Our Staff

Helen
Manager and Company Director
SENDCo, ENCO, Safeguarding Lead and Health & Safety Officer

I am the Manager of Tiddlywinks.  I am also one of the Directors and set up the Preschool in 2008.  I have been working in Early Years and Childcare for 20 years and absolutely love it.  I have three children and two mad Bichon Frise’s.  When not at work I enjoy going to the cinema, eating out and walking my dogs.

Sarah
Administrator and Company Director

BA Hons in Primary Education (3-7 years) with QTS

Emma
Practice Manager

I have worked in childcare for many years and hold a Level 5 qualification. I love to support children in all areas of their development supporting them to grow into confident learners. I have a daughter who also attends Tiddlywinks, I’m sure you will see her around getting messy.

Anna
Deputy Manager and Safeguarding Lead

I have been in childcare for seven years and enjoy supporting children’s development and growth. In my own time I love to work out at the gym, spend time with my family and explore the UK with my friends, my favourite place being Newcastle. When I finally decide I need a chill day I love to go to the spa or get myself pampered!

Alice
Practitioner

I have a BTEC level 3 in childcare and a foundation degree in early years. I have been working at Tiddlywinks since November 2013. I also look after Gary the Preschool Giant African Land Snail. In my spare time I like to walk my dogs Basil, Sybil and Otis and read a good book.

Stephen
Practitioner

I have a achieved a level 2 for Children and Young Peoples Workforce and I am currently studying for my level 3. I have worked at Tiddlywinks since September 2017. I enjoy watching sports and spending time with my friends and family.

Danielle
Practitioner

I have a level 3 childcare qualification and a degree in Early Years. I am married with two children. I like to spend time with my family and friends and we have a dog called Wilson, he is an 8 year old Maltichon.

Amy
Practitioner and Health & Safety Officer

I have level 2 in childcare and education, am working towards my level 3 and have been working in childcare for over 20 years. I am married with 2 children and have 3 older step children. I love spending time with family, friends and our crazy puppy Mr Bojangles.

Alison
Practitioner

I have level 2 in Childcare and Education and have been working at Tiddlywinks since November 2018. I am married with 2 children (who are now grown up) and enjoy spending time with my family, friends and my two fur babies Lacey and Rocco.

Josie
Practitioner

Level 2 Early Years Educator

Suzannah
Practitioner

Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Aimee
Practitioner

Level 3 Early Years Educator

Ela
Practitioner

Working towards Level 2

Lisa
Practitioner

I have a level 2 in Childcare & Education, and three children. I enjoy watching my boys playing for their football teams and enjoy long walks with my daughter and keeping active.

Leah
Practitioner

Level 2 Early Years Educator, Working Towards Level 3

Sammy
One-to-One Support Practitioner

Working Towards Level 2

Cara
Lunch Support/Cover
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