Qualified Early Years Teacher with Early Years Professional Status. Sarah is a passionate Early Years Teacher, and as a team leader, strives for the best possible provision for the children at Oak Tree Nursery School.
Sarah has been appointed a “Lead Practitioner for Early Years Practice in Lancashire”. Lead Practitioners are specially selected Nursery Practitioners who have been recognised by Lancashire County Council as having exemplary practice. Sarah has been asked by LCC to use her expertise to write training for other nurseries and to invite them to visit and observe our excellent Nursery first hand.”
BA Honours Early Childhood Studies. Julie is a highly educated early years practitioner who has recently completed her degree in Early Childhood Studies. Julie’s particular areas of expertise include Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Safeguarding of all our children and their families.
JILL SYMONSDeputy Manager
Qualified Level 3 Early Years Educator. Jill is a very passionate early years practitioner who has many years of experience in childcare. She has responsibility for supporting children with special educational needs in the setting.
MARY JANE HOWE (MJ)Forest School Leader
Qualified Level 3 Early Years Educator. MJ is an extremely enthusiastic practitioner who loves working with young children. This enthusiasm has led MJ to further her training by enrolling on the Forest School Leader training course. MJ is the Designated Safeguarding Lead.
Qualified Level 3 Early Years Educator. Joanne is our Outdoor Learning Co-ordinator. She loves the great outdoors and creates amazing activities and experiences for the children to enjoy every day.
Qualified Level 3 Early Years Educator. Annette uses her many years of experience to ensure the nursery provides excellent care for the children on a day to day basis. Annette is the Special Educational Needs Coordinator, SENCO.
Qualified Level 3 Early Years Educator. Steph is a dedicated practitioner who draws on her many years of experience to bring the children exciting and interesting activities to support their learning and development.
Alice is a qualified early years teacher specialising in music. Alice loves nothing more than playing her guitar and leading the children in singing and story sessions.
Qualified Level 2 Early Years Educator. Janet is an assistant practitioner who supports all children in their learning and development.