Little People Daycare Nursery 0-5’s Team


Lana Basterfield

Nursery Director

Lana has a BA (Hons) Degree in Early Years, and has over 10 years experience of working in the childcare sector.  As our Director, Lana is committed to helping children explore and learn in a hands-on environment. Nothing brings them more happiness than seeing the growth and evolution of our young children that attend our Nursery setting.


Jessica Luckmann

Early Years Assistant

Jessica has completed her apprenticeship and now holds a Level 2 childcare qualification.  Along with her bright and bubbly personality she contributes her creativity to our learning enviroment making her a great asset to our team.   Jessica says "giving the children the freedom to mix with children of different age groups helps build children's confidence".  Jessica has also had training using Sign-a-long which is another method of word signing to communicate with adults and children.


Katie Butler

Early Years Practitioner

Katie recently joined the team, and is currently working towards her Level 3 Childcare Educator qualification.  She has a passion for working with children and has had previous experience of working in a school environment.  Katie is our Expressive Arts and Design Director.  Katie says "Expressive Arts provides children with critical ways of thinking and communicating allowing them to be creative and imaginative".