Toddlers

Tasha Ward, Eureka! NurseryTasha Ward
Lead Practitioner

  • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: October 2013
  • Early Years Qualifications: NVQ Level 3, currently working towards my Early Years Foundation Degree. Level 3 First Aider.
  • Favourite thing about your job:
    I love organising and going on outings with the children as well as getting the Nursery involved with our local community.
  • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
    Going to France on holiday with family and getting locked out of the caravan. We had to wiggle and push me through the tiny window we left open to unlock the door from inside.

 

Sam Dawson

Samantha Dawson
Early Years Practitioner

  • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: May 2016
  • Early Years Qualifications: Level 3 NVQ Childcare & Level 2 First Aider.
  • Favourite thing about your job:
    My favourite thing about my job is seeing the children grow and develop. I also enjoy doing various activities with the children.
  • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
    My favourite childhood memory is family holidays abroad or to the caravan, visiting theme parks and arcades. Sledging down snowy hills with my sister and one of us falling off.

 

Emma Mcdonald

Emma McDonald
Early Years Practitioner

  • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: February 2016
  • Early Years Qualifications: NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Level 3 First Aider.
  • Favourite thing about your job:
    Seeing the children move through the Nursery and develop their own personality. Listening to the stories pre-school children talk about. Enjoying messy activities with the children but also working with the staff.
  • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
    Going on holiday with family to different countries and trips out with Grandparents. Making mud slides with my cousins in flowery summer dresses. Making up dances to B*Witched songs.

 

Gemma Paniczew

Gemma Painczew


Early Years Assistant

  • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: August 2014
  • Early Years Qualifications: Level 2 Qualified & currently training for Level 3
  • Favourite thing about your job:
    Seeing the children’s faces light up with smiles when they enter the room. I also enjoy helping children to develop and learn and experience new things.
  • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
    Spending lots of time with my family especially my cousins. Having a cousin the same age as me, meant that we were inseparable when growing up.

 

 

 

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