Passionate, dedicated, and loving, all Abacus Nursery practitioners love their work and it shows in everything they do. Our goal is to make a positive difference to all of the children who come to our Nursery.
Manager - Claire Kevan
Deputy & Safeguard Lead - Shel Vaughan
Baby & Toddler Room Supervisor - Sophie Poole
Pre-school Room Supervisor - Ellie Finlayson
SENCO - Jordyn Jarvis
Senior Practitioners - Charlene Huish & Mia Ganniclifft
Practitioners - Clare Smokum, Dyharny Brumbill, Abbie Knight, Ella Davis, Mia Phillips & Olivia Newman.
Apprentice - Sophie Matthews
Supply - Milly Putt & Katy Tasker
Possessing enthusiasm, Claire has a nurturing personality and with the deputy supports the team of nursery practitioners at Abacus to ensure all of the children are given a high-quality childcare experience. Claire has worked with children for over thirty years and brings a huge amount of experience to the team. She supports both the Safeguarding lead and Senco in their roles at Abacus and is trained in both areas.
- Deputy Manager
Shel is committed to helping children and babies explore and develop in a nurturing environment, she has many years experience and is an asset to the Abacus team. Shel is the Safeguarding lead at Abacus.
Baby & Toddler Room Supervisor
Sophie has been with Abacus for many years. Having recently completed her post grad in Early Years she has a huge amount of current knowledge, this reflects in her practice. She is a fun and energetic individual and is a valued member of the Abacus team. Sophie is also our Medical Officer at Abacus.
Pre-school Room Supervisor
Ellie is highly committed to helping the children at Abacus explore and learn. She leads the room with enthusiasm and loves to learn! Ellie also leads the pre-school sessions and has been with us for many years.