Our dedicated and friendly staff are always ready to talk to you about your child. Staff are DBS checked and qualified in childcare, paediatric and first aid at work qualified. One staff member is an apprentice being trained on site. 

Sharon Ellis 

Childcare Services Manager

Has over 30 years childcare experience in the early years 0-12yrs. She is qualified as a Nursery Nurse and holds a postgraduate diploma in integrated provision for children and families and a postgraduate diploma in early years leadership. Sharon is also the designated safeguarding lead for the childcare team.


Early Years Teacher and SENCO

Has been working in childcare for 9 years. She is second in command and deputy designated safeguarding lead for the childcare service. She has an Early Years Professional status degree, a BA in Childhood and Youth studies and childcare level 3. Sinita is also a key person for children within the preschool.

Alison Palmer

Early Years Practitioner

Has had 3.5 years experience as a practitioner. During this time she has completed her level 2 and level 3 in childcare as an apprentice here at Mary’s. Alison is a key person to children and demonstrates lots of creativity when working enthusiastically with the children. Alison is currently doing a level 4 Special Educational Needs and Disabilities teaching course.  

Omoseke Legbe

Early Years Practitioner

Has been qualified for 3 years as Level 3 childcare practitioner. Known as Seke, she is a key person to the children here at Mary’s and shows a passion for working with children.


Early Years Practitioner

Teki is a qualified level 2 childcare practitioner. She works part time term time within the preschool as a key person. Teki qualified as a student with us at Mary’s and has 1 year work experience with children in early years.

Aneta Ten

Early Years Practitioner

Is a qualified level 3 childcare practitioner. Aneta has 6 years work experience behind her and works here part time term time as a key person. Aneta is passionate about the work she does with children within the early years.

Keely Dolan-Young

Early Years Apprentice

Is qualified at level 2 in childcare and is currently being trained to level 3 as an apprentice here at Mary’s. Keeley is enthusiastic and gets fully involved in knowing what is needed in order to be a great practitioner.

Leeanne Prosper

Childcare Admin Receptionist

Has 2 years experience in the admin field and is proficient in organising data and correspondence to support the whole organisations communication. Leeanne is getting ready to study for an accountancy course.