Vicky Holroyd

Vicky Holroyd


Assistant Manager / Health and Safety Coordinator

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 is committed to her role of working closely with all the children and families, and working together with the staff team in maintaining the ethos of Appletrees. Her warm, caring and professional nature are a great asset to the nursery.

Vicky joined Appletrees in January 2011


Additional Training: BTEC National Diploma in Childhood Studies Level 3 in November 1999, and Cache level 4 Certificate in the Management of Quality Standards in Child Services in 2005, BCS level 1 & 2 for IT users, Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding Children, Health & Safety, Manual Handling, CIEH level 2 Food Safety, Fire Warden & Fire Awareness, Managing Challenging Behaviour, Team Working in Care, Assertiveness & Communication Skills, Focus Development Programme, Management and Supervisory Techniques, Team Building and Motivation, Peer Observation & Managing Change, Principles into Practice, Good Practice in the Provision of Care & Education for Birth – Three, Birth to Three Matters, Baby Signing, Outdoor Provision, Early Years Foundation Stage, Behaviour Management, Treasure Baskets & Heuristic Play, Basically Play, Makaton Vocabulary Development Project, EYFS Update fopr Early Years Practitioners, Supporting Staff To Meet Ofsted Inspection Judgements, Effective Staff Management Training, Understanding Planning, Safeguarding Level 2, Prevent Duty, Closing the Gap – Literacy, Manual Handling, Forest School Workshop, Baby Room Project, Small World Workshop, Planning for the Environment, Letters and Sounds Phase 1 & 2 Workshop, Leadership and Management Level 3.

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Lucy Thompson

Owner & Manager

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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…