Our Staff

Busy Bees Staff

We have a wonderful team looking after the children with a combination of childcare qualifications ranging from NVQ2 – to degree and Early years Professional status. Other qualifications include N.N.E.B(Level 3), BTEC National Diploma in Nursery Nursing (Level 3), Diploma in Pre-school Practice (Level 3), Montessori Diploma (Level 3). All members of staff are trained in Paediatric First Aid, Food Safety Level 2 and Safeguarding Children. Many also frequently attend additional training courses, workshops and lectures.


Lorna Barker

Masters in Social Work – Early Years Professional Status, (DIP) Social Work Level 7,  Forest School Leader Level 3, Deputy Safeguarding Officer, SENCo

Little Chicks

Lucy Sandru

Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 3

Hayley Allcock

Diploma Level 3 in The Children and Young People’s Workforce.

Charlotte Treagus

Diploma for the Early Years Workforce – Level 3

Samanatha Staples

Certificate in Children’s Care Learning and Development – Level 3


Jess Stanford

National Vocation Qualification Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development.

Hollie Higgins

Diploma for the Early Years Workforce – Level 3

Lucie Craigen

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education.


Louise Knights

Early Childhood Studies Level 6

Chloe Morley

Children and Young People Level 2


Katie Hill

NVQ in Child Care and Education Level 3

Equality and Diversity co-ordinator

NVQ level 3 Care and Education

Amanda (Mandie) Agnew

Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Service – Level 5


Rita Matthews

Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 3

Kay Paterson

Diploma in Pre – School Practice – Level 3

Forest School

Swimming School Staff

Support Staff

Carly Edwards

Eco School Co-Ordinator

NVQ2 Children’s Care, Learning and Development

Farm Staff

Testimonials About Busy Bees Staff

Thank you for your help and support of my son during in time here. He has really come a long way with all of your help. We wish you every success in the future and will be recommending you to any future parents
The Harrison Family
I would like to thank everyone at Busy Bees for 4 1/2 years of excellent, reliable and professional childcare, from which my daughters have really benefited.
The Costello Family