Latest News, Policy & Events

COVID-19 support for nurseries

See our FAQs and downloadable resources to help your nursery through the coronavirus pandemic. We've also created a step-by-step guide on what to do if you get a positive coronavirus case in your setting plus a guide for dealing with the press if your nursery has a positive coronavirus / COVID-19 case. 

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EYFS 2021 and Birth to 5 Matters

Find out more about the 2021 EYFS Statutory Framework to be used from 1 September 2021 and Birth to 5 Matters non-statutory guidance on our two new webpages. You can also pre-order Birth to 5 Matters and the 2021 EYFS Statutory Framework print copies. 
2021 EYFS Statutory Framework and Birth to 5 Matters

Yet more councils report early years underspends – final figures show £62m

We have has updated our report into underspend funding for three and four-year old childcare places by local education authorities (LEAs) in England, as all but five councils have now replied.
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Explore the fruit & vegetable Rainbow

We’re so excited to announce our healthy eating campaign in partnership with Organix, from 10 May – 4 June. Our 'Good for Planet. Good for Me.' campaign will help you support your children to develop a love for fruit and vegetables as part of a healthy, balanced diet. You’ll be encouraging them to explore a rainbow of bright and tasty fruit and vegetables with our videos, downloads and resources each week. 

Contact us

We have remained open as usual with the team working remotely, to continue to support you. Please bear with us when calling, we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. You can also email, contact our legal helpline for members, and see here for media enquiries. 


See our live virtual training  to support staff CPD during this difficult time. If you have an enquiry or want to book/rebook training please call us on 01484 407070 ext 228.

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We are now able to deliver hard copies of our publications to you. However, due to coronavirus restrictions, this may take us a little longer than usual. In the meantime, you’ll receive an electronic version of your publication on the day of your order. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Supporting nurseries across the UK & overseas

NDNA International

Welcome aboard to Sue Asquith our new NDNA International Early Years Adviser! See how we support and deliver an ambitious vision for quality education and care for young children around the world here.

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NDNA England

We support nurseries across England to provide high-quality, sustainable childcare. From our head office in West Yorkshire we provide day nurseries and the early years sector in England with campaigning, support, training and advice.

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NDNA Scotland

We support Scottish nurseries from our office in Edinburgh and we're a strategic partner to the Scottish Government, supporting policy development and the implementation of Early Learning and Childcare strategy.
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NDNA Cymru

NDNA has a committed and enthusiastic member base representing day nurseries throughout Wales. We have active member networks in local authority areas across the country. 

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