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Who We Are

Collyhurst Nursery School and Neighbourhood Area 3 Children's Centres are based in the north of Manchester. Our Nursery School is a maintained local authority school led by qualified teachers and early years practitioners.

The nursery classroom is led by fully qualified and highly experienced teachers offering a range of critical educational expertise resulting in narrowing the attainment gap for our most vulnerable children. We have excellent links with outside agencies to support children with special educational needs and we have a qualified teacher to co-ordinate our special needs provision across the whole setting. There is much research to show that the teaching quality within maintained nursery schools' is consistently high for all children and that children make substantial progress, enhancing life chances. Our nursery classroom caters for children 3-5 years and currently offers 30 hour FULL TIME places for our nursery children. We have superb kitchen facilities that provide nutritional lunchtime meals which cater for a range of dietary needs.


Meet the Team

Senior Leadership Team

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Alex Reed

Interim Executive

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Nicola Burton

Interim Head
of School

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Elaine Logan

Office Manager

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Emma Dawson

Daycare Manager

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Lisa Maley

Locality Lead for Children's Centre

Admin Team

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Elaine Logan

Office Manager

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Alison James

Admin Assistant

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June Cole

Family Support Advisor

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Rhiannon Fullerty

Administrative Officer

Classroom Staff

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Janet Lever

Teaching Assistant

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Olivia Elliott

Teaching Assistant

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Sharon O'brien

Teaching Assistant

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Misbah Hussain

Teaching Assistant

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Monica Ano 

Teaching Assistant

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Rebecca Logan

Teaching Assistant

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Zoe Goodwin

Teaching Assistant

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Natalie Guest

Teaching Assistant

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Nicola Goodchild

Teaching Assistant

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Kerry Downes

Teaching Assistant

Support Staff

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Caroline Lees

Ollie Tunde

Lunchtime Organiser



Governors' Information

The chair of governors is Elizabeth Haddock. For all correspondences to the chair please send to Teignmouth, Collyhurst, M40 7QD or email

The Collyhurst board of governors is made up of key stakeholders, and several serving practitioners, including two Ofsted inspectors. They form a strong board who provide robust challenge and support to the school's leadership

 To view the governors biographi
es, click here.

Click here to vie
w the Governor's Register of Business and Pecuniary Interests and Attendance Records

Ofsted - 11th September 2019

Ofsted say we are 'outstanding'

Collyhurst Nursery School was visited on the 11th of September with the outcome continuing to be an outstanding school. 

The school leadership, governors and staff are all extremely proud of this result and the report, which we invite you to read. Our staff will continue to further develop the school, ensuring that every single child at Collyhurst Nursery School has the highest possible quality of education, which they rightly deserve. 

To view the Ofsted report, please click

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