The NDNA Nursery Awards are the only awards voted for by parents and carers. They acknowledge and celebrate the fantastic work and care that nurseries and practitioners provide to over one million children and their families in the UK.
Find out more about the different awards categories below. The awards will be presented at a special awards ceremony on 19 June 2014 at Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester. The winners will receive some fabulous prizes thanks to our generous sponsors.
Voting is now closed.
the award categories...
NDNA Nursery of the Year 2014, supported by Hope Education
Five regional/national winners will be crowned and one of these will go on to win NDNA Nursery of the Year 2014. The overall UK winner will win £1,000 of vouchers to spend on Hope Education resources and toys for their nurseries.
Regional/national winners representing Scotland, Wales, Central England, North of England and South of England will each win £400 of resource vouchers.
NDNA Healthy Nursery of the Year 2014
Nurseries play a vital role in ensuring children are happy and healthy. This brand new award for 2014 celebrates those nurseries that promote the importance of healthy lifestyles for children through play and fun.
The NDNA Healthy Nursery of the Year 2014 will win £400 to spend on their nursery.
NDNA Nursery Practitioner of the Year 2014
Awarded to an outstanding member of staff who is passionate about caring for children and shows true dedication to quality. Voted for by parents and carers and supported by the manager, the NDNA Nursery Practitioner of the Year 2014 will win £200 worth of shopping vouchers for themselves and £200 for their nursery.
NDNA Nursery Sector Champions 2014, supported by Citation
The NDNA Nursery Sector Champion award highlights the work of individuals and organisations and thanks them for their continued efforts and achievements. The award is open to anyone working in or with the nursery sector including NDNA members, volunteers, local authority staff and the media.
Nominate your nursery sector champion at www.ndna.org.uk/sector-champions
Voting for Nursery Sector Champions closes on 25 April 2014.
our generous sponsors...
Hope Education has everything you need to help prepare your little ones for their next steps and run your establishment. On top of that we offer multi-award winning service, free next day delivery, hassle free returns and a price match promise. All NDNA members receive an exclusive 10% discount. Visit www.hope-education.co.uk now!
Simply put, we help you stay protected. We listen to what you need, and then advise on all aspects of health and safety and employment law compliance. With support 24 hours a day, we work side by side with you - taking away the worries, so you can get on with running your nursery. For further information on how Citation can help visit www.citation.co.uk/nurseries
Christie & Co
Christie + Co are delighted to be sponsoring the NDNA Nursery Awards dinner on 19 June in Manchester. Christie + Co are Europe's premier site for specialist businesses for sale. Find out more at www.christie.com