Ashley Broadbent is the Nursery Manager here at Swan Meadow.
She has worked at Swan Meadow for over 12 years and has worked with a wide range of ages. Ashley has 7 years’ experience in a managerial role working closely with the Directors of the nursery.
She has gained a Level 4 qualification in Childcare over her time here and has been through two Outstanding Ofsted inspections. She has a great deal of knowledge as a manager and has gained all the relevant qualifications.
Amy Crowley is the Deputy Manager here at Swan Meadow.
Amy has worked at Swan Meadow Nursery for over 4 years and has been a part of the management team for over 2 of these years working closely with Ashley over this time.
She also has experience in the 2-3 Room and as the Room Leader of both the Toddler Room and Baby Room. Amy has extensive knowledge of working with a wide range of ages across the whole EYFS. She has a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and has attended vast amounts of training sessions.
Sara Widdall is the Head of Pre-school and the SENCo for the nursery.
She has worked within the Pre-school since September 2017 and worked in the 2-3 Room prior to this for over 4 years. She has a great understanding of working with the older age range of children and has previously worked as a Teaching Assistant in Key Stage 1.
Sara has undertaken training based on her desire to work closely with children with additional needs and gained essential experience within this area. She has a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and Teaching Assistant and is a fully qualified Nursery SENCo.
Emma Blyden is the 2-3 Room Leader and has gained lots of experience leading in every room within the nursery.
Emma has worked for Swan Meadow Nurseries for 6 years and has worked at both the Delph Nursery and the Cottage Nursery. Emma has been Room Leader of the 2-3 Room since September 2017 and has moved from working in our Pre-school for the last year.
She has gained a Level 4 qualification in Childcare over her time here and has a great deal of experience within the Early Years Sector.
Keyleigh Hardman is the Toddler Room Leader and has worked for Swan Meadow Nurseries for over 5 years.
She has worked at both the Delph Nursery and the Cottage Nursery, gaining a great deal of knowledge working with children in the Toddler Room, Baby Room and previously working in the 2-3 Room too.
Keyleigh is currently undertaking a degree in the area of Children and Young People with added Early Years; from this she has already gained her Level 4 qualification in the childcare sector.
Rebeccah Hughes is the Baby Room Leader and has worked at Swan Meadow for over 5 years.
She has worked in the Baby Room since September 2016 and has developed a fantastic routine within the room to cater for the unique needs of babies.
She has previously worked in both the Toddler Room and 2-3 Room, gaining experience across a wide age range within the EYFS. Rebeccah has a Level 4 in Early Years and continues to extend her knowledge throughout this sector with regular training, and baby specific training.