Puddlebrook Pre-school

Cartwheels Childrens Centre, Norton Road, Haverhill CB9 8NF

Puddlebrook Daycare is dedicated to providing children with a fun and stimulating introduction to early years development and education. Within a safe, friendly and inclusive environment and both indoor and outdoor play areas, children are supported by qualified staff in developing a wide range of skills and interests to promote independence, self-esteem and confidence. It was rated Good by Ofsted in February 2014.

The nursery is managed by the Pre-school Learning Alliance, whose contribution to the sector is highly-regarded throughout England. All activities are planned in accordance with the Early Years Foundation Stage and there is a strong focus on healthy eating. Special dietary requirements and allergies can be catered for. Professionals understand the benefits that free flow play can have on a young mind and the setting has two free flow rooms, a sensory area and an outdoor play area.

Group: Pre-school Learning Alliance

Person in charge: Nicola Batterbee (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Suffolk County Council

Number of Staff: 7

Service Offered: Nursery School (Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned), Open term time, Sessional Day Care

Registered Charity Number: 1096526

Total Places for Children: 30

Age Range: from 2 years 0 months to 4 years 11 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0900-1200 or 1200-1500

When Closed: School Holidays


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Staff Profiles


Nicola Batterbee

Job Title: Setting Manager

Joined: 2008


Pre-school manager & safeguarding officer - Nicola has been with the setting since 2008 and holds a level 3 national diploma in children's and young peoples workforce.


Amy Tooth

Job Title: Deputy Manager

Joined: 2008


Deputy manager & senco - Amy has been with the setting since 2008 and holds a CACHE level 3 in childcare & development.


Donna Edwards

Job Title: Early Years Practitioner

Joined: 2008


Early years practitioner & health and safety officer - Donna has been with us for many years and holds NVQ in childcare & development.


Jo Creswell

Job Title: Early Years Practitioner

Joined: 2013


joined us in 2013 and holds a CACHE level 3 in childcare & development


Tish White

Job Title: Early Years Practitioner

Joined: 2015


Tish stayed with us after completing a placement as a student and has continued her learning with us and is due to start her level 3


Amy Sharman

Job Title: Early Years Practitioner

Joined: 2013


Amy stayed with us after completing her student placement and holds a level 3 qualification in childcare & education.


Vikki Chapman

Job Title: Early Years Practitioner

Joined: 2013


Vikki joined us in 2013 and trained with a CACHE level 3 in childcare & development.