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St. Josephs (Wetherby) 7:45am to 9am (breakfast). (7:30 start available Monday to Friday on request)

3:15pm to 6.15pm (OOSC)

Tel 07956526452

Tel Ruth 07903714738

Email ruth@kidstimeleeds.co.uk


St. Josephs afternoon nursery(Wetherby) 12 to 3:15pm

Tel 07956526452

Tel  Ruth 07903714738

Email ruth@kidstimeleeds.co.uk





Main Address

Registered Office


D&R Childcare Limited

17 Wike Ridge Ave

Leeds LS17 9NL


Please also use our contact form




Current Places Available:

We have places available. Please click on Place request above for site specifics


Job vacancies...... we would welcome any volunteers within the childcare setting who would like to get involved with early years education.


Flexible working hours can be arranged to suit. All volunteers would require enhanced DBS and references. For an informal chat please contact Ruth (07903714738).



Student placements are also available. Please contact Ruth on the above number.



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Our Senior Team

Our work has one clear focus: your child's individual needs. In order for us to support your child's development in the best possible way, we employ people with different educational training backgrounds. They all attend regular further training courses, which enable them to bring new ideas and proposals to their daily work - ideas that will also benefit your child!


Find out more about our staff.


Dawn Spencer

Joint Head of Kidstime Leeds


Qualifications and experience


Dawn has spent over 15 years in managerial positions within the childcare industry as well as being a mother to 3 children and previously serving as a child minder. She has previously worked with Surestart in Middleton, Leeds, before transferring to D&R Childcare in 2008. Dawn is totally focused and committed to delivering the very best in childcare within the Leeds area and has a great wealth of experience and expertise.


Dawn has a Degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honours  in Early Childhood Studies which she gained on the 2nd July 2010 from The University of Leeds.

She has a Level 3 Full Certificate in First Line Management

Dawn is also a recently qualified Foster Carer




Ruth Lees

Joint Head of Kidstime Leeds


Qualifications and experience


Ruth has a Degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Accounting and Finance graduating in 1989 from Manchester Metropolitan University.

She then studied chartered accountancy passing the professional qualification in 1994.


Ruth has over 20 years business experience and has the requisite skills in reporting, systems, accounting, and cost control. She has worked in childcare since 2006 and passed Level 3 in Childcare in 2011 and Level 4 in Management in 2012. She is also a mother of 2 children.