Laura Wood

Laura Wood

Qualifications: BTEC Level 3 in Early Years, TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Career overview: I started working at Ashbridge as a Nursery Practitioner in 2011. I have progressed through the company since then, experiencing roles such as Room Leader, Deputy Manager, 2-3s Manager and my current

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Julie Fazackerley

Qualifications: L3 Childcare Career overview: I have been part of the Ashbridge family for 18 years, starting working at Lindle Lane in a variety of positions before becoming manager of The Fledglings.  I was the first manager at Ashbridge on Ribble and managed the nursery for 3 years

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Alex Goch-Saraczyn

Alex Goch-Saraczyn

Qualifications: NVQ2, NVQ3 in childcare, Master degree in Management and Marketing,  specialisation of Corporate Management Career overview: I have worked for Ashbridge since March 2005, starting as a Nursery Nurse, then moving up to Room Leader, Team Leader, Deputy Manager and now Nursery Manager. I enjoy learning and

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Natalie Pratt

Natalie Pratt

Qualifications: L5 Childhood Studies Career overview: My career at Ashbridge started at Lindle Lane where I worked as a Team Leader for a number of years.  After perusing opportunities including Assistant Manager and Nursery Manager at other nurseries, I returned to Ashbridge as soon as the opportunity

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Sophie Thresh

Sophie Thresh

Qualifications: BA Hons Primary Education with QTS Career overview: I have been at Ashbridge for 2.5 years. I started in the nursery working with 2-3’s in the December and was asked to become a pre-school teacher for the following year group within the first 6-7 months of

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Linda Leigh

Linda Leigh

Qualifications: BA (Hons) in Primary Education with QTS Career overview: I have been working at Ashbridge since 2016 and in that time I have progressed from Nursery Practitioner to Early Years Teacher. During my time I have also completed a course on Autism as well as completing

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Andrea Pratt

Andrea Pratt

Qualifications:  NVQ 3 Career overview:  I have been at Ashbridge for 16 years.  I started as a Nursery Practitioner, before moving to Deputy Nursery Manager, Nursery Manager and now work as Front of House Manager working within School and Nursery. Professional interests:  I have a strong interest

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Mrs Karen Ward

Mrs Karen Ward

Qualifications: LTCL Career overview: I have been a freelance music teacher for over 30 years working in various settings including primary schools, nurseries and music schools. I have worked at Ashbridge since 2018. Professional interests: I have a strong interest in teaching though songs. I am a

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Mr Lloyd Paton

Mr Lloyd Paton

Qualifications: BA Honours Degree in Sports Development, A Level One, Fundamentals Of Movement. Career Overview: Since graduating I have built my experience of teaching and coaching in lots of different settings from nurseries through to colleges. I have worked as a TA and a full time coach

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Mrs Sian Hartley

Mrs Sian Hartley

Qualifications: BA (Hons) Law and Politics and Postgraduate Legal Practice Course  (Qualified Solicitor) Career overview: I am a qualified solicitor and practiced law for approximately twenty years. During my time as a solicitor I also provided legal commentary and expert opinion for legal journals, and the BBC World

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