Latest News, Policy & Events

NDNA Network: Chester

Join a local network

Are you part of an NDNA network? Our free networks meet regularly to share experiences and represent providers’ views to local authorities. We have meetings coming up across the UK. 


Shortage of 11,000 nursery teachers

NDNA has responded to the Save the Children findings (9 August) citing a shortage of nursery teachers, describing it as a ‘wake-up call’ to government.    

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30 seconds to support business rate relief

We're urging members, parents and the general public to get behind this petition to make nurseries in England exempt from business rates and VAT.

Co-operative Childcare Nursery, Dewsbury

300th nursery to receive Millie's Mark

NDNA, Millie's Trust, an MP and staff, parents and children from a Co-operative Childcare nursery celebrated the 300th nursery to achieve Millie's Mark.

Join us

NDNA's membership has been created specifically for nurseries: to support your business and help you provide the best-quality care and learning for your children.

Activity guides

We've launched four new activity guides! Mapped against the EYFS, these guides from £4.50 each include; Number Activities, Shape, Space and Measure, Writing and Reading or buy a handy bundle.


As an NDNA member, your nursery receives 25% discount on all of our training events across the UK. We run a range of 'open training' courses from Brilliant Babies to Advanced Safeguarding. 

Supporting nurseries across the UK & overseas


We help childcare settings across the world to excel by passing on our knowledge and training in every aspect of early years education.  All based on the English childcare curriculum, the EYFS.

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NDNA England

Sign up to the Early Years Business Zone to access a free nursery business toolkit with tools including; financial management, staff cost calculator and business appraisal. 

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NDNA Scotland

The Scottish Government has published a report outlining the findings of a study exploring parents’ views and use of Early Learning and Childcare (ELC).

Read it here

NDNA Cymru

A Business Wales Childcare Grant is open to childcare providers to create new childcare places and places for those with additional needs to support the Welsh Government’s 30 Hour Childcare Offer.