Katie Luck



Katie has many years' experience working with young children in the Early Years profession, and is NVQ3 and SENCO trained. She is passionate about her job, and loves watching the development and growth of the children in her care.

Katie is the mother of two children.


Sophie Turner



Sophie has over 10 years' experience of working with children, and holds an NVQ3 in childcare. She loves to see how the children at St Mary's Nursery develop and flourish in their own unique ways.

Sophie is the mother of two daughters.



Wendy Park

Nursery Assistant

Wendy has worked in child care for the last 15 years, and is NVQ3 trained. She loves to knit and crochet, and shares her crafty skills with the children in the nursery.

Wendy has four children and seven grandchildren.


Evangeline Stevens


Nursery Assistant

Evangeline has over 10 years' child care experience. She holds both NVQ level 3 and 4 in child care, learning and development. She is passionate about supporting and educating in the Early Years.

Evangeline is the mother of two children.


Rebecca Cook


Nursery Assistant

Becky has over 10 years' experience of working within Early Years education in a range of roles: as a TA, SEN teaching assistant, nursery nurse and childminder. She has a degree in Early Years & Education. Becky brings her creativity and passion to the education of children in the Early Years.

Becky is the mother of one daughter.


Gemma Finnegan



Nursery Manager

Gemma has had a range of careers - actor, office manager, primary school teacher, stay-at-home mum - and is pleased to add Nursery Manager to her collection. She likes making long to-do lists and ticking things off them.

Gemma is the mother of two children.


Paula Sansbury


Paula has worked for St Mary's Nursery since 2002, initially being the first point of call for prospective new parents, keeping the register up to date and dealing with fees and grant funding, and later taking on the banking for the nursery. When she's not balancing the books, Paula enjoys gardening, knitting and sewing for local craft fairs.

Paula is the mother of three boys.