Our Staff

All staff at Diddydots Nursery have a full DBS check and hold or are working towards relevant childcare qualifications. We recognise parents as the first and most important educators of their children. All staff see themselves as partners with parents in providing care and education for the children.
Rachel Lipscombe
Manager/Owner

I have a BA Honours in Early Years Professional Practice and a Foundation Degree in Early Years.

Relevant training, qualifications and important bits:

  • Ba Honours EYPP

  • Forest School leader level 3

  • First Aid

  • DBS

  • Safeguarding

  • Health and Safety level 3

  • Fire Safety Management

  • Quality Matters

  • Heading outdoors with children under 3

  • Implementation of the EYFS review

  • Introduction to Autism

  • Observation, Assessment and Planning

  • Quality Leader= Quality Provision

  • Intensive Interaction

  • Safer Recruitment

  • Promoting positive behaviour

  • Best practice for 2yr olds

  • Makaton (basic)

  • Food safety level 2

  • Children's mental health and wellbeing

Colette Saunders
Deputy Manager

I have a CACHE level 3 Childcare qualification .

Relevant training, qualifications and important bits:

  • DBS

  • Introduction to early support

  • Promoting positive behaviour

  • Best practise for 2 year olds

  • Safeguarding

  • First Aid

  • SEND co-ordinator

  • Epi-pen trained

Rosie Lipscombe
Level 3 assistant 

I have a level 3 childcare qualification

Relevant training, qualifications and important bits:

  • DBS

  • Safegaurding

  • First aid

  • Behavior managment

Kerry O'Dwyer
Level 3 assistant

I have a level 3 Childcare qualification. Relevant training, qualifications and important bits:

  • DBS

  • First Aid

  • Safegaurding

  • Behavior management