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Meet the Team

Joanne – Owner / Manager

Joanne joined the Daybreak team in 1996. She then went on to become the owner of the nursery in 1999. She is qualified to level seven and has a Bachelor of Arts in Childhood Studies and holds Early Years Professional Status. Joanne is the nursery’s Safeguarding Officer and Health & Safety Officer. She works alongside the team usually with the children in the Sunflower room. Joanne is trained in Paediatric First Aid and Safer Handling of Medication.

Jill – Deputy Manager


Jill joined the Daybreak team in 2001 she is qualified to level five in Management in Childcare and Education. She became Deputy Manager in 2017. Jill is the nursery’s Safeguarding Officer and Health & Safety Officer. Jill is the Communication co-ordinator for our children aged 0-3. She works with the children in the Sunflower room. Jill is trained in Paediatric First Aid and Safer Handling of Medication.

Michelle – Senior Nursery Practitioner


Michelle joined the Daybreak team in 2000 and is qualified to level three in Childcare and Education. Michelle works with the children in the Sunshine room and is trained in Paediatric First Aid and Safer Handling of Medication.

Kimberley – Nursery Practitioner


Kimberley joined the Daybreak team in 2004 She is qualified to level Five and has a Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies. Kimberley is our SENCO (Special Educational Needs co-ordinator) she has a great deal of experience in working with children with Autism. Kimberley works with the children in the Sunshine room. She is trained in Paediatric First Aid and Safer Handling of Medication.

Rose – Nursery Practitioner


Rose joined the Daybreak team in 2000 and is qualified to level three in Childcare and Education. Rose is the Communication co-ordinator for our children aged 3-4. She is also our SENCO co-ordinator buddy alongside Kimberley. Rose works with the children in the Sunshine room and is trained in Paediatric First Aid.

Sarah – Nursery Practitioner


Sarah joined the Daybreak team in 1999 and is qualified to level three in Childcare and Education. Sarah is the Maths co-ordinator for the children aged 2-4. Sarah works with the children in the Sunshine room. Sarah is trained in Paediatric First Aid.

Emma – Nursery Practitioner

Emma joined the Daybreak team in 2002 and is qualified to level three in Childcare and Education. Emma works with the children in the Sunshine room and is trained in Paediatric First Aid.

Jayden – Nursery Practitioner

Jayden joined the Daybreak team in 2018 and is qualified to level three in Childcare and Education. Jayden works with the children in the Sunshine room and is trained in Paediatric First Aid.

Lauren – Nursery Practitioner

Lauren joined the Daybreak team in 2018 and is qualified to level three in Childcare and Education. Lauren herself started nursery as a baby and was cared for by many of the current staff she returned as a childcare student while she gained her qualification. Lauren works with the children in the Sunshine room.