Our Team

The nursery managed by Leah Garrett and deputised by Rosslyn Eadie.
Our staff at Straylands consist of mature, experienced qualified and knowledgeable Nursery Practitioners who work together as a team to provide high standards of care and education.

Staff are provided with frequent training opportunities and are regularly appraised and given supervision to make sure we are providing the best possible care and education for your child.

Straylands has a low staff turnover, on average staff members have been with us for at least 6 years and therefore your child will feel secure and able to form positive relationships with all staff.

We have 10 members of staff, 8 of which are qualified in Childcare at Level 3 or above, the remaining 2 are working towards their Level 3 in Childcare. All staff are Paediatric First Aid trained.

Tracy Gowlettleah Garrett ManagerRosslyn Eadie deputy managerEmma CrowlandLisa Reeve

Jill GentlePenny Hutchinson


Quality Assurance



Our staff have worked hard to achieve the
 ‘Steps To Quality’ award run by The City of York Council. This has been developed by the Early Years Team  to give parents Quality Assurance in their child’s  care and education.