The Team

Tots 'R' Us is only able to function because of the dedicated and experienced professionals that make up our Nursery Team.


Craig Bell

Ofsted Registered Nominated Person

Michelle Todd

Nursery Manager

Melissa Singh

Deputy Nursery Manager

Debbie Finkel

Acting Deputy Nursery Manager

Toni Duncan

Early Years Practitioner

Olivia Duffell

Early Years Practitioner

Melanie Wilkinson

Early Years Practitioner

Admin Support

Irene Waller

Centre Manager

Elizabeth Roberts

Centre Caretaker

Monica Christie


The Trustees of Eastlea Community Centre

Tots 'R' Us Nursery is a committee run registered community nursery, registered with Ofsted and part of the Eastlea Community Centre. The Centre is a registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), managed by a board of Trustees.

The Trustees, one of whom is the Ofsted Registered Nominated Person for the Nursery, work closely with the Centre and Nursery personnel, to ensure that all matters relating to the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage and the Governing Document (Constitution of the Centre) are adhered to.

Craig Bell


John Bainbridge


Ronald Farn


Emily Fox


Sharon Bell



Tots ’R’ Us Nursery has a local community ethos whereby we welcome and provide opportunities for volunteers who may be considering future training towards a recognised childcare qualification. These volunteers offer a valuable contribution to our nursery.

Apprenticeships & Student Placements

We recognise that qualifications and training make an important contribution to the quality of the care and education provided by early years settings.  We offer apprenticeships and placements to students undertaking early years qualifications and for school pupils on work experience.  We aim to provide experience that contributes to the successful completion of their studies and that provides examples of high-quality practice in early years care and education.