The Pippins team

Lynne Dear

Manager

Originally from London, I am married with three grown up children. Having raised my family I qualified in Childcare in 2002 and have worked in both the private and public sector. I joined Pippins in January 2009 and started my Montessori training. I have a Montessori International Diploma. I enjoy gardening, cooking, cruising and spending time with my family.

Leiandra Tsoi

Deputy Manager

Snr. team leader 2-3 year olds

I have been working in childcare for several years and have a Level 3 qualification in childcare. I also have Montessori Level II training. I am currently studying for my degree in Early Years and Childcare. I enjoy spending time with my friends at the weekends. I love shopping and clothes!

Emily Bailey

Snr. team leader 2-3 year olds

I have a level 3 diploma in Childcare and a Level II Montessori Qualification. I have been working with children for over 6 years in a range of settings, including running a children's club in a hotel in Turkey. In my spare time I go horse riding regularly and spends lots of time with my friends and family.

Jasmin Talbot

Snr. team leader Baby Pippins

I joined Pippins in September 2012 as a level 2 Apprentice. I am now a Level 3 Practitioner working in the Baby Room. I am currently on maternity leave.

Emma Candler

Deputy Manager

Nursery Practitioner
3-5 year olds

 

I have recently joined Pippins as a Practitioner working within the Pre-school classroom. I have worked in a variety of different settings. I live locally with my family and enjoy walking my dogs.

Stephanie Barnes

Snr. practitioner, 2-3 year olds

I have worked at Pippins over 5 years after starting as an Apprentice. I am Level 3 qualified and worked in the Baby Room before moving to the 2-3 year old room. I am currently on maternity leave.

Laura Mathius

Nursery practitioner 
2-3 year olds

Since joining Baby Pippins in April 2012, I have completed my Level 3 Qualification in Childcare. I have recently completed my Level 2 Montessori Classroom Assistant qualification. I really enjoyed working in Baby Pippins as a Practitioner and am now working in the 2-3 yr old room. I also enjoy spending time with friends and family, reading, going to the cinema and walking my dogs.

Charley Foskett

Nursery practitioner
Baby Pippins

I am a Level 2 Practitioner working in the 2-3 year old classroom. I am currently working towards my Level 3 Qualification in Childcare. I live locally with my family.

Anna Haynes

Nursery practitioner
3-5 year olds

I am a Level 2 Practitioner after joining Pippins as an Apprentice. I have recently started my Level 3 Qualification in Childcare. I have completed my Level 2 Montessori Classroom Assistant qualification. I live locally with my family. In my spare time, I teach dance and spend time with my friends.

Alyshea Callaghan

Nursery practitioner 
Baby Pippins

I joined Pippins as an Apprentice and I have recently completed my Level 2 Childcare Qualification. I live at home locally with my family. In my spare time I am a young scout leader. I enjoy spending time with my friends.

Abigail Hardy

Acting Senior Team Leader
Baby Room

 

I am a level 3 Practitioner, acting team leader in the baby room, covering Jasmin's maternity leave. I live in Halstead with my husband and little boy.

Toni Bond

Nursery practitioner

 

I completed my training at Pippins and have just qualified in Level 2 Childcare. I am currently working in Baby Pippins. I live at home with my family locally.

Hannah Smith

Nursery practitioner 

I am nearing the end of my Level 2 Childcare Qualification and am currently working in Baby Pippins. I live locally with my family.

Victoria Cartwright

Nursery apprentice

I have recently joined Pippins as an apprentice studying towards my level 2 qualification. I will be working within all three classrooms. I live locally with my family.

Niamh Blake

Nursery apprentice

I have recently joined Pippins as an apprentice studying towards my level 2 qualification. I will be working within all three classrooms. I live locally with my family.

Thea Rees-Phillips

Nursery apprentice 

I have recently joined Pippins as an apprentice studying towards my level 2 qualification. I will be working within all three classrooms. I live locally with my family.

Glenda Bradley

Nursery cook

I have always lived locally and have worked at Pippins for over 5 years. I have four children and several grandchildren. I enjoy spending time with my family and looking after the grandchildren. In the summer my husband and I enjoy holidays abroad and family BBQ's in the garden. In the winter I like to curl up with a good book!

Rachel Norfolk

Nursery assistant

I am currently at University part-time working towards my BA Early Years Qualification. I work at Pippins part-time in all of the classrooms as and when needed. I live locally with my husband and two children.

Sarah Ayrton

Secretary/Administration 

I live locally and have worked at Pippins for 15 years. Before joining Pippins I worked as a PA in the City for 11 years. I have two grown up daughters and enjoy walking, charity runs, cooking and holidays in Italy with my family.

Pippins Nursery White's Farm  Bures Road  White Colne  Colchester  Essex CO6 2QF

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