Our Team in Appleton

Laura Bonney – Nursery Manager

Laura is a hard working and impassioned person.

She has been working with children since 2006 and is dedicated to providing excellent provision for every child.

Laura has been employed at Daisy Maisies since we opened in 2012 and has progressed from Deputy Manager to Manager. She has experience working within a nursery and school environment as a child support worker and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator.

Laura is a qualified NVQ Level 3 practitioner.

Jade Hartley – Acting Nursery Manager

Hello my name is Jade. I started Daisy Maisies in 2014 as a trainee Nursery Practitioner and have worked in each room while I completed my level 3 qualification in childcare. I have continued to work my way up and I am now acting Nursery Manager.

Eve McKeown – Deputy Manager

Hello my name is Eve and I work in the Baby Room as the Room Leader. I am level 3 qualified and have worked in this profession for four years and have been at Daisy Maisies for three of those years. I enjoy my job with the support of the team. We aspire to learn and have fun through play each day.

Leanne Roberts – Third In Charge/ Senior Team Practitioner

Hello my name is Leanne. I am part of the senior management team and work alongside Sarah assisting with the SENCO role. I work in the Preschool Room and give support to the Room Leader. I am a Key Person to nine children. I have a degree in early years and started working for Daisy Maisies when I graduated in May 2013. I have a two year old son who is currently in the Toddler Room.

Victoria Skitt – Third In Charge/ Room Leader

Pamela Watson – Third In Charge

Hello my name is Pamela and I work in the Baby Room. I have a diploma in childcare and have worked with children and adults with special needs for twenty years. I am currently third in charge and have worked at Daisy Maisies for five years. I really enjoy working at Daisy Maisies and always willing to create new activities for the children to enjoy at nursery.

Victoria Hughes – Room Leader

Hello my name is Victoria and have worked at Daisy Maisies since January 2018 as the Preschool Room Leader and I am a Key Person to sixteen children. Being a mother of two boys myself, I have gained lots of experience when it comes to childcare. I have worked in childcare for seven years and have also worked as a carer in the past.

Alison Goulding – Room Leader

Hi my name is Alison and I am the Deputy Room Leader in the Toddler Room and step up to Room Leader in Jade’s absence. I have worked in childcare for eleven years and I am a qualified level 3 Nursery Practitioner. I am a Key Person to nine children and began working at Daisy Maisies in June 2014.

Sophie Byron – Room Leader / Deputy Room Leader

Amy Manning – Deputy Room Leader

Natalie Jones – Deputy Room Leader


Along with our senior team we employ a further thirteen nursery practitioners and two nursery cooks who deliver our nutritious menu.