Our Practitioners

Vicki Sutcliffe
Nursery Manager
Education: N.N.E.B
Experience: 22 Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: The Great Outdoor
I qualified my N.N.E.B in July 1996. Since then I have worked in childcare in various settings, both as a private nanny and within a private day nursery. I have worked at Appleton day nursery since January 2003, where I […]
Megan Mable
Deputy Manager
Education: Accredited Language Lead NNEB
Experience: 11 Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Adventures with My Family
I qualified as a NNEB nursery nurse in august 1998, and have worked at Appleton for the past 11 years. I have worked in each room and enjoy building positive relationships with the children and their families. I am […]
Rebecca Allen
Nursery Cook
Education: Basic Food Hygiene
Experience: 5 Year
Hobbies: Family Activities
I am the cook at Appleton, I really enjoy my time providing nutritious exciting meals for the children. Creating meals and watching them being enjoyed is very rewarding. […]
Beatie Price
Supply staff
Education: GCSEs
Experience: 1 Year in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Dancing and Family
 I have worked at  Appleton since May 2017 I have worked through  out the hole nursery I enjoy working with children encouraging them to thrive in my spare I go to time I work in a dance school helping children […]
Charlie Anne Schindler
Supply staff
Education: GCSEs
Experience: 1 Year in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Friends and Family
I find working at Appleton very rewarding. I enjoy working in all the rooms throughout the nursery supporting the staff in their daily activities. I have a son of my own so when not at nursery I am very busy […]
Sharon Haines
Holiday club
Education: NVQ 3
Experience: 8 Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Tracing My Family Tree
I have worked at Appleton nursery for about 8 years and I really enjoy working here. In my spare time I love spending time with my grandchildren and seeing my family. I have been tracing my family tree for about 9 […]
Steph Hughes
Ladybirds Practitioner
Education: NVQ 3
Experience: 6 Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Day's Out With My Family
I have worked at Appleton day nursery since 2003 during this time I have also worked two seasons overseas working in kids clubs for Thomas cook and I have done charity work in Gambia, Africa but always returned to this […]
Kim Boddy
Butterflies Practitioner
Education: Behavioural NVQ 3
Experience: 7 Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Outdoor Adventures
My name is Kim and I have worked at Appleton for nearly 6 years. I find my job very rewarding from helping children to learn to walk or eating with a knife and fork every day is different. My free […]
Alice Thompson
Butterflies Practitioner
Education: NVQ 3
Experience: 7 Year in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Spending Time With Family
My name is Alice Thompson, I’ve been working here at Appleton day nursery for two years, I’ve had 7 years of experience working with Children and have a level 3 NVQ Qualification in childcare. […]
Leanne Samuels
Bumblebees Practitioner Safe Guarding Officer
Education: NVQ 3
Experience: 9 Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Going On Adventures
I have been in  childcare at Appleton for 9 years.Most of my free time is taken up by my 7yr old son, we love to go swimming and visiting new places. We are a very creative duo always making things, […]