Hi I’m Michelle, I'm the Nursery Owner and Designated Safeguarding Lead. I am always looking for new ways to help challenge the children and will often come back from visiting other settings to share ideas. I take the lead role in safeguarding the children, so please ask if you have any questions. You will often find me in the construction area building different structures with the children, building math's into play.
Katie, Early Years Teacher Status
Hi I’m Katie, I own and manage the nursery with Michelle and I work across all of the rooms. I am also a designated safeguarding lead. I really love playing in the role play areas - you can often find me enjoying a meal in the kitchen or even lying sprawled on the floor in need of a doctor! I enjoy playing hide and seek outside and launching rockets from the climbing frame. I am passionate about children learning through play and building on their interests to accelerate their learning.
Kirsty, Level 5 Foundation Degree Young children's learning
Hi, I’m Kirsty, Deputy Manager and SENCO. I take an active role in working alongside all children to help them make good progress across all areas of development. I work closely with both families and external agencies should anyone need anyextra support. I love to take part in children’s imaginative play and can often be found with a rollers in my hair and tutus round my waist.
Leanne, BA(Hons) Education
Hi I’m Leanne, the Teaching and Learning Manager. I've been part of the Greenview family for ten years. I am the Teaching and Learning manager and you can find me in Pre- School on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. I ampassionate about children's development and learning. I enjoy P.E, phonics time and going for my favourite 'talk walks'.
Hayley, Level 3 Childcare
Hi I’m Hayley, I have worked in Greenview Nursery baby unit for 10 years. I love getting to know the children well and what they enjoy doing to be able to plan fun and exciting activities with them. I love all things messy and feel that babies learn best through exploring.
Karen, Level 3 Childcare
Hi I’m Karen, I love working in the baby room. Every day brings new opportunities to learn. We spend our days singing, dancing and exploring our different senses. I love cuddles and helping children to feel safe and happy.
Pat, Level 5 Foundation Degree Early Years
Hi I’m Pat, I have been here for 11 years. You will often find me down on the floor playing imaginatively with the children. Every opportunity is a learning opportunity as children learn through play including painting, water and modelling.
Rachel, Level 3 Childcare
Hi I’m Rachel, I have worked at Greenview Nursery for 10 years. I love all things creative and enjoy getting arty and messy with the children. I love watching the children grow and develop into little characters.
Jacqueline, Level 3 Childcare
Hi I’m Jay Jay, I have been part of the Greenview team since my student days. I love all things outdoors and will often have the children suited and booted in their waterproofs to go on a bear hunt, digging for worms or building dens. I always look for ways to support children to learn through active play.
Kieran, Level 3 Early Years
Hi I’m Kieran, I'm a qualified early years educator. I work every day apart. I did my apprenticeship at Greenview and I am now working towards my Foundation degree. I enjoy construction; outdoor play and imaginary play. You can often find me singing and dancing or role playing dinosaurs and ballerinas in the pre-school room.
Katie, Level 2 Early Years
Hi I’m Katie but the children call me Little Katie as there’s two Katies at Greenview. I joined the Greenview team as a student and I am currently working towards my Level 3 in Childcare at Blackburn college on a Thursday. I work in the Dragonfly room and I love seeing the independence the children develop as they spend time with us.
Kirby, Level 5 Foundation Degree
Hi I’m Kirby. I have worked across both Katie and Michelle’s nurseries but I have been at Greenview now since February 2016. I work in the Dragonfly room and I love observing the children in free play. You can often find me singing what’s in the box or any other catchy song - often that I’ve made up on the spot and the children can often be seen dancing along with me!
Kylie, Level 4 Childcare
Hi I’m Kylie. I’ve worked in Early Years for over ten years but joined Greenview in September 2017 where I work in Upper Pre School. I love getting the children ready for their big step onto school. It’s a proud moment when they leave - although also sad to say goodbye. I enjoy working with the children on phonics and seeing the progress over the year.
Tara, Modern Apprentice
Hi I’m Tara. I’ve been studying for my level 2 apprenticeship in childcare and I hope to complete my level 3 too. I have been part of the team at Greenview since September 2017 and I love working with children of all ages across the rooms.
Oliver, Modern Apprentice
Hi I’m Oliver, I am studying for my Level 3 apprenticeship in childcare and attend Blackburn college with Little Katie on a Thursday. I work across all the rooms and you can’t miss me as I’m pretty tall. I enjoy outdoor play but also exploring children’s interests and building on them with my planning.