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Day Care

Our Team

Drawn by the children at Arbor Green



With over 20 years experience in the childcare sector I have dedicated most of my adult life to providing the best educational setting for children to start their journey in life.

BA Management & Childcare

Forest School Leader 

Froebel in Childcare Practice



Nursery Assistant

I'm Anya.  I just finished my last year in secondary school.  I went to Arbor Green when I was younger and will now be working on Friday afternoons.  I like to spend my free time with friends and family.  If I'm not at school or working , I love to go shopping for music in charity shops along portobello or Stockbridge


Outdoor Nursery Practitioner

I have been at Arbor Green Nursery since 2012 and have an SVQ Level 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development.


Outside of nursery I enjoy reading a variety of novels.  


Outdoor Nursery Practitioner

I began working at Arbor Green in 2011 and hold a SVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care & Education. I am a mum of two and what I love most is watching the children learn and grow at Arbor Green. In my spare time I enjoy running and keeping fit.  


Outdoor Nursery Practitioner

At the start of 2019 I completed my HNC in Childhood Practice and by October I was working at Arbor Green  Nursery. 

Outside of nursery I enjoy finding new walks to explore with my dog, Benji.



I have been at Arbor Green Nursery since 2017 and am multi talented in various trades including vehicle mechanics, especially my old Volvos.


I enjoy playing the bass, listening to all kinds of music, walking my dog & telling my terrible jokes to anyone who'll listen.  

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I'm Leon the gardener, also known affectionately as "Leon Potato"or "Mr Potato Head"by the children.  I run workshops with the kids and can often by found wheelbarrowing compost around.  I have 2 children who also love growing stuff on our allotment.  I love spending time outdoors growing things and going on adventures


Nursery Assistant

I joined the Arbor Green team in November 2021. In my spare time i enjoy spending time with my friends and taking my dog Poppy on big walks. 



I have been part of the Arbor Green Family since 2010. During this time, I have completed a BA in Childhood Practice and have attended many Froebel conferences which is an approach I am very passionate about. I love the outdoors and enjoy discos in the garden with the kids. 


Outdoor Nursery Practitioner

I left Arbor Green in June 2021 to move overseas but couldn't be happier to be back. I have my SVQ 3 in Childcare and enjoy working with the children. When not at work I love spending time with my family.  



I've been part of the Arbor Green family since 2013 and I have achieved my BA in Childhood Practice. I'm passionate about outdoor learning and feel very lucky that we have such a vibrant environment to teach our children in.    

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Nursery Assistant

I'm Anais.  I grew up in Burgundy with lots of pets.  After my studies in Paris I was an Aupair in the the Highlands for 2 years.  When I'm not working you can find me thrifting in flea markets and charity shops


Outdoor Nursery Practitioner

I have an SVQ Level 3 in Childcare and have been at Arbor Green since 2019.

Arbor Green is such a fun place to work as you get to see the children enjoying themselves whilst learning at the same time. 


Nursery Assistant

I’ve been working at Arbor Green Nursery since 2021, as I have a passion for the care of children with a mission to develop and support their growth. In my free time, I love being lost in DIY and reading.
I am currently working towards my SVQ level 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development 

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Nursery Practitioner 

Hey, my name is Denise and I am originally from Wales. I have been part of the AG team since April 2023. I have recently achieved my HNC Childhood Practice and have  over two years experience working with children. When I'm not at the nursery, I like to walk, read and swim, as well as being outdoors. 


Nursery Chef

I cook and prepare healthy snacks and lunches for the children on a daily basis using the fresh produce grown at Arbor Green.


I have been apart of the Arbor Green family since 2017.  

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Nursery Practitioner Assistant

Hi! My name is Lidia and I joined Arbor Green Nursery in February 2023. When I am not having fun at the nursery, I love traveling and exploring new places. My most favourite thing to do is go to concerts and live music events. I love cooking and eating yummy food. And of course I love spending time with my family and friends. 

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Nursery Assistant

I'm Cherry from Hong Kong.  I have a background in Environmental Science.  I am enthusiastic  about nature, especially the ocean.  If you are interested in anytning about nature I am always ready to explore more about it together


Senior Nursery Practioner

I have been at Arbor Green Nursery since 2019 and have my SVQ level 3 in Childcare.

Originally from South Africa I came to Edinburgh in 2018 with a passion for dancing, art and of course  teaching children. 


Office Administator

I have been at Arbor Green Nursery since 2021 and am your trusted office administrator

I work remotely so you won't see me but I'm there is spirit. Outside of work, I love spending time with my little boy, who shares my passion for nature and would have loved to have been part of the Arbor Green Family.


Outdoor Nursery Practitioner

In June 2019 I completed my HNC in Childhood Practice and started working at Arbor Green in November 2019.

Outside of nursery I enjoy going to music concerts with my friends.

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Nursery Assistant

I'm Katie.  I will be working towards my SVQ Level 3 in children care and development.  I have a passion for working with children and I am hoping to use this to support children's learning and development with Arbor Green

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Nursery Assistant

I am from Spain but I've been living here in Scotland for almost 5 years. 


I enjoy outdoor activities and my passion is everything in relation with conservation and wildlife.


Senior Nursery Practitioner

I recently finished my HNC in Childhood Practice as well as a Forest Kindergarten qualification and have just finished the equivalent of a HND and I am loving in working at an outdoor nursery.

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