Who are we?

Friends Together day nursery is situated in Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. We are close to The University Hospital of North Staffs, and sit on the border of Newcastle town centre.

“Friends are the most important ingredient in this recipe of life.”…..Dior Yamasaki.


Give your little one the opportunity to taste that all- important ingredient with us at Friends Together Day Nursery. Our promise to you is that we will endeavour to provide your child with a happy, caring and stimulating atmosphere in which to learn, flourish and develop amongst friends.

Cheryl Parton

Hello, I am Cheryl, the joint owner and manager of Friends Together Day Nursery. I have more than twenty five years experience in the childcare sector and I am qualified to NVQ level 3. During my twenty years, I have been a childminder, teaching assistant, nursery room manager, special educational needs co-ordinator and a behaviour manager. I have worked with children from birth to 11 years of age and in addition to this, I am also a mum to four.

Yvonne RaperHello, I'm Yvonne, the joint owner and manager of Friends Together Day Nursery. I am at last realising my dream to open a childrens day nursery. I have over thirty five years experience in a variety of settings including schools, nurseries and hospitals. I have a diploma in nursing worked as a ward manager at the local hospital before retiring from nursing in 2004. I have experience of working with special educational needs and challenging behaviour, I am a proud mum to three daughters, a grandmother to three gorgeous grandsons and two beautiful grand daughters.

We have been friends for many years and both strive towards excellence in what ever we do. Our aim is to provide the highest of care in the very best of child care settings. We will endeavour to support and encourage the children to achieve their full potential whilst working together with parents and carers.