Nursery Life

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Staff

Karen O’Connor – Headteacher, Berkhamsted Pre-Prep

With many years of Early Years experience, Mrs O’Connor works closely with the Day Nursery senior management team, ensuring that the best educational experiences are provided. First and foremost, her priority is to provide the very best in early child development and learning, with exceptional levels of care and nurture so that the children and their families have a secure and strong sense of belonging. Leading the Nursery team to always strive for excellence, is key to her vision for providing an outstanding setting that places each and every child at the centre.

Natasha Young – Day Nursery Manager

Having worked with children in a variety of roles Natasha has built up a secure knowledge of the needs of all age groups. She is passionate about the importance of early years care and education and believes that what children experience at this young age provides a foundation for the rest of their lives. Through excellent leadership she enables the team to deliver the highest level of care to each individual child in the nursery enabling them to achieve their full potential.

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The staff show genuine concern and care for the children and the entire organisation seems very well run and organised. We like the variety of learning activities that are included in the curriculum that encourage development from both sides of brain.

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- Parent of a child in Nutkins room

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Fantastic personal knowledge of all children and obvious interest in them as people, not numbers.

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- Parent of a child in Tiggywinkles room

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Great facilities and staff. There is a warm and caring atmosphere, with an impressive range of activities to stimulate learning. Lucky children!

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- Parent of a child in Puddleducks room

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There is a wonderful, welcoming atmosphere within the nursery and a real sense that all the staff and children know the children well. It is evident that children are happy, safe and secure and enjoy being around the staff and environment.

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- Parent of a child in Tiggywinkles room