For more information about Miss Daisy's Nursery schools please telephone the school office on 020 7730 5797 or email.

The Team at Miss Daisy's Nursery, Knightsbridge

Miss Alexandra Bradley
Headmistress

Alex began her secondary education at the University of Durham. After graduating she went on to receive an Independent PGCE in Primary Education from the University of Buckingham.

Alex started her teaching career as Teaching Assistant at Falkner House Nursery and went on to teach Year 1, 2 and 3 at Pembridge Hall. Alex has worked as an EAL teacher at Waterford Kamhlaba, a United World College in Swaziland, Africa where she also volunteered at the SOS Children’s Village Orphanage. She joined Miss Daisy’s Knightsbridge for its opening in 2014 as Headmistress.

Over the course of her time at Miss Daisy’s, Alex has built strong relationships with the Prep Schools in the area and visits them on a regular basis. An extensive aspect of her role as the Headmistress is to maintain a strong dialogue with the future schools, advising parents on the schools best suited to their child, as well as providing guidance and support during the assessment process.

Miss Neilem Lal
Deputy Headmistress and Nursery Teacher

Neilem's career started in the West Midlands where she taught Reception for 6 years. With over 13years experience working with children, Neilem has a NNEB in child care and has a degree in Early Years Childhood studies. Neilem joined Miss Daisy's Knightsbridge in September 2014 as a Kindergarten Teacher. From September 2016, Neilem will be the Deputy Headmistress and Nursery Teacher at the school.

Mrs Damini Alg
Kindergarten Teacher

Damini trained as a Montessori teacher and then went on to teach at Chelsea Kindergarten for sixteen years before joining Miss Daisy’s Chelsea in 2010. Damini moved to Miss Daisy's Knightsbridge in September 2014 as a Nursery Teacher and from September 2016 Damini will be a Kindergarten Teacher.

Miss Lucy Caminada
Kindergarten Teacher

After graduating from the University of Nottingham, Lucy previously worked at Pippa Pop-ins Nursery Schools as a Nursery Assistant. Lucy already holds a Level 3 Diploma in Early Years and is currently studying towards a Level 6 postgraduate degree in early years development. Lucy joined Miss Daisy's Belgravia in September 2014 as a Nursery Teacher, moving to Miss Daisy’s Knightsbridge in September 2016 to fulfill the role of Kindergarten Teacher. She is also the SENCO at Miss Daisy's Knightsbridge.

Miss Angelique (Angel) Van Gerven
Kindergarten Teacher

After obtaining a joint BA in English and Creative Writing from the University of Westminster, Angel moved to the Seychelles where she worked as a SEN Teaching Assistant at the International School of Seychelles. She joined Miss Daisy's Knightsbridge in January 2016 as an Assistant and from September 2016 will be a Kindergarten Teacher.

Miss Zeina Kobrossi
Nursery Teacher

Zeina has a background in Montessori Teaching, she has worked as a French teaching assistant in La petite Ecole Bilingue before moving on to Thomas's Battersea. 

Miss April Li
Nursery Teacher

April graduated from the UCL Institute of Education with first class honours and is currently studying towards her MA in Early Years' Education. She has previously worked as a Teaching Assistant at the day nursery partnered with Heathfield House School, and then moved on to teach in the preschool classroom at Mace Montessori School. April joined Miss Daisy's Knightsbridge in September 2016 as a Nursery Teacher.

Miss Louisa Phillips
Nursery Teacher

Louisa joined Miss Daisy's Knightsbridge in September 2016 from the Mouse House school where she has taught the Kindergarten for the past three years. Louisa is qualified to a Cache Level 3.

Miss Candy Schlesinger
Nursery Teacher

Candy started her teaching career with a PGCE in primary education from Froebels, Roehampton University. Since then she has worked in the Nursery, Reception and Year 1 of Sinclair House School in Fulham, more recently becoming their Pastoral Deputy Head. She has also worked with disadvantaged and special needs children in South Africa. Candy is now in her ninth year of teaching and joined Miss Daisy’s in September 2016 as Nursery Teacher.

Miss Celine Stonex
Kindergarten Teacher

Miss Celine joined Miss Daisy's Knightsbridge in September 2016, after graduating in Fine Art from the Manchester School of Art. Prior to this, she spent 6 months nannying children aged 7 to 10 years of age and worked in an orphanage in India. Miss Celine is currently studying for her Cache Level 3 qualification.

Miss Poppy Jones
Assistant

Prior to joining Miss Daisy's in September 2014, Poppy spent two years nannying children aged six months to five years and helping at a special needs school for children in Spain.

Miss Ophelia Thorp
Assistant

Ophelia has previously worked at Knightsbridge school and joined Miss Daisy's Belgravia in January 2016 as a teaching assistant.


SPECIALIST STAFF

Miss Pippa Poppets - Music

Pippa is a composer, musical director, singer and pianist. She studied music at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and later at Bristol University where she specialised in Singing and Composition. Pippa has a real passion for inspiring little ones and writes her own songs for the music lessons and plays at Miss Daisy's.

Pippa Poppets website

Miss Jessica

Jess is also a Pippa Poppets Teacher.

Pippa Poppets website

Miss Avra

Each week the children get to enjoy a drama lesson with Miss Avra from All Sorts Drama. Miss Avra takes the children on exciting adventures where they can explore the wonderful world of drama.

Coach JJ

Coach JJ from Little Kickers teaches sport to all the children each week. Coach JJ also organises fun after school and holiday sports clubs.
http://www.littlekickers.co.uk

Coach Patsy

Coach Patsy from Little Kickers teaches sport to all the children each week. Coach Patsy also organises fun after school and holiday sports clubs.
http://www.littlekickers.co.uk


SCHOOL SECRETARY

Miss Kitty Keir

Miss Kitty Keir is the school secretary and personal assistant to Miss Daisy.