Toddlers

Sarah SutcliffeEureka! The National Children’s Museum new Spark Gallery installation
Lead Practitioner

  • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: April 2018
  • Early Years Qualifications: CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education, Level 3 First Aider.
  • Favourite thing about your job:
    Seeing children develop, planning and doing educational activities to help children have fun.
  • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
    Going to the beach with my little sister.

 

Emma Mcdonald

Emma McDonald
Early Years Practitioner (currently on maternity leave)

  • 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 Painczew

Gemma Paniczew
Early Years Practitioner

  • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: August 2014
  • Early Years Qualifications: Level 2 Qualified & 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.

 

 

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.

 

Jess Midgley
Early Years Practitioner 

  • Date you joined Eureka! Nursery: August 2018
  • Early Years Qualifications: BA (Hons) in Early Years and Childhood Studies
  • Favourite thing about your job:
    Seeing the children develop and learn new skills.
  • What’s your favourite childhood memory?
    Going to the beach and building sandcastles.

 

 

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