Tic- toc Day Nursery Chiswick

Tel: 020 8748 5888

The Staff

Pauline Williamson Bsc(Hons) P.G.C.E

Proprietor and Nursery Director of Tic-toc Day Nursery

Administrator and Proprietor of Heathfield House School


Pauline Williamson has a BSc(Hons) degree in Physics and is a fully qualified teacher with a PGCE. She has worked in both secondary and primary schools and has held a variety of posts of responsibility, both academic and pastoral. She has also lectured on the early years and BA(Ed) courses at the University of Reading. Pauline Williamson has Early Years Professional status (EYPS). Her children have also attended the nursery and Heathfield House School.

Caroline Goodsman BSc(Hons) P.G.C.E.MA(ed)

Proprietor of Tic-toc Day Nursery

Proprietor and Headteacher of Heathfield House School


Caroline has  two children that attend Heathfield House School and all 3 of her children have attended Tic toc Day Nursery. Caroline Goodsman is the Headteacher at Heathfield House School, and supervises the education of the children at Tic-toc Day Nursery. She has also had a range of experiences in both secondary and primary schools. Caroline Goodsman is also an inspector for the Independent School Inspectorate.


Caroline Goodsman is now the Headteacher at Heathfield House School and oversees the effective running of the school. Please visit the website by clicking on the link below.

Pauline Williamson and Caroline Goodsman are sisters and have been working together for many years. They strive to provide a safe, happy and friendly environment to enable  the best care and education for all children that attend the nursery.

Kate Duffy, Manager of Tic-toc Day Nursery


Kate Duffy joined the nursery after qualifying for her NNEB certificate in 1995. She had experience with all age ranges before being promoted to Deputy Manger in 2000. Kate Duffy has continued to study gaining her N.V.Q 4 and her level 5 Award in Leadership. In April 2009 Kate Duffy was made the Nursery Manager and successfully carries out this role.


Whilst ensuring the effective running of the nursery Kate also co-ordinates the training needs of staff to maintain high levels of motivation and to ensure staff are kept up to date with the latest ideas to aid the development of children.

The Nursery Officers


All our Nursery Officers are fully qualified and hold qualifications ranging from NVQ 2 through to NVQ 6 or equivalent. We are members of the Early Years Child Development Programme which provides training to develop existing skills and awareness of any new ideas and practices in the profession.


We have our own chef on site who prepares nutritious meals each day. Food is prepared separately for children with special dietary requirements.

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Venida Camille, Deputy Manager of Tic-toc Day Nursery


Venida Camille is the Deputy Manager and has been part of the team since 2001. She currently works in Nursery Class and is a very experienced practitioner.

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