Kirstie Halliday (Manager)
Temple Nursery and Playgroup
Tel: 01875 830 560
Charity Registered in Scotland, No: SC020435
Now open 9am-12:10pm, Monday to Friday during term-time
Excellent pre-school provision for 2-5 year olds
Qualifications: HNC Early Education and Childcare, HND Professional Stage Dance
Currently Undergoing : PDA Childcare Practice level 8
Before joining the childcare profession Kirstie ran a dance school for 5 years, specialising in Jazz, Tap, Highland Dancing and taking Dance and Movement classes within nurseries for children aged 2 to 5. Kirstie brings these skills with her to promote the use of imagination and expression and always encourages a healthy, positive and energetic look at life.
Qualifications: Post Graduate Certificate of Education
OCN Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Award
Barbara gained her Post Graduate Certificate of Education in July 1990 and spent the following eight years teaching primary school children in London. In 1999 she moved to Scotland and since then has worked in nurseries. For the last four years she has been employed as the teacher at Temple Nursery which, she says, is unquestionably the best nursery with which she has been involved. Barbara is a qualified Forest School leader (OCN Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Award) and has a unique and inspiring teaching style.
Qualifications: NPA in Playwork and Childcare, HND in Scientific and Technical Graphics
Jackie volunteered as a parent helper at the nursery over a 10 year period before being employed for the past 2 years as a Nursery Assistant. She has a design background and prior to becoming a mother she worked as a graphic designer in public and private design studios. She enthusiastically encourages children to develop their natural creativity using a wide variety of resources.
"Staff are all very caring, kind and gentle, all having different qualities to offer children"
- Temple Nursery parents