Our Team


Zoe Gordon

Nursery Manager

Zoe is our Nursery Manager who began training to work with children from leaving school in July 2007. Zoe studied at William Howard school in […]

Baby Owls

Sam Sowerby

Nursery Practitioner

Sam has worked within the childcare sector since March 2002. She started working as a childminder and qualified with NVQ level 3 in Early years […]

Little Cubs

Sophie Bell

Nursery Practitioner

Sophie is a Nursery Practitioner and works in the Little Cubs room.  Sophie attended Nelson Thomlinson School in Wigton before going to Carlisle College where she […]

Big Bears


Amanda Batey


Miss Amanda is one of our Children’s Chef, Amanda originally from Irthington attended William Howard Secondary School in Brampton. On leaving school Amanda commenced employment […]


Emily Allen

Emily has volunteered at Abacus Children’s Day Nursery since we opened in November 2015. Currently studying at Carlisle College, she is working towards her Level […]