Julie – Registered Owner, Designated Safeguarding Officer, Inco. I have been working with children and their families for over 23 years in both a personal capacity and professionally. I love watching children grow as individuals both physically, socially and emotionally. Watching children learn through play is a passion of mine and I am dedicated to making Little Bears the best start in a child’s education. Likes: Football, Reading and Socialising Dislikes: Spiders and Tuna !


Sam -Manager/Supervisor, Designated Safeguarding Officer, Inco I have been working at Little Bears for 14 years. I enjoy watching the children grow from when they first start to leaving for ‘Big’ school in their independence, social skills and all round development. Likes: Gardening, Take That and Walking Dislikes: Brussel Sprouts


Kate -Supervisor/Assistant, I love working with children and I feel very privileged to be part of their early years learning. I enjoy spending time with them and getting to know their families whilst watching their confidence grow as they develop new skills. It gives me great pleasure to see them progress through their early years and I feel very proud each year when they move onto school, knowing I have played a part in preparing them for the next step in their learning journey. Likes: Socialising with friends and family, Monthly Quiz’s Dislikes: Olives


Susie -Deputy Supervisor/Assistant, I have been been working at Little Bears for 11 years. I enjoy working at Little Bears as each day is different and it is lovely seeing the children grow and thrive whilst they are here. I enjoy messy play, particularly shaving foam! you can’t be in messy without getting messy yourself. Likes: Ice Cream and Walking my dog Dislikes: Garlic and Flying


Lisa -Deputy Supervisor/Assistant, I find working with children to be very rewarding and I enjoy seeing them progress and grow during their time with us, and after they move onto their next school. Likes: Exercising, Reading and spending time with my family Dislikes: Frogs


Liz -Supervisor/Assistant, I am a mother of 3 boys, an Auntie/great Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Therefore it was an obvious choice to work with children. I enjoy watching them grow in confidence through their play and develop socially. I have worked at Little Bears for 12 years. Likes:Cake, Chocolate, gardening and having fun with family and friends. Dislikes: Spiders


Ann -Assistant, I have worked with children all my adult life and voluntary before such as helping with Brownies and cubs. I have worked at Little Bears for 16 years and I enjoy watching the children grow and develop into their own personalities and to help them achieve their goals. Likes: Going to musicals and reading Dislikes: Mice and Rats