Latest News, Policy & Events

FREE Woodland Friends

Throughout October members can receive FREE pack of 10 Woodland Friends with TTS early Years, when you spend £250 online! Log in to your dedicated NDNA account here and add FRIENDS250 at the checkout

Mark Drakeford and Huw Irranca-Davies with Purnima Tanuku and Sandra Welsby

Relief for nurseries in Wales after years of campaigning

The Welsh Government has listened to the sector and announced that it will be giving 100% business rates relief to all childcare businesses in Wales from April 2019. 

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National Nursery Practitioner Day

It's National Nursery Practitioner Day on 17 October, set up by member Co-Operative Childcare. It's a celebration to shine a light on the work nursery practitioners carry out every day, shaping the minds of the future.

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What do you think of your membership?

We want to know what you think about your membership! Please take our survey and have your say, you could win a TTS or shopping voucher! 

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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.


Safely recruit and retain the best performing staff with our new online course 'Safer Recruitment, Selection and Induction'.


Get 20% off one order in 2018 and 10% off all orders with TTS and The Consortium as an NDNA member. 

Supporting nurseries across the UK & overseas


Aga Khan Early Learning Centre, winner of NDNA International Nursery of the Year 2018, sat down with NDNA International Early Years Adviser, Angela Syson, to discuss working in an overseas nursery, the EYFS and NDNA membership.

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NDNA England

You can find downloadable 30 hours resources here for nurseries to support any parents that may have queries. The HMRC resources include tips on using the Childcare Choices service for Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours.

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NDNA Scotland

NHS Health Scotland has created a range of campaign materials that can help you to highlight the serious nature of flu and the importance of parents in getting their children vaccinated.

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NDNA Cymru

You are not required to complete a Self-Assessment of Service Statement (SASS) for the financial year 2018-19. CIW plan to issue a SASS in the latter part of 2019. You must however ensure you have an up-to-date Quality of Care Review.