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Figheldean Outdoor Nursery Team

Grace

Nursery manager Grace Figheldean

Emily

Nursery Practitioner Salisbury Emily Figheldean

Senior Manager

I joined the Brambles team in March 2014, and have been at Figheldean ever since moving through as deputy manager, manager and now senior manager.

 

I have had many years of experience in Early years in a variety of settings and gained my Ba Hons in Primary Practice at Winchester university while being a practitioner.


I am passionate about treating people as individuals meeting the needs of our families and my wonderful team at Figheldean as well as the wider Brambles family in my new role. The children are the heart of what we do here at Brambles.

During my childhood we were a military family living in many countries but now my family and I have put down roots in Wiltshire. At home my boyfriend and I live in the heart of Amesbury and are hoping to adopt a dog soon!

Senior Practitioner

(Foxes Family)

Hi, my name is Emily  and I have been working in Early years since I was 17. I have a degree in Early Childhood studies and my Early Years Professional status. I love working with children watching them explore new activities, grow and develop. I have worked in a variety of different settings who have used different approaches to learning.

 

In my spare time I enjoy going for walks out in the New Forest, baking lots of yummy goodies and I love to sew making various creations. I have recently learnt how to make children’s clothes. Hopefully one day I’ll be able to make my own wardrobe!!

Jo

Jo nursery staff Figheldean salisbury

Senior Practitioner &
Deputy Safeguarding Lead

(Foxes Family)

Hi, my name is Jo and I have over 15 years experience working with children aged 0-5 years and I have an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare. I previously worked in a nursery for eight years before having the opportunity to work as a family support worker in a Children's Centre. During this role I gained extensive knowledge of safeguarding young children and families.

I have two children aged five and ten and we love being outdoors, especially finding big puddles to bike through or to jump in! I also love playing netball, walking our dog and generally seeking out adventures with my family!

Clare

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Practitioner and SENCo
(Foxes Family)

Hi my name is Clare, I have enjoyed many years working with children and young people in a variety of settings. I worked in residential children’s care homes for 12 years specialising in working alongside children who have speech, communication difficulties and Autism. I have lots of SEN qualifications, including Thrive and Makaton training. I have experience in residential schools, outdoor activity centres and in the Early Years setting in schools.

 

Outside of work I love to have adventures with my family, enjoying camping, walking our dog and riding our pony. I can also be found a few nights a week playing on a Netball court.

Vicky

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Apprentice
(Foxes Family)

Hello, my name is Vicky and I'm an apprentice at Brambles Figheldean Outdoor Nursery.

I have been working in childcare for a year in another nursery and I joined Brambles beacuse I wanted to further my career in childcare. I am now working towards my Level 3 qualification.

I grew up in Coventry and recently moved to Amesbury. In m y spare timer I love to go on walks and dancing.

Bex

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Deputy Manager
(Owls Family)

Hi I'm Bex and I belong to the Brambles Owl family at the Brambles Figheldean setting.  My Brambles journey started in 2021 as a SEN Practitioner in Foxes, however, I was offered the role of Deputy Manager for their Owls Family and I jumped at the opportunity!

I have a genuine passion for for supporting children achieve the best start in life. I am currently working towards a BA (Hons) in Childhood and Youth Studies.

Away from Brambles I enjoy reading and spending time with my friends and family. I also love travelling and exploring different cultures of the world.

Emily

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Hannah

Hannah Figheldean Salisbury nursery

Practitioner
(Owls Family)

I started my Brambles journey in January 2019 as part of the Owl Family here in Figheldean near Salisbury. I completed my level 3 in September 2020 and I can’t wait to continue helping and supporting all of our young people as they grow and develop at Brambles.

 

In my spare time I love going out for walks and bike rides with my three nephews as well as helping my mum or dad outside in their gardens planting flowers and vegetables.

Apprentice
(Owls Family)

Hi, my name is Hannah and I am an apprentice here at Brambles Outdoor Nursery Group in Figheldean.

I have completed my BETC in Childcare and Development and I enjoy looking after children, supporting them in their learning and development.

In my spare time I am a young leader for Rainbows and I enjoy going out into town with my friends and listening to music.

Evie

Evie Figheldean Salisbury nursery

Hello I'm Evie and I am an apprentice here at Brambles Figheldean in Figheldean.

I have been working in childcare for the last two years and I genuinely enjoy it. I am currently working towards my Level 3 qualification.

In my spare time I enjoy looking after my two younger sisters and babysitting.

Practitioner
(Squirrels Family)

Hello, I'm Evie and I am a practitioner here at Brambles Outdoor Nursery in Figheldean.

I have been working in childcare for the last two years and i genuinely enjoy every minute of it! I am currently working towards my Level 3 qualification.

In my spare time I enjoy looking after my two younger sisters and babysitting for others.

Beki

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Deputy Manager
(Squirrels Family)

Hi, I’m Beki and I started my Brambles adventure in 2019 as a Practitioner. In 2020 I became a Senior Practitioner and I have now progressed to the role of Deputy Manager alongside one of my lovely colleagues! I love that Brambles has given me such wonderful opportunities and I have gained so much experience from it. I have worked in childcare for eight years and in 2020 I started studying the Diploma for the Early Years Senior Practitioner Level 5 and since then, I have learnt new skills that I have been able to take to my practice. I love watching the children grow and being part of their development is very rewarding.

In my spare time I enjoy walking in the countryside or visiting the beach especially when the sun is setting! I love going to the gym and spending time with family and friends. 

Harriet

Harriet apprentice at wilton outdoor nursery near salisbury

Practitioner

(Squirrels Family)

Hi I'm Harri and I qualified with my Level 2 in Early years in 2021. I previously worked as a a sports communicator across Europe and the USA. The Covid-19 pandemic provided me with the opportunity pursue my long running passion for childcare by joining Brambles Outdoor Nursery here in Wiltshire. I am currently studying for my Level 3 in Early Years and I have my Level 2 in Makaton. 

In my spare time I enjoy reading, walking my dogs and learning new languages.

Jade

Nursery Salisbury apprentice Jade Figheldean

Apprentice
(Squirrels Family)

Hello I am Jade and I am an Apprentice at Brambles Figheldean.

I am currently working on my Level 3.  I love being outside and working with children.

 

I have two children of my own and two step daughters. I have always enjoyed working with children, in the past I have babysat for various families. I have a dog called Oscar and enjoy taking him for walks and to play fetch.I love spending time with my family most and I enjoy swimming and fun activities.

Victoria

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Apprentice

 

Hi my name is Victoria, I’m an apprentice at Brambles Figheldean.

I’m currently working on getting my level 2.

In my spare time I enjoy taking my nephew and siblings out down the park and for nice long walks by the river.

Michelle

Nursery cook Michelle Salisbury

Cook
 

Hello I'm Michelle and I am the cook here at the Brambles Figheldean setting.

 

I have a genuine passion for nutritious cooking and I love baking. I love every aspect of my job; what better way to make someone happy through their tummy?!