Our Team

Our wonderful team of nursery educators are all well-qualified and have many years of experience in nurturing young minds and delivering creative and stimulating learning experiences. 

The team is led by Laura De Oliveira who has 14 years’ experience in early years and has been the Nursery Head since September 2018. She has a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and Education and a Level 4 in Leadership and Management. Laura has personal experience of parenting through her own family.

Laura says:

“My aim is to provide the best possible care and education at all times for our young children. I want it to be fun and to allow our children to grow and learn in a safe and exciting environment with each child reaching their full potential and gaining the skills they need to take them on their journey through nursery and into big school."


Miss Tasha


Miss Tasha is the Deputy and Curriculum Leader and also leads Swan Class (preschool). She joined Swinbrook House Nursery School in January 2018 and is a qualified early years teacher with 10 years of experience.
Teaching and early years have always been a passion of mine. I can be often found baking a cake or enjoying photography.

Miss Jessie


Miss Jessie is the SENDCO (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator) and works with the Cygnet Class (toddlers). She joined Swinbrook House Nursery School in January 2016. Miss Jessie has a Level 3 in Early Years with 6 years experience in childcare.
My interests are music and film; I also have a degree in fine art which I like to apply when assisting the children in their own creations.

Miss Minnie


Miss Minnie is an Early Years Practitioner with 14 years experience working with children. She joined the Nursery School in January 2021 and works in the Swan Class. Miss Minnie has a Level 3 in Childcare.
I am passionate about early years and giving children the best start as they begin their learning journey. I believe children learn best when highly motivated through fun play experiences.

Miss Alison


Miss Alison is an Early Years Practitioner - With a Level 2 in Health and Social Care and 5 1/2 years experience in early years, Alison is based in Cygnet Class. She has been at the nursery since June 2015.
I enjoy seeing the children grow in confidence. I also enjoy spending time with my daughter and socialising with friends and family.