Management Team - Crumpsall Tiddlywinks


- Crumpsall Tiddlywinks 


Management Team

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Catherine Stones - Deputy Nursery Manager

My name is Catherine Stones and I started working with Tiddlywinks Day Nursery in August 2000. I was 16 years old when I began my journey with Tiddlywinks as a student studing for my NVQ Level 2 in Childcare. I have continuously grown and developed my knowldge to gain promotions and have now been a Deputy Manager since 2012.

I have completed Teamleader Training to assist the staff team to grow and develop witin their roles. I am currently working towards my Level 3 in Leadership and management.  My aim is to ensure we provide a loving, exciting and stimulating environment where the parents can be happy and content to leave their most precious possession in our care.

I am a Designated Safeguarding Officer and a First Aider.

Carol McCarthy - Deputy Nursery Manager

My name is Carol McCarthy and I began working with Tiddlywinks Day Nursery in May 2007 at our nursery based at Higher Blackley Children's Centre when it opened. I then moved to our Crumpsall nursery in January 2014 as the promoted Deputy Manager. I am qualified with a BTEC National Diploma in Early Years and a NVQ Level 2 in Teamleading. I am currently studying to complete my Foundation Degree in Early Years & Childhood Studies. I will work with my team to ensure the children are in a fun, stimulating environment where they can develop secure and warm friendships.

Natalie Clegg - Nursery Administrator

My name is Natalie Clegg, I started working with Tiddlywinks Day Nursery in March 2017. I work closely with the management team to support their every tasks, providing administrative decisions and ensuring all duties are upheld to the highest of standards and also up keeping a level of professionalism whilst liaising with staff, children and their families within the nursery.


"I feel that the Ofsted assessment is entirely justified. An outstanding nursery with outstanding care for each individual child."
Gill Waring
"Just seeing Bella so at home and aware of everything and enjoying the great activities.  Good resourcing."
Pete Stanley
""Wonderful nursery!! My daughter attended from 6 months to 4 years, the staff were wonderful throughout with my daughter and us,... Read more"
Collette B
"Andrew and I have appreciated over 8 years with Tiddlywinks.  We are thankful that our girls from just 5 months old have had... Read more"
Helen and Andrew Gerling - Higher Blackley
"The nursery do an amazing job. Keep up the good work it's much appreciated."

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Tiddlywinks Recruitment & Job Vacancies
Due to our expansion across the Greater Manchester region, Tiddlywinks Day Nursery are currently recruiting for a variety of career opportunities that are