Our management team work with all of our staff to support and grow their learning. We share a passion for spending time with children and our care and attention to your child’s needs is second to none. We are enthusiastic and friendly and adopt a calm approach using the Capellas model of care. We will work closely with you as parents and carers to ensure your child has a fun, caring and educational experience.


Tina Thomas
Balsall Common Out of School Club Manager

Tina brings both the qualifications and experience of running out of school settings, she has an impressive track record of running clubs locally and is highly thought of by both children and parents. Her aims are to ensure that the activities offered are child focused and that staff bring their creative flair in line with the children’s choices.

Ciara Nolan
Kenilworth Club Manager
Ciara has a Fetac level 5 in Childcare and Education as well as a Cache level 3 in Childcare and Education, she is a qualified first aider and has extensive experience with children of all ages. She
She enjoys spending time with the children and listening to their stories. Ciara’s strength is her ability to build relationships with both the children and parents for everyone to be able to work together and build trust. Ciara is aiming to bring the children’s voice into her planning and making the childrens ideas count each day.
Dawn Lewis
Senior Family and Quality Support Leader

Dawn is a qualified and experienced manager and nursery nurse with a special talent for building relationships with children and their parents. Her aims are to ensure that her working environment is filled with a buzz of activity and that resident children have the time of their life. She is always striving to listen to parents, children and our staff and is always looking at ways she can improve the care and education at the nursery. Dawn has a great relationship with Tina, our Club Manager and together they provide a seamless experience from nursery to after-school.

Joelle Cross
Solihull Nursery Manager

Joelle has both Nursery and Management qualifications and joined Capellas with an extensive level of experience from a range of nursery roles. Joelle is always smiling and has a real passion for her job, she inspires those around her to want to keep improving and during her recent Ofsted visit was commended on some exceptional work.

Lynne O’Gorman
Balsall Common Nursery Manager

Lynne has a range of nursery and management qualifications and has joined Capellas with a background in pre-school education for a number of years and private day nursery experience. Lynne has real enthusiasm for her role and comes from a strength-based way of leading. She builds people and their teams and loves spending time with the staff as they improve.