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Meet our people

Daisy Chain Nursery's team of dedicated nursery nurses and carers will look after your child.  Our team includes 12 N.V.Q. 3 or equivalent qualified nursery nurses. All other staff are working towards a recognised childcare qualification

Our day nursery is eager to maintain a family and homely atmosphere: Daisy Chain Nursery's Manager and co-owner is Mrs. Claire Heslop, while the other director of the Nursery is Dr. Michael Neale, who is Claire's father.

In order for our team to be up-to-date on developments in childcare, our nursery is committed to ensuring that our people attend regular training courses on child care and development, nursery management, heath and safety related issues, and other areas.


Claire Heslop

Claire Heslop was formally trained at the prestigious Princess Christian College for Nannies in Manchester.

In addition to her childcare qualifications, including N.N.E.B. Dipoma in Nursery Nursing, Child Psychology qualifications, a degree in Early Childhood Studies. Claire has extensive practical experience of looking after children, in addition to looking after her own two children. This includes starting out as a private nanny in Kensington London, and over twenty years experience as the manager of private day-care nurseries.


Claire's qualifications include:

  • Degree - B.A. Early Childhood Studies
  • Early Years Professional Status (E.Y.P.)
  • N.N.E.B
  • R.S.H. Diploma for Nursery Nurses
  • Princess Christian Diploma for Nursery Nurses

  • N.V.Q. Level 3 Customer Service
  • N.V.Q. 4 Management
  • N.D.N.A. Nursery Management
  • Operational Plan

  • S.M.A. Weaning Theory and Practice
  • Foundation Degree Early Years
  • N.C.F.E. Early Years Curriculum
  • N.C.F.E. Behaviour Modification
  • Language and Assessment Training
  • Playleader
  • Musik Garten - Music and Movement
  • Transition Award Level 3 Playwork

  • Nutritional Needs in a Childcare Setting
  • Food Hygiene
  • Risk Assessment Awareness
  • Health and Safety
  • Supervising Health and Safety
  • Principles of C.O.S.S.H. certificate
  • First Aid
  • Fire Safety
  • Child Protection/ FGM
  • Channel General Awareness

If you wish to discuss your childcare needs with Claire, please either telephone her on 01274 499411 or email her at claire@daisychain.cc.


Daisy Chain's team of nursery nurses and support staff are dedicated to caring for and developing the children within their care. In order to assist them in doing this, they participate in on-going training so that they are up-to-date with the latest child-care practices.The performance of our nursery nurses is also constantly monitored and the results show in a happy and stimulating environment for the children.

Some of our people:


Amie Barczay - Nursery Nurse/ SENDCO

  • N.V.Q. 3 Childcare
  • N.V.Q. 3 Management

  • Early Years Foundation Stage Training

  • Risk Assessment Awareness
  • Child Protection
  • Health and Safety
  • Food Hygiene
  • First Aid
  • Channel General Awareness


Bekki Sharp - Nursery Nurse/ Parent partners co-ordinator

  • N.V.Q. 2 Childcare
  • N.V.Q. 3 Childcare
  • N.V.Q. 3 Management

  • Assessment and Planning for 0-3 Years
  • Working with Children Aged 2-3 Years
  • Introduction to the Foundation Stage

  • Risk Assessment Awareness
  • Child Protection
  • First Aid
  • Health and Safety
  • Food Hygiene
  • Channel General Awareness

Tugba Hussain  - Nursery Nurse/ Equality and diversity co-ordinator

  • N.V.Q. 2 Childcare
  • N.V.Q. 3 Childcare

  • Child Protection
  • First Aid
  • Health and Safety
  • Channel General Awareness


Sinead Howard  - Nursery Nurse

  • N.V.Q. 2 Childcare
  • N.V.Q. 3 Childcare
  • NVQ 3 Management

  • Transition Award Level 3 Playwork
  • Child Protection
  • First Aid
  • Health and safety

Athiya Mobeen - Deputy Manager/Nursery Nurse

  • N.V.Q. 2 Childcare
  • N.V.Q. 3 Childcare

  • Health and Safety
  • Child Protection
  • First Aid
  • Food Hygiene
  • Channel General Awareness

Neelam Najib - Nursery Nurse

  • N.V.Q. 2 Childcare
  • N.V.Q. 3 Childcare

  • Health and Safety
  • Child Protection
  • First Aid
  • Food Hygiene

 

Rayona Larmer - Nursery Nurse

  • N.V.Q. 2 Childcare
  • N.V.Q. 3 Childcare

  • Health and Safety
  • Child Protection
  • First Aid
  • Food Hygiene

Shazia Kausar - Nursery Nurse

  • N.V.Q. 3 Childcare

  • First Aid
  • Child Protection
  • Health and Safety

 

Anna Heslop - Nursery Nurse NVQ3

  • Child Protection
  • Food Hygiene 
  • First Aid
  • Health and Safety
  • NVQ 3 Childcare
  

Lauren Wright - Nursery Nurse  NVQ3 

  • Introduction to child abuse and neglect

  • Food Hygiene

  • Health and Safety

  • First Aid

  • NVQ 3 Childcare


Bethany Lancaster - Nursery Nurse NVQ 3

  • Food Hygiene

  • Introduction to child abuse and neglect

  • Health and Safety

  • First Aid

  •  NVQ 3 Childcare


Aisha Khan - Nursery Assistant (trainee NVQ2)

  • Studying  NVQ 2 Childcare
  • Safeguarding and child protection
  • Level 2 award in Food safety

Jacqueline Higson- Cook

  • Level 2 Award in Food safety
  • Level 2 Health and Safety for childcarers
  • Level 2 Nutrition Awareness 
  • Safeguarding and Child Protection - An introduction