Barrachnie Nursery

Our Staff
lynne

Lynne - Operations Manager

rachel manager

Rachel - Manager

My name is Rachel and I am the Nursery Manager. I was born in Blackpool and as I grew up I quickly realised that my passion was to work with children, my first job being in a kids holiday club. I moved to Scotland in 2012 and spent 5 years gaining lots of knowledge and experience at our sister nursery before moving to Barrachnie in 2019. As a mother of 2 young children myself I understand the privelage of being part of a a child’s early years, and I feel confident supporting families throughout their nursery journey.

rachel deputy manager

Rachel - Deputy

My name is Rachel and I am the Deputy Manager. I have a HNC in Additional Suppoirt Needs and a BA in Social Services and Education. I have worked in our sister nursery since 2016 as their Additional Support Needs Senior. I moved over to Barrachnie in Feburary 2020 and I am very proud to be part of the Barrachnie family. I am passionate about providing an enriching, nurturing and inclusive environment for the children to thrive in and feel honoured to be part of your child’s journey through their early years. 

louise

Louise – Senior Team Leader

Hi, My name is Louise and I have been part of the Barrachnie family for 15 years. I have been qualified for 13 years and have had experience working with all age groups within the nursery. I am currently the Senior Team Leader within the nursery and team leader of our 3-5 room (Busy Bees). I am also part of the mangement team. I love being part of the children’s journeys and watching them learn, thrive and grow each day.

rachel manager

Zoe – Team Leader

My name is Zoe. I am the Team Leader of the Sunshine Room. I started at Barrachnie in 2012 and have been qualified since 2014. I enjoy working alongside the staff team and love to help the children grow and develop new skills each day.

samantha

Samantha – Team Leader

My name is Samantha, I joined Barrachnie Nursery in February 2020. I am the Team Leader of the Rainbow Room. I have been qualified for over 8 years in childcare. I love mamking exciting, creative and engaging experiences for the children to explore. 

louise

Lindsey – Team Leader

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Lauren – Senior

Hi my name is Lauren, I started in Barrachnie 6 years ago as a trainee before qualifying in 2016. I am now the Senior of the Busy Bee room. I love working with the children in the 3-5 room ensuring school readiness building their confidence and knowledge in many areas of the curriculum. I love watching them become confident individuals ahead of their future adventures.

sandra

Sandra – Early Years Practitioner

Hi my name is Sandra. I have worked at Barrachnie for over 20 years. I really enjoy working with all age groups within the nursery. I sometimes can also be found in the kitchen cooking lunches when Christine is off on holiday. 

jen

Jennifer - Early Years Practitioner

My name is Jennifer, I have been part of the Barrachnie team since June 2006, I have been based in all room throughout my time here however I am now in the Rainbow Room where I have been for a number of years. I love working with all age groups and love to see my little ones grow and gain confidence every day. You could say Barrachnie is my second home and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I am so proud to be part of the Barrachnie Team. 

rachel manager

Lorraine- Early Years Practitioner

Hi my name is Lorraine, I have been a qualified practitioner for 18 years and have worked at Barrachnie for 13 years.

I have worked in every room at Barrachnie and I am currently based in the Busy Bee Room. I love supporting the children within the nursery to grow, strive and develop and become confident individuals as they journey through their early years education.  

sandra

Angela – Early Years Practitioner

Hi my name is Angela, I have been part of the Barrachnie Family for 18 years. I have been a qualified practitioner for 13 years and I have experience of working with all age groups within the nursery. I love caring for children and watching them progress from babies to pre schoolers.

gillian

Gillian – Early Years Practitioner

Hi my name is Gillian, I am based in the Rainbow Room. I have been qualified for 10 years and have been part of the Barrachnie Team for 4 years. I love working in childcare and helping children to learn and grow each day. 

kirsty

Kirsty – Early Years Practitioner

Hi, my name is Kirsty. I have been a qualified childcare practitioner and a member of the Barrachnie Team for 15 years. I love working with children, watching them grow and support their journey of school readiness. 

nicole

Nicole – Early Years Practitioner

Hi my name is Nicole. I am a fully qualified childcare practitioner and have been qualified for 2 years. I completed by practitioners training at Barrachnie and fell in love with my job. My plans for the future is to attend University to complete my BA in childhood practice.

kara

Kara – Early Years Practitioner

Hi my name is Kara. I started working at Barrachnie Nursery in 2019 as a trainee. I qualified as an Early Years Practitioner in September 2020. I am based in the Busy Bee Room. I love encouraging the children to express their creativeness through art, dance and role play.

lauryn

Lauryn – Early Years Practitioner

My name is Lauryn. I have been in childcare for 4 years and qualified for just over 2 years. I work in our Sunshine room and love watching them achieve their early milestones. I enjoy working with the staff team, children and their families. 

holly

Holly – Early Years Practitioner

christine

Christine- Cook

Hi my name is Christine. I have worked at Barrachnie Nursery for 23 years. I love cooking nutritious meals for all the children at the nursery.

irene

Irene

jade

Jade – Early Years Practitioner in training

My name is Jade and I am currently training to be a childcare practitioner. I love getting to work with children and hope to pursue a career of working with children in the future. 

taylor ann

Taylor-Ann – Early Years Practitioner in Training

Hi, my name is Taylor-Ann, I am a trainee at Barrachnie Nursery I have been working here for almost 6 months. I have really enjoyed getting to know all the children and staff team and it was been an amazing experience for me so far. 

holly

Holly (Busy Bees) – Early Years Practitioner in training

My name is Holly and I have just started as a trainee in Barrachnie Nursery. I am currently in the Busy Bee Room and enjoy working with the children in this room. The staff have been very friendly and welcoming and I am excited to see what’s to come in the future.

natalie

Natalie - Early Years Practitioner in Training

Hi my name is Natalie and I am a modern apprentice who has just started at Barrachnie Nursery. I am looking forward to expanding my knowledge of child development and gaining experience of working within a nursery setting.

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Opening Hours

Monday- Friday 8AM – 6PM
50 weeks per year*
Minimum 1 day per week

*closed for 2 weeks over the festive break in line with Glasgow City Council School Holidays.

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