Meet the Team

Our wonderful team of staff are without a doubt our greatest strength. They are what makes our nursery so special.

All our staff are dedicated professionals, who are committed to the education, well-being and development of all the children in our care. You can rest assured that your children are in the safest of hands with our kind, caring and nurturing team.

Ellis – nursery manager

Ellis has more than 11 years experience working with children under five years old, and has been an integral part of the team at High Legh Pre-School Nursery since June 2018. She has a BA Hons in Early Years Leadership and Management.

When she’s not at work she like spending time with her friends and families, going out for walks and discovering new places to eat. She loves to travel and her favourite country is America, but she’s happy anywhere if the sun is shining.

Fun Fact: Ellis is a big Everton fan and loves watching them play.

Denise – Deputy manager

Denise is our Deputy Manager having joined the team in April 2019. She has more than 15 years experience working with children and is Level Three qualified in Childcare and Education. Denise is very creative, she loves painting, sewing and baking – and she makes the best cupcakes.

Fun Fact: Denise has very green fingers and has an allotment where she grows all kinds of delicious vegetables. She also organises lots of gardening activities for the children at pre-school.

Vicky – Nursery practitioner

Vicky joined the High Legh Pre-School Nursery Team in 2018, but has been a familiar face for much longer, as all of her children have attended our nursery. She has recently completed her Level Three in Children’s Care Learning and Development.

Fun Fact: Vicky has got some moves and loves a bit of Zumba.

Leah – nursery practitioner

Leah joined the team in August 2020 and is Level Three qualified having worked with children for the past eight years.

Leah specialises in care of babies and is a key member of our Baby Room Team. She is also mum to a young baby herself, so has plenty of experience.

Fun Fact: Leah lived in Spain for a few years, and in her spare time loves crafting.

Jen – Nursery administrator

Jen joined the team in September 2019 and can usually be found in our little office in the car park, so feel free to pop in and say hello. She also helps out in pre-school when we need her and is Level Three qualified in Early Learning and Childcare.

When we let her out of the office, she likes shopping, going to the theatre, concerts and cinema, and spending time with her friends and family. She has a daughter and likes to relax by walking the dog, reading and watching TV.

Fun Fact: Jen is a massive Take That fan and wants to be the next Mrs Gary Barlow.