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The link below will give a full list of the Toddler Groups we support, any body can access these groups regardless of where they live, unless the group has a waiting list. For anymore information on any of the groups please call our office Tel 2656158

Please bear in mind that those groups which have a TT symbol will not be open in the school holidays.If you are looking for activities in the holidays check out our Events page on this website or check our Facebook page as we regularly post activities and events on there.

Citywide Toddler Group List-last updated 23rd August 2017

On the 17th May we had our annual AGM and Fun day, certificates were presented to Toddler Group leaders to recognise how long they have been involved with their Toddler group.


Volunteer Certificates 2016-2017


1 Year Certificates

Claire Lewis-St Margarets Baby and Toddler Group

Charlaine Bolam-West Denton Church Toddler Group

Jacqui Connell-Little Fishes Toddler Group

Kerry Naylor-Little Fishes Toddler Group

Rachel Kaczmar-Little Stars Toddler Group

Catherine Sproat-Ouseburn Toddler Group

Kath Mallin-Caterpillars to Butterflies

Vicky Rushford-Caterpillars to Butterflies

Jackie Mitchell-St Oswalds Toddler Group

Danielle Thomson-Tyneview Toddler Group

Peter Hoare-Galafield Parent and Toddler Group

Lesley Atkinson-Little Saints Toddler Group

Dee Dick-Heaton Baptist Toddlers

Jessica Barron-Kenton CM Drop In

Joan Rutherford-Trinity Tots

Claire Morris-Trinity Tots

Douglas Rutherford-Trinity Tots

Karen Derham-St Roberts Toddler Group

Joanne Bramwell-Messy Tots on Tuesdays

Hannah Tait-Tots @ Wyndham

Margaret Ameobi-Precious Toddlers

3 Year Certificates

Catherine Gibbs-City Bugs


5 Year Certificates

Amy Rudowski-Brunton Park Parent and Toddler Group

Frances Whatley-Chapel House Parent and Toddler Group

Margaret Lancaster-St Oswalds Toddler Group

Jane Hindmarsh-St Oswalds Toddler Group

Shirley Sayers-St Oswalds Toddler Group

Dawn Whitehall-Jesmond Parish Toddlers

Fiona Gawn-Jesmond Parish Toddlers

Brenda Bamburgh-Jesmond United Reform Toddler group

 Becky McBride-Jesmond Parish Toddlers

Lucy Mowatt-Sunbeams Toddlers

Helen Monk-Sunbeams Toddlers

Heidi  Hedley-Sunbeams Toddlers

Rachel Baker-Sunbeams Toddlers


6 Year Certificates

Sandra Soloman-St Oswalds Toddlers


9 Year Certificates

Amy Rudowski-Brunton Park Parent and Toddler Groups



10 Year Certificates

Ingrid Bell-Knoplaw Parent and Toddler Group

Pat Hall-Knoplaw Parent and Toddler Group.

Sue Dingwall-Gosforth Garden Village Toddler Group

Cath Lennox-Gosforth Garden Village Toddler Group

Cynthia Keyes-Jesmond United Reform Toddler Group

Rachel Maclean-Jesmond United Reform Toddler Group

John Forrest-Jesmond United Reform Toddler Group

Alison Shiel-Jesmond United Reform Toddler Group

Pauline Purvis-Trinity Tots


15 Year Certificates

Isabel Tate-Heaton Baptist Toddlers



The department of health recommend all children 6 months - 5  years are given vitamin supplements containing  vitamins A C and D every day. It is also recommended babies who are breastfed are given a vitamin D supplement from birth. its very hard to get enough vitamin D through food alone as it only naturally occurs in a few foods.For more information including

  • Vitamin drops if you qualify for Healthy Start
  • Recommendations for Bottle and Breast fed babies




Data Protection Policy

NAPI is required to maintain certain personal data about living individuals for the purpose of satisfying operational obligations.

NAPI currently holds data in relation to

  • Members of the charity
  • Members of the toy library
  • Members of the management committee
  • Members of staff
  • Suppliers
  • Individuals who have requested information about the charity.  
NAPI regularly reviews this information to ensure it is accurate and up to date. NAPI will never share the data it holds without the expressed consent of the owner of the data. NAPI has strict guidelines on the length of the time data is kept.
For more information on our Data Protection policy please contact us.

Our NAPI Staff Team is:

Karen Williams-Project Manager

Sarah Dickson-Support Worker

Julie Davison-Support Worker

Julie Ryle-Admin

Kelly Proudlock-Additional Needs Toy Librarian

Vicky Wise-Play Practitioner

Kyleigh Collins-Play Practitioner

Becca Freer-Play Practitioner

Zoe Stuart-Inclusion Worker

Debbie Newton-Inclusion Worker

Suzanne Nagel-Inclusion Worker















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