Latest News, Policy & Events

COVID-19 support for nurseries

See our FAQs and resources to help you through the coronavirus pandemic. Access a step-by-step guide on what to do if you get a positive case in your setting, plus a guide for dealing with the press.

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Stop underfunding. Start building futures.

We have released three surveys – one each for nursery providers in England, Scotland and Wales – ahead of the Comprehensive Spending Review in England and budget planning in Wales and Scotland. This crucial information will be used to inform policy recommendations to each Government.
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Final report in a year-long COVID-19 research project released

COVID-19 isolation drove up to four in every ten early years settings to close across England, Wales and Scotland during the spring, a new report from the Education Policy Institute (EPI) and the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) reveals. 
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Out now: new NDNA training brochure

Members, we've now launched our latest training brochure, providing you with full details of our latest training offers, including our Live Virtual Classroom series. You'll have received this with your latest edition of Nursery News magazine. 

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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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To support you with the transition from EYFS 2017 to EYFS 2021 in September, order our Birth to 5 Matters and 2021 EYFS Statutory Framework printed and bound copies, and access our updated Supporting birth-2 and 2-year-olds online courses.

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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