Meet the Team
OwnerDanielle has worked with children of all ages for over nine years and is the mother of three young girls. Danielle is a fully qualified teacher and childminder and has taught in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 as well as in a nursery setting. She studied at Royal Holloway University of London and has a degree in Drama and Theatre Studies. Before undertaking a profession in teaching, Danielle worked as a children’s party entertainer where she spent her days as a pink fairy, sprinkling pixie dust, painting faces and training tiny Tinkerbelles.
Co-OwnerStephen is co owner of Quayside Wedding Crechers and has a large range of experience in working with children of all ages. As an Outdoor Educational Instructor, Stephen was responsible for overseeing and facilitating activities such as canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing and hiking up mountains! As well as helping to provide childcare and entertainment at our weddings and events, Stephen also takes care of security and risk assessments for quayside wedding crèchers, and ensures a safe and secure environment for all of the children that we care for. Stephen holds current first aid and DBS certificates.
Team MemberEwa is a fully qualified childminder and also works as a nursery supervisor. A very experienced childcare professional, Ewa has enjoyed worked with children for many years, and has also worked as a nanny. Ewa has a level three diploma in childcare and holds a valid DBS and Pediatric first aid certificate. Ewa is also registered with Ofsted.
Team MemberSam qualified in Early Childhood Education more years ago than she’d care to admit. From there she worked in a local nursery for two years and then moved to Canada, where she was a nanny for five years. Following this she has worked at charities for children with special needs and as a teaching assistant. After some times working in fundraising and marketing roles, Sam now owns her own Events company but enjoys coming to play with us at our events!
Team MemberLeanne is a mum of two, a 1 year old daughter and a 10 year old son. She currently works in a Montessori nursery as a level 3 qualified senior staff member. Leanne has worked in nursery settings for 5 years now. Leanne is level 2 and 3 safeguarding qualified, has completed her paediatric first aid training and has attended a behaviour management course. Leanne also benefits from having completed a Signaling course, so she can communicate via makaton/sign language. Leanne enjoys being creative with children and watching their imagination and personalities flourish!
Team MemberSue has worked with us for nearly a year now and is simply magical with the children. Having a 22 year old son herself, Sue has a wealth of experience in caring for children of all ages, as well as planning action packed parties for even the most energetic children! Sue spent a long time working as a lunchtime supervisor at Muscliff primary school and often cares for her friends children and takes them to and from school.
Team MemberMaddie has worked as a Teaching Assistant in an educational setting for the last eight years and is the mother of a teenage son. She has a degree in Fashion Photography and loves to be creative when she can. Maddie is extremely experienced at providing support for children with SEN, BSED, ASD and has also had training in Signalong. Maddie is passionate at creating a feeling of security and fun for every child she works with!
Team MemberSian is a Mum to four beautiful children aged 12, 9, 6 and 2. Sian works as an Ofsted registered childminder from her home in Upton. She holds an up to date DBS certificate and regularly attends paediatric first aid training. Sian has had many years of experience looking after children both personally and professionally.