Mrs Cheryl Ballard, NNEB, is the Senior Manager of the Forbury Group of Nurseries, who qualified as a Nursery Nurse in 1997. Cheryl’s role as Senior Manager is to help support & guide the Nursery Manager’s in their role, and spends her time between each of the four settings.
Cheryl joined Forbury Gardens Day Nursery in February 2001, as a Nursery Nurse. She quickly promoted to more senior positions within the Nursery and became the Deputy Manager in May 2002. From 2011 Cheryl was employed as the Nursery Manager of Forbury Gardens Day Nursery, helping to maintain an Outstanding Ofsted report and reputation. Cheryl has had a suitable persons interview with Ofsted and had previous experience, working as a Private Nanny and in other Day Care settings.
Cheryl has attended many training courses to help keep abreast of changes within the Early Years and has gained her Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership in 2015. Cheryl is an Emergency Paediatric First Aider. Cheryl also works as a Designated Safeguarding Officer and is a trainer in Universal Safeguarding Children.
Cheryl has a son who previously attended Forbury Gardens Day Nursery before starting school.