Newton Leys - "OUTSTANDING"

This is a pack away provision based in the Newton Leys Pavillion, our opening times are as follows;

Mon - Friday - 8:00 - 16.30

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Buttons Newton Leys

Newton Leys Pavilion

Furzey Way

Milton Keynes


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Meet The Team

Emily - Manager / Designated Safeguarding Lead

Hi my name is Emily and I am the Manager at Newton Leys. I hold an NVQ Level 3 as well as a Level 5 in childcare management. 

I have been in childcare for 14 years starting as an apprentice then working in management for 6 years, 4 of which I was an area manager. 

I really enjoy supporting children with their development, watching them grow and becoming independent before they head off to school. 

When I am not working I am mum to my 2 year old son who also attends a Buttons setting.


Katie - Practitioner

Hello, my name is Katie and I have a Level 3 diploma in childcare.

Since gaining my qualification 10 years ago, I have worked in a private day nursery caring for children between 6 months to 4 years.

I enjoy working with children because it’s a pleasure to see them grow and watch them develop their individual personalities.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my 2 children and husband going to the zoo and the farm.

Vikki - Deputy Manager & 2 Year Lead

I am Vikki, a mum to 2 little boys. I have a BA Honours in Early Years Studies.

Before having the boys I worked in childcare for 11 years and am now very excited to return. I enjoy supporting the children in their learning and development, sharing their successes.


Shelby - Practitioner 

Hi, I'm Shelby and I am a mum of two girls. I have a Level 3 diploma in Childcare. Since gaining my qualification 8 years ago, I have worked as a teaching assistant and practitioner in a day nursery. 

I have always wanted to work with children, as I was the oldest in the family helping with younger siblings and family members. 

Ashley - Practitioner / SEN Lead

My name is Ashley.

I am Level 3 qualified and have worked in childcare for 9 years, 4 of them spent working with children with additional needs which is something I have a real keen interest in.

In my spare time, I like going for walks and baking with my daughter.



Vicki - Practitioner 

My Name is Vicki, I hold an NVQ Level 3 and have three children. 

I was in childcare for 10 years before I took time of to stay at home with my children, however I am really excited return and be part of this team. 

I enjoy working with children and helping with their development and skills ready for their next learning journey.


Natalie - Practitioner 

Hi, my name is Natalie. I am a Level 3 practitioner and have 2 children. I had a little time away while I had my daughter but I am vey excited to be returning and becoming part of an amazing team and preschool. 

I can't wait to help the children in their learning and development and prepare them for their journey ahead. 

In my spare time, I love spending time with my partner and 2 children. I also like to run and keep fit.


Donna - Trainee Practitioner 

Hi, I'm Donna. I have worked in care for the last 20 years working with adults and children with physical and neurological difficulties. I am looking forward to now working with early years and supporting them to learn and most importantly to have fun. 

In my spare time, I have a 4 year old Grandson who keeps me busy.


Mae - Apprentice 

Hi, I'm Mae. I have recently joined the Newton Leys team as an apprentice and I am really enjoying helping and watching the children learn. I have also just started my Level 3 in Childcare. 

In my spare time, I like to socialise with friends and family. 


To view our latest Ofsted report please click the link below;

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Buttons Pre-School are an important and reliable service partner for our Care Homes, who help us keep them running efficiently and smoothly – David Hicks, Estate Director