See our guidance for nurseries, updated regularly,
and essential support for our members.
On curriculum changes, the upcoming Good Work Plan employment
law updates, childcare policy and more, with NDNA membership.
It is important that you and your nursery, are prepared for how this situation may develop. We are keeping in touch with the relevant government departments and health bodies to make sure our advice for you is up-to-date. We have a dedicated page all about coronavirus / COVID-19 for early years here.
Our free legal helpline for NDNA members is experiencing a high number of calls with coronavirus / COVID-19 queries. You may find it difficult to get through - additional staff have been supplied for this and we now have a system for you to request a call back here.
We encourage you in the first instance to see our FAQs.
You can now download your FREE Healthy Body, Happy Me well-being week resources to get involved from 23 - 27 March 2020!
As part of Healthy Body, Happy Me we provide nurseries and parents with resources to aid children's development for all ages.
Please note that due to the coronavirus / covid-19 situation ALL NDNA face to face training has been postponed until July. Our remaining member events on 25 and 26 March have been postponed until further notice and we have also taken the decision to cancel our 2020 NDNA awards and conference on 5 June. Read more here.
If you have a question about an existing booking please call us on 01484 407070. We apologise for this inconvenience.
Managing feelings and behaviour is a crucial element of Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED) for nursery children. Our latest blog post has NDNA early years expert Emma Gardner's tips on supporting PSED at your nursery.
Experiencing nature is important for young children's healthy development and learning. Help your nursery children experience nature and benefit from the outdoors with our 'Nature Play - Inspiring Outdoor Approaches' publication, from our early years experts.
Find out all you need to know about nurseries in our FAQs, collated from questions we get asked by our members and updated regularly, including changes to Ofsted’s registration website. For safeguarding concerns, please call 01484 407070 without delay.
The Welsh assembly has passed a law to prevent the physical punishment of children. The legislation is expected to come into force from 2022, following an awareness campaign.