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We are proposing to merge Ark Ayrton nursery class with Alpha nursery and open as Ark Ayrton Nursery. Take our quick survey to let us know your thoughts.  

Staff

ARK Alpha is proud to have a low turn over of staff enabling you and your child to form lasting relationships with the staff caring for them.

  • Anne H Chapman – Headteacher of ARK Ayrton Primary Academy and ARK Alpha Nursery
  • Julie Ayrton – Manager of ARK Alpha Nursery 
  • Chris Kone - Deputy Manager & Designated Safeguarding Officer
  • Jessica Harrison - Early Years Professional & SENCO
  • Amanda Phillimore - Turtles Room Leader
  • Kimberley Todd - Starfish Room Leader
  • Gemma Paddon - Jellyfish Room Leader
  • Lucy Kettley - Sharks Room Lead

 

Staff team

Turtles (0 – 20 months)

  • Amanda Phillimore - Room Leader
  • Sharon Williamson - Level 3
  • Stacey Oakes - Level 2
  • Brooke Fard - Apprentice

 

Starfish (21 months – 2 yrs 8 months)

  • Kimberley Todd - Room Leader
  • Jolene Jordan - Level 3
  • Paige Wort - Level 3
  • Emily Hockley - Level 3
  • Marlee Hatherly - Apprentice

 

Jellyfish (2 yrs 9 months – 3 yrs 7 months)

  • Gemma Paddon - Room Leader
  • Natalie Cowie - Level 3
  • Megan Johnson - Level 3
  • Jordan McGuire - Level 2
  • Kira Keates - Apprentice

 

Sharks (Preschool: Year before school)

  • Lucy Kettley - Room Leader
  • Sarah McClean - Level 3
  • Bobby Sills - Level 3
  • Emily Woolley - Level 3
  • Karen Roberts  - Apprentice

 

Cover staff

  • Bonnie Moore - Level 3 
  • Shelia Fergusson - Level 3
  • Emma Harper - Level 3

 

Administration and Finance

  • Jackie Gillespie
  • Jenny Skinner

 

Caretaking and Cleaning

 

  • Mr David Dunning
  • Mr Hung Fai Nam