Manager - Ellen Cole

Sharon Fletcher  - Acting Deputy Manager


  LADYBIRDS - Babies
Room Leader -  Becca Tidy
Nursery Assistant - Ashlee Elia

  Room Leader - Georgia Palmer 
Nursery Practitioner - Holly Bell
Nursery Assistant - Nikita Watson


Room Leader - Amy Beswetherick-Fagence
Nursery Practitioner - Rob Light
Nursery Practitioner - Jane Lloyd
Nursery Practitioner - Amy Etheridge
Nursery Assistant - Martha Pointing

Hannah Whitehead - Nursery Cook


Senior Management Team
Kathryn Belmore - Head of Operations North
Grace Fairbourn - Head of Operations South
Alison Austin - Accounts Manager

Antonia Ogden Meade - RGN, MSc, Graduate Early Years Professional.
Nursery Owner/ Business Manager 
Antonia Ogden-Meade RGN, MSc, Early Years Professional 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 (2 of which are 'Outstanding' nurseries, the newest achieving a 'Good' at its registration inspection). Ashington Children's Nursery was her 4th nursery. Antonia's strength is linking the national requirements with the individual needs of the children in the nursery community (child centric care) - making sure it is the children who benefit from receiving the best care possible. Antonia has been nominated for a lifetime acheivement award with Nursery Management Today and sucessful in being a finalist for her work as a Senior Nurse in the NHS, Charitable work for disabled children, Ofsted Inspector and of course the nursery portfolio.  We await the results in November 2016 at an awards ceremony in London.


If you are interested in a career
with us, please contact
Kathryn Belmore, Head of Operations North;

07881 024125