The Pink Cottage Team

We are extremely proud of our professional staff team who are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of care and education for all children who attend our setting.

Katharine Neighbour - Nursery Director
BTEC National Diploma in Childhood Studies
Foundation Degree in Early Years Care and Education (Level 4)

Zoe Miller - Nursery Director
BTEC National Diploma in Nursery Nursing

Donna Reed – Nursery Manager
CACHE Level 3 NVQ in Children's Learning and Development

Kelly Hodge – Senior Childcare Practitioner
Early Years Educator Level 3

Gemma Hawkins - Childcare Practitioner
CACHE Level 3 NVQ in Children's Care, Learning and Development

Kim McNamara - Childcare Practitioner
NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education

Jackie Eastman - Childcare Practitioner
NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education

Lucy Rey – Childcare Practitioner
BTEC National Diploma in Childhood Studies

Jade Marshall - Childcare Practitioner
Early Years Educator Level 3

Amy Salter - Childcare Apprentice
Working towards a Level 3 Childcare Qualification

Molly Stringer - Childcare Apprentice
Working towards a Level 3 Childcare Qualification

Kane Bales - Childcare Apprentice
Working towards a Level 3 Childcare Qualification

Lesley Merritt – Nursery Cook
Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering


We aim for all members of staff to hold current paediatric first aid, child protection and food hygiene certificates. The safety and welfare of the children in our care is of paramount importance.