Meet the Bathgate Team

Karyn Pattinson

Qualifications: HND Childhood Practice, I am in my last year of studying BA Childhood Practice at the University of Dundee
Experience/Background: Four years in a private nursery and two years in a council nursery
Interesting fact: I done dancing for 11 years and I am now an assistant dance teacher, I used to perform in a pantomime every Christmas, I done this for 7 years

Collette Logue


Position: Practitioner
Qualifications: HNC and HND inChildhood Practice, I am in my 3rd year at the University of Dundee studying BA Childhood Practice
Experience/Background: I have experienced various placements within playgroups, council & private nurseries. I am currently on the bank for West Lothian Council. I also have experience with my own two boys!
Interesting Fact: I am also a qualified nail technician

Niamh Tonner

Position: Practitioner
Qualifications:  I am in my 3rd year of BA Childhood Studies at the University of West of Scotland
Interesting Fact:  I have been to the top of the Eiffel Tower

Abbie McMorran

Position: Practitioner
Qualifications:  I am studying BA Childhood Practice at Highlands and Islands University, I am in in my 2nd year
Interesting Fact:   I have met Robert De Niro and Morgan Freeman in Vegas


Janet Kerr

Position: Escort/Walker
Experience/Background: Before joining Simply Play, I was a registered childminder.
Interesting Fact: I lived in Australia