Shilpa Bhatt

Shilpa Bhatt

Nursery Link Trustee

Shilpa has wealth of experience working in Early Years and community services and was Head of two Children’s Centres in Oxfordshire. Currently she leads the Apprenticeships Programme at a NHS Trust; inspires young people and promotes social mobility. She holds a postgraduate degree in science, has delivered training in different sectors and advocates equality. She lives in Oxford, has an allotment and loves cooking.

Tanja

Tanja

Nursery Manager (Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Tanja has over 20 years’ experience working in Early Years in a wide range of settings including nurseries, pre-schools, children’s centres and a Foundation Unit in a primary school. Tanja holds a BA in Early Years Education and is a qualified Forest School Leader. Tanja loves going for long woodland walks, felting, doing woodwork and ‘tinkering’ and is passionate about sharing her deep love of the natural world with all children.

Del

Del

Deputy Manager (Deputy Safeguarding Lead)
Adriana

Adriana

Nursery Practitioner

Adriana is passionate about education and nature. With over 6 years of experience in Early Years settings and 17 years working with primary and secondary education in non-formal education, her interest in learning as a community process is always at the core. She has been engaged with several Youth organisations focussed on self directed learning and which contribute to the development of a fairer and more equal society. Adriana loves riding her bike, sewing and being in nature with her two children and friends.

Miranda

Miranda

Nursery Practitioner

Miranda has over 10 years’ experience teaching English as an Additional Language, Primary (QTS) and Early years in the UK and abroad. She has a postgraduate degree in Education and is a qualified Yoga teacher. Miranda is now certain that alternative education and nature-connectedness are what really help children to flourish. She lives in the countryside and loves trees and meditation. She also likes to dance and write stories. She runs her tuition and yoga teaching business part-time and is training in Forestry Leadership and in passage rites at Wild Wise.

Denise

Denise

Nursery Practitioner

Denise has lived in Florence Park for 25 years, where she raised her two children with her husband, Martin. She has enjoyed working in other Early Years settings in East Oxford. Originally she trained and worked a piano restorer and tuner and still very much enjoys playing the piano. She also enjoys walking her two pugs and has recently taken up kayaking.

Rukhsana

Rukhsana

Lunch Time Assistant

I like working with children. In my free time I like cooking, going for walks in the park and spending time with my family.

Helen

Helen

Nursery Administrator and SENCo
Michelle Hunter

Michelle Hunter

Nursery Supply Staff
Nighat Shan

Nighat Shan

Nursery Supply Staff
Randa

Randa

Nursery Volunteer
Laura

Laura

Nursery Volunteer

Laura is a Nature Nursery volunteer and a Flo‘s trustee. Prior to moving to Oxford to obtain her MBA at the Said Business School, Laura taught children ages 1 to 5 in early intervention and school settings. Laura holds a master’s degree in early childhood special education and loves exploring nature through the eyes of children!

Megan

Nursery Volunteer

Sakina

Nursery Volunteer