Childcare Team


The Lodge nursery team in Cheltenham are proud and dedicated to providing the best quality childcare for children aged 0-5 years.

Staff Training & Development

The childcare team are dedicated to providing the highest quality childcare through regular meetings, appraisals, reviews and awards to ensure our staff are expertly trained in all areas concerning child development and welfare. Our team consists of a range of qualifications from NVQ level 5 through to the various childcare training certificates and NVQ’s level 2 & 3. Our staff have monthly appraisals to maintain high standards of care.

The Evolution Childcare nursery team consist of 16 full and part time staff, ensuring we comply with the Ofsted childcare ratio standards.

Police Checks

All our team are vetted by the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and are monitored and updated annually.

Our Team


Claire

Claire has worked at the Lodge site since 1998. Claire is based within our Rainbow room (3-5 years). She has her Early Years Care and Education Level 3, Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection, Food Hygiene and Positive Behaviour training.


Clare

Clare has worked at the Lodge site since 2008. Clare works across all of our age groups within the nursery. She has her Early Years Care and Education Level 3, Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection, Food Hygiene and Positive Behaviour training.


Kelsey

Kelsey has worked at the Lodge site since 2011. Kelsey is based within our Sunshine room (2-3 years). She has her Early Years Care and Education Level 3, Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection, and Positive Behaviour training.


Rachel

Rachel has worked at the Lodge site since 2009. Rachel works across our Sunshine and Rainbow age groups within the nursery. She has her Early Years Care and Education Level 3, Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection, Food Hygiene and Positive Behaviour training.


Judy

Judy has worked at the Lodge site since 2006. Judy works across all of our age groups within the nursery. She has her Early Years Care and Education Level 3, Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection, and Positive Behaviour training.


Briony

Briony started with us in September 2016 as a Nursery Apprentice. She is currently studying her NVQ Level 3 as her apprenticeship and works across all of our age groups. She has her Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection and Food Hygiene.


Zoe

Zoe has worked at the Lodge site since 2015. Zoe is based within our Caterpillars and Butterflies room (3mths – 2 years). She has her Early Years Care and Education Level 3, Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection, and Positive Behaviour training.