Family Owned Nursery in Garforth

Meet The Team

Shannen

My name is Shannen and I have a Degree in Children’s Care, Learning and Development and Early Years. I have a son and a daughter. I enjoy spending my spare time with my family and with our very loveable dog Luna.

Rhiannon

My name is Rhiannon. I returned to working in childcare after my maternity finished. I welcomed my daughter in August of 2023 and married my now husband in the December. In my spare time I like to read books and spend time with my daughter at parks and at home.

Josh

My name is Josh and I have recently returned to Sweet Peas after 2 years away Jan 2023. I am a huge football fan, supporting my beloved Leeds United most weekends.

Millie

My name is Millie and I have recently qualified in level 3 childcare and currently at University working towards level 6 in young children’s learning and development. I love spending time with my family and friends watching rom coms and I love my sun holidays.

Kennedy

My name is Kennedy and I have 2 years experience working within childcare. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family most and also travelling to different countries.

Jordan

My name is Jordan and I am working towards my level 3 in Childcare. In my spare time I enjoy travelling and have been to places like Thailand and Vietnam. I also enjoy football and support Liverpool.

Sophie

My name is Sophie and I have worked in childcare for over 4 years.  I have a Level 3 qualification. During my spare time I like to socialise with friends and family.

Emma

My name is Emma. I have worked in childcare settings for 16 years. I have 2 boys and enjoy spending my time with them doing lots of different things such as going on adventures and playing hide and seek.

Nicola

My name is Nicola and I am an Early Years Educator in Explorer Suite. I have a Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Education and have worked with Children for over 20 years. I have 3 children and we enjoy going for long dog walks. I also love playing the piano.

 

Courtney

My name is Courtney, I am working as the Nursery Assistant in Explorer Suite over the lunch period. I love spending time with my daughter and family.

Mel

My name is Mel, married to David, I have two grown up daughters Georgie and Cassidy and now have 1 beautiful grandson Parker. I like to eat out and socialise with friends. I love holidays abroad and weekend breaks. Most of my time is walking our dog, Miguel. I worked in retail for 36 years and thought a change is as good as a rest, so now at Sweet Peas as I love children and their individual characters.

 

Mel

My name is Melanie and I have a level 3 qualification in Childcare. I have worked in childcare since 2019. I enjoy socialising with my friends, spending time with my daughter and having cuddles with my cat, Shelby.

Christine

My name is Christine, I gained my Primary Education degree (with QTS and science specialism) in 2015. I have been working with children and their families ever since. I live with my husband, son and new daughter . 

 

Stacey

My name is Stacey. I am qualified to level 3 qualified in Early Years. I have worked in childcare settings for over 18 years and 9 of those years were spent working in a school and nursery in UAE. I have two children myself and enjoy having adventures with them and we absolutely love baking.

Natalie

My name is Nat and I have worked in childcare for over 13 years now. I love working with children because each child has their own personality and show this when they are playing and communicating with each other. I love to help them grow into young people. In my busy hectic life, I spend time with my two children, Poppy and Theo.

Diane

My name is Diane and I have over 16 years of child care experience. I have an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare. In my spare time I like to run, go out on my mountain bike and go to exercise classes. I have a daughter called Daisy and I like to support her in her football team.

Aaminah

My name is Aaminah. I graduated with a degree in Psychology in 2023 and will be starting teacher training in primary early years in September. I have a black cat called Mr Nalah Walah and enjoy going on long hikes, usually in the lake district.

Lindsey

My name is Lindsey and I have worked in childcare for over 7 years. I have a Diploma in Childcare and Education. In my spare time I enjoy reading, walking and spending time with my family.

Emily

My name is Emily and I have a Level 3 qualification in Childcare. I live in Garforth and I like roast dinners and Disney movies.

Bobbie

My name is Bobbie and I am currently studying for my degree in English Literature. I love spending time with my little boy and my family, making memories, going on holiday and socialising with my friends.

Jess

My name is Jess, and I am currently aiming towards my level 3 in Childcare. In my spare time I enjoy seeing my family and friends and enjoy long walks. 

 

Emily

My name is Emily, I have a degree in Early childhood studies and I am excited to be at Sweet Peas to develop my understanding of what makes children happy! I enjoy spending time with my family and watching Disney films.

Jayne

My name is Jayne and I have a Level 3 in Childcare. I have taken a long break to work in hospitality and have worked to get back into looking after children as I love to be around them as this is when I am happiest. I have 2 daughters and enjoy spending time with my family and my dog.

Amy

My name is Amy and I am qualified to level 3 in Childcare. I really love working at Sweet Peas with the children. I like to spend my spare time with family and friends and I love travelling and reading.

Tracey

My name is Tracey, I work in the reception office and my role is Personal Assistant to the Managing Director and support to management as well as all our lovely families. I am level 3 qualified in Business Administration. I have 2 girls, Erin and Paige who are my world and they both started their educational journey at Sweet Peas and loved every minute.

Debbie

My name is Debbie and I am the housekeeper here at Sweet Peas. I love travelling and holidaying and spending time with my grandchildren.

Mollie

Mollie

My name is Mollie, I work in Baby Suite and I have just graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a degree in Child Development and play work. I usually spend my free time either watching or playing sports, mainly football and cricket. I love working with Children as it gives me a sense of responsibility and pride to watch children achieve their milestones.

 

Heidi

My name is Heidi and I have a level 3 qualification in Childcare. In my spare time I spend a lot of it with my 3 children and love visiting soft play centres and going on long walks together. I also have 3 dogs called Vixen, Kaya and Minnie.

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Vic

Vic

My name is Vic, I have returned back to Sweet Peas after having a break from Childcare. I am working between all suites which I am really enjoying. I have recently got married, I am obsessed with my dog Pascal and love long muddy walks. You will often see me dancing along and making up my own songs.

Gemma

My name is Gemma and I have moved back home to Yorkshire in January 2024 after living in Scotland. This is where I started my career in Childcare. In my spare time I enjoy running and am part of a local running club. I can be often found at a park run on a Saturday morning. 

 

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Libby

Libby

My name is Libby and I am studying an early years apprenticeship at Sweet Peas.

Cassidy

My name is Cassidy….

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