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Champions of Care: Celebrating the 2024 Childcare Services Awards

The 2024 Childcare Services Awards have shone a spotlight on the remarkable dedication and innovation within the childcare sector. This year, we’ve had the privilege of honouring those who go above and beyond to enhance the lives of children and families, creating nurturing environments that foster growth and learning.

Our 2024 Childcare Services Award Winners

Shine Bright Nursery‘s Deputy Manager Cheryl Garman clinched the Childcare Leader of the Year for inspirational dedication, her contributions highlighting the nursery’s role in fostering community and support among parents and children alike.

Our Childcare Leader of the Year, Cheryl Garman, of Shine Bright Nursery

Lavenham Pre-school, winner of Best Employee Training And Development, excels in creating an empowering environment for both staff and children. Their high staff-to-child ratio and innovative features like a sensory room and forest visits enhance learning and development, while continuous professional development ensures their team remains at the forefront of childcare excellence.

The Bells & Bunting Childcare takes the trophy for Best Family Run Childcare Business. Their commitment to creating a homely, loving environment resonates throughout their service, making every child and parent feel like part of a bigger, caring family.

The House of Yaya, our Diversity and Inclusion Champion, exemplifies what it means to provide inclusive, culturally-sensitive care. They’ve built a commendable reputation for embracing diversity and promoting equality within the childcare sector.

Diversity and Inclusion Champions The House of Yaya

Language Garden, winner of the Most Innovative Childcare Programme, integrates bilingual education seamlessly into their curriculum, preparing children to thrive in a multicultural world while enriching their developmental milestones.

Language Garden, Winner of Most Innovative Childcare Programme

For the Best After-school Programme, Bounce Playzone stands out with its dynamic approach to engaging young learners in physical and mental activities that are not only fun but also incredibly educational.

The Roots Federation has been awarded for Best SEN Support, acknowledging their exceptional services and tailored educational plans that cater specifically to special educational needs, ensuring all children achieve their potential.

The Play Yard, Winner of Biggest Community Impact, has transformed its local area by providing a safe and engaging space where children and families come together, promoting social ties and community well-being.

Biggest Community Impact Winner, The Play Yard

For Outstanding Childcare Website, Fortress Childcare has taken the win thanks to an online presence that reflects their commitment to quality and communicates their core values and services effectively to parents seeking the best for their children.

Anderton Centre (Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative) excels in customer satisfaction, thanks to their proactive approach in engaging with families to ensure every child’s experience is fulfilling and joyful.

Banbury School Day Nursery has been recognised as an Exceptional Childcare Provider, demonstrating a steadfast commitment to delivering first-rate care and educational experiences.

Banbury School Day Nursery – Winner of Exceptional Childcare Provider

Newcomer VIM Camps Ltd has made a splash as the Best Childcare Startup, quickly establishing a reputation for flexible and innovative care that meets the diverse needs of today’s families.

Finally, Bosworth Wood Community Day Nursery CIC takes home the award for Best Nursery Facility, providing outstanding environments that support the health, safety, and learning of every child.

2024 Childcare Services Awards Finalists

  • – Outstanding Childcare Website
  • Lavenham Pre-school – Best Nursery Facility
  • Bells & Bunting Childcare – Best Childcare Startup
  • Language Garden – Excellence in Early Childhood Education
  • Bounce Playzone – Best SEN Support
  • Little Learners Lincoln – Best Employee Training And Development
  • Mini Mayhem Softplay – Best Family Run Childcare Business
  • Anderton Centre (Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative) – Diversity and Inclusion Champion
  • Banbury School Day Nursery – Childcare Leader of the Year
  • VIM Camps – Best After-school Programme
  • Tots In London – Most Innovative Childcare Programme
  • Bespoke Family – Exceptional Customer Satisfaction
  • Lavenham Pre-school – Exceptional Childcare Provider
  • Language Garden – Exceptional Customer Satisfaction
  • Bounce Playzone – Biggest Community Impact
  • Fortress Childcare – Exceptional Childcare Provider

Reflecting on the Achievements

As we wrap up the 2024 Childcare Services Awards, we are reminded of the incredible impact that dedicated childcare providers have on our communities and families. This year’s winners and finalists represent the best of the best, showcasing innovative approaches and unwavering commitment to excellence that help shape the futures of the youngest members of our society.

Their stories inspire us and underscore the importance of quality childcare in developing well-rounded, happy children. We look forward to seeing how these trailblazers will continue to innovate and lead the way in the childcare industry.

Congratulations to all our winners and finalists. Here’s to another year of outstanding achievements in childcare!

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