Our Story

We are Anna Dougherty and Helen Platt, cousins, brought together by our desire to provide high quality, affordable childcare in our local area. Anna lives in Hatfield and is the mother of two young children. She graduated from the university of York in 2006 with a degree in Sociology and Education. After gaining qualified teacher status in 2007, Anna has worked as a teacher for the past ten years in primary schools in London and Doncaster. She also spent a year teaching in Australia. The majority of her teaching experience has been in the Early Years. Her roles have included Early Years Leader and Assistant Head Teacher. Helen lives in Hatfield with her two children, two cats and two dogs. She graduated from the University of York in 2014 with a degree in nursing. Helen has worked as a Registered Nurse for the last three years. Before this, Helen worked as a Community Healthcare Assistant, working with adults with learning disabilities.