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At Crossbasket Nursery School our highly skilled staff are all members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme (PVG) and are registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). All staff have undertaken training such as first aid , Child Protection, Infection control, GIRFEC and Health and Hygiene. All of our teachers are fully qualified or working towards their qualification with at least an HNC or SVQ Level 3. Our staff are highly motivated in providing the most enriching nursery experience and high level of education for your child.

Miss Leann - Nursery Manager

Hi my name is Miss Leann, I am the Nursery Manager here at Crossbasket Nursery School, I currently hold my BA in Childhood Practice and have over 16 years Early Learning & Childcare experience. We have a fabulous indoor and outdoor environment here at Crossbasket Nursery where I love to watch our children learn and develop. I am forever proud of the amazing setting we have created and so lucky to have a dedicated staff team and wonderful parents and carers to work alongside. You will find me in my office or on the playroom floors please come and say hello!

Miss Cara - Nursery Depute

My name is Miss Cara and I am the nursery depute of our wonderful nursery.
I have 16 years’ experience in the childcare sector and I am so passionate about my job with so many rewarding experiences.
I am so grateful being part of our dedicated team at Crossbasket Nursery School and watching and helping our little ones learn and grow.
You can find me in the front office at reception of the nursery so please pop in and say hello!

Miss Rochelle - Senior Practitioner

My name is Miss Rochelle, I have been a qualified nursery practitioner for over 10 years and currently hold a level 4 qualification.
I am the senior within our 0-2 department, The little ladybirds where I love to care and nurture our little ones.
My favourite thing to do in nursery with the children is being outdoors, going walks in our local environment and exploring at our nursery forest.
Please come and say hello!

Miss Laura-Ann - Senior Practitioner

Hello my name is Miss Laura-Ann, I have 12 years experience working within a nursery settings which mainly consists within a 0-3 department.
I am currently the senior in the 2-3 years room the Beautiful Butterflies playroom where I love supporting our children learn and develop.
My favourite activities to explore are messy and sensory play where our children have lots of opportunities to develop their imaginations and creativity skills.

Miss Caitlin - Senior Practitioner

Hi I am Miss Caitlin, I began working with Crossbasket Nursery in 2017 where I started my apprenticeship in the 2-3 department and have progressed to a senior role in the 3-5 department.
As well as my SVQ I have a wide variety of additional training including first aid, fire and tools, understanding Autism and Makaton.
I love to explore with the children with our favourites being scientific experiments, messy play and risky play.
We offer the children real life learning experiences which include cooking and baking where the children are able to express themselves while developing their independence and knowledge.
I enjoy creating bonds with the children and their families so please feel free to pop in and say hello!