Meet the Staff

At Little Sprouts Daycare Nursery we are an equal opportunities employer that select staff based on a combination of their qualifications, training, aptitude, and experience. Currently most of our staff are qualified to NVQ Level 3/2 or the equivalent in Early Years Education or childcare and have 2 staff members working towards their level 2. All our staff members go through specialist training to further develop their skills and knowledge within the sector and keeps up to date with all the new changes in childcare legislation.

All our current staff members are first aid trained, refreshing their knowledge every year and renewing their certificate every 3 years.
All staff members are DBS checked and have full safeguarding training to ensure your child’s safety and security and this is also refreshed annually, this includes child protection, prevent duty and FGM training just to name a few.

Ella Mallon

Ella is the owner and manager of Little Sprouts, she has a Level 5 qualification in Professional Studies in Early Years, deputy Designated Safeguard Lead, First Aid trained and the deputy SENCO. “my favourite part of the job is watching a child when they are fully involved in an activity and you can see the highest level of learning happening in the moment”.

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Lucy Cummings

Lucy is Level 3 qualification, is Room leader in Seedlings Room, Lead Designated Safeguard Lead, Fire marshal, Level 2 Food and Hygiene and has her full paediatric first aid certification. “My favourite part of the job is watching the children as babies and watching them flourish through their achievements and seeing how much they’ve developed and grown in independence by the time they’ve transitioned into the older rooms”
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Yvonne Randall

Yvonne is Level 3 qualified and is Deputy Manager and the room leader of our Blossoms room. She is also our SENCO, has Level 2 Food and Hygiene and has her full paediatric first aid certification. “my favourite part of the job is the bonds you make with your key children and watching them achieve milestones no matter how big or small, it is so magical when you have the privilege of watching a child start to grow into their personalities and achieve their full potential”
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Amber Hayward

Amber is Level 3 qualified, Level 2 Food and Hygiene and has her full paediatric first aid certification. She is based in Seedlings room and her favourite part of the job is “having the special bond with the children, watching them learn and watching them grow”
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KIrsty Lye

Kirsty is Level 3 qualified, Level 2 Food and Hygiene and is Room Leader in Little Sprouts room, she has her full paediatric first aid certification.
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Jade Randall

Jade is Level 2 qualified and has her Level 2 Food and Hygiene. Jade is in our Little Sprouts room and is paediatric first aid trained. Jade is currently on Maternity Leave

Ambiya Begum

Ambiya is one of our nursery assistants. She has Level 2 Food and Hygiene certificate and is has a full paediatric first aid certificate.

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Jessie Bell

Jessie is currently undertaking a Level 3 Apprenticeship with us at Little Sprouts. She is currently working in our Little Sprouts room. She holds a full paediatric first aid certificate

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Ralph Spence

Ralph is our DIY/Maintenance guy. He also works with the children, particularly with the Construction area and the allotment, which both he and the children thoroughly enjoy. ‘’ Construction play with the children is my favourite activity, as I can see how the children progress with their Hand, Eye coordination whilst using their imagination building towers, roads and bridges’’

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Leah Hammond

Leah is our newest addition to our Nursery. She is undergoing a Level 2 Apprenticeship with us and will be working in Seedlings room.

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