Laura Griffiths - Manager
Early Years Teacher, First Aid
Aly Fabian - Deputy Manager
Zara Kent - Snr Nursery Practitioner
SENCO (First Aid)
We are pleased to announce our amazing team for 2016/17
Butterfly Room - Lower Toddler Room
Room Leader Eleanor Davey L3 First Aid
Rebecca Pearce L2 First Aid
Bumblebee Room - Upper Toddler Room
Room Leader Aly Fabian L3
Terri Townsend L2 First Aid
Ladybird Room - Pre School
Room Leader Michaela Oldfield L3
Julia Teesdale L3 First Aid
Julie and Ben will support team where needed
Antonia Ogden-Meade has worked in Quality and Performance for over 20 years. She started her career in the NHS as a Nurse and worked in Children's health services for a number of years before going into performance and operational management. Having been an Executive Director of Performance and Operations for 4 years, Antonia left the NHS to set up her own Nursery in 2006 and has since expanded her successful business to 6 settings. Antonia has recently achieved Ofsted Inspection status and carries out Ofsted Inspections as part of her ongoing professional development.
Lorraine Brown – Lorraine moved to work with A Step Ahead Ltd in March 2011 from working in the NHS as Family and Childcare Co-ordinator for 10 years. Her role within the NHS was to manage hospital on site nurseries across West Sussex. Since joining A Step Ahead Lorraine has project managed the opening of Ashington Nursery part of our portfolio and now she continues to support our nursery managers and oversees the accounts and HR team. Lorraine's strengths are ensuring that the child is at the centre of all learning experiences and the staff team as a whole are meeting parent expectations. In our recent outstanding ofsted report for A Step Ahead Lower Beeding, Lorraine was identified as a strong leader in her interim role as nursery manager alongside her Head of Operations role. .
Nursery telephone number: 01273 467250
Head of Operations: 07787717975
Ofsted register and inspect those who provide childcare.
Ofsted Registration Number: EY481042 . Telephone number: 0300 123 4666
Our team is not just based in the Nursery.
The nursery is part of a small portfolio of independent unique nurseries and work as part of a larger team supporting each other.
A Step Ahead Shoreham
A Step Ahead Lancing
A Step Ahead Lower Beeding
Little Acorns Nursery Pre School
Rockinghorse Nursery and Pre School