Hello I am Sarah Saville and I own and manage the nursery. I bought Little Acorns in December 2011. However I have worked for the company since 1998, then moving to this site in 2004. I thoroughly enjoy working with children and I am a very ‘hands on’ Manager. It is very important to me that I have great relationships with the children and families within my setting. I have many years’ experience after qualifying in 1997 from York College. In my spare time I like reading, spending time with my family and friends and going for lovely walks with my dog.
Hello my name is Jo Watson. I have worked at Little Acorns since 2007 and worked in the 2-3s room, I then moved into the pre-school room in 2009 to become the Senior Nursery Nurse and in 2012 I became the Deputy Manager of the nursery. I completed my level 3 at York College after leaving school. In 2007 I went back part time to study and completed the Foundation Degree and then BA Honours in Early Years.
Hi I am Kaleda Uddin. I currently work in the pre-school room as Senior nursery nurse at Little Acorns. However I am very proud to have been promoted to Deputy Manager! I thoroughly enjoy working with children. I studied level 3 in childcare and education at York college and then went onto complete my BA Hons in education studies at York St John. I am happily married and have a little boy. I enjoy traveling to Bangladesh to see my family. I love shopping and spending time with my sisters and friends.
Hello I am Hayley Petch. I have worked at nursery since April 2011. I have a level 3 childcare qualification and I am the Senior nursery nurse in the baby-room. I am also the nursery SENco and I thoroughly enjoy both of these roles. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.
Hi my name is Siobhan Doherty. I have worked at Little Acorns since 2010. I work in the 2-3s room which I am Senior Nursery Nurse. I qualified in 2009. Outside of nursery I like to socialise with friends and spend quality time with my son and boyfriend.
Hi My name is Melissa, I have a Level 3 Qualification in Children’s Care Learning and Development, I am currently working towards my Level 5. In my spare time I like to spend time with my boyfriend and family. I like to visit new places and be adventurous.
Hello my name is Hayley Emmett. I left college in 2008 and gained a CACHE Level 3 in Childcare and Education and a level 2 in play work and I have also completed my level 3 in play-work. I have recently completed my Level 5 Diploma. I work in the 2-3s room with in nursery and started here in November 2014. I have also been on various training throughout work to keep updated with any new changes within childcare. I live with my husband Mark and our cat Fi.
I am Rachel, I have a Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Learning and Development (Early Years Educator). I would like to gain a new skill such as sign language. In my spare time I like to listen to music, spend time with friends and going on walks.
My name is Ali Meek and I work in the pre-school room. I have 20 years childcare experience and gained my level 2 childcare in 2006. I am married with 2 children and love spending time with my family and friends. In my spare time I love to garden.
Hello my name is Lucy, I am Level 3 Qualified in Childcare. I also have a Level 3 Qualification in British Sign Language. I first started Little Acorns as a support worker for a deaf child and have since done lots of supply. I have recently started my full time roll in the Baby Room.
Hi my name is Anna. I was born in Harrogate and moved to York 3 years ago. I hold a level 3 qualification in Childcare and Education.
I also have my first aid, food safety, safeguarding and have also done Jabadao training (movement in play).
Hi my name is Sarah Cockerill. I have a Cache Diploma in Childcare and Development, with my Food Hygiene and Health and Safety. I enjoy relaxing at home and watching the soaps on TV. I first started as a student in September 2014, then I became supply staff in March 2015 and in June 2015 I became fully qualified and started full time in the Baby Room.