Staff at Axon Place

Fatma Mbwana

Nursery Manager

Francesca Auger

Deputy Nursery Manager

Our staff are highly qualified

Sadaf Faheem

Nursery Room Leader

Sadaf is trained to NVQ Level 3 in Early Years and Childcare.

She works as a Nursery Room Leader in our babies room.

Sadaf is a trained Paediatric First Aider, Fire Warden and Manual handler and is qualified in both Safeguarding and Child Protection, all to NVQ Level 2.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities are important to us

Madeha Malik

Nursery Practioner
Special Educational Needs Coordinator

Madeha is qualified as an NVQ Level 3 in childcare and early years.

She is our qualified designated SENDco officer and works in Butterflies and Ladybirds (Pre-School) rooms.

Madeha is a trained Paediatric First Aider, Fire Warden and Manual handler and is qualified in both Safeguarding and Child Protection, all to NVQ Level 2.

Training our staff is very important to us

Samiya Begum

Nursery Room Leader

Samiya is a NVQ Level 3 Childcare and Early Years practitioner who completed her apprenticeship with us and has now become a Nursery Room Leader.

Samiya works full time in the Rainbow (Toddler) room and is a trained Paediatric First Aider, Fire Warden and Manual handler and is qualified in both Safeguarding and Child Protection, all to NVQ Level 2.

Lavanya is completing a teaching qualification before going on to train in Early Years

Lavanya Karri

Apprentice Nursery Practitioner

Lavanya has worked with young children for many years and is a highly experienced and qualified practitioner in her native country.

She is currently completing a teacher training qualification and plans to go on to qualify in early years childcare.

Amina is a highly qualified member of staff

Amina Maloba

Sessional Nursery Practioner

Amina is trained to NVQ Level 4 in Early Years and Childcare.

Amina is a trained Paediatric First Aider, Fire Warden and Manual handler and is qualified in both Safeguarding and Child Protection, all to NVQ Level 2.

 

We encourage our staff to continue their education

Fathima Iqbal

Sessional Nursery Practitioner

Fathima is trained to NVQ Level 5 in Early Years and Childcare.

Fathima works as a  Sessional Nursery Practitioner in our nursery, while studying at University to complete an extended Degree in Education studies and a BA Primary Education with QTS qualification.

She is a trained Paediatric First Aider, Fire Warden and Manual handler and is qualified in both Safeguarding and Child Protection, all to NVQ Level 2.

Barbara has been with Little Learners for many years

Bhavani (Barbara) Rajaratnan

Sessional Nursery Practitioner.

Barbara is trained to NVQ Level 3 in Early Years and Childcare.

Barbara is a Sessional Nursery Practitioner who works in the Rainbow (toddler) room

Sadaf is a trained Paediatric First Aider, Fire Warden and Manual handler and is qualified in both Safeguarding and Child Protection, all to NVQ Level 2.

Fresh, tasty home cooking is served up daily

Johnny Mayanja

Nursery Cook

Johnny holds an NVQ Level 2 Food and Hygiene qualification and is our full-time cook.

All food is delivered fresh on a weekly basis to the nursery and Johnny makes every meal from scratch. All our Nursery Practitioners eat meals with the children to ensure that a good example is set and that good table etiquette is maintained.

The children benefit from a four-week menu which includes a variety of healthy food inspired by diverse cultural roots. The menu changes according to the seasonal produce available.