Tip Top Day Nursery is owned and managed by sisters-in-law Kate and Lisa Tipper.
Our Early Years Practitioners are qualified to at least Level 2, with most at Level 3 or above, including two at Level 6. Staff are expected to maintain current Food Hygiene certificates and have Child Protection/Safeguarding and First Aid qualifications.
Only staff who have been properly vetted and have either an Enhanced Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure or a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check are permitted to have sole charge of the children.
Joint Owner & Nursery Manager
Kate holds Early Years Professional status and a BA (Hons) degree in Integrated Working with Children and Families. She has worked with children for 8 years in children’s centres and day nurseries, taking on senior practitioner and management positions.
Since having her baby, Kate has further appreciated the importance of high quality but affordable childcare, where the needs and development of children are the priority.
Joint Owner & Nursery Manager
Lisa is an experienced Early Years Practitioner with a BA (Hons) degree in Early Childhood Care and Education. Lisa has previous management experience, having worked in day nurseries and schools for 15 years – including supporting children who have complex needs.
It has always been her dream to open a day nursery that offers high quality childcare and focuses on the children’s needs and family values.
I’m Kelly, one of the Deputy Managers within the nursery. I have a Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce and a Paediatric First Aid qualification. I have completed various courses in Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, Prevent Training and SENCO. I am currently on maternity leave until November 2019.
I’m Charliey, I am one of the deputy managers at Tip Top. I hold a Cache Level 3 Diploma as an Early Years Educator and I am working towards Level 5 Leadership and Management course. I have a Paediatric First Aid qualification, and completed various courses including Safeguarding Children, Food Hygiene, Prevent Training, Planning for 2 Year Olds, Brilliant Babies and Health and Safety. I look after the nursery’s Health and Safety which includes updating and writing risk assessments. I’m Room Leader in the Toddler Room.
I am a level 2 qualified Early Years Practitioner and I ‘m studying a Level 3 Cache Childcare and Education qualification. I have my Paediatric First Aid and have completed a safeguarding children course. I am a key person in Toddler room.
I hold a BA (hons) Level 6 Qualification in Childhood, Education and Society and have completed Paediatric First Aid, Prevent training and Behaviour Management training. I’m the Behaviour Management coordinator for the setting and I work in Pre-School and Toddler room. You may also see me in the Baby room. I am currently on maternity leave until July 2019.
I’m am a Level 3 Early Years Practitioner and have worked my way up through the qualifications at Tip Top starting as a Level 2 apprentice and now have a Level 3 Early Years Educator Childcare . I have a Paediatric First Aid qualification and have completed a safeguarding Children Course as well as many other training to aid my career journey. I am responsible for looking out for new Messy Sensory Play activities and work in Toddler Room.
I have a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and Education. Currently working towards my level 4. I have completed training courses in Safeguarding; and hold a level 2 Food Hygiene qualification amongst many other courses. I am a qualified first aider and based in the Pre-school room as a Key person. I have been at Tip Top since we opened and have good relationships with all of the children and their parents.
I have completed my Level 3 in Childcare. I am Room Leader in the Baby room and I also deputise the SENDCo role with Lisa.W. I have a paediatric first aid certificate with annual refresher courses, Safeguarding children training and Food Safety and Hygiene. I enjoy learning new things and have completed many other courses to extend my knowledge.
I have a level 3 qualification in Childcare and Education. I am based in toddler room but you may see me in other rooms too.
I hold a level 3 qualification and have joined Hannah working in Baby room. I have competed all core courses and enjoy participating in crafty activities with the babies and other children.
My name is Lisa and I also hold a level 3 qualification in early years. I work in Preschool room as a key person as well as being SENDCo covering Kelly’s role as she is on maternity leave. I have enjoyed gaining knowledge and experience through completing various SEND courses.
I hold a Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Childcare. I have completed a course in Safeguarding Children, Paediatric First Aid and Food Hygiene. I work as cover staff now as I am currently training as a nurse but have worked in baby room for two years previous to this.
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