Nikki Hewson, Business Manager
Batchelor of Science with Second Class Honours in Diagnostic Radiography (1994)
CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) (2017)
Paediatric First Aid (2019)
From 1994 – 2011, I worked as a Radiographer, starting as a Junior Radiographer working my way up to Superintendent Radiographer in charge of a team of 60 Radiographers.
After my 2 boys were born in 2010 and 2012, I decided that I wanted to be a stay at home mum.
I have been working at Chestnuts Nursery and Pre-school as the Business Manager since 2016. After working at Chestnuts Nursery and Pre-school for 2 years, I decided I wanted to pursue a career in childcare and qualified as a Level 3 Early Years Practitioner in 2017.
Both my boys went to Chestnuts Nursery and Pre-school.
Gwen Clelland, Nursery Manager
Early Years Practitioner level 4
Paediatric First Aid Qualification
Mum of 3 children: 2 boys and 1 girl
34 years experience of working with children in nurseries, creches, Children's Centres and the home environment.
I was a nursery nurse for 24 years then gained my level 4 early years diploma 10 years ago .