Telephone: 01253 839397





Welcome to Hawes Side Nursery - Blackpool

Hawes Side Nursery School is situated in the grounds of Hawes Side Primary School in the South Shore area of Blackpool. Our secure location offers three large rooms for babies, toddlers, and pre-school, with great links with the primary school.

Our team of trained nursery nurses use play to teach the core elements of development: Personal, Social, & Emotional Development, Communication & Languages, Physical Development, Literacy, Mathematics, Understanding the World, and Expressive Arts & Design.

We are part of the Childsplay group of Nurseries, which are all located at five sites around Blackpool. Since 1991, we have provided professional and safe childcare facilities, and are regularly monitored by OFSTED for your assurance.

Read more about Hawes Side by clicking here.

Your Hawes Side Nursery Manager

Hi, I'm Stephanie Brown, your Hawes Side Nursery Manager. I've worked for Childs Play for over 9 years, and in addition to being a fully qualified Nursery Practitioner, I am working towards a Foundation Degree in childcare and NVQ Level 4 in Management. 

If you have any questions, or would like to have a chat about how we can help, please feel free to contact me.

Contact Stephanie directly on: 01253 839397 or email


Jobs with Childsplay

We are always on the lookout for dedicated and experienced nursery staff.

At Hawes Side Nursery we really work hard to build dynamic teams for our children. If you are qualified to level 2, 3 or higher we would be delighted to hear from you. If you are experienced with children but not qualified, we can support and train you into a new and exciting career in childcare. Click here.

Meet the team

As part of the Childs Play group of Nurseries in Blackpool, we benefit from a well supported group of staff who are encouraged to further their childcare qualifications and develop themselves personally.

Our staffing rota follows OFSTED regulations to ensure the correct number of staff are allocated to provide optimum care and learning for your child.

Come and say hello to the team. Click here.


Natalie Palfrey - Area Manager

My Name is Natalie Palfrey, and I'm the Area Manager for Childs Play. I have worked for Childs Play for the past 12 years as a setting manager and for the past 4 years as the Area Manager. I hold a level 5 Management Qualification and an NNEB in the child care sector I also have a vast knowledge of business. My role is to oversee the Managers of our six nurseries, manage financial inputs, look after childrens fees and oversee all aspects of Safe Guarding and behaviour management. I carry out setting visitís weekly and I am always available for parents should they wish to talk with me. You can contact me by phone on 07930 302350 or email

Charlotte Lambert - Education Manager

My Name is Charlotte Lambert, and I'm the Education Manager for Childs Play. I have worked for Childs Play for the past 10 years, and covered all roles within the company from apprentice to Nursery Manager.

I have a Foundation Degree of Arts in Professional Practice in Early Years, and lots of knowledge in chid development, theories and good practice. I oversee all the teaching and learning aspects across the Childs Play nurseries and ensure the children are getting the best outcomes and progressing developmentally. I carry out weekly audits and observations and identify any training needs, to ensure the staff maintain quality standards.


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Our Address

Hawes Side Nursery
Pedders Lane
(entrance to Nursery from Johnsville Avenue, off Highfield Road)

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01253 839397

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