Meet the Team

Nat Riley


Natalie Riley is the HEN teacher. Following a degree in Early Years Education, she completed her teacher training with South Coast SCITT. She also holds a paediatric first aid qualification.

She has worked in a nursery and foundation setting for six years and is really looking forward to making HEN an exciting and engaging class for your child to be part of.




Sarah Gibbons is a fully qualified nursery nurse. She has previously worked and managed a preschool and spent the last thirteen years at Hordle, specialising in Early Years.

She also holds a paediatric first aid qualification and is trained in supporting children with Emotional Literacy. She is very excited about the addition of nursery provision as part of our Hordle family.

Moira Whitlock is an experienced childcare practitioner. She has worked with ages from 0-19 in a range of settings. Moira has level 3 qualifications in Early Years and Play work and is very much looking forward to joining the HEN team.


Chloe Bigham is our Nursery Apprentice, currently working towards her level 3 Early Years Educator. She has a friendly personality which children warm to quickly.