Our staff put the care of the children first, they receive cuddles, hugs and lots of attention just as they would at home, providing them with a safe and nurturing atmosphere in which to grow and learn.
Owner of the Column Nursery since January 2000.
Vanessa is a qualified teacher, and taught for many years at all levels from preschool to college including children with special needs, before opening The Column Nursery.
Qualified as an NNEB in 1992 and now an Early Years Teacher; Kay has been the Nursery Manager since 2000. She was awarded a BA Honours degree in 2009, with Early Years Professional Status in 2010.
NVQ level 3 nursery nurse, Carrie began training with us in 2007, and has worked as a key person and has worked her way up to become our deputy manager.
Janet Pike is qualified at level 3 and experienced with many years of caring for babies and young children. She has two grown up children and understands how difficult it can be to leave your baby.
Sue Price is an NNEB trained practioner who has worked in a school nursery in Telford for more than 20 years, she has a wealth of experience which is now being shared with our children preparing them for school. Sue works flexibly across the week.
During the year we may also have students on training placements from the Shrewsbury FE college or local secondary schools on work experience. In the summer we also offer a placement to a European student placed with us through a local agency.