Staff profile: Felicity

Staff profile: Felicity

The experience of caring for her cousin inspired Felicity Thomas to pursue a full-time career in childcare and now she has the best of both worlds. After leaving college with a Level 3 in childcare, Felicity cared part-time for her teenage cousin has Down’s Syndrome....
Viral sensation

Viral sensation

The well-known story of The Gingerbread Man has resulted in Little Ladybirds Day Nursery finding itself at the centre of a worldwide viral sensation. Postcards and messages from around the globe are finding their way to the nursery after a Facebook post about the...
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...
A five-star nursery

A five-star nursery

A FIVE-STAR rating has once again resulted in Little Ladybirds being named as one of the top 20 nurseries in the North-East of England – for the fourth consecutive year. Little Ladybirds has been listed as a top 20 recommended nursery for 2022 in awards ran by...