Triangle House Nursery’s Team

We know it’s important for you to know who will be taking care of your child. Our professionally trained childcare practitioners are Triangle House’s greatest asset and we like to shout their praises from the rooftops. We take pride in further investing in their qualifications and careers and the children reap the benefits of this.

Karen Hazelden

Nursery Proprietor

Qualified Nurse and Midwife

My motto - the most precious gift you can give a child is your time!

Lara Ingham

Nursery Manager

CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Nursery Nursing (NNEB)

Top tip - A large cardboard box can be anything from a space rocket to a puppet theatre, the possibilities for play are endless!

Rachel Shaw

Nursery Chef

NVQ Level 3 in Catering, Distinction in Childhood Nutrition

Top tip - Home cooked, wholesome food is the best fuel for healthy development.

Charlotte Seed

Childcare Practitioner

Working towards BA Hons in Early Years

Top tip - A bath and a story before bed is the perfect wind-down for your child after a busy and fun-packed day at nursery.

Brit Hazelden

Childcare Practitioner

BA (Hons) in Early Years and EYTS

My motto - If I come home with paint in my hair and muddy knees it's been a great day!

Beth Baker

Childcare Practitioner

Diploma In Childcare and Education (Level 3)

My Motto - Kindness can change the world

Lisha Murray

Pre-school Leader

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education

Top tip - Chalk on your patio flags is easily washed away after a day of play, anyone for hopscotch?

Shannon Calder

Childcare Practitioner

NVQ 3 in Childcare and Education

Top tip - Children who engage with their local community have a more positive self-image than those who don't!

Amelia Martin

Baby Room Leader

NVQ 2 in Childcare and Education

Top tip - Children under 5 need to be physically active for at least 3 hours every day!

Abigail Berkeley

Baby Tweenie Room Leader

NVQ 3 in Childcare and Education

Fun fact - While all children grow and develop in similar ways, each child does so at their own pace.

Sommer Lodge

Childcare Practitioner

NVQ 3 in Childcare and Education

Top tip - Puppets really liven up story time!

Lauren Underwood

Tweenie Room Leader

Early Years Educator (Level 3)

Top tip - Giving your child simple choices throughout the day builds their self-confidence and independence.

Lauren Batey

Childcare Practitioner

Working towards early years teacher status

Top tip - A light, airy and uncluttered play space makes for happy, contented and focussed children.

Atlanta Culpan

Childcare Practitioner

NVQ 3 in Childcare and Education

Top tip - If your children are getting fidgety, it's time to head outdoors!

Ikra Mahmood

Childcare Practitioner

NVQ 3 in Childcare and Education

Fun fact - Being immersed in nature makes children (and grown-ups!) feel calm.

Becky Tetley

Pre-school Leader

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education

Top tip - Show your child it's fun to be silly by dressing up with them and joining in with their imaginative play.

Aanisah Mehrban

Childcare Practitioner

University Graduate

My motto - Live in the moment, these precious days with our children are gone too soon.

Olivia Skipper

Childcare Practitioner

Studying a degree in Childcare and Education

Fun fact - Did you know that cornflour simply mixed with water creates a fun and interesting play gloop that fascinates children?

Kayleigh Rhodes

Childcare Practitioner

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education

Fun fact - Group activities help children to develop empathy, cooperation and communication skills.

Amna Khan

Childcare Practitioner

Working towards Level 3 Early Years Educator

Fun fact - Socialising improves learning and development for all children including young babies.

Rachel Scott

Childcare Practitioner

Studying a degree in Early Years Education

Top tip - Sharing a story with a parent has a massive impact on a child’s future outcomes. Make story time part of your child’s bedtime routine every day and give them a head start for literacy.

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