Our Management Team

Joined: 2006



-NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Children's Care Learning and Development

-ILM Level 5 in Management

-Foundation Degree in Early Years

-First Class BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies

-Early Years Professional Status

-Common Purpose Navigator

-Masters of Arts Early Childhood Studies




Natalie Firth

Early Years Manager

Joined: 2007



-NVQ Levels 2, 3 & 4 in Childcare

-Foundation Degree in Management of Children's Care


Additional Roles

-Designated Safeguarding Lead

-Student Support

-Early Help Lead Practitioner 







Natalie Allison

Early Years Assistant Manager

Joined: 2007



-NVQ in Business Administration

-NVQ Level 3 in Childcare

-NVQ Level 3 in Management

-Level 1 British Sign Language Certificate

-NVQ Level 5 in Business and Management


Additional Roles

-Manages the occupancy and finances for the Nursery

-2nd Designated Safeguarding Lead


Sharon Hawksworth

Early Years Business Manager

Joined: 2010



- NVQ Level 3 in Early Years 

- HND Advanced Practice with Children and Families 

- BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies 

- Early Years Professional Status 


Additional Roles

- Equality & Diversity Representative 

- Mental Health First Aider 




Helen Goddard

Early Years Assistant Manager