Meet the nursery staff

Meet the staff at Bright Starts Day Nursery

Our dedicated team of nursery staff all have current DBS (disclosure and barring check) and we support the continued and ongoing training for staff members to ensure that we can support the children with the most current and up to date practice.

Jenny Booker

Jenny Booker

Owner & Manager

Early Years Professional Status & BA degree in Childhood Studies
Jenny has worked with children for 15 years, and been at the nursery for 10 years. Jenny is a designated Child Protection Officer for the nursery.

Sonia Lambeth

Sonia Lambeth

Senior Nursery Practitioner

Cache Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning & Development
Sonia has worked at the nursery for 11 years. Sonia is responsible for the nursery in Jenny’s absence. Sonia is a designated Child Protection Officer at the nursery.

Jodie Sampson

Jodie Sampson

Nursery Practitioner

Cache Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning & Development
Jodie has worked at the nursery for 5 years and joined the team after completing her qualification at Chichester College and did some of her student placements here.

Sophie Mustard

Sophie Mustard

Nursery Practitioner

Cache Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning & Development
Sophie has worked at the nursery for 4 years and joined the team after completing her Cache Level 2 at Chichester College. She achieved her Cache Level 3 whilst working here.

Hannah Cook

Hannah Cook

Nursery Practitioner

Cache Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning & Development
Hannah has worked at the nursery for 5 years and joined the team after completing her qualification at Chichester College and did some of her student placements here.

Kelly Booker

Kelly Booker

Nursery Practitioner

Cache Level 2 in Children’s Care, Learning & Development
Kelly has worked at the nursery for 3 years. She has completed her qualification whilst working here.

Carla Slade

Carla Slade

Casual Nursery Assistant

Carla joined the nursery in January 2016 as casual staff. She has worked with Home start as a volunteer before coming to us.

Scarlett Spurway

Scarlett Spurway

Nursery Practitioner

Scarlett has been at the nursery since April 2015. She is currently studying towards her Level 2 qualifications and attends Chichester College every Thursday.

Pam Clarke

Pam Clarke

Nursery Cleaner

As we are all so good at making a mess at the nursery, we need someone equally as good to help us clean up afterwards. Pam helps us maintain our clean environment.

Gary Booker

Gary Booker

Maintenance

Gary has worked at the nursery since September 2013. He helps fix and maintain most things within the nursery!