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The Patch Day Nursery is managed by Emma Pate, who has over 20 years experience at running Day Nursery Provision. She holds a variety of qualifications including: The NNEB, ADCE & NPQICL. The Nursery Deputy is Kam Koasha who is qualified BA (Honours) in Early Years and Education, and has a wide variety of experience.

In the Little Acorns we have:
Jo Marshall - SENDCO, Senior Leader (Level 3 qualified)
Natalie Smith - Nursery Practitioner (Level 3 qualified)

Nicole Mills - Nursery Practitioner (Foundation Degree)

Deannie Henshall - Nursery Practitioner (Level 3 qualified)

In the Toddler Room we have:
Jessica Beardmore - Nursery Practitioner (Level 3 qualified)

Charlotte Fortune - Nursery Practitioner (Level 3 qualified)

Vicki Hammond - Nursery Assistant 

In the Pre-School Room we have:
Chelsea Abdilla - Senior Leader & Leader of Out of School Club  Provision - (Level 3 qualified)

Tracey Penn - Pre-School Leader (NNEB & ADCE)

Emily Boland - Nursery Practitioner (Level 3)



We also have the following part time staff who support practitioners in 2-5 areas:

Jessica Shellis - Nursery Apprentice

Tristan Garbett - Nursery Apprentice