About Us

Our Team

Cathy Graham

Head of Hub & Headteacher at Wellfield Infant & Nursery School

Cathy holds the role of Head of Hub alongside her role as Headteacher at Wellfield Infant and Nursery School in Trafford.  She has a strong background in Early Years education and specialises in supporting young children with a variety of SEND. Cathy has previously worked as an EYFS Consultant for Trafford. During her time working for the Local Authority, she was fortunate to train and work with practitioners from different types of settings across the Early Years Sector including childminders, day care staff and schools.  She is excited to have the opportunity to work across the sector again, sharing good practice, providing advice, support and evidence based professional development to settings.

Jo Peters

Assistant Head of Hub

Jo is highly regarded as a child-centred senior leader with a breadth of experience across the Early Years sector. She has been a Children’s Centre practitioner, an NVQ Assessor, an Early Years Teacher, Mentor and a former Early Years Assistant Head Teacher. She has a strong background in childhood studies and is a passionate advocate for professional development and research-informed practice. Jo’s dedication lies in empowering educators to unlock their potential to develop a strong pedagogy, to understand the value of enabling environments and to develop reflective practice. Jo is delighted to work with practitioners from across the sector and believes in championing the Early Years workforce. 

Jenny Hollingworth

Project Coordinator

Jenny has worked in schools for many years, most recently supporting equal access to educational opportunities for all children.  Jenny is an experienced Project Manager bringing a wealth of analytical and practical skills. She is keen to ensure that all programme activity is accessible to all Early Years practitioners and tailored to the needs of childminders, day nurseries and school settings. 

Kay Higgins

Hub Administrator

Kay has previously worked in the Early Years where she has developed a passion for the sector and is committed to making sure we provide the best possible service to support Early Years Practitioners.  Kay effectively responds to all enquiries and ensures that all our events run smoothly. 

The Hub
144 Irlam Road, Flixton
Manchester M41 6NA