Meet the staff...

Here at Kate's Kindergarten we pride ourselves with highly qualified, committed staff who have worked at our setting for many years. The girls are approachable, friendly and dedicated to providing the highest quality care and learning for all children here at Kate's Kindergarten. 

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Nursery Owner

Sue Thorley

Owner & Director of Kate's Kindergarten since it was established in 1993

Nursery Manager

Demi Horrocks

Foundation Degree in Children's & Young People's Services 

Level 5

With us since 2014

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Deputy Manager

Nicola Walker Brunt

Baby Room Practitioner

SENCO Lead

Level 3

With us since 2003

Baby room staff   

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Baby Room Leader

Amy Balmer

BA Honours Degree in Children's & Young People's Services

Level 6

With us since 2019

Baby room practitioner

Nastasha Mahon

Level 3

With us since 2019

Toddler room staff  

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Toddler Room Leader

Rebecca Hewitt

Foundation Degree in Children's & Young People's Services

Level 6

With us since 2014

Toddler Room Practitioner

Courtney Wilson

Level 3 in childcare and education 

With us since 2018

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Toddler Room Practitioner

Donna Pendlebury

Level 3

With us since 2006

Preschool room staff  

Pre-School Room Practitioner

Elaine Grosvenor

NVQ Level 3 in early years

With us since 2007

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Pre-School Room Leader

Mel Wood

Deputy SENCO

Level 3

With us since 2011

Pre-School Room Practitioner

Danielle Greenhalgh

Level 3

With us since 2021