Meet Our Staff

Local nursery in Nottingham

Brooklyn Day Nursery is a local nursery offering top-quality childcare services. All our staff are qualified and experienced. Speak to a member of our team now for more details.    
Management
Management
Sue Dursley
Name: Sue Dursley
Job Role: Owner/manager
Qualifications: Paediatric Nurse, Level 3 Childcare, Safeguarding, First Aid, Baby Training
About Sue: Born and grew up at Brooklyn, took over ownership from my parents in 2002. Sue is married, with 19 year old triplets and an 8 year old and is obsessed with guinea pigs and Westies.
Laura Baley
Name: Laura Baley
Job Role: Deputy
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare, SENCO, Safeguarding, First Aid, Team Leadership
About Laura: Worked at Brooklyn since 2009 and has a little boy.
Emma Hodges
Name: Emma Hodges
Job Role: Deputy
Qualifications: Foundation degree in Childcare, First Aid, Language Lead
About Emma: Worked at Brooklyn since 2004. Emma has a 7 year old and a 4 year old.

Room Leaders

Name: Emily Brooke
Job Role: Part - time Staff
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare, Language Lead, SENCO, First Aid
About Emily: Worked at Brooklyn since 2007. Emily is married with 2 children.
Courtney Blackwell
Name: Courtney Blackwell
Job Role: Tweenie Room Leader
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare, First Aid, Customer Care
About Emma: Worked at Brooklyn since 2012. Courtney loves her dog and babysitting.
Tina Henstock
Name: Tina Henstock
Job Role: Toddler Lounge Leader
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare, First Aid and Baby Training
About Tina: Employed at Brooklyn this year (2014). Tina is married with 3 children, aged 6, 15 and 19.

Yasmine Tesoriere
Name: Yasmine Tesoriere
Job Role: Preschool Leader, Forest School Practitioner
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare and Forest School
About Yasmine: Worked at Brooklyn since 2013. Yasmine was a student with us prior to working here full time.
Cheryl Allan
Name: Cheryl Allan
Job Role: Preschool Staff
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare, Customer Care, Handling children with a disability, First Aid
About Cheryl: Worked at Brooklyn since 1989. Cheryl is married with 2 children, aged 13 and 11.
Hayley Purdey
Name: Hayley Purdey
Job Role: Tweenie Room Staff
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare, Customer Care, First Aid
About Hayley: Worked at Brooklyn since 2004. Hayley has a son aged 7 and takes care of the Brooklyn Guinea Pig herd. 
Leah Reilly
Name: Leah Reilly
Job Role: Toddler Lounge Staff
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare, First Aid, Customer Care
About Leah: Worked at Brooklyn since 2009. Leah has now a 2 year old.
 Name: Molly Vallance
Job Role: Tweenie Room Staff
Qualifications: Level 2 Childcare, First Aid
About Molly: Molly has been a student with Brooklyn since 2015.
Sophie Newbold
Name: Sophie Newbold
Job Role: Baby Lounge Staff
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare, First Aid, Customer Care
About Sophie: Sophie has been an apprentice training at Brooklyn since 2011. Now has a 1 year old baby.
 Name: Jodie Frith
Job Role: Baby Lounge Leader
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare Qualifications, First Aid, Baby Training
About Jodie: Jodie has 2 young girls and has worked at Brooklyn with a short career gap since 2007.
Name: Amy Griffiths
Job Role: Preschool Staff
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare, First Aid
About Amy: Amy has worked at Brooklyn since the age of 16.
 Name: Louise Booth
Job Role: Toddler Lounge Staff
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare, First Aid, Baby Training
About Louise: Louise has 3 children of her own. 
Name: Emma White
Job Role: Cook
About Emma: Has 2 young boys. 
Name: Lois Bellaby
Job Role: Part time staff
Qualifications: Level 3 Childcare, First aid
About Lois: Worked at Brooklyn at december 2013 till 2016 then pursued a different line of interest now back at Brooklyn 
"Absolutely fantastic nursery. Both my son and daughter thrived from being at Brooklyn Day Nursery. Lots of outdoor activities and letting children learn by ' being children' and exploring their surroundings. All the staff are amazing."
Debbie Priest 
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