Who is who

Choochoos has been a family run nursery since opening in 2005. We pride ourselves at Choochoos to be an Outstanding Early Years Provision. We have very high expectations and therefore only desire to employ the most suitable practitioners to join our team. Choochoos is a supportive team that continually strives to grow and develop excellent practice. This is to ensure that outcomes for children are raised through effective team work, communication and engagement with others.

Our senior team at Choochoos Whitstable is as follows:

  • Karla Tabony – Owner
  • Lauren Mankelow – Area Manager
  • Emily Gale – Manager
  • Catherine Austin – Deputy Manager
  • Yvonne Taylor – Baby (0-2 years) Team Leader
  • Michael Mabbett – Caterpillar (2-3 years) Team Leader
  • Naomi Hooper – Butterfly (3-5 years) Team Leader
  • Sam Williams – Senior Administrator