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Evie has been happy and settled here ever since she started in the baby room. The staff are fantastic, caring and very approachable.

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Cheeky Monkeys Staff

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Chrissy

Chrissy

  • Hi I'm Chrissy and I opened Cheeky Monkeys in 2001. I qualified as a nursery nurse in 1992 and have since gained my Early Years Professional Status, a Play Therapy Degree and a Msc in Counselling Psychology.
  • I have four children, all of whom have attended Cheeky Monkeys and absolutely loved it.
Jade

Jade

  • Hi my name is Jade and I am the senior of the Mini Monkeys room.
  • I started here in 2014 and have always wanted to work with children. I love meeting new children and watching their little personalities develop.
Laura

Laura

  • Hi, I'm the Manager of Cheeky Monkeys & have 3 children, 2 who've been to Cheeky Monkeys and one who's still here. I feel that this gives me a parent's persepctive & helps me to understand the challenges of being a busy, working Mum. I have loved seeing my eldest 2 enjoy the opportunities nursery life offers and I am excited for my youngest to experience the same!
Lisa

Lisa

  • Hi, I´m Lisa, I have been here since 2002.
  • I love to do music and movement sessions with the children, as this not only allows the children to express themselves and burn off energy but also is lots of fun too!
Charn

Charne

  • Hi I’m Charne and have worked with children in Day Nurseries since 2002.
  • I’m an outdoors girl myself so love to see the children enjoying our outdoor area and getting fresh air while exploring and investigating our resources.
Gracie

Gracie

  • Hello my name is Gracie and I am an apprentice studying childcare.
  • I have enjoyed working with children from a young age as I have been able to experience children from different cultures and backgrounds whilst growing up. I hope to learn a lot more now that I am part of the Cheeky Monkey team.
Eden

Eden

  • Hi I'm Eden. I love every minute of my time here and enjoy watching as the children learn important life roles and seeing their cheeky smiles when they complete a task. I feel very settled here and am excited to see what the future holds.
Lynny

Lynny

  • Hi my name is Lynny and I have worked at Cheeky Monkeys since 2003. I have four grown up children of my own and working with children is all I have ever wanted to do and there's nothing I enjoy more than letting our imagination flow freely every day.
Lydia H

Lydia

  • Hello my name is Lydia and I have worked with children since 2018.
  • I have a daughter who attends nursery with me. I have a degree in Early Years and love working with children and watching their personalities grow and develop.
Christine

Christine

  • Hello my name is Christine.
  • I have worked with children since 2014 and have a BA in Education.
  • I enjoy working with children as it allows me to witness and be apart of a child's growth as well as watch them develop their skills for later life.
Ann

Ann

  • Hi my name is Ann, I am the senior in the baby room and have worked at Cheeky Monkeys since 2003.
  • I look after the babies from 0-18 months. I particularly enjoy the messy play activities as the children also enjoy it immensely.
Laura

Laura

  • Hi my name is Laura and I am the senior of the Preschool room. I have recently graduated from University and am dedicated to make it my goal that children receive the best care and to watch them grow and flourish.
  • I am especially looking forward to seeing what the future holds.
Jude

Jude

  • HI Everyone, I love working here at Cheeky Monkeys.
  • I have been working with children since 2002 and it's the most rewarding job seeing the children learn after trying so hard. I have 3 children of my own, 2 dogs and will soon become a Grandma.
Chloe

Chloe A

  • Hi my name is Chloe and I have a Teaching Assistant qualification as well as my one in childcare.
  • I especially enjoy working with the toddlers as this is where their little (and big) personalities really shine through.
  • I enjoy teaching them new skills and watching them succeed and grow.
Lisa

Lisa

  • Hi my name is Lisa and I am the nursery cook. I actually started out as a Nursery Nurse before doing my catering qualifications. I have a passion for providing healthy, tasty food and it is a bonus that I have an understanding and appreciation for the whole of nursery life too.
Jess

Jess

  • Hi my name is Jess, and I'm senior in Little Lemurs.
  • My favourite activity is Forest School. It's so rewarding watching the children grow and develop in this area, they just love it. I also enjoy reading and singing with the children.
Kate

Kate

  • Hi, I'm Kate. I´ve worked here since 2004 and am the Deputy Manager and SENCO.
  • I love dressing up on theme days & at Halloween, or creating lovely art work with the children. I really love my job; not only for the fantastic fun we have with the children but for the great mummies and daddies we get to meet.
Charlotte

Charlotte

  • Hi my name is Charlotte and I started at Cheeky Monkeys as a student and am now lucky enough to be a part of the team.
  • I have always been passionate about working with children and I especially love the idea of being able to watch them grow and develop their own unique characters.
Laura

Laura

  • Hi I'm Laura.
  • I am a former physiotherapist who has always wanted to work with children. In 2020 I decided to change career and am now working towards my level 3 qualification. I love seeing the children's personalities develop and of course I have a particular interest in observing their physical development due to my background.
Zoe

Zoe

  • Hi I'm Zoe. I started working with children in 2009 when I started gymnastics coaching. I soon realised that I love working with early years and wanted to pursue a carrer in childcare. I love working with children and seeing each child develop in their own way.
Lydia

Lydia

  • Hi my name is Lydia
  • I really enjoyed studying children's early years and love the fact that every day with them is different. I find supporting their development and watching them thrive really satisfying.
Kelsie

Kelsie

  • Hi my name is Kelsie and I really enjoy working with children.
  • I love the variety of each day and watching all their personalities develop as they grow with confidence.
Tamzin

Tamzin

  • Hi, my name is Tamzin
  • I love all aspects of working with children and watching them show their personalities. My favourite types of activities are those that are creative and physical.
Emilia

Emilia

  • Hi, my name is Emilia
  • I am an apprentice and studying childcare and am so pleased to be doing it here at Cheeky Monkeys. I am so lucky to have a three times outstanding nursery to teach me my new skills. I look forward to learning all about the children and their funny little ways.
anne

Anne

  • Hi I'm Anne.
  • I started working with children in 2011 and soon realised how much I enjoyed watching when the light bulb moment happens, so have worked with them ever since! I hold a BA Hons in Early Years Education and particularly enjoy messy sensory play.
Teresa

Teresa

  • Hi I am Teresa.
  • I have been working with children since 2002 mainly in preschools and playgroups. I enjoy working with children because every day is different and I love to see children develop and grow.
Chloe

Chloe

  • Hi I'm Chloe and I started at Cheeky Monkeys as a student and didn't want to leave!
  • I love watching children grow and it makes me happy knowing I am part of their journey as they start out in life. My favourite activities are those that are messy and creative.
Sarah

Sarah

  • Hi, my name is Sarah and I love being a part of children's journey and seeing them grow and develop and get their own personality.
  • Also, I enjoy getting to know the parents and can relate much more now that I am one!