Meet the Little Dots Witney Team

All of our staff are fully qualified or working towards qualification in childcare and all are trained in First Aid, Safeguarding and Manual Handling. They also regularly participate in short courses to keep them up to date on the latest developments and resources that are relevant to the Early Years Foundation Stages of education.

Courtney Smith

This is our most recent Courtney to join the Little Dots team.

She likes spending time with her friends and family as well as walking her dog on warm evenings.

Pippa Dunsdon

Pippa has worked at Little Dots at both our nurseries but is currently based at Witney.

When she’s not at work she enjoys spending time with her three children and going on lots of dog walks and spending time with family.

She also enjoys watching local Rugby.

Sarah Collett

Sarah is our Baby room leader and is Level 3 qualified, Sarah has been working in Childcare for over 20 years now.

Sarah enjoys spending time with her family , especially her two nieces, she also likes days out with her friends.

Amy Cotton

Amy is level 3 qualified but currently studying a degree in Early Years.

She enjoys spending time with her daughter, walking her dog, socialising, the theatre, Zumba and photography.

Nerissa Lloyd

Nerissa works in the baby room, she is NVQ level 3 qualified in child care.

She has recently returned from maternity leave after having her own Little Dot.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family, her partner and her little one.

Melizza Hambidge

Melliza is based in our Toddler Room and is currently on maternity leave.

Courtenay Rolfe

Courtenay is Level 2 qualified and works in our toddler room, she has two young children who both attend LittleDots.

Courtenay enjoys spending her spare time going on bike rides and having family days out with her fiance and children.

Emma Hardcastle

Emma is Level 3 qualified and is our Toddler Room Leader, she enjoys socialising and spending time with her friend’s and family.

Rachel Price

Rachel has been a chef since leaving catering college and has always loved cooking & catering for all types of people & events.

She has 16yr old twins who are amazing!  She is very family orientated having a very close family and loves big family meals altogether, she also loves eating out and socialising with friends & family.

She loves every season of the year especially the spring as she adores daffodils!

Kelly Adams

Kelly is level 3 qualified, she has a son (Luca) who is nearly 9, she loves getting to watch him play football.

She has a dachshund puppy called Bertie so enjoy’s country walks with them both but also love’s cooking and trying new recipes

Lucy Cutler

Lucy is our Pre-School Room leader and is Level 3 qualified.

In her spare time she enjoy’s going on holidays abroad, having cocktails with friends and spending time with her boyfriend and puppy, Coco!

Laura Finlayson Witeny

Laura Finlayson

Laura is Level 3 qualified in Childcare and Education and she has a degree in Community Development and Youth work.

Laura is currently working towards her Level 3 in Leadership and Management, as well as working for Little Dots Laura works part time as a youth worker at Eynsham Youth Club.

In her spare time she likes to spend time with her partner and thinking of new ideas for the book she wants to write.

Sarah Longshaw

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Charlie Bentley

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Carrie-Anne Blake

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Jess Hatt

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Isobel Hancock

Manager of Witney & Northleigh

Isobel is our Manager and based at both sites, she is Level 3 qualified in childcare and recently completed her Level 3 in Leadership and Management.

She also runs Bampton Youth Club and is Chair of BUFC, she is currently planning her wedding and enjoys spending time with family and friends, she also enjoys reading, being at the seaside and a glass of gin.

Hannah Hodgson

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Sharmain Hall

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Leah Kerslake

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Wendy Rice

Wendy joined us in preschool and she loves spending time with family and going on adventures with her children. They love the outdoors and going for walks in the countryside. She also loves a good book! 

Madelaine Marshall

Operations Manager/Mentor

Maddie works across both of our settings, she has her Level 2 in health and social care and level 2 in HR.

She has 3 sons of her own, her youngest attended Little Dots Witney before he left for school, she also fostered from 2011 until 2019 and is hoping to foster again soon.

She loves watching her boys play football even in the rain and enjoys crafts and an occasional glass of Shiraz!

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