Meet the team

Many of our staff have been with us for a long time and only leave us when they are moving on to further training or to achieve promotion in another setting (or to have babies of their own!). 


The Directors of Batford Day Care Limited are:

  • Sarah Hedges (Head of Batford Nursery School and Day Care)
  • Georgina Collings
  • Jenny Elworthy Croughton


The Day Care Manager is Amy Gaitely and the Business Manager is Zoe Price.

The Deputy Manager is Sarah Darkins.

 Buntings (0-2s) 

EYP, Room Lead Support

Kayleigh Harris


Gillian Clayton


Abi Cooper


Tracey Holden

Early Years Assistant

Julia Lamb

  *EYP = Early Years Practitioner

Cuckoos (2-3s)
EYP, Room Lead Monica Chowdury
EYP Naomi Dickinson
EYP Sylvia Harris
EYP Joy Scott
EYP Tanya Fisher
Early Years Assistant Emma Bates

*EYP = Early Years Practitioner

 Rainbows (3-4s) 

EYP, Room Lead Jennie Harris
EYP, Room Lead Jackie Ismay
Early Years Assistant Michele Evans

 *EYP = Early Years Practitioner

Support Staff
Chef Chrissy McGarvey