Our Team

Our experienced and highly qualified staff ensure that every day is fun, interesting and rewarding at Shanklin Day Nursery.

All our staff are friendly, approachable, caring and strive to provide the best possible care for our children. Our team members are qualified to a minimum Level 3 (and above) in a relevant early years and childcare qualification. Our apprentices and assistants are all working towards a level 3 qualification.

All of our staff are DBS checked. We ensure that our staff is trained in Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding Children and we offer continuous professional development to enable staff to learn and develop throughout their employment with us.

Geraldine has a wealth of childcare experience; with over 30 years’ experience working as a qualified Nurse and Midwifery Sister in the Leicester communities and being a mum of 4 children. She opened Shanklin Day Nursery in 1994, working as Nursery Manager, and has continued her inspiring role as Director of the nursery.

Qualifications include:

  • SRN SCM (State Certified Midwife)
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding
  • Food Safety

Siobhan is an experienced Teacher with over 11 years’ experience working with children of all ages. She has been judged as an ‘outstanding’ teacher by OFSTED and has achieved her Early Years Professional Status. Siobhan has a specialist focus and experience in music and performing arts.

Qualifications include:

  • Early Years Professional Status
  • PGCE in Education and Teaching (QTS)
  • BA(Hons) in Education and Music
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding Children (Nominated Safeguarding Officer)
  • Food Safety
  • Working with babies and children under 2 years specialist training
  • Get going with communication
  • Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

Kerry is an experienced Early Years Practitioner and she started working at Shanklin in 2013. She was appointed as Deputy Manager in 2016 and as furthered her training achieving her NVQ Level 2 in Team Leading. Kerry supports the preschool team ensuring children are well prepared and ready for school.

Qualifications:

  • BTEC Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
  • NVQ Level 2 in Team Leading
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding Children (nominated)

Chloe is an experienced Early Years Practitioner and she has 10 years’ experience working with early year children. Chloe has specialist training in communication and language, and working with babies training. Chloe leads our under 2's team across all 3 baby rooms.

Qualifications include:

  • BTEC Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding Children (nominated)
  • Get going with Communication

Shanklin Day Nursery and Pre-school is a private, family run nursery in Stoneygate, Leicester.

We cater for children aged 0-5 years for 51 weeks of the year and have consistently excellent Ofsted reports.

Contact Us

443-445 London Road, Stoneygate, Leicestershire, LE2 3JW

0116 2704603