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The Team

Meet our educators 

Tresca Pascoe

Founder, Owner and Director

Tresca founded The Cabin Day Nursery in 2015 as an expansion of her outstanding childminding business. She is a strong advocate for play based learning and is our THRIVE trained lead. Tresca acts as a mentor to staff and consultant to our manager.

Chris Pascoe

Founder,Owner and Director

Chris founded The Cabin Day Nursery in 2015. He has an interest in outdoor education and leads our forest school provision. A hands on leader, Chris provides a warm and consistent male presence.


Dawn Fiske

Nursery manager, Senco and safeguarding lead

Dawn manages the day to day running of the nursery and oversees our teaching and learning provision. 

 She is also our Special educational needs coordinator and Designated safeguarding lead.

Karla Lillicrap

Deputy manager and lead practitioner.

Karla leads the team in the absence of our manager and practices with an 'in the moment' pedagogical approach to early years education.

 Karla is Deputy Safeguarding lead 

Mistee Mcangus

Nursery practitioner

Mistee  comes from a background of supporting children in schools and her calm, fun attitude makes her a favourite of many of our children and parents alike.

Elizabeth Cole

Nursery apprentice

Currently on maternity leave with her first child, Elizabeth or 'Lizzie" as our children affectionately know her, has a real flare for supporting children with additional needs and is always available for a cuddle with any child who needs it. 

Ellen Bassett

Nursery apprentice

Ellen's loving nature and energetic personality draws children to her magnetically. Ellen is currently completing her advanced diploma in early years education. 

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