Welcome to Newhouse Nursery - Blackpool
Newhouse Nursery School is located in the Marton area of Blackpool. Our nursery features three seperate rooms for our babies, toddlers, and pre-school groups, in addition to a large garden with soft play areas, veg patch, and outdoor construction area.
While the children play with our many different activities, we teach them the core elements of development: Personal, Social, & Emotional Development, Communication & Languages, Physical Development, Literacy, Mathematics, Understanding the World, and Expressive Arts & Design.
We are part of the Childsplay group of Nurseries, which are all located around Blackpool. Since 1991, we have provided professional and safe childcare facilities, and are regularly monitored by OFSTED for your assurance.
Read more about Newhouse Nursery by clicking here.
Your Newhouse Nursery Manager
Hi, I'm Clare Parkinson, your Nursery Manager at Newhouse.
I've been with for Childs Play since 2004 and worked in all roles including practitioner, team leader, asst and manager. As well as being a fully qualified practitioner, I have my Level 6 BA Hons in Early Childhood Studies, and have three children age 10, 8, and 7.
Contact Clare directly on:01253 693998 or email
Jobs with Childsplay
We are always on the lookout for dedicated and experienced nursery staff.
At Newhouse Nursery we really work hard to build dynamic teams for our children. If you are qualified to level 2, 3 or higher we would be delighted to hear from you. If you are experienced with children but not qualified, we can support and train you into a new and exciting career in childcare. Click here.
Meet the team
As part of the Childs Play group of Nurseries in Blackpool, we benefit from a well supported group of staff who are encouraged to further their childcare qualifications and develop themselves personally.
Our staffing rota follows OFSTED regulations to ensure the correct number of staff are allocated to provide optimum care and learning for your child.
Come and say hello to the team. Click here.
Natalie Palfrey - Area Manager
My Name is Natalie Palfrey, and I'm the Area Manager for Childs Play. I have worked for Childs Play for the past 12 years as a setting manager and for the past 4 years as the Area Manager. I hold a level 5 Management Qualification and an NNEB in the child care sector I also have a vast knowledge of business.
My role is to oversee the Managers of our six nurseries, manage financial inputs, look after childrens fees and oversee all aspects of Safe Guarding and behaviour management. I carry out setting visitís weekly and I am always available for parents should they wish to talk with me. You can contact me by phone on 07930 302350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Charlotte Lambert - Education Manager
My Name is Charlotte Lambert, and I'm the Education Manager for Childs Play. I have worked for Childs Play for the past 10 years, and covered all roles within the company from apprentice to Nursery Manager.
I have a Foundation Degree of Arts in Professional Practice in Early Years, and lots of knowledge in child development, theories and good practice. I oversee all the teaching and learning aspects across the Childs Play nurseries and ensure the children are getting the best outcomes and progressing developmentally. I carry out weekly audits and observations and identify any training needs, to ensure the staff maintain quality standards.