• Meet the Team

    • Elle Hill - Nursery Manager

      Elle is our amazing Nursery Manager at Bluebell Barn. She started with Bluebell nurseries in September 2013 where she began as an apprentice, Elle worked super hard and achieved her level 3 qualification. In her exciting 7 years of working at Bluebell Barn, she has had the privilege of working across all 3 rooms with all ages between 0-5 years.

      Elle has a wonderfully calm professional and bubbly personality that makes her the perfect Nursery teacher and leader.

      Having recently been promoted and taken on the role of Nursery Manager, Elle continues her journey of awe and wonder at Bluebell Barn nursery

    • Nicola Lidbetter - Lead Manager
      Nicola Lidbetter - Lead Manager
    • Nicola Lidbetter - Lead Manager

      Nic is our awesome and fabulous Bluebell Lead Manager, working in partnership with our Operations Manager to support, guide, mentor, and coach our nursery Managers and teams across all three Bluebell Nurseries. Nic first started working at Bluebell Barn when it opened in April 2005 as a Senior Practitioner and loved being involved in setting up the nursery. Shortly after this She was promoted to Deputy Manager and loved working with the children as well as developing and gaining experience in other areas.

    • Harriet Crouch - Group Operations Manager

      Harriet is our fantastic new Nursery Manager at Bluebell Wood. Harriet has over 14 years of experience working in the Early Years. She has held several different roles within the sector and has been a Nursery Manager since 2014.

      In her spare time, Harriet also runs a consultancy business, in which she works with families to help with unwanted behaviour, and supports childcare settings to help improve practice and up-skill workforces. Harriet loves supporting and mentoring her team as well as the families she works with and is passionate about improving the outcomes of children and families. Harriet is a mum to two children and loves spending time with her family!

    • Carmen Weller – Projects Co - Ordinator

      Carmen is our fabulous marketing and social media genius she has been working for Bluebell Children’s Nurseries since April 2006. Carmen first began at Bluebell Barn as an NVQ Level 3 practitioner, throughout her long and successful career with Bluebell Nurseries she progressed to the Nursery Manager in January 2012. Carmen went on maternity leave 2016 to have her beautiful little girl and returned to a new part-time role working with the wider team, developing marketing, parent relations and social media. Carmen is such a huge part of Bluebell Nurseries and is such a joy to work with. Carmen is full of fun and character and is a shining bluebell star. She has such a fabulous and bubbly personality and is loved by everyone.