• Meet the Team

    • Dawn Parsons - Nursery Manager - Bluebell Wood

      I have been working in childcare for the past 34 years and loved every minute of it. I have had a variety of roles which includes NVQ Assessor, and DSL Safeguarding lead. My passion and dedication is working with children and supporting them in their learning and development. I also enjoy training and supporting the staff team and was privileged to lead a team to achieve Outstanding.

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    • Lydia Rees-Webbe

      Lydia Rees-Webbe - Maternity cover Deputy Manager

      I have worked with children for almost 10 years now & I love it & can't imagine doing anything else 🙂 

      My favourite aspect of childcare is watching the children grow and reach milestones throughout the nursery. I love the nurturing side of the job and ensuring that all of our children are kept safe and happy!

      In my spare time, I love to watch films, I enjoy baking and spending time with my family and friends 🙂 

    • Charlotte Robinson – Maternity Leave - Bluebell Wood

      Charlotte is our fabulous Deputy Manager at Bluebell Wood. Charlotte joined the team in 2019.

      Charlotte studied at Canterbury University where she gained her Level 6 in Early Childhood Studies. Charlotte loves working with children and is passionate about outdoor play and supporting children to build the skills to create lifelong friendships.  

    • Harriet Crouch - Group Operations Manager

      Harriet is our fantastic Operations Manager. Harriet has over 16 years experience working in the Early Years. Harriet joined the Bluebell family as the Nursery Manager of Bluebell Wood and now as the Operations Manager, Harriet oversees the running of all three of our fabulous nurseries. 

    • Carmen Weller – Culture & Brand Co - Ordinator

      Carmen is our fabulous marketing and social media guru! Carmen has been working for Bluebell Children’s Nurseries since 2006. Carmen was the Nursery Manager of Bluebell Hill in 2012 where she proudly led them to achieve an Ofsted 'Outstanding'. Following her maternity leave, she returned to a new part-time role working with the broader team, developing marketing, parent relations and social media. Carmen is a huge part of Bluebell Nurseries and is a joy to work with. 

    • Lisa - People and Culture lead

      Lisa is our People and Culture Lead. For over 15 years she has been working as an employment lawyer in private practice and/or in a generalist HR advisory role.  Lisa has come full circle by joining the Bluebell family given that she started her working life in childcare.  This means that Lisa really understands our sector and our people.  She has covered all aspects of HR and employment law including recruitment and selection, retention, all areas of people management issues and much more!