Top 20

Praise from parents on how we handled the Covid-19 pandemic is one of the key reasons why Little Ladybirds Day Nursery has been named as one of the top 20 recommended providers in the North-East of England – after receiving a perfect review score.

Only the reviews made by families are considered when – the UK’s leading day nurseries reviews website – compiles its yearly top 20 awards.

Little Ladybirds topped the list in 2021 with a review score of 10 out of 10.

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Our Practitioners – Zoe

“I absolutely love my job.” Not many people are so effusive about what they do for a living, but it could have been very different for Zoe Forrester had she taken a different career path.

That’s because Zoe originally wanted to become nurse and after leaving school was headed in this direction when she began an A-Level in Health and Social Care.

This involved placements in various settings, which included a children’s nursery and as soon as she experienced this, Zoe quickly realised she had found the career for her.

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Our Practitioners – Sarah

Sarah Barnfield was working in a factory before deciding she wanted to pursue a more rewarding career.

Having lots of nieces and nephews, she decided that childcare was the job for her and so went to college where she ended up with a Level 2, 3 & 4 in Childcare, as well as a Foundation Degree in Early Years.

She joined Little Ladybirds in 2012 which makes her one of our longest serving members of staff.

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