Meet the team


Management Team

Nursery Directors – Emma Ward & Gary Ward

Emma and Gary originally set up Chiltern Nursery in Sutton in 2002 as they were unable to find a nursery that they liked for their own son. Fast forward a few years later they are now the directors of three nurseries.

Emma and Gary are very hands on, and spend time at all the settings during the week.

Nursery Manager – Samantha Hendry

Sam joined Chiltern Nurseries Ltd in 2013 and has worked across many of our rooms at both Chiltern and Glaisdale. Sam became the Setting Manager in 2021 and is working towards her SENco Level 3. Sam has also completed her Early Years Foundation degree.

Deputy Manager – Jennifer Blane

Jen joined Chiltern Nurseries as a Level 2 practitioner in 2016 and completed her Level 3 qualification with us. Jen was promoted in 2022 to the Deputy Manager of Chiltern.

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