OUR TEAM...

Emma

NURSERY MANAGER

Emma Thompson

Emma qualified in childcare in 1996. She has a degree in Early Years Childhood and holds the Early Years Professional (EYPS) qualification.

Emma has been manager of Nightingales Nursery since 2002. Although not based in a specific room Emma remains very hands on with the children and enjoys helping out within the rooms, one of her favourite activities with the children is story time and she likes to find engaging stories to tell with the children.

Becky

DEPUTY MANAGER

Rebecca Hughes

Rebecca (Becky) qualified in childcare in 1996 and has been at Nightingales since 2001. Becky is based in the pre-school room and works with the children there getting them ready for their transition to ‘big school’. Becky has a passion for art, a love of books and enjoys developing the pre-schools skills.

Anthonia

NURSERY PRACTITIONER

Anthonia Famutimi

Anthonia qualified in childcare in 2001 and has been at Nightingales since 2009. Anthonia started off in the baby room but has now transitioned to the toddler room. Anthonia now enjoys more creative activities with the toddlers.

Kirbie

NURSERY PRACTITIONER

Kirbie Williams

Kirbie qualified in childcare in 2015 and has been at the nursery since 2018. Kirbie is based in the baby room and has a really good bond with all the babies. Kirbie enjoys making the room look welcoming and inviting for the babies.

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NURSERY PRACTITIONER

Mia Lloyd

Mia Lloyd, qualified in Childcare in 2015 and joined the Nightingales team in 2021. Mia is based in the toddler room and enjoys working with the toddlers and watching them grow and develop. Mia enjoys outside play

Maria

NURSERY COOK

Maria Borg

Maria has been providing meals for the children in the nursery in one form or the other since it first opened in 1994. She became the sole cook for the nursery in 2005. The children all enjoy seeing Maria and look forward to her serving them their lunch. Apparently there is nothing better than her lasagne or Spaghetti Bolognese.

NURSERY PRACTITIONER

DEIRDRE BROADHURST

Deirdre is the newest member of the Nightingales team, joining us in February 2022 . Deirdre has over 20 experience working in childcare. 

Deirdre is based in the baby room and enjoys being busy with the babies