Meet our team at Little Blossoms

All our staff are fully qualified to a very high standard. Continual professional development and training is a very important and ongoing priority. All staff have up to date DBS checks and are part of the update service. All staff are trained in paediatric first aid.

  • Amy Sethi
  • Owner and Manager
  • Hello, I am Amy, the proud owner and manager of Little Blossoms. I have over 10 years of experience working in early years education. I initially qualified as a nursery nurse and then went on to earn a Degree in Early Childhood Education, qualifying as an early years teacher. Opening my own nursery had been my ambition for years. I am very hands-on with the care and education of the children. I am very passionate about what I do – nurturing and inspiring young children in my care. I love my job and with the fantastic team I have, Little Blossoms of Barrowford will be a very special nursery for your little one!

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  • Louise Doherty
  • Manager
  • Hello, I’m Louise, the Manager at Little Blossoms. I have over 15 years experience and during this time I have worked as a Nursery Practitioner, Room Leader, Assistant Manager and Manager. I am Mummy to Elyse and Tommy. I am very proud to work at such a beautiful nursery that has become part of my family. I am looking forward to providing a loving, caring and nurturing environment for your children to blossom.

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  • Amanda Horsfall
  • Deputy Manager
  • Hi, I’m Amanda. I have been working in child care for over 17 years. During this time, I have gained knowledge and experience working with all age ranges. I have worked mostly with pre-school children and toddlers and currently work in toddler room. I have 2 children of my own, Jordan and Isabelle.

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  • Chelsea Whitaker
  • Senior Nursery Practitioner
  • Hello, I am Chelsea. I love being part of the Little Blossoms team. I am an Early Years Practitioner leading the under two’s team alongside Paula in Baby Blossoms. I am very passionate about working with children and I love watching and helping them to grow and develop. I have a very calm and caring nature with children as it is very important for them to feel safe and happy in their nursery environment. I also love planning fun and exciting activities for the babies to help them learn and develop as well as having lots of fun.

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  • Hayley Ellacott
  • Nursery Practitioner
  • My name is Hayley. I have a level 3 diploma in Childcare & Education. I have over 9 years experience working in childcare. I am also a mummy to Maisey who also comes to Little Blossoms. I am enthusiastic and passionate in my work, caring for children and I love to help them develop whilst at nursery. I like to bring lots of fun into the room.

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  • Paula Ingham
  • Senior Nursery Practitioner
  • Hello my name is Paula. I work alongside Chelsea leading the under two’s team in Baby Blossoms. I have three children of my own, two beautiful grandchildren that I adore. I have a level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People. Previously I had a very successful childminding business and have gained over 7 years experience caring for young children. I love to form good bonds with all the children, watching them grow and develop whilst having lots of fun along the way.

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  • Andrea Farrar
  • Nursery Practitioner
  • I have over 15 years experience of working with children. I have a level 4 qualification in Childcare & Education. I have worked across all age ranges. I currently work with the pre-schoolers. I love providing a safe and stimulating environment to help them learn and watch them grow. I am married to Mark and I have a nephew Connor whom I regularly go and watch perform in his plays.

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  • Jennifer Bowden
  • Nursery Teacher
  • Hello, I am Jennifer the Early Years Teacher in Cherry Blossoms. I have over 23 years experience working in Early Years with children and their families. I completed my BA Hons Degree in 2014 and later gained an Early Years Teacher status. I have two amazing children of my own. Caitlin who is 12 and attends Skipton Girls High School and Kieron who is 10 and goes to Trawden Forest Primary School. I have a genuine passion for supporting children to reach their full potential with the Early Years Foundation Stage and aim to ensure the children in my care are happy, confident and fully prepared for their transition into school.

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  • Samantha Roberts
  • Nursery Practitioner
  • Hello, I’m Sammi. I’m a Level 3 qualified nursery practitioner currently working towards my Level 5. I work three days a week in Peach Blossoms with our energetic toddlers; it’s crazy but also lots of fun. The other two days, I like to spend time with my 1 year old boy, Charlie, who also loves coming to Little Blossoms. I’m a very creative person both in and outside of nursery. I love working with all our lovely children, helping them to develop and blossom in their time here with us.

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  • Elena Dixon
  • Senior Nursery Practitioner
  • Hi, I’m Elena. I’m 29 years old. I have a 3 year old little boy called Dylan who attends Little Blossoms. I have a level 3 National Diploma in Early Years. I am also a fully qualified paediatric nurse. I work in Peach Blossoms which I really enjoy. I love helping children to develop and grow into individual little people. I have over 14 years’ experience of working with children from premature babies up to the age of 18.

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  • Hannah Noble
  • Senior Nursery Practitioner
  • Hello, my name is Hannah. I am a Level 3 Practitioner in the pre-school room Cherry Blossoms. I have worked in Childcare for 12 years. I have two children of my own, Isabella who is seven and Brooklyn, who is three. I also have an 11 year old stepson, Dylan. I am very passionate about working with children especially in the pre-school room as I feel this is where I work the best. I hope to provide a safe and nurturing environment for your child and help them grow and progress ready for when they move onto school.

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  • Chelsea Abbott
  • Nursery Practitioner
  • Hello, My name is Chelsea. I am a nursery practitioner in Peach Blossoms. I have a level 3 diploma in childcare and education and have experience of working with all ages. I feel I thrive the best looking after the toddlers. I love caring for children and watching them develop throughout their time at nursery. I have a little girl of my own called Evelyn who is in the baby blossoms room and she loves it. In my spare time I love spending time with Evelyn and my partner Gavin doing lots of fun things and spending time with our families.

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  • Ebony Ellis
  • Nursery practitioner
  • Hello, I am Ebony. I have completed my Level 2 qualification. I am now working towards my Level 3 qualification. I am looking forward to supporting each child to grow and learn through play.

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  • Jodie Sutcliffe
  • Nursery Practitioner
  • Hello, I’m Jodie. I am a Level 3 qualified Early Years Educator in the Baby Blossoms Room. I enjoy watching and supporting the children grow and learn through play whilst at nursery and planning activities to make their day at nursery fun and exciting.

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  • Amy Ingham
  • Nursery Practitioner
  • Hi, I’m Amy and I am 22 years old. I have worked in Early Years Setting for 5 years and have worked with both toddlers and pre-school in this time. I have a Level 4 Diploma in BTEC Childcare and I am currently at university studying a foundation degree in children, young people and their services. I am passionate about working with children and aim to make your children’s’ time at nursery safe, fun, loving and nurturing.

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  • Katy Fothergill
  • Nursery Practitioner
  • Hi, my name is Katy. I have a level 3 diploma in Early Years. I am 27 years old and have 9 years’ nursery experience. Before joining the fabulous little blossom’s team I was deputy manager of a setting. The children’s’ care and development is very important to me and I look forward to planning activities to enhance your child’s development and ensure your children are happy and thriving in the nursery setting. Last year I became a mummy to my little girl Lyla who also attends Little Blossoms.

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  • Chianne Flannery
  • Nursery Practitioner
  • Hello, I am Chianne. I am Level 3 qualified in Early Years Education. I am now the mother to a beautiful little girl, Lottie who is also in Little Blossoms. I am using my past experience of working with children to help provide a calm, caring and stimulating environment for your children allowing them to have fun along the way.

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  • Gail Smith
  • Nursery Practitioner
  • Hello, my name is Gail, I am a part time Level 3 qualified practitioner in Baby Blossoms. I have over 30 years experience in nursery work. I have two daughters, one who also works at Little Blossoms called Georgina. I enjoy caring and providing a loving environment for the babies giving lots of cuddles.

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  • Caleb Grant
  • Nursery Cook
  • Shirley Christian
  • Housekeeping
  • Hello. I am Shirley. I have always wanted to work with children but having a family of my own I have not had the opportunity up until now. I love being on the go, helping out in the kitchen by assisting the cook and helping to keep the nursery clean and tidy.

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  • Laura
  • Nursery Practitioner
  • Naomi
  • Nursery Practitioner