Considerable experience

Considerable experience

At Little Ladybirds, we are in the fortunate position of having several members of staff who have worked at the nursery for a long time (10 years-plus) or have had considerable experience working in other settings before joining us. This is fantastic for the children...
Keeping it in the family

Keeping it in the family

Jess Dobson is certainly keeping it in the family when it comes to working in childcare and after taking the apprenticeship route into the profession is gearing up for what she hopes will be a very successful year in 2023 That is because the 18-year-old’s two-year...
Considerable experience

Our Practitioners – Katey

Little Ladybirds Baby Room Leader Katey Shearer has worked in childcare her entire career. Starting at 16 and now aged 33, it’s all she has even known, and she wouldn’t have it any other way. Katey explains: “I have always had a connection with children, and babies in...
Our Practitioners – Zoe

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...
Our Practitioners – Sarah

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,...