Our Management Team


Michelle Hardcastle
SVQ Level 2, 3 & 4 in Childcare & Education
Nursery Owner

Gillian McKnight
SVQ Level 3 & 4 in Childcare & Education
Nursery Owner

Michelle and Gillian are both parents, and both have over 25 years experience working within the childcare sector, in management and supervisory positions.

We are responsible for the day-to-day running of the nursery, to include all professional childcare issues, health promotion, staff management, parental satisfaction and quality of service

Little Dreams Nursery was established in February 2012, and we have built it up to a high standard throughout the years, building a good reputation and popular sought after nursery in the city centre of Aberdeen.

Both Michelle and Gillian will be happy to be contacted in person at the nursery or via e-mail.

Management Team

Nicola Park
Nicola has 25 years experience working in the child care sector. Nicola has managed nurseries for over 5 years. Nicola holds her BA certificate
Kelly Watson
Senior Nursery Supervisor
Kelly has her level 3 in childcare, and is currently working through her level 4.


Our staff are committed to providing the highest standards of professional childcare and education.  Before beginning employment at Little Dreams Nursery, all staff are thoroughly vetted in accordance with Care Inspectorate (www.careinspectorate.com).

Little Dreams Nursery is committed to providing training and development for all staff including: SVQ 3 and 4 in Early Years Care and Education, First Aid, Child Protection, Food Hygiene, Health and Safety and Child Development.

Continued Professional Development (CPD) is also available to all staff through external agencies and In-house.

Photographs of the nursery staff are situated in the entrance hall and the playroom doors.