Our Team

We have a great highly committed, passionate and caring team of qualified and motivated staff, who are dedicated to providing each child with a first class start to their formal education journey.
Mrs Pauline Edwards

Mrs. Edwards is the Nursery Supervisor and has been working at Stoborough Nursery Since 1997. She has an Early Years BA and Early Years Professional Status. As well as being in charge of the day-to-day running of the nursery Mrs. Edwards is the DSL (Designated Safeguarding Lead) and also the nursery’s Equality Named Co-ordinator (ENCO); monitoring and promoting equality of opportunity in the setting.

Mrs Edwards has lived in Wareham since 1990 and has been working in childcare since 1993. She has one son and enjoys, travel, reading and trying to keep fit!

Rebecca Dominy

Miss. Dominy is the Deputy Nursery Supervisor and has worked at Stoborough Nursery since 2003. She has an Early Years and Education BA Honours Degree.

Miss. Dominy is the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) co-ordinating the special educational needs support in the nursery, she is also the Designated Person for health and safety and is responsible to reporting and liaising with the nursery committee over and health and safety issues. Miss Dominy has lived in Wareham all her life and is one of the helpers at the Wareham Beavers. She enjoys cooking, reading and cycling in her spare time.

Other Staff

Davina Prior - NVQ Level 3 Early Years Care & Education. Worked here as a nursery assistant since 2010.


Bronwyn Chevalier - NVQ Level 2 Early Years Care & Education. She is the designated person for Behaviour Management. Worked here as  a nursery assistant since 2004.


Kelly Mannering - NVQ Level 2 Early Years Care & Education. Worked here as a nursery assistant since 2004.


Jodie Collington - NVQ 2 Level 2 Early Years Care & Education. Worked here as a lunchtime supervisor and supply nursery assistant since 2012 and full time nursery assistant from April 2017.


Paula Francis - Lunchtime Supervisor since Jan 2015.


Yuki Gartshore - Nursery book-keeper.


Our Board of Trustees - 'Management Committee'

As a registered charity we are run by a Board of Trustees (management committee) who are responsible for all the staffing and decision making regards the running of the nursery, with our nursery supervisor being responsible for the day to day general running of the facility.


Our Board of Trustees (Management Committee) consists of:-

  • Chairperson - TBC (see job advert here >)

  • Emma Cahill - Treasurer

  • Brian Collins- Building sub-committee Chairperson

  • Lucia Couse

  • Claire Emery

  • Hayley Larson - Designated Safeguard Lead

  • Hannah Rundle - Secretary


If you are interested in joining our committee please contact Pauline Edwards at enquiries@stoboroughnursery.org.uk


If you have any queries or concerns regarding the nursery, staff, students or volunteers please contact

Hayley Larson, our Designated Safeguard Lead.