Meet Our 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.

Megan Tofts

Megan is level 3 qualified in childcare and education and in her spare time she enjoy’s spending time with my family and going out with her friends.

Robin Newton

Robyn joined us in March 2019. She is currently working towards her level 3. In her spare time she likes to bake and spend time with family and friends.

Pippa Dunsdon

Pippa has worked at little dots for over two years now and as bank staff can be found at both Witney and North Leigh. When she’s not at work she enjoys spending time with her two children and going on lots of dog walks and spending time with family. She also enjoys watching local Rugby.

Dorothy Lloyd

Dorothy is Level 3 qualified and had some time out of childcare to explore other careers but has returned now and is in our baby room. Dorothy enjoys watching football, spending time with family and friends and she likes a white wine spritser at the weekends.

Ella Barnett

Ella joined us in February 2019 and is Level 2 qualified, she has recently passed her driving test and enjoys nights out with friends and going on holiday.

Amy Cotton

Amy is Level 2 qualified and working towards her Level 3. She enjoys taking her dog for walks, going to the theatre, socialising, Zumba and spending time with her daughter.

Courtney Church

Courtney joined us in January 2019, starting her career in childcare spending time with family and her boyfriend and looking after all her nieces and nephews.

Nerissa Lloyd

Nerissa is Level 3 qualified and is currently on maternity leave as she has become a mummy to her own Little Dot, she will be back with us soon.

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.

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 our Toddler Room Leader, she enjoys socialising and a cheeky drink or two.

Melizza Hambidge

Melizza is in our baby room and has recently returned to work after maternity leave, and her Little one also attends Little Dots.
She enjoys family days out with her son and partner.

Kelly Adams – Mentor to new team members

Kelly has a NVQ level 3 in childcare and education. Kelly enjoys going out to costa and buying lots of Cath Kidston products! Kelly’s favourite thing of all is spending quality time with her family.

Lucy Cutler

Lucy is our Pre-School Room Leader and is Level 3 qualified. In her spare time she enjoys going on holiday’s, spending time with her boyfriend and going out for dinner and to the zoo to see Lemurs.

Nanny Kitchen

Nanny Kitchen is in charge of the yummy meals at LittleDots, she is also Clair and Lynseys Mummy!

Outside of LittleDots Nanny Kitchen likes to refurbish furniture and she is also a keen gardener.

Isobel Goves – 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.

Laura Finlayson – Deputy Manager of Witney

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 DotsLaura 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.

Madelaine Marshall – Operations Manager

Maddie is NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social care, she fostered from 2011 until 2019 and hopes to again in the future but is currently taking a break to concentrate on her 3 boys who keep her busy with Football, Golf, Lego, Xbox and Nerf Guns to name a few things!