The woodland nursery on the edge of the city


Meet our Team

A big welcome from all our staff.

Our staff are the most important part of how we provide for your children. We have a number of very well qualified, experienced staff who have been with us a long time providing stability and excellence for the children. They provide training and guidance to the younger, more recently qualified members of our team. We also have visiting professionals to the site who provide support in speech and language, bilingual support, as well as health visitors.

Sarah-Jane Green


Sarah Brown

Nursery Teacher

Sheila Lockwood

Business Manager

Melanie Streader


Image showing staff who work within the Rabbits Room at Hardmore

Our Rabbit Team: Robbie, Pru, Hayley, Natalie and Natasha

Dominika (maternity leave), Steph (maternity leave)

Our Hedgehog Team: Ginny, Khawla, Janis, Mary, Kerry, Olivia and Kristy

Dominika (maternity leave)

Our Badger Team: Mel, Alex, Alice, Jackie, Shabnam 

Our Foxes Team:  Sarah, Stacey, Katie, Angela

Nursery Teachers

Sarah Brown

Senior Nursery Practitioners

Dominika Blasiak (maternity leave)
Ginny Wright

Senior Early Years Educators

Mel Jackson

Early Years Educators

Alex Smith
Angela Wilmer
Janis Larkman
Katie Deabill
Khawla Cattell
Stephanie Disney
(maternity leave)

Early Years Practitioners

Alice Mollet
Jackie Willis
Mary Davies
Pru Lao
Robbie Harris        Shabnam Ishaq
Stacey Bean

Early Years Assistants

Hayley Osman
Kerry Boyce
Kristy Shum
Natalie Whittaker    Natasha Clements 
Olivia Buston

Central Staff

Sheila Lockwood
School Business Manager
Sarah Terrell
Administrative Assistant
Nichola Jacobs
Administrative Assistant
Lewis Cattell
Site Manager


 Casual Staff

Abida Saleemi              Athene Dobbs                    Christine Bird
Claire Taylor                
Natalie Hannigan
achel Ojany
Razia Sharif








“ Creating an appealing and engaging learning environment is a key driver for all staff at the school – Ofsted ”

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