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Staffing - Butterfly Lodge


Lisa Taylor Area Manager B.A Honours Degree, EYT

Lisa began working with the Learning Curve Nursery Group as a student at Shepherd Lodge Nursery. She worked her way up, and became Manager of Shepherd Lodge in May 2000. In January 2005 Lisa helped to set up Clifton Lodge Nursery, and took up the role of Manager there. In 2008 Lisa took up a new role of Area Manager.

As Area Manager of all three Learning Curve nurseries, Lisa ensures that high standards of care are maintained in a loving and friendly environment


Rebecca Cocker B.A Honours Degree 2015 Nursery Manager

Rebecca started with the company as a student in 2007 at Clifton Lodge Nursery. Since starting, in the preschool at Clifton Lodge, Rebecca progressed as a Toddler Room Coordinator at Bluebell Lodge Nursery. In January 2013 Rebecca moved into the lower preschool unit at Bluebell Lodge where she helped to develop the two year old check since we adapted to the changes in the new EYFS. Rebecca has recently completed her BA (Hons) in Early childhood studies in May 2015.


Hannah Farman - Nursery Manager covering maternity leave


Becki Gregory - Deputy Manager and Lower Pre-school Co-ordinator


Carl Dukes - Sports curriculum leader


Shauna Erskine - Baby room co-ordinator


Jasmin Saunders - Early Years Educator


Emma Salmon - Toddler co-ordinator


Lindsey Ross - Toddler co-ordinator on maternity leave

Lindsey has her NVQ level 3 in childcare. Lindsey started with Butterfly Lodge in June 2015. Lindsey has been working in the early year's sector since September 2008. She has gained experience with all age's birth to five and has three children of her own.


Amy Flint - Early Years Educator


Levi Cavanagh - Early Years Educator


Aimee purdy - Early Years Educator


Kirsty Pulford - Early Years Educator

Kirsty is working as a modern apprentice within our Lower pre-school unit alongside Maria and Rebecca. Kirsty first started her apprenticeship at our sister nursery Bluebell Lodge before transferring to Butterfly in September 2015.


Chantelle Craig - Pre-school Co-ordinator

Chantelle has worked for the company since January 2012. Chantelle has gained her NVQ Level 2 and Level 3 in Childcare. Chantelle currently works in the Lower Pre-School room and loves every minute of it.

Chantelle loves to play, laugh and get messy with the children. Chantelle enjoys helping the children learn through play to make sure they enjoy the fun experience of nursery.


Emma Falkingham - Early Years Educator

Emma began working at Clifton Lodge Nursery in February 2009 ago before moving to Shepherd Lodge. Emma currently works in the Pre School room and has previous experience working managing a restaurant. Emma has two children of her own, both of primary school age. Emma is hoping to further her career by going into primary school teaching and has volunteered at some local schools for experience.


Alex Felton - Early years educator

Alex is 24 and began working at Clifton Lodge in February 2013. Alex gained her Level 3 diploma in Childcare and Education in 2008. Alex has worked as a nursery practitioner for 5 years in a nursery setting. Alex lives with her partner Scott and dog, Geoffrey. Alex has interests in music, and animals, especially dogs, and enjoys socialising with her family and friends.


Rebecca Boldy - Early years educator

Rebecca Started with Butterfly Lodge in May 2015. She is working in our Lower pre-school room alongside Maria and Leanne. Rebecca has recently gained her BA Honours in Health and social care in September 2015 and has experience in working in schools from her course placements.


Nicole Menzies - Early years educator



Learning Curve Head Office: 502 Lytham Road, FY4 1JH. Tel: 01253 346741 or email us