Nursery Staff

Senior Management

Therese Duriez

Therese Duriez

Therese is the Director of Forbes Claremont Park and Forbes Bruntsfield and has been running the nurseries since 1996. Therese is very much involved in the day to day running of the nurseries and is a great believer in the importance of the outdoors in early years education.

Anthony Duriez

Anthony Duriez

Anthony is Therese’s son and is a Director of the nurseries. Anthony grew up with the nursery and after a successful career in business he decided to join the nursery in 2008. He is dedicated to helping the children in our care to develop the skills and social understanding they will need to be happy, healthy individuals.

Andrea Whyte

Andrea Whyte

Andrea is the nursery Director of Care and Education. She has been with the nursery since it opened in 1996 and we could not imagine the nursery without her. During her time in the nursery she has completed her HNC and her Personal Development Award, both for early years and education. She works across all the different nurseries.

Management Team

Lauren

Lauren

Lauren is the nursery manager and has worked at different setting in Edinburgh. She works across all the rooms supporting the staff and helping develop the nursery.

Pre-school Team

Craig

Craig

Greg

Greg

Keren

Keren

Keren is a qualified teacher who works in the Preschool room.

Amy

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Amy is an apprentice who works in the Preschool room.

Christina

Christina

Christina works in Preschool and is currently in training. Christina has gained experience from other nursery setting in Edinburgh

Jessica

Jessica

Under Threes Team

Vivi

Vivi

Blanca

Blanca

Irene

Irene

Grace

Grace

Grace is a qualified practitioner that works in the under 2's.

Rosemary

Rosemary

Emily

Emily

Emily is a qualified practitioner who is a key worker in the Baby room.

Sarah

Sarah

Sarah is a qualified practitioner who is a key worker in the Baby room.

Insuk

Insuk

Insuk is a qualified practitioner who has over 10 years working at Forbes nursery. She has worked in nearly all the different age groups. Insuk is also a mother and grand mother.

Abbey

Abbey

Abbey is a qualified Practitioner who works in the Tweenie room.

Leah

Leah

Leah is an apprentice at the nursery and works in the Tweenie room.

Victoria

Victoria

Victoria is a support worker in the Tweenie room and is currently training to get her SVQ3

Ancillary Staff

Mariana

Mariana

Karen

Karen

Karen is the nursery administrator. She has been with the nursery for over 10 years and keeps things running smoothly in the office. If you have any questions or queries then she would be more then happy to help. Karen also a mother herself.

NDNA Care Inspectorate Education Scotland

Quick Contact

Bruntsfield
0131 229 5511
Claremont Park
0131 553 5068
Greenhill
0131 228 4513
Bruntsfield Place
0131 229 1970

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 6:00pm. Open throughout the year except Christmas day to New Year.