Latest News, Policy & Events

Time's running out: NDNA Awards

The NDNA Nursery Awards are the only early years awards voted for by parents as well as judged on excellence! Register and get your parents voting until 31 March. 

Help us challenge government

Help us challenge government on issues that matter to the nursery workforce by telling us about your nursery in our 2019 England Workforce Surveys.

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Potty training resources for nurseries

A recent survey has revealed that 70% of practitioners have received no training in potty training. We've worked with ERIC, the Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity, to produce some resources.

Early bird ending soon: NDNA Conference

Join us at the flagship early years sector event, NDNA Conference 2019, in Warwickshire on 28 June. Book by 28 February for early bird discounts and save up to 20%,

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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.

Biting incidents

When a child bites another child, or an adult, it is a distressing incident. Find out how to respond sensitively to biting incidents at your nursery with our new online course. 


Get 20% off one order and 10% off all orders with TTS and Consortium as an NDNA member. 

Supporting nurseries across the UK & overseas

NDNA International

NDNA has partnered with uFony to provide their Daycarez™ App at 20% off to NDNA International members. Daycarez™ is a complete solution for day nurseries to capture, track and share information about each child with their parents.

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NDNA England

We are looking for early years professionals to provide coaching and mentoring to practitioners, to improve outcomes for children. The Early Years Leaders Programme is fully funded by the Mayor of London. We are also looking for practitioners to receive the free coaching and support.

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NDNA Scotland

In December 2018, the Scottish Government published the Funding Follows the Child approach alongside the National Standard for ELC Providers. NDNA Network Chairs met with the Scottish Government to share the concerns of our members. Contact your ELC Partnership Teams for your local consultation meeting to have your say.

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NDNA Cymru

The Welsh Government’s funded 30 hours Childcare Offer continues to be rolled out across the country. The funded 30 hours programme was implemented in the remaining wards of Neath, Port Talbot and began in certain wards of Powys at the end of January. Implementation will continue from April 2019.

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