About Us

We work with families to give children the best outcomes in life. Being in partnership with parents to be the nursery of choice in Jersey through active engagement and consultation with parents, and also training our staff to the highest standard.

“Busy Beans Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, students, parents, contractors and volunteers to share this commitment”. 

OUR CORE VALUES:

Respect

Having regard, inclusion, consideration and appreciation for colleagues, children & parents

Commitment

To providing a high standard of Early Years Education and Care to children from 4 months old to 5 yeas old, achieving positive outcomes in preparation for statutory education.

Professionalism

Staff are highly trained, Competent, Knowledgeable, Conscientiousness and have Integrity to delivering Early Years Education. Staff are approachable, supportive and carryout their duties in a professional manner to support parents.

Teamwork

Busy Beans Nursery's foundations as a Team underpins the valuable and effective Early Years Education and Care delivered. Demonstrating leadership, collaboration and reliability to our children, parents and each other.

Communication

To be active listeners to function effectively to safeguard and develop our children. Effective communication strengthens our relationships with parents and the wider community.

Learning

Forest Learning

Forest learning delivers an outdoor learning approach where children visit natural spaces to build personal, social and technical skills. We use the local woods and forests in Jersey to develop confidence, independence and self-esteem along with a love and respect for our environment through hands-on learning. 

The children have so much fun exploring the woods at Millbrook Park, having a snack on the fallen trees, gathering moss and twigs to make pretend fires and climbing and hiding in the trees. We enjoy looking, touching and smelling the flowers and deciding who has the biggest or smallest leaves or which colour they like the best. We love our visits to the mobile library. Looking at and choosing the books for our topics or to sit on the grass and have the story read to us while we have a snack.

Beach Learning

Beach learning is an unforgettable way for children to immerse themselves in the wonders of the sea. With the aim of improving children’s knowledge about their local coastal environment by connecting them with nature; opening their eyes to this amazing habitat and inspiring them to care for our coasts. 

Being at such close proximity to the beach allows us to visit often. An example of the activities the children enjoy are: running races, searching for shells, filling and emptying containers and games with the parachute.

MEET THE TEAM

Cheryl Findlay Registered Mental Health Nurse RMN - Group Business Manager

Cheryl has practiced as a qualified, registered mental health nurse for over 30 years, she has experience in all areas of the mental health field. Including 13 years’ experience in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS). Cheryl has been a clinician in several different roles within CAMHS both in Jersey and the UK.

This includes working in partnership as a primary mental health worker with nurseries, health visitors and school nurses to include clinical positions and experience in developmental disorder clinics. Therefore, Cheryl’s experience both as a clinician and in her leadership roles positions her to be an effective Business Manager. However more importantly and excitingly Cheryl’s experience will provide support and training to the staff team and she will have an oversight of all children’s developmental needs.

Zoe Herbert

Team Leader Rainbow Room (4 months to 2) CACHE Level in Childcare and Education

Yasmine Bates

Nursery Assistant (Qualified) Rainbow Room CACHE Level 2 in Childcare and Education. In Training CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education

Tory Simons

Nursery Officer Butterfly Room CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education

Susan Crew

Registered Manager CACHE Level 4 in Childcare and Education. Susan has a career spanning over 30 years in Early Years Education to include children with additional needs

Lizzie Raynar

Nursery Officer Caterpillar Room CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education

Joanna Martins

Nursery Assistant Butterfly Room Bilingual Portuguese and English

Isabela Markowska

Nursery Assistant Rainbow Room CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education, Bilingual Polish, English and a little Romanian

Hayley Bisson

Acting Team Leader Caterpillar (2 to 3) CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education

Hannah Bisson

Team Leader Butterfly Room (2 years to 5 years) CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education

Claudia King

Nursery Officer Rainbow Room CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education

Chloe Kennedy

Nursey Officer Rainbow Room CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education

Marta Lukaszewicz

Nursey Officer Caterpillar Room CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education, Bilingual Polish and English

Halle Fitzgerald-Wilkins

Nursery Assistant Butterfly Room in training CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Childcare and Education

Sandra Vieira

Nursery Assistant Caterpillar Room Bilingual Portuguese and English

Eleanor Pedley

Nursery Assistant Butterfly Room. Lead in Beach and Forest School Ellie is training to be a Teacher

Chloe Nichols

Nursery Assistant Rainbow Room