TO ENGAGE THE CHILDREN. 
IN MY SPARE TIME I ENJOY SPENDING TIME WITH MY HUSBAND, FRIENDS & FAMILY. I AM A KEEN READER & BAKER, BUT MOST OF MY TIME CURRENTLY IS SPENT RENOVATING MY HOUSE & LEAVING NEW SKILLS!"

AMY RICHARDSON - THIRD IN CHARGE

AMY HOLDS A LEVEL 3 QUALIFICATION IN EARLY YEARS & LEADS THE DUCKLINGS ROOM.
" I LIKE TO EXCERCISE, ESPECIALLY RUNNING & ENJOY SOCIALISING WITH FRIENDS, PARTICULARLY AT AN AFTERNOON TEA!
I'M NEWLY ENGAGED SO CURRENTLY TRYING TO PLAN A WEDDING! I HAVE TWO CHILDREN, A GIRL WHO IS ALMOST 2 AND A BOY WHO IS 6. WE LOVE TO EXPLORE THE OUTDOORS TOGETHER & THIS IS ONE OF THE REASONS I LOVE THE NURSERY FOR MYSELF AND MY DAUGHTER. BEING SO CLOSE TO THE FARM & THE ANIMALS IS SUCH A LOVELY AND UNIQUE BONUS TO CHILDCARE."
SOPHIE HUTTON - PIGLETS ROOM LEADER
SOPHIE HAS BEEN AT NURSERY SINCE THE DOORS OPENED AND IS TRAINING FOR HER LEVEL 3 QUALIFICATION. 
"I ENJOY SPENDING TIME WITH FAMILY & FRIENDS, & LIKE TO BE A POSITIVE PERSON WHO WILL ALWAYS HELP OTHERS. I'M PASSIONATE ABOUT ART AND LIKE TO EXPRESS MY CREATIVITY THROUGHOUT THE NURSERY.
I CAN OFTEN BE FOUND SINGING "JUMPING UP & DOWN ON A BIG BLUE TRACTOR" TO THE CHILDREN, LETTING THEM CHOOSE DIFFERENT COLOURS AS WE SING."

MEET THE DUCKLINGS TEAM


KERRI GODWIN - SENIOR PRACTITIONER

KERRI HOLDS A LEVEL 3 QUALIFICATION.
"I LOVE BEING OUTDOORS & REALLY ENJOY FAMILY WALKS AT THE WEEKENDS WITH MY PARTNER AND OUR 2 YEAR OLD LITTLE GIRL. I LIKE SOCIALISING WITH MY FAMILY & FRIENDS WHEN POSSIBLE, CURRENTLY THROUGH VIDEO CALLS/ZOOM. WE OFTEN HAVE GREAT FUN PLAYING QUIZZES TOGETHER ON A FRIDAY EVENING. 
I PARTICULARLY ENJOY WORKING AT OUR NURSERY AS IT HAS A FAMILY FEEL ABOUT IT (WE FEEL LIKE A HUGE FAMILY). IT IS SO LOVELY TO BE ABLE TO SPEND LOTS OF TIME OUTDOORS & VISIT THE ANIMALS WHICH MYSELF & MY DAUGHTER LOVE (SHE ALSO ATTENDS THE NURSERY). "

COURTNEY LEE -  NURSERY ASSISTANT

COURTNEY IS COMPLETING HER LEVEL 3 QUALIFICATION IN EARLY YEARS.
" AT THE WEEKENDS, MY PARTNER, OUR 2 YEAR OLD & I ENJOY EXPLORING NEW PLACES TO WALK WITH OUR DOG, I AM ALSO GETTING INTO DOG SPORT TRAINING & RECENTLY GOT BACK INTO AN OLD HOBBY, PHOTOGRAPHY. 
I LOVE THE NURSERY BECAUSE OF THE BEAUTIFUL ATTRIBUTES & CHARACTERISTICS THE SETTING HAS, THE FARMLAND AND ANIMALS ESPECIALLY."
LORNA DORAN-JOHNSTON - NURSERY ASSISTANT
LORNA SUPPORTS THE STAFF AND BABIES IN DUCKLINGS. 
"I LOVE MAKING A DIFFERENCE & HELPING THE CHILDREN LEARN & PLAY. I LOVE DOING PAINTING & MESSY PLAY WITH THE CHILDREN!
AT HOME I ENJOY PLAYING VIDEO GAMES & CREATING ART. I LOVE DIGITAL DRAWING. I ALSO ENJOY PLAYING WITH MY DOG POPPY & MY CAT KITTY."

Noreen Akhtar - Breakfast Assistant 

NOREEN ASSISTS THE DUCKLINGS DURING BREAKFAST, GREETING THEM & HELPING THEM SETTLE INTO THEIR DAY AT NURSERY.
"AMAZING BUNCH OF CHILDREN! I ENJOY SPENDING TIME WITH THEM EVERY MORNING & FORMING CLOSE BONDS WITH THEM. THEY ARE AN ABSOLUTE DELIGHT TO BE AROUND. 
I, MYSELF ENJOY COOKING WHICH MANY OF THE STAFF HAVE COMPLIMENTED ON, USUALLY SOUTH-ASIAN FOOD. I AM A VERY FAMILY ORIENTATED PERSON & IN MY SPARE TIME I LIKE TO READ. BEING A RECENT MEMBER OF THE ASHRIDGE TEAM, I WAS WELCOMED BY WARM-HEARTED, FRIENDLY STAFF WHO ALWAYS GO ABOVE & BEYOND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CHILDREN. IT FEELS LIKE A BIG FAMILY!!"


MEET THE LAMBS TEAM


CHLOE HENDRICK-LOCKHURST - L2 NURSERY PRACTITIONER

CHLOE HOLDS A LEVEL 2 QUALIFICATION IN EARLY YEARS.



MEET THE PIGLETS TEAM


FRANCESCA PUTT - L3 NURSERY PRACTITIONER
FRANCESCA HOLDS A LEVEL 3 QUALIFICATION IN EARLY YEARS.
ABBIE HACKETT-WEST - NURSERY ASSISTANT 
JUDI SUPPORTS ALICE & HONOR IN THE PIGLETS ROOM, BRINGING HER EXPERIENCE AS A MOTHER TO THE TEAM.
"I AM A BIG FAMILY PERSON AND I LOVE DOING THINGS WITH MY FAMILY & CHILDREN. I HAVE FOUR CHILDREN, THREE BOYS AND ONE GIRL, I RECENTLY BECAME A GRANDMOTHER TO MY GORGEOUS LITTLE GRANDSON ALFIE. I HAVE A LABRADOODLE NAMED STELLA AND I ENJOY BEING OUT & ABOUT WITH HER ON WALKS. MY HOBBIES INCLUDE READING, COLOURING & I AM A BIG FAN OF FOOTBALL, SUPPORTING TOTTENHAM HOTSPURS. 
THERE ARE MANY THINGS I LOVE ABOUT WORKING AT LATIMER NURSERY BUT I LIKE THE WONDERFUL GROUP OF PEOPLE I WORK WITH WHO ALWAYS PULL TOGETHER & WORK AS A TEAM. I ENJOY GOING FOR WALKS & THE FREEDOM WE HAVE EXPLORING THE FARM WITH THE CHILDREN."

Diane Sheppard - Breakfast Assistant

DIANE SUPPORTS THE PIGLETS DURING BREAKFAST TIME, AND OFFERS A FRIENDLY FACE TO START THEIR DAY AT NURSERY. 
"I ENJOY SPENDING MY SPARE TIME EXPLORING THE COUNTRYSIDE & WILDLIFE ON WALKS & TRAVELLING FOR HOLIDAYS. I SUPPORT MY LOCAL FOOTBALL TEAMS CHECHAM FC & WYCOMBE WANDERERS, I LIKE TO GO TO GAMES AS OFTEN AS POSSIBLE.
I LIKE WORKING AT LATIMER NURSERY BECAUSE OF THE GREAT OUTDOOR SPACE THE CHILDREN HAVE TO EXPLORE & LEARN IN. THE EXPOSURE TO THE FARM LIFE & ANIMALS GIVES BRILLIANT OPPORTUNITIES TO THE CHILDREN. THE TEAM OF STAFF ARE A GREAT GROUP OF PEOPLE & ARE A PLEASURE TO WORK WITH."

MEET THE ROOSTERS TEAM


STEPHANIE (STEPH) WOODS - L3 NURSERY PRACTITIONER 

STEPH HOLDS A LEVEL 3 QUALIFICATION IN EARLY YEARS.
"OUTSIDE OF WORK I LOVE GOING TO THE ZOO (I MISS THE ZOO, ESPECIALLY AS MY SON FLYNN WILL BE MORE INTERESTED NOW) I HAVE A KEEN INTEREST IN GUINEA PIGS, SADLY I NO LONGER HAVE ONE. 
I LIKE WORKING AT NURSERY BECAUSE I LIKE THE PEOPLE I WORK WITH AND EVERYDAY IS DIFFERENT AND ALL OF THE DIFFERENT PERSONALITIES OF THE CHILDREN."


JUDI CLACK - NURSERY ASSISTANT

JUDI SUPPORTS ALICE & HONOR IN THE PIGLETS ROOM, BRINGING HER EXPERIENCE AS A MOTHER TO THE TEAM.
"I AM A BIG FAMILY PERSON AND I LOVE DOING THINGS WITH MY FAMILY & CHILDREN. I HAVE FOUR CHILDREN, THREE BOYS AND ONE GIRL, I RECENTLY BECAME A GRANDMOTHER TO MY GORGEOUS LITTLE GRANDSON ALFIE. I HAVE A LABRADOODLE NAMED STELLA AND I ENJOY BEING OUT & ABOUT WITH HER ON WALKS. MY HOBBIES INCLUDE READING, COLOURING & I AM A BIG FAN OF FOOTBALL, SUPPORTING TOTTENHAM HOTSPURS. 
THERE ARE MANY THINGS I LOVE ABOUT WORKING AT LATIMER NURSERY BUT I LIKE THE WONDERFUL GROUP OF PEOPLE I WORK WITH WHO ALWAYS PULL TOGETHER & WORK AS A TEAM. I ENJOY GOING FOR WALKS & THE FREEDOM WE HAVE EXPLORING THE FARM WITH THE CHILDREN."


TEAM MEMBERS ON MATERNITY LEAVE



LINDA BRUNNER - NURSERY PRACTITIONER

LINDA HOLDS A LEVEL 3 QUALIFICATION IN EARLY YEARS.

JADE READ - NURSERY PRACTITIONER

JADE HOLDS A LEVEL 6 QUALIFICATION IN CHILDCARE.