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 – Miriam

Our Practitioners – Miriam

Whether it’s learning sign language, implementing The Curiosity Approach, or writing her own children’s book, Miriam Joyce is constantly pushing herself in her childcare career – and she is still only 25! Miriam joined Little Ladybirds in May 2021 to take on a...
New owner

New owner

Andrea Townsley’s award-winning nursery group is the new owner of Little Ladybirds Day Nursery in Preston Farm. Little Ladybirds becomes the third nursery in Andrea’s group, with the 51-year-old married mum-of-three already owning two successful nurseries in Durham....