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The Management Team
That make the Magic happen!


Sally is the Owner and  Company Director at OSHN and has worked in childcare & education since gaining her NNEB in 1997.

Sally studied for BA Hons in Early Years and Early Years Professional Status and graduated in 2010 from Hull University.

Our Leader has a wealth of experience and expertise in Childcare too!

Prior to opening the nursery, Sally has managed and worked as a consultant setting up a number of nurseries for private Businesses.

She began her career in London working as a nanny before embarking upon a career in both the education and medical sector of childcare. Her roles include working at the Portland Hospital for women and children, University Collage Hospital London, The Horton Hospital Banbury and Great Ormond Street Hospital. She also worked at Swanland Primary School for 3 years in the reception Class and set up a number of pilot Holiday Schemes for East Riding Council. Since opening The Old School House Nursery Sally has acted as a Nursery consultant assisting companies on their Nursery Business venture start up.

It has always been a dream come true for Sally to open her own setting and here she is 20 years later.  She is fully committed to supporting her team, the parents and the children who attend her setting to ensure the Nursery and it's people can be the very best they can be.

Everyone benefits from her vast experience and enthusiasm for early years.

Sally Rustomji - EYPS, BA Hons, NNEB - Company Director and Nursery Owner

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Katie is our wonderful multi talented Business Administrator and she is also Sally's sister. 
Katie worked at Hull City Council Occupational Health Department until she joined Team OSHN in 2004 and we couldn't be without her.
She is in charge of the office and will help you with everything from Early Education Funding and Fees to booking in extra days so all you need to do is ask.
Katie also offers administration support to our Team and is the most loyal and thoughtful person we know.
You can find Katie in the Office between 8.30 a.m. and 4,30 p.m. Monday to Friday.
If she is not there she may be found in the kitchen too as she bakes the most amazing cakes!
NVQ Level 3 Business and Administration, First Aid Trained.

Katie Minns -  Business Director


Paul is Sally's Husband and joined our Team in 2019 as Business Support and Operations Co-ordinator. A Marketing Professional with many years experience and qualified with a CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing - Level 6.
He is multi talented and pays great attention to detail in all he does. He's not only responsible for all of our Marketing and keeping everyone informed of nursery comings and goings but keeps our nursery looking ship shape and beautiful too!
He takes care of all the little things behind the scenes that make the old school house such a wonderful environment. He will be found putting together nursery news one day and strimming the Gruffalo den another.

Paul Rustomji - BA Hons, ACIM - Marketing and Operations Director


Its hard to believe that Jenny joined our nursery as a student over 15 years ago. Now here she is as part of our Management Team. Jenny is a Superstar and all round good egg! She works directly in our pre-school and leads and team of 4 educators. She is also responsible for the smooth running of the nursery when Sally is absent and works opposite shifts so that both ends of the day are covered. Jenny has two children, both who have been part of The Old School House Family and are flourishing in their school years.

Jenny Smith - Assistant Nursery Manager


In Safe Hands

In Safe Hands

We make it a priority to provide a safe and inviting environment for all of our children so you can leave them with peace of mind they are in the safest hands.

We embrace childhood as a magical time.  The nursery is designed to feel like a home away from home for children and their families. It  is a place where parents can feel confident that their children are receiving the very best care and education. We have a Team of fully qualified Early Years Educators who spend every moment of their working day making sure the children have the most wonderful experiences and discoveries.

Our aim is to provide an educational experience of the highest quality built upon the belief that children have a natural disposition for learning and   curiosity which blossoms into a life-long love of learning.

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Early Years Educators

People You Can Trust

Over many years here at The Old School House Nursery, our management team and practitioners have been working together to embed an inspiring approach to supporting young children’s learning and development. Our Team of 18 Early Years Educators are a part of our nursery family and we love each and everyone of them. Without their enthusiasm and boundless energy we would not have such a special place for the children to feel safe and secure in a loving environment. All of our Team are qualified in early years with a minimum of level 3 and have paediatric first aid certificates. Some of our team have been with us since we opened the nursery and that continuity of care in so important to the success of the nursery and the early years education we provide.

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Our Nursery Family Team Members

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Ladybird Sally
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Assistant Cook
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