Our Staff

St Catherine’s nursery in Leyland is graded ‘Outstanding’ by latest Ofsted report, and is a unique daycare setting, as our nursery staff are a dedicated established long serving team, who have a wealth of knowledge, and collectively have over a hundred years’ experience!

Our nursery staff retention is excellent, therefore our nursery provides consistency for you and your child which enables strong relationships to develop, which in turn supports children to grow in confidence and self-esteem. The nursery staff team are dedicated to working with parents to provide the best start for each individual child. We draw on a wealth of experience in order to support you through the challenges which parenting brings by working with you through our Key Person system.

Here at St Catherine’s Nursery, our staff are our most valuable asset, as we have a strong professional team who are passionate about early years. We are providers of continuing training in the workplace and offer staff every opportunity to continue further studies and training with our full support and encouragement.

So if you require a friendly home from home childcare centre for your child, that has a dedicated highly qualified staff team, where your child will be supported in reaching their full potential, then St Catherine’s Nursery in Leyland is your nursery of choice.  Contact us about a place.

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Helen Brockliss

Nursery Manager.
BA Hons Degree in Education and Professional Studies.
Helen has worked at St Catherine’s Nursery for ten years and has over fifteen years childcare experience.

Mary Marriott

Deputy Manager
NVQ level 5.
Mary has worked at St Catherine’s Nursery for eighteen years, and has over thirty-five years childcare experience.

 

Jane Handyside

Early Years Practitioner
Early Years Educator level 3.
Forest School Teacher level 3
Jane has worked at St Catherine’s Nursery for twenty years, and has almost twenty five years childcare experience.

Julie Weir

Early Years Practitioner
NVQ level 3.
Julie has worked at St Catherine’s Nursery for fifteen years, and has over twenty years childcare experience.

 

Lynsey Murphy

Early Years Practitioner
NNEB and Specialist T.A
Lynsey has been working at St Catherine’s Nursery for twelve  years, and has over fifteen years childcare experience.

Jayne Worsley-Clarke

Early Years Practitioner
B Ed Hons Degree
Forest School Teacher level 3
Jayne has four years experience working with primary school children, and has worked has been working at St Catherine’s Nursery for four years.

 

Louise Leonard

Early Years Practitioner
NVQ level 3.
Louise has worked at St Catherine’s Nursery for ten years.

Katie Critchley

Early Years Practitioner
CACHE level 3
Katie joined our team over a year ago, firstly working as a parent volunteer.