Who we are!

Our staff offer a warm and friendly atmosphere where children can develop confidently. We understand that every child is unique and we strive to ensure all children in our care achieve the best possible outcomes.


Managing Director

Lee-Anne is the Designated Safeguarding Lead at Daisychain Childcare. She has extensive knowledge of child development and has also completed training in behaviour management, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, Speech and Language, Makaton and is a trained Portage Practitioner.

With her warm, caring nature, Lee-Anne is passionate about childrens learning and development and making the nursery the best place for children to have fun.


Deputy Manager

Sam is a highly skilled practitioner with over 30 years experience in childcare, Sam is fun, kind and approachable. She enjoys messy play, craft, singing and dancing and has excellent planning and assessment skills. Previously Sam worked as a private nanny and joined Daisychain Childcare in 2016.

Sam is also the Deputy Safeguarding Lead


Baby Room Lead Practitioner

Vicki has worked for Daisychain Childcare for over 9 years. She is a kind, compassionate practitioner who all of the children adore. Vicki loves joining in with children’s play and creating a warm loving home environment.

Previously, Vicki worked in the care and mental health sector and has a deep understanding of additional needs.


Preschool Lead Practitioner

Tina has worked in the childcare sector for over 20 years, She holds a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies and is a Makaton and Portage Practitioner. Tina has lots of hands on experience working with SEND and using her calm, friendly approach she can adapt the learning principles to pique each child’s interest. Tina is passionate about children’s learning and development and is enthusiastic about igniting their curiosity. With her extensive knowledge of the EYFS and other documented learning styles she understands how to help each child develop in their own unique way ensuring they are given every opportunity to flourish.



Anne is a highly skilled practitioner who has worked in Early Years for 6 years. She is dedicated and knowledgeable and has a deep understanding and interest in SEND practice.

She is passionate about each and every child in our nursery and ensuring that they receive the best level of care and support throughout their journey here at Daisychain


Lead Practitioner – 2+ Year Old

Candace is an experienced practitioner who has worked in childcare for over 7 years.  With her warm, empathetic approach Candace uses multiple learning techniques to ignite the children’s interests and ensuring that all children have the same opportunities.



Heidi is a wonderful, talented chef who prepares wholesome nutritious meals for the children which they enjoy. Before joining Daisychain Heidi worked as a sous chef in a local café and as a foster carer as well as working with other charitable organisations. Heidi is well known at Daisychain for her cakes and desserts which the staff and children adore


Office Administrator

Jo is a highly experienced administrator who runs the office here at Daisychain,  With her warm friendly nature she makes the nursery a friendly place to be.  She bakes lovely biscuits too!


Early Years Practitioner

Shannon joined Daisychain in 2019 as a student. After completing her level 3 she joined our team as a part time practitioner whilst studying towards her degree in Early Years.

Shannon is a popular practitioner with all of the children and her unique style enables her to adapt to the needs of each child here at Daisychain.


Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

Ashleigh is an exceptional practitioner who is a firm favourite with the children.

Ashleigh has a keen interest in SEND and has recently completed Portage training and assists our INCCO with our SEND Programme.

Louise – Level 2 Apprentice

Jess – Level 2 Apprentice