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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 List Nov 18


****A big thanks to all  of you who give your time to volunteer at the toddler groups across the city. Here's our role of honour for 2018!****

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Volunteer Certificates 2018


1 Year Certificates


Heaton Baptist Toddlers

 Becky Atkins

 Vera Franklin

 Farah Assarc

 Jill Stole


Come and Play-St Hughs

 Susan Ramsey


Little Owls at Fawdon

 Susan Reid


Jesmond Parish Church

Marian Wainwright


St Theresa’sToddler Group

 Clare Bell


Bumps Babies and Beyond

 Elsa Bajracharya


St Gabriel’s Toddler Group

 Mel Lewis


Heaton Childminder Drop In

 Marina Haygarth


Heaton Methodist Parent and Toddler Group

 Gail Morgan

 Anne McCalvey

 Gemma Alabi

 Lesley Richardson


Trinity Tots

 Derek Nicholson

 Helen Smith

 Robin Johnson

 Heather Shannon


Deutchesprachige Kindergruppe

 Carina Sierns

 Dirk Demuth


Kelly’s Parent and Toddler Group

 Kelly Toner

 Danielle Finneran

 Suzanne Nelson


Little Fishes at Church of Holy Nativity

 Cathy Embleton


Broadwood Toddlers

 Lorraine Patterson

 Sarah Almond


La Petite Ecole de Newcastle

 Jill Davies


St John’s Toddler Group- Westerhope

 Jackie Barker

 Janet Walker


Tuesday Tots

 Linda Gilpatrick


2 Year Certificates

 St Oswalds Toddler Group

 Jackie Mitchell


5 Year Certificates

 Trinity Toddlers

 Ellie Friend

 Jean Adams


Walkerville Toddler Group

 Bob Gatherson

 Geoff Sewel


Trinity Toddlers

 Michaela Knight


Jesmond Parish Church Baby Group

 Ann Marie Gillian


Edgefield Gospel Hall Toddlers

 Margaret Fairburn

 Joan Harbottle

 Jennifer Anderson


St Gabriel’s Toddler Group

 Ann Abbot


Heaton Baptist Church Toddler Group

 Karon Alderman


Sacred Heart Toddler Group

 Shelia Cunningham

 Hilda Dixon


St Robert’s Toddler Group

 Ruth Magee


St Margaret’s Toddler Group

 Claire Lewis


Tiny Tots

 Pauline Watson

 Yvonne Rose


Knoplaw Parent and Toddler Group

 Kath Robertson

 Linda Graham

 Maureen Alexander


West Denton Church Toddler Group

 John Paul

 Elaine Bisset

 Brenda Graham


Noah’s Ark Toddler Group

 Liz Walker

 Gwen Hetherington


Little Fishes at Church of Holy Nativity

 Anne Walker

 Linda Finch

 Brenda Cox

 Dorothy Walker

 Ali Swift

 Elizabeth Culvewell

 Christine Shotton


Westgate Baptist Church Toddlers

 Hannah Rowan




10 Year Certificates


Toddlers at Jesmond United Reform Church

 Cynthia Keyes

 Rachel Maclean


St Oswalds Toddler Group

 Jenny Holmes

 Lilian Fordham


Throckley Parent and Toddler Group

 Ally Sydeham


Noahs Ark Toddler Group

 Joan McStay


Denton Burn Methodist Church Toddler Group

 Eileen McNulty

 Nancy Chapman


Tiny Tots

 Anne Dale

 Liz Brauns


West Denton Church Toddler Group

 Sandra Douglas




15 Year Certificates


St Theresa’s Toddler Group

 Sarah Bell


St Oswald’s Toddler Group

 Carol Maguire


Welbeck Road Evangelical Toddler Group

 Lynda Lovelock




20 Year Certificates


Walkerville Toddler Group

 Mary Atkinson




30 Year Certificates


Welbeck Road Evangelical Toddler Group

 Liz Scorer











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

Kelly Proudlock-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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