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Manor Beach

Primary School

Sharon Parkes

I am an Early Year’s Teacher and Mother of three wonderful grown up children. I have owned and run Nurseries for over thirty years and have loved every moment of it.

  • Early Years Teacher (EYP)
  • Manager
  • key person for Red group
  • Inclusion Officer
  • Safeguarding Officer
  • Giant Group Leader


Lynette Knights

I am a loving Mum of three fantastic daughters and a giant Dog. I have worked with the Mini Buddies team for over 7 years and I am still hugely passionate about my career. I especially love working with 2 year olds in setting.

  • Level 3 in Childcare and Education
  • Deputy Safeguarding Officer
  • Pre-school admin Manager
  • Key Person for Blue Group
  • Caterpillar group Leader


Jack Parkes

I am Sharon’s son and have worked with children all my life. Growing up I always loved helping out at my Mother’s nursery and this has never changed. Naturally this upbringing has led me towards a career in early years. I have worked as a member of the Mini Buddies team for 9 years now and still love my work.

  • Early Year’s Practitioner – Level 6
  • Deputy Manager
  • Key Person for Green Group
  • Special Education Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)
  • Equality Named Co-ordinator (ENCO)


Katie France

I am a proud Mum of two beautiful girls and a member of the Mini buddies Team. I have passionately worked within Early Year’s for over 15 years and especially enjoy art activities and messy play!

  • Level 3 in Childcare and Education
  • Messy Room Leader
  • Key person for Yellow Group
  • Behaviour Support Officer
  • Butterfly Group Leader
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Manor Beach Primary School
Manor Drive, Thornton Cleveleys,
Lancashire, FY5 1EU
T 01253 853879

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