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Our professional childcare team at Amberley Hall Nursery

We have many years of experience within the team at Amberley Hall Nursery allowing us to provide personal and individual attention to each and every child at our nursery


Experienced, professional team

With many years of childcare experience within the team at Amberley Hall Nursery, we can provide personal and individual attention to each and every child at our day nursery. To ensure this attention is provided, and to guarantee care and education of a high quality, our staffing ratio is in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

All of our staff are appropriately qualified, and in accordance with statutory requirements, checks are carried out with the Criminal Records Bureau. All our team are first aid trained and hold child protection and food hygiene certificates.

Our appointment of a Nursery Manager is additional to statutory requirements. With all staff holding First Aid and Food Hygiene certificates, you can be assured your child is getting some of the best childcare in Bristol.


To arrange a visit at Amberley Hall or find out more information please contact us today.

Call 0117 974 1550 or 07930197305


In-house cook

We also have an in-house nursery cook ensuring all our meals are freshly prepared. For more details on our wide and varied range of healthy meals, go to our Healthy Eating page.


Mary Butler

Nursery Owner

Mary is the Nursery owner and has 

owned the nursery since 1997.

Kate Ashplant

Nursery Owner

Kate has been a partner since 2011

Level 2 in Behaviour that challenges,

Level 2 in Children's and young people's mental health.


Safe guarding, Paediatric first aid, Prevent duty.


By observing and working with so many children and babies I have seen the huge benefits of creative-led play. We have tried to keep the nursery a fun environment with a selection of toys and more natural resources and loose parts. As a nursery this has had a huge benefit, it has encouraged the children to play with each other and problem solve as a team. We have found the children use their imagination much more and develop skills that they may not have done playing with a toy that just has one use. Toys still have their uses and children also develop language and learning with toys so we try to give them a good balance of both.

Teresa Wright

Manager and Safeguarding lead

Teresa is a SENCO and Level 3 NVQ qualified.

She has worked at the nursery since 2006.

Teresa has also trained in Child protection, Safeguarding, and Prevent duty.

Karen Hacker

Manager and Safeguarding lead

Karen is Level 3 NVQ qualified and joined the nursery in March 2014. Karen has Level 2 in Behaviour that challenges, Child protection, Safeguarding and Prevent duty.

Karen is our speech and language lead.


Jenna Morgan


Jenna has been with us since 2008 she is Level 2 qualified, training for Level 3

Paediatric first aid, Safeguarding and Child protection.

Jess Wallace

Manager/ Baby Room Leader

Jess level 3 NVQ qualified, she is the baby room leader, looking after children aged 0-2 years old. 

She has Child protection, Safeguarding and Paediatric first aid. Jess has done specific training for babies.

Anna Foster     


Anna is currently an apprentice training with us for Level 3 in Children's learning and development following the intermediate early years practitioner apprenticeship standard.

Carmel Sheehy

Nursery assistant and one to one support. 

Samiyah Williams
Samiyah has a Level 2 in Childcare.

Rhina Chaves
Rhina has a Level 2 in Childcare.

Fioralba Hoxha

Level 3 Toddler Room Leader


Fioralba joined in February 2020, she is the Toddler Room Leader, looking after ages 2-3 years old.

Gabby Drake

Level 3 Preschool Room Leader

Gabby has her Level 3 and runs the Preschool room, ages 3-5 years old.

Leigh Evans 

Staff Member/ Finance officer   


Leigh works in the office and is our child funding expert.

Angela Finch

Nursery nurse

Angela has her Level 3 in Childcare . 

Keeley Allen

Nursery nurse 

Keeley is a level 3 childcare practitioner  

Paediatric first aid, Safeguarding, Food hygiene

Julia Klejnert

Nursery nurse

Julia has level 3 in Childcare, Paediatric first aid, Safeguarding, and Prevent duty training.

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