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Introducing Our Team

Here are the people that turn our community in to something special. They work both indoors and outdoors in our free flowing space providing exceptional care and enjoyment to all the children everyday.


Nursery Manager

Kerry Fellowes

Contact - 01909 530932

I have been part of Child First since 2015 and thoroughly enjoy developing our community to provide the very best and exciting environment for our current and future children to develop through enjoyment.


Administration Support

Ellen Allen

Contact - 01909 530932

I am the person behind the scenes who will respond to your Blossom messages, emails, text messages, WhatsApp messages s and everything in between.

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Nestlings 0-1yr Space Practitioner

Megan, I have a foundation degree in child studies with over 10 years experience working in childcare. I have a little boy of my own and in my spare time I enjoy quality time with him.



Hatchlings 1-2yr Space Leader

Ruth, I have been working in childcare since 2018, with a level 3 in Early Years Education. ​​I enjoy being an early years practitioner because I bring my passion for working with children to ensure they have a fun filled days. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with loved ones and travelling.


Hatchlings 1-2yr Space Practitioner

Storm, I am qualified in level 4 advanced childcare and management, I have worked in childcare since 2016. My Favourite part of being a child practitioner is watching children learn & grow in confidence. I have a beautiful son of my own and in my spare time I like to spend it with friends & family to make lots of memories!

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Fledglings 2-3yr Space Practitioner

Leah, I have a double level 3 health and social care qualification and have worked in childcare within private nurseries since 2015.  I love working in childcare because no day is ever the same and we learn from the children as much as they learn from us!

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Fledglings 2-3yr Space Practitioner

Emma, I am a qualified level 3 practitioner and I have worked in childcare for 15 plus years. I have 3 children 2 boys and 1 girl. I enjoy spending time with my family when I am not at work.

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Fledglings 2-3yr Space Practitioner

Stacey, I have a level 3 qualification in childcare.  I have been working at Child First Welbeck since 2017, I have worked with ages 2-5 years old. I have a fiancé and a son  called Reuben.  In my spare time I love making memories with my family.



Roosters 3-5yr Space Leader

Louise, I have worked with preschool children for 20 years.  For 16.5 years it was with children with additional needs.  I qualified as an NVQ level 3 in early years care and education practitioner.  Family time is extremely important to me, and it’s fantastic that we have just had a new addition to ours; Elijah Daniel who is extremely scrummy. 



Roosters 3-5yr Space Practitioner

Caitlin, I have a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and I am going on to study for my foundation degree in Childcare, alongside working at Child First Welbeck.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family + friends and going on days out!



Nestlings 0-1yr Space Practitioner

Louise, I qualified with a Btec Level 3 national Diploma in Childhood Studies in 1999. I worked at a primary school in Nottingham for over 18 years. I absolutely love working within Early Years setting, and care for the children in the way I would want someone to look after my own three boys.


Team Supervisor

Niamh, I qualified as a level 3 Nursery Nurse in June 2016. My favourite part of my role at Child First Welbeck is being able to give our children experiences in which they will thrive and grow into confident, independent, kind individuals.
In my spare time, I enjoy countryside walks, spending time w
ith my loved ones and exploring new places.



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Nestlings 0-1yr Space Practitioner

Emily, I qualified in 2015 with a level 3 diploma in Childcare & Education. I really enjoy watching the children grow and go on to achieve their potential.

In my spare time I like visiting the theatre, walking in nature and spending time with my family.



Hatchlings 1-2yr Space Practitioner

Debs, I have been working in childcare since 2003. In my spare time I enjoy gardening and Baking



Hatchlings 1-2yr Space Practitioner

Paige, I am training in level 2 childcare, I have been here since may 2023. Before starting my apprenticaship i was a riding instructor at a farm teaching children from the age of 3 upwards, In my spare time i enjoy horse riding myself and spending time with friends and family 



Fledglings 2-3yr Space Leader

Megan, I have a level 3 qualification in childcare.  I have 13 years’ experience in childcare working with children aged 2-5 years.  I have worked at Child First since 2016.



Fledglings 2-3yr Space Practitioner

Ellie, I’m a qualified level 2 nursery nurse practitioner. I love coming to work and doing fun activities with the children and watching them grow every day.



Roosters 3-5yr Space Practitioner


I have been in childcare since 2016 and am qualified to level 4 as an advanced early practitioner.

Outside of working I enjoy spending time with Archie and my husband.



Roosters 3-5yr Space Leader

Hannah, I have worked within childcare for 12 years.  I started in outdoor pursuits centres, then worked in nurseries and primary schools.  I work for Child First 2 days per week, usually on a Monday and Wednesday in the Roosters preschool space.  I hold a level 4 in childcare, including an assessor’s qualification at level 3. In my spare time I enjoy meeting friends and family and going for long walks. 



Roosters 3-5yr Space Practitioner

Ricky, after working making edible props for children's TV in the 80's I was drawn to a career working with children. Now 33 years later, I have worked with children 0-18 years and specialised working with pre-school and disabled children. I completed the NNEB nursery nursing diploma in the early 90's. In my spare time I love to raise money for just causes, enjoy rambling and spending time with my children and grandchildren.



Hatchlings 1-2yr Space Practitioner

Sophie, I have 7 years experience working in childcare and I have a level 3 qualification.

In my spare time I love taking my dog on walks and spending time with family and friends!

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