Innovative Practice Award

This new award looks for examples of innovative practice in any aspect of early years. This may include but is not limited to: parent projects, partnerships, environmental initiatives, new or different ways of narrowing the gap for disadvantaged children, new techniques or activities for teaching numeracy or literacy.

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Innovative Practice Award

This award is not voted for by the public. You supply the evidence to support your entry.

Things we're looking for:

As well as your 1000 word submission, upload evidence that illustrates the changes you have made including photographs, written testimony, action plans, risk benefit assessments, testimonies from children/parents/staff, any local newspaper reports or awards from other organisations, eco-friendly considerations or reflections on the benefits of the initiative. Tell us the number and age of children, Ofsted rating, details of innovative practice and the difference it has made to the children. 

What next?

If you think your nursery should be considered for this award then register now

How do we pick our winners?

Each year our judging panel considers the following when choosing our winners.

Your nursery submission
Parent comments

Please note: Parent comments and votes are only eligible in our public voting awards.

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National Day Nurseries Association
National Early Years Enterprise Centre
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