Innovative Practice Award

This 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:

Tell us why you should win by answering each of the questions online in each award category. You can also add up to three supporting pieces of evidence to your entry. These could include certificates, other awards received, photographs, action plans, testimonies from children, parents or staff, any local newspaper reports or awards from other organisations, or reflections on the benefits of the initiative. Your Ofsted rating is also considered as part of our judging criteria. We recommend that you plan your answers in a word document first and then copy and paste these into the corresponding boxes. Remember, with any additional evidence, you can only upload a maximum of three files in .doc/.docx/.pdf format.

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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