At Tiddlywinks nursery school we encourage practitioners to enhance their learning and qualifications, the majority of our practitioners are fully qualified or completing their qualifications. We currently employ practitioners which are qualified or studying towards level 2, level 3, level 5 and hons degree in Early years and level 4 in Management.

At Tiddlywinks nursery school it is mandatory for all practitioners to have the following training:


-Paediatric first aid

-Food hygiene

-Working with babies


Some other examples of other training:

-British values

-Health and safety

-Raaising attainment through effective use of the pupil premium EYPP

-OFSTED big conversation

-Brave boys

-Tapestry (Online learning journey) and deputy training

-Peer observations in Early years

-Hygiene practices

-Supporting personal, social and emotional development

-Planning and assessment in Early years

-Funding training (15/ 30 hours)

-The world and I- personal and development behaviour and welfare

-PVI meetings


-Early years foundation stage

-NDNA member events

-Managing allegations

-Employment law

-Promoting literacy in Early years