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Brue Farm, Lovington,
Castle Cary BA7 7PP

Staff

 

Brue Farm Day Nursery recognises that our staff are our best and most valuable resource.
We are fortunate to have a really strong team of qualified and experienced practitioners.

Katherine Farthing

Owner/Manager/SENCO/Designated Lead Child Protection Officer

NVQ level 3 in Children’s Care Learning and Development

Kath does the cooking three days a week

 
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Joanne Chilcott

Joint Deputy Manager

BA (Hons) in Early Years and Education/Acting Joint Deputy Manager

Joanne joined the staff team in 2010

 

 

 

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Tom Bond

Joint Deputy Manager

Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education/Acting Joint Deputy Manager

Tom joined the staff team in 2011 after completing his student placement at the nursery

 
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Leigha Bown

Joint Deputy Manager,EYPandSENCO

BA (Hons) in Early Years. Early Years Professional Status (EYPS)

Leigha joined the staff team in 2011

Leigha is currently on maternity leave.

 

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Lisa Allsup 

NVQ level 3 in Childcare and Education/Child Protection Officer

Lisa joined the staff team in 2010

 
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Kate Rice

Nursery Nurse

Foundation Degree in Early Years

Kate joined the staff team in 2009

 
 
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Cheryl Gardiner

NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education.Cheryl joined the expanding team in March 2015.

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Charlotte White 

Nursery Nurse
 
BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Children's Play, Learning and Development

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Jane Flanagan

Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education

Jane joined the staff team in 2013

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Rachel Bodinar

SENCO/EYFS & Pre-School Leader

BA (Hons) in Primary Education. Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Rachel joined the staff team in 2014



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Sarah Vaughan 

NVQ level 3 in Childcare and Education

Sarah joined the staff team in 2015

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 Jessica Cruickshank

Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education

Jessica joined the staff team in 2013 after completing her student placement at the nursery

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Becky Neller 

Level 2 Childcare and Young People- Early Educators Course

Becky joined the staff team in 2015

 

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Hannah Jeffery 

Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education

Level 4 Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies and Education

Hannah joined the staff team in 2015

 

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Jennifer Battle

Level 3 BTEC National Certificate in Early Years

Jenny joined the staff team in 2012

 

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Helen Dauncey

Nursery Cook

City and Guilds General Catering


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Lexi Thorner

Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education

Lexi joined the staff team in 2016 after completing her student placement at the nursery

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Charlotte Jelley

Jelley Talk signing coordinator, BA/BSC in Education and Early Childhood Studies, PGDip in Speech and Language Therapy, Charlotte runs the Jelley Talk signing sessions.

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The staff team hold a Paediatric First Aid Certificate, Basic Awareness Child Protection Certificate and Food Safety and Hygiene – Level 2 Certificate