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Hannah JamesEureka! The National Children's Museum - Staff Portraits – Picture date Tuesday 22 August, 2017 (Halifax, West Yorkshire) Photo copyright, contact for licensing. For licensed images, credit should read: Jonathan Pow/jp@jonathanpow.com (REF: POW_170822_6061)
Lead Practitioner

    • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: July 2017
    • Early Years Qualifications: CACHE Level 3, BA Hons Early Years
    • Favourite thing about your job:
      Watching the children develop whilst enjoying themselves.
    • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
      Having days out with the family and building dens in the garden.

 

Beth BriggsBethany-BriggsNEW
Early Years Practitioner 

      • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: July 2018
      • Early Years Qualifications: BA (Hons) in Childhood Studies
      • Favourite thing about your job:
        Is seeing the children develop and grow on a daily basis.
      • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
        Is spending hours with my sister exploring the forest behind the back of my house.

 

Kelly Parker
Early Years Practitioner

      • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: March 2019
      • Early Years Qualifications: B.A (Hons) Young Children’s Learning & Development, First Aid
      • Favourite thing about your job:
        Having fun with the children and having lots of singing and dancing. It’s great to see them progress in confidence which then helps them for their future learning.
      • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
        Playing outside for as long as we could, making dens, climbing trees, playing in the mud and exploring the local forests with my friends. Also finding wild animals and making our own frog pond.

 

Kellie Foster
Early Years Practitioner (maternity cover)

      • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: February 2019
      • Early Years Qualifications: Level 3 in Childcare Studies, Paediatric First Aider
      • Favourite thing about your job: 
        I really enjoy working within all rooms and getting the chance to meet all children, parents & carers. I love the feel when children arrive and are happy to come for cuddles and excitedly shout your name.
      • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
        I really enjoyed taking my younger sibling for long adventurous walks high up in the fields where we found quarries. We had fun all day until our bellies began to rumble.

 

Laura Riley

Laura Riley
Early Years Practitioner (currently on maternity leave)

    • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: August 2007
    • Early Years Qualifications: CACHE Certificate – Level 2, CACHE Diploma – Level 3. Paediatric First Aider
    • Favourite thing about your job:
      Helping children to achieve their goals, supporting confidence when gaining new skills. And working with parents to support in the home environment also.
    • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
      Making perfume using water, petals and leaves.

Tyron BurnettEureka! The National Children's Museum - Staff Portraits – Picture date Tuesday 22 August, 2017 (Halifax, West Yorkshire) Photo copyright, contact for licensing. For licensed images, credit should read: Jonathan Pow/jp@jonathanpow.com (REF: POW_170822_5943)
Early Years Support Assistant

  • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: April 2010
  • Early Years Qualifications: Diploma in Childcare & Education Level 3
  • Favourite thing about your job:
    I get to meet a variety of diverse children and provide support for them and their families.
  • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
    Growing up in the Caribbean surrounded by family and friends in the sunshine.

 

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