Staff and Facilities

Rock a Tots has two managers: Miss Hayley Vowden and Miss Anneka Vowden. Hayley  has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood studies and will lead the birth to ten months room. Anneka has Early Years Professional status and will lead the Pre-school room. Both Managers are Child Protection trained and have knowledge of supporting children with additional needs. All of Rock a Tots room supervisors have NVQ level 3 or equivalent in Early Years. We also ensure that all staff members are paediatric first aid trained and have key knowledge of safeguarding children.

The nursery has five rooms that are separated into age groups, Upstairs caters for the under two’s and has easy access to the sensory area. There are three rooms available to support this age group:

The downstairs caters for children two years and up, this is split into two rooms. These two rooms also have free flow access to the outside area.


  • Cooing Cubs: Birth to ten months holds six babies. 
  • Babbling Bunnies: Ten months to eighteen months holds eight babies.
  • Chattering Chipmunks: Twenty months to thirty months holds ten toddlers.  


  • Curious Caterpillars:  Rising threes holds twelve children,
  • Discovering Ducks: Three years to school age and holds twenty-four children.