Staff at Little Explorers

All our staff here at Little Explorers Day Nursery have a full enhanced DBS check, are fully vetted and maintain high standards through continuous professional development and regular supervision. All staff hold a paediatric First Aid certificate.

Claire Bewley. Staff at Little Explorers Nursery in Suffolk

Claire Bewley

Owner of Little Explorers

Claire is a qualified as a teacher at Oxford University and has worked in education and childcare for over 20 years.

Eileen Wardlaw. Staff at Little Explorers Nursery in Suffolk

Eileen Wardlaw

Manager

Eileen has worked at Little Explorers since February 2013 . She has a foundation degree in Advanced Childcare Practise and Management. Eileen has worked in childcare for over 15 years.

Hannah Nutter

Deputy Manager and Oak Room Leader

Hannah has worked at Little Explorers since March 2022. She is a qualified level 3 practitioner. Hannah is our Deputy Manager and the Room Leader for the Oak room.

Kelly Hadley

Acorn Room Leader

Kelly has worked at Little Explorers since May 2023. She is a qualified Level 3 Practitioner. Kelly is our Acorn Room Leader.

Rebecca Kerridge. Staff at Little Explorers Nursery in Suffolk

Rebecca Kerridge

Level 3 Practitioner

Rebecca has worked at Little Explorers since November 2009. She is a qualified level 3 practitioner in the oak room. Rebecca has worked in childcare for 23 years.

Lauren Blakesley

Level 3 Practitioner

Lauren has worked at Little Explorers since April 2022. She is a qualified Level 3 Practitioner. Lauren works with our Oak room children.

Mia Wilding

Level 2 Practitioner

Mia joined us as our Level 2 apprentice she is now working towards her level 3. Mia will be working in both rooms but mostly in the Oak room.

Emily Perry

Level 3 Practitioner (Maternity Leave)

Emily has worked at Little Explorers since April 2022. She works with our Oak room children.

Georgina Cook

Nursery Practitioner Apprentice

Georgina has joined us as our Level 2 apprentice. Georgina will be working in both rooms but mostly in the Oak room.

Amy Seeley

Nursery Practitioner Apprentice

Amy has joined us as our Level 2 apprentice. Amy will be working in both rooms but mostly in the Oak room.

Amelia Baker

Nursery Practitioner Apprentice

Amelia has joined us as our Level 2 apprentice. Amelia will be working in both rooms but mostly in the Oak room.

Bella and Bonnie

Therapy Dogs In training

Bella and Bonnie are our nursery dogs. Bella joined us in September 2023 with Bonnie joining in December 2023. They are both very popular with all staff and children. They visits both rooms, for cuddles and fun. They both like to go for walks around the farm with the children. They will be training to be therapy dogs.