Sara-Lou Knightbridge B.A (hons), P.G.C.E. , E.Y.P.S
Manager and owner
I opened Olney Nursery in 1996 after teaching in primary schools in both Milton Keynes and Northampton. It was a natural professional progression to teach Early Years as, as a primary school teacher I had seen first hand the importance of giving young children an excellent, solid foundation as a starting point for their educational journey.
Samantha Harlow B.A (Hons) Early Years Studies
Samantha started her career in childcare when she was awarded a grade A in her Level 3 in Childcare and Education. Following eight years of working within the Early Years sector Samantha wanted a new professional challenge and went forward to being awarded a merit in her Foundation Degree and achieving a 2;1 B.A,(hons) degree in Early Years Studies in 2020.
Erin Smith Level 3 in Childcare and Education
Erin joined us after working for years in the early years as a childminder and in a local day care nursery. Erin is very dedicated to helping children with special educational needs and this is now her focus for her professional development at Olney Nursery.
Sarah Gannon Level 2 Childcare and Education
Sarah joined us with years of experience of being a Teaching Assistant at a local school. Her enthusiasm and dedication was evident from the first day. Since Sarah has joined the team at Olney Nursery she has gained her Level 2 in Childcare and Education and is continuing her professional development
Amber joined us to ensure a consistent, creative and enabling environment for the children attending Nursery that gives our days that wow factor. Her planned activities really engage and stimulate the children imagination, creativity and learning experiences. Amber is currently studying for her Level 2 in Childcare and Education