Mary opened her first nursery in 1989, before opening Aunt Mary’s Heywood in 1993. Mary is always fully involved in the running of the nursery, supporting staffs continued improvement and getting to know the children in her care.
Meet the Team
Our team consists of fully qualified members of staff who are a committed, caring and enthusiastic staff team, they are key to our success. They are all fully focused on the wellbeing of the children in their care, and their fun and loving approach to childcare is unmistakable to anyone visiting our nursery.
Jenny has been working at Aunt Mary’s since 1994, working in most areas of the nursery before taking on a management role in 2008. Jenny is a level 5 qualified nursery nurse and the safeguarding officer for the nursery. She is now as fof 2018 our preshcool lead and Special needs Co-ordinator.
Lesley has been at Aunt Mary’s since 2000. Lesley is a qualified level 3 nursery nurse (with units passed in NVQ level 4) and as well as her duties as deputy manager, Lesley is baby room leader.
Lauren (T) works with the 2-3 year olds,qualified in child care NVQ level 3, Lauren has been with the nursery since 2010.
Lauren (P) has been with the nursery since 2009 and is level 3 qualified she has worked in the preschool for several years and is now based in the tweenie room with Nikki and Codie.
Razia is level 3 qualified and has been working, alongside Lesley in the babyroom since 2008.
Lauren T -
Lauren P -
Senior Nursery Nurse
Senior Nursery Nurse
Nikki returned to the area and joined Aunt Mary’s for the second time in 2011, Nikki has been level 3 qualified since 2005 and works with the 2-3 year old children.
Wendy has years of experience looking after children having raised her own children and grandchildren and has now joined our nursery as a lunchtime supervisor.
Lauren (N) is a recently qualified level 3. Lauren works in the pre-schoolers room alongside Jenny and Lauren T.
Currently on Maternity leave.
Carol has been working at the nursery since 2003, planning, preparing and cooking the meals for the children. As a level 3 qualified nursery nurse, Carol also leads lunchtime activities with the older children.
Wendy - Lunch Time Supervisor
Lauren N -
Codie is currently working towards her
level 2 qualification and has been with
the nursery since September . He works2018 working alongside Lauren P and Nikkie in the preschool room.
Kate has joined us as of September 2018 as our nursery manager. Kate has a Qualified Teachecher status (QTS) and previous NNEB childcare qualification. Kate has over 20 years childcare experience and many years experience with Aunt Mary's.