Jane Shipton

Jane Shipton


Early Years Practitioner / SENCO / Behaviour Management Coordinator

Jane’s enthusiam and natural ability with children makes her an ideal and welcome addition to the Appletrees team. She holds a Level 3 qualification in Children and Young People Workforce which she completed in November 2014. Part of her training involved a successful placement at a local primary school where she is still held in high regard

Jane comes from a family of childcare and education professionals and has always wanted to follow a similar path of working with children.

Jane joined Appletrees in November 2014.


Additional Training: Safeguarding, Child Behaviour Management, Paediatric First Aid, Manual Handling, Forest School Workshop, Baby Room Project, Small World Workshop, Planning for the Environment, Letters and Sounds Phase 1 & 2 Workshop, Communicating with Parents, Prevent Duty.Training, Early Years Leadership Forum (Termly), Closing the Gap Mathematics, Manual Handling, Forest School Workshop, Baby Room Project, Small World Workshop, Planning for the Environment, Letters and Sounds Phase 1 & 2 Workshop, Prevent Duty.

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With over 20 years experience in Early Years and 18 years as a N.N.E.B qualified childcare professional. Lucy is passionate about providing the very best for your child, and strives for excellence at Appletrees Day Nursery…

Lucy Thompson

Owner & Manager

With over 20 years experience in Early Years and 18 years as a N.N.E.B qualified childcare professional. Lucy is passionate about providing the very best for your child, and strives for excellence at Appletrees Day Nursery…

Vicky has had many years of experience within Early Years as Manager, Deputy Manager as well as Early Years Practitioner and holds a level 3 qualification in Childhood Studies

Vicky Holroyd

Assistant Manager

Vicky has had many years of experience within Early Years as Manager, Deputy Manager as well as Early Years Practitioner and holds a level 3 qualification in Childhood Studies

Charmaine has had many years working in a variety of childcare environments gaining a wealth of experience during this time. She holds a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education

Charmaine Marnoch

Senior Early Years Practitioner

Charmaine has had many years working in a variety of childcare environments gaining a wealth of experience during this time. She holds a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education

Becky holds a BA Hons in Primary Eductation in the Early Years with qualified teacher status gained in June 2012. Becky’s previous experience teaching in the Early Years Foundation Stage and latterly a private day nursery equip her well as a valued member of our team…

Rebecca Mason

Early Years Practitioner

Becky holds a BA Hons in Primary Eductation in the Early Years with qualified teacher status gained in June 2012. Becky’s previous experience teaching in the Early Years Foundation Stage and latterly a private day nursery equip her well as a valued member of our team…

Jane’s enthusiam and natural ability with children makes her an ideal and welcome addition to the Appletrees team. She holds a Level 3 qualification in Children and Young People Workforce which she completed in November 2014…

Jane Shipton

Behaviour Management Coordinator / SENCO

Jane’s enthusiam and natural ability with children makes her an ideal and welcome addition to the Appletrees team. She holds a Level 3 qualification in Children and Young People Workforce which she completed in November 2014…

Sarah has worked at a local nursery since 2006 where she gained her childcare qualifications and great experience with all areas’ of childcare and education, particularly with the younger age group…

Sarah Metcalfe

Early Years Practitioner

Sarah has worked at a local nursery since 2006 where she gained her childcare qualifications and great experience with all areas’ of childcare and education, particularly with the younger age group…

Anne Marie is a Paediatric Nurse with extensive knowledge and experience in Childhood Development as a staff nurse in intensive care. With qualifications including Advanced Health and Social Care, BSC (Hons) in Health Care Studies and a Diploma in Reflexology

Anne-Marie Chapman

Early Years Practitioner / SENCO

Anne Marie is a Paediatric Nurse with extensive knowledge and experience in Childhood Development as a staff nurse in intensive care. With qualifications including Advanced Health and Social Care, BSC (Hons) in Health Care Studies and a Diploma in Reflexology

Sally holds a N.N.E.B Level 3 qualification which she gained in 1995. Sally has previously set up and run Froglets Playgroup and worked as a private nanny…

Sally Beighton

Early Years Practitioner

Sally holds a N.N.E.B Level 3 qualification which she gained in 1995. Sally has previously set up and run Froglets Playgroup and worked as a private nanny…

Melanie has been working in the childcare sector since 2005, completing her Cache Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Practice in 2007…

Melanie Simpson

Early Years Practitioner

Melanie has been working in the childcare sector since 2005, completing her Cache Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Practice in 2007…