About Tiny Tots

Learn more about the history of Newports premier childcare company
  • A warm welcoming environment that engages every child

    Offering parents total peace of mind by stimulating learning experiences in a happy, holistic and caring environment.
  • Tiny Tots Premier Childcare Services was established in February 1997 at our Malpas Road Nursery in Newport. Since then we have continued to expand our business and currently offer Outstanding childcare facilities in South Wales three nurseries. We employ 34 full and part time team members. All of our team are extensively qualified in childcare and development and the Directors hold over 30 years of experience within the childcare sector.
    Our Team

    Our long serving team aim to help and support you make the right choice of childcare for you and your family. We are working parents ourselves and have first hand experience of how important it is for children to be happy, and for you as parents to feel safe and secure in leaving your children in safe hands. A third of our staff have been part of the Tiny Tots team for over 10 years with some with us from the year we opened.

    The genuine interest in your child’s all round needs are paramount and we endeavour to provide outstanding childcare in our well planned and Well equipped nursery’s in Newport. We have a high retention of qualified and experienced team and all members of the Tiny Tots team are verified with the relevant organisation (DBS) and work to preset Policies and Procedures, which ensures professionalism at all times.

  • We focus on the 7 areas of learning skills

    • Foundation Phase
    • Personal and Social Development and Well Being
    • Language Literacy and Communication Skills
    • Mathematical Development
    • Bilingual and Multicultural Understanding
    • Knowledge and Understanding of the World
    • Physical Development
    • Creative Development
  • Training

    Regular training is given to all team members at Tiny Tots. Below is a list of training sessions that have been successfully completed.

    • Paediatric first aid
    • Child protection
    • SENCO (currently know as additional educational needs)
    • Health and Safety
    • Child development Foundation phase
    • One step at a time (story telling)
    • Maths in the Foundation Phase
    • Observation and Assessment foundation phase
    • Basic skills project work and maths language
    • Materials to support the observation process foundation phase
    • Materials to support planning process foundation phase
    • Early intervention foundation phase
    • Music in foundation phase
    • Multicultural
    • Basic food hygiene
    • Science
    • Continuous provision idea’s foundation phase
    • Welsh Training
    • Experiential learning foundation phase
    • Additional learning needs
    • Learn to move , move to learn
    • Persona Dolls
    • Mark making
    • Cultural diversity
    • Observing, recording and reporting
    • Importance of movement in early years.
    • Girls and boys come out to play.
    • ICT course.
    • Organisation and management of play in foundation phase

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    ESTYN inspections take place as part of a national programme of inspections of the educational provision for children before compulsory school age in Wales.

    Our ESTYN reports are available for you to download here:

    • Nicola Williams
      Director

      I am qualified in Childcare and Education and have devoted my entire working career of over 30 years to child development. I brought all of my extensive experience to Tiny Tots and have been instrumental in developing the Business to the unrivalled service we provide today.

    • Clare Sawkins
      Director

      Im a Highly Qualified experienced Childcare Practitioner gaining my NNEB qualification in 1988 furthering my Childcare and Education qualifications in Child Protection through Open University. My passion for childcare led me to combine both my NNEB qualifications and entrepreneurial business skills to help create Tiny Tots Premier Child care services.

    • Rebecca Sweeting
      Operations Manager

      I am NNEB qualified and also have level 5 NVQ in Early Years Management and continue to study all aspects of childcare and education. I began my career in the childcare sector in 1994 and joined the Tiny Tots team in 1997 and have worked my way up from Nursery Officer to my current role of Operations Manager.

    • Kelly Jones
      Manager - Clytha Square

      I have my NNEB qualification gained in October 1997, Level 4 in Management and my Forest School Leaders award. I began my journey with Tiny Tots in 1997 as a Nursery Nurse within the toddler age group and over the years have progressed into my current role as Manager

    • Laura Paginton
      Manager - Malpas Road

      I qualified to NNEB level in 1997 and joined the team the at Tiny Tots straight from college. I have since worked my way up to the position of Manager and continue to develop my knowledge and skills.

    • Bethan Chapman
      Manager - Llanfoist Nursery

      I am qualified at level 3 in childcare and education in 2012 and I am currently studying my level 5 for children’s care learning and development I advance practical my journey with Tiny Tots began in October 2012 in which time I have gained experience in al age groups practically within the pre school. I have undertaken a great deal of training in the foundation phase and have experience & training in ALNCO

  • A warm welcoming environment that engages each child as an individual