Discovery operates a ‘Key Person’ system. This means your child will have a member of staff who has responsibility for developing a trusting and caring relationship with you and your child. We will not allocate a key person but will instead give that responsibility to the person whom your child forms that deep connection.
It is important that children feel they ‘belong’ and their key person will ensure new children are settled into the group as quickly and easily as possible and are enjoying their nursery experience.
As at the last update 100% of our practitioners are first aid trained
Hello, I am the Owner and Manager, of Discovery Nursery and Preschool. I trained as a Solicitor and spent over 4 years as a Corporate lawyer in a magic circle law firm. After having two beautiful children, I decided to change direction and pursue my other passions: the learning and development of children in their Early Years. And from there Discovery was born. Whilst my children have now grown and moved on to ‘Big School’, Discovery continues to be everything I wanted for my own children: A true home from home setting where children are happy, secure, cuddled and loved. Discovery provides all of this within a stimulating environment with high quality teaching. I am supported by a great and highly skilled team and I am a qualified teacher having gained Early Years Teacher Status.
I really do look forward to welcoming you and your family to Discovery Nursery and Preschool.
Early Years Teacher Status, LLB Hons, LLM, Qualified Solicitor in England and Wales, Paediatric First Aid, Nominated Safeguarding Person, Special Educational Needs Leadership Training.
Afshan is the Deputy Manager and has been with Discovery from the very beginning. She epitomises Discovery’s values: care, fun and development. She works hard to develop good relationships with not only her key children but all the children in the nursery.
Wiktoria is a qualified practitioner who is currently studying towards a degree in Early Childhood. She has a passion for working with children and a lovely nature.
Alexandra is one of the key members of our baby room team. She has a warm and gentle nature and has great relations with the children and their families.
Solat is a qualified practitioner and has a real passion for children and their learning and development. Her affectionate nature helps her to establish secure attachments and she is a superstar at settling in our new joiners.
Heidi is our apprentice. She has a keen interest in understanding children’s behaviours, and has won the children over with her warm and humorous Nature.
Priyanthi is a qualified practitioner and has considerable experience. She is a teacher by nature and helps the children progress through creative and fun activities. She is an excellent member of the team.
Anita is a qualified experienced practitioner. She is fun, friendly and establishes great relations with children and their families.
Sue joined Discovery in 2017 and is a great addition to the Discovery family. The children love her energy, warmth and fun (and so do we!)
Amy Joined us in 2019 and is a fantastic member of the team. She is nurturing and loves planning activities that are creative and educational.
Nerimane is a practitioner and a key member of our team with a real passion for teaching and helping children in their development.
Florentina joined us in 2019 and is studying towards her level 3 qualifications. She is warm and enjoys planning creative activities that are fun and educational.
Alison joined us in 2018 and is a wonderful member of the Discovery family. She has a genuine love and interest in children’s learning and provides great support in their developments.
Dorothy is the chef at our Greenford setting and is responsible for the lovely tasty meals the children enjoys.
Ahmed is the nursery chef! He is responsible for all the delicious meals, and is constantly making exciting changes to the menu. He has recently introduced ‘Roast Fridays’ which the children (and staff) look forward to.
Charlotte is our gymnastics teachers. Charlotte has achieved UKCC Level 3 Trampoline and UKCC Level 1 General Gymnastics as well as childcare qualifications. She is very passionate about developmental gymnastics and the benefits it brings! The children love her!
Grace is a theatre professional with a BA Honours degree in Performing Arts. She delivers ‘Storytelling & Performing Art’ sessions at Discovery Nursery, using stories, puppets and performing arts to help us bring learning to life. Grace says she loves working in Early Years and her aim here is to nurture creativity.