Big Toddlers

Melissa Gerrard
Lead Practitioner

  • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: January 2015
  • Early Years Qualifications: BA Honours in Early Years, Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies, Cache Certificate, Diploma and NVQ in Childcare and Education. Level 3 First Aider.
  • Favourite thing about your job:
    Watching and helping the children grow into confident individuals. Seeing their smiles when they achieve something new and working in close partnerships with the families.
  • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
    The first time I went on a plane, going to Spain with my family. Swimming with my sisters and visiting universal studios, going on the rides.

 

Claire FaheyClaire Farhey
 
Early Years Practitioner

  • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: October 2005
  • Early Years Qualifications: BTEC National Diploma in Early Years & Playwork. Level 3 First Aider.
  • Favourite thing about your job:
    Watching the children change and enjoying Nursery and being happy.
  • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
    Going on holiday.

 

 

Laura Riley

Laura Riley
Early Years Practitioner

  • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: August 2007
  • Early Years Qualifications: CACHE Certificate – Level 2, CACHE Diploma – Level 3. Level 2 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.

 

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)
Early Years 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.

 

 

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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