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Management Team

Suzanne McNeill

Nursery Proprietor
BA Honors Degree in Education
PGCE in Primary Education
NNEB


Suzanne is the Nursery Manager and Proprietor. She holds a BA in Education, PGCE and holds the NNEB qualification. Suzanne has worked for 25 years in both nurseries and schools. Before opening ‘The Pumpkin Patch’ she was Assistant Head teacher of a large Salford primary school. Suzanne enjoys travelling with her husband and 3 teenage children.





Laura Thorpe

Nursery Manager
Diploma in Nursery Nursing
BA Honors Degree in Education and Early Childhood


Laura qualified from Bury College in 2000 with a Diploma in Nursery Nursing. Laura has worked in four other nurseries in the Greater Manchester area in roles including Unit Supervisor, Deputy Manager and Nursery Manager. She is Deputy Manager and Room Leader of the Snack A Jacks. Laura is due to commence her Level and in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, camping and going to the theatre.





Katie Cryer

Nursery Deputy Manager
BA Honors Degree in Education and Early Childhood






Paige Wilde

Snack-a-Jack’s Room Leader BA Honors Degree in Education and Special Educational Needs






Chantelle Fishburn

Baby Bear’s Room Leader
Level 3 in Diploma in Childcare and Education








Danielle Wilkinson

Baby Boo’s Room Leader
Level 3 in Diploma in Childcare and Education