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Day Care

Our Team

Drawn by the children at Arbor Green

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Natalie

Owner

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

 

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Anya

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

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Louise

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.  

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Sonia

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.  

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Andrea

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.

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Richie

Handyperson

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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Leon

Gardener

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

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Chloe

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. 

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Angie

Manager

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. 

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Soumya

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.  

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Nikkie

 Manager

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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Anais

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

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Aimee

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. 

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Viktoria

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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Denise 

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. 

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Raffa

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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Lidia

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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Cherry

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

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Sammy

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. 

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Nicola

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.

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Kirstin

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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Katie

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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Ali

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.

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Niamh

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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