Meet the Team

We are lucky to have a fantastic team here at Berkhampstead Day Nursery. Our staff are well qualified, enthusiastic and - most importantly of all - great fun! All have a genuine love of children and are committed to giving every child the very best start.

Having staff who care and respond to the immediate needs and requests of the individual children is a lovely thing.

— Current parent

Hi, my name is Mollie and I am the Nursery Manager at Berkhampstead Day Nursery. I have a NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and a Level 3 qualification in Management. I have many years’ experience of working with children, and I am extremely passionate about childcare. I enjoy socialising with friends and family, as well as holidays abroad.


He has really come out of his shell and is growing into a wonderful little boy, which we truly believe is down in large part to the hard work, care and love given by the team.

— Former parent

Staff are ‘very caring and supportive.’

— ISI Inspection Report

Hi, my name is Katie and I am the Deputy Manager here at the Day Nursery. I have over 10 years’ experience of working with children in nurseries and have also been a Nanny. I have a Level 3 Early Years qualification. I enjoy spending time with friends and shopping.


Hello my name is Mary, and I am the Office Manager. I started work at Berkhampstead Day Nursery in 2013 and have been based in the rooms as well as in the office. I have a degree in Early Childhood Studies combined with Psychology. I have three boys of my own, so we spend a lot of our spare time going to parks and soft plays and enjoying bike rides together. I also enjoy swimming and yoga.


Hi, my name is Amanda, and I am an Office Administrator. I hold a Level 3 qualification in Childcare. I enjoy spending time with my children and have a passion for travel, having previously working as a cabin crew member.


Hi my name is Ellie and I am the room lead of the Bear Cubs and Cuddly Bears room I have been to University and studied Primary Education and I am a qualified teacher. I have worked in education for nearly 3 years. I enjoy going to watch live music and going for walks with my friends.


Hi, I’m Amelia and I work in the Bear Cubs room. I am currently studying towards a BA Hons Degree in Early Childhood Studies at the University of Gloucestershire. In my spare time I enjoy going to the cinema and spending time with friends.


Hi, my name is Naomi and I work in the Bear Cubs room here at Berkhampstead Day Nursery. I have a Level 3 qualification in Childcare & Education. I enjoy spending time with family and friends, music, travelling, shopping and going to concerts.


Hello, my name is Shannon and I work in the Cuddly Bears room. I am level 2 qualified in childcare and am looking forward to starting my level 3. I have nearly three years’ experience of working in a day nursery. In my spare time I enjoy socializing with friends and spending time with my family.


Hello, I am Kelly and I am work in the Cuddly Bears room. I am working towards my level 2 in childcare. I have always wanted to work with children. I enjoy going on long walks for with my dogs, spending time in nature and doing yoga.


Hi, my name is Jessica and I work in the Cuddly Bears room. I have a BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Studies. Previously, I worked as a Family Outreach Assistant in a Family Centre. In my spare time, I enjoy attending church, visiting family and friends and running. I play netball, I have run the Cheltenham Half Marathon several times and raised money for charity.


My name is Emily. I have a level 3 qualification in childcare and have worked with children for over 13 years. I am room lead of the Fuzzy Bears room. My hobbies are walking, looking after my nieces and nephews, and socialising with friends and family.


My name is Michelle and I work in the Fuzzy Bears room. I am studying for my Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies. In my spare time I enjoy watching movies, reading and baking.


Hi, my name is Julie-Ann and I work in the Fuzzy Bears room. I have worked in childcare for 4 years and am near the completion of my NVQ level 3 in childcare and early years. I also have a little girl who also attends the day nursery. I enjoy spending time with my family and socializing with friends.


Hi, my name is Jasmine and I am the room lead of the Teddy Bears room at Berkhampstead Day Nursery. I enjoy babysitting for my younger cousins and taking them out, as well as socialising with my friends at the weekend. I am Level 3 Early Years qualified.


Hello, my name is Emily, and I work in the Teddy Bears room. I hold a Level 3 diploma in Childcare and Education and have worked with children since 2013. I enjoy shopping, travelling, socialising with my friends and going to music concerts.


Hi, my name is Abbie and I am a member of the Teddy Bears room. I am level 2 qualified and am working towards NVQ Level 3. In my spare time, I like spending time with my family and friends.


Hi, I am Tina. I work in the Teddy Bears room. I hold an NVQ Level 3 in Early Learning & Childcare. I love creating fun and messy play for the children here. In my spare time, I like travelling and exploring new places with my little family. I also love going for picnics in the park with my little boy and meeting friends.


Hi, my name is Emma and I work in the Teddy Bears. I have been working in childcare since 2007 and have previously worked in a Waldorf Steiner Kindergarten. I have a Level 3 qualification in Childcare & Young People and a degree in psychology. In my spare time, I enjoy walking my dog, reading and going to the cinema.


My name is Maggi, and I work in the Wise Bears room. I am a very experienced Early Years teacher and have a certificate in Education; I have worked in schools all my life, either as a teacher or as a consultant, advising practitioners. In my spare time I enjoy decorating, music, antiques, sewing and time with my family. I am thrilled to be part of the team here at Berkhampstead Day Nursery.


Hello my name is Trudy and I work in the Wise Bears room. I have been working in childcare since 2009. I am trained in supporting teaching and learning and have worked in a school for many years. I am enthusiastic about setting up lively and vibrant activities for the children and keeping the room an interesting learning environment. I have a 5 year old energetic son who keeps me busy. I love going on cruises, and living life to the fullest!


Hi, my name is Stephanie and I am a ‘flexi’ member of staff. I have a BA in Education Studies, a Postgraduate in Early years with Early Years Teacher status and I have recently completed my Masters in Inclusive Education. In my spare time I enjoy travelling the world, baking and long walks in the countryside.


Hello my name is Giovanna, I am from Italy and I am a ‘flexi’ member of staff. I have been working in childcare since 2013 and I am level 2 Early Year qualified. I used to be a professional ballerina and teach ballet to young children. In my spare time, I love spending time with my family, travel and I also enjoy going to the gym.


Hi my name is Pat and I am a ‘flexi’ member of staff. I am a mother to 3 children. I love working with children, and watching them develop and learn. In my spare time I like to spend time with my family and friends. I also enjoy doing arts and crafts.


Hello, my name is Syeda and I am a ‘flexi’ member of staff. I have over 15 years of experience in childcare. I have three children; I love spending time with them and my family.


My name is Maria, I am from Spain and I am currently on maternity leave. I love to travel around the world and I have visited places like Italy, Sweden and Miami. In my spare time, I love spending time with my friends and I also enjoy going to the gym. I am currently on maternity leave.


Hi, my name is Paola, and I am currently on maternity leave. I am originally from Spain, and a qualified Early Years Teacher. I have been working in childcare for over 8 years. In my spare time I enjoy playing with my two stepsons and every Saturday I teach Spanish to children aged 2-13 years.