"The nursery has been inundated with applications for children to join our setting since winning the award, so much so we have no need to market the nursery at the moment."

Annie Silcock, Nursery Director, Smarties Smartcare Ltd - NDNA Nursery of the Year 2018 Overall Winner

Five easy steps

1. Sign up online at www.votendna.org.uk when the NDNA Awards open
2. Choose the awards you want to enter
3. Read the criteria
4 Upload supporting materials; if required
5. Tell your parents and get them voting!

Reasons to register

BOOST TEAM MORALE: Show your team their efforts are appreciated by parents and carers by sharing the positive comments on the nomination forms.

ENHANCE YOUR MARKETING: Get permission to use the comments made by parents to help promote your nursery to prospective parents.

INCREASE PUBLICITY IN YOUR LOCAL AREA: If your nursery goes on to be shortlisted or win an award, it’s a great opportunity to receive free publicity in national and local press!

A GREAT NIGHT OUT!: Get dressed in your best for our fabulous awards ceremony on 28 June at Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire. Book a table and join in with the excitement as we
reveal the winners of all our awards on the night!

NDNA Awards 2018

With thanks to our 2019 sponsors...


Citation logoCitation - Manager of the Year Award sponsor 

We want to help you, to make your nursery be the best it can be. By supporting you with every aspect of HR and Health & Safety, we give you the time back to do what you do best – care for your children.

www.citation.co.uk/nurseries | 0345 844 1111


Pound Gates logoPound Gates - Team Development Award sponsor

Our market-leading insurance and risk management solutions are designed to protect you and your nursery. Speak to a member of our team today to find out how we can provide you with the certainty to plan ahead in an ever-changing nursery sector. 

Preferred insurance partner of NDNA 01473 346 118 | www.poundgateschildcare.com


Spark Early Years logo

Spark Early Years - Innovative Practice Award sponsor

Deploy staff effectively and support your funding shortfalls. 

sparkearlyyears.co.uk offers modules to buy as you need; sparkESSENTIAL, sparkPRO, sparkADMIN, sparkSAFEGUARDING, sparkDIARY, spark@HOME and bilingual sparkCHINA for EYFS support there.