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Welsh Nursery Shortlisted for Prestigious NDNA Award


The Old School House Nursery in Bridgend is celebrating after it was announced they had been shortlisted for National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA)’s Nursery of the Year Award 2019.

Parents wrote praising testimonies and cast their votes to help the Old School House Nursery become a finalist during this years awards cycle.

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Jacqueline Roberts, Managing Director, said:

“We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for the Nursery of the Year Award award. We feel extremely honoured that our parents have taken the time to vote for and support us in our endeavours. Both staff and children here are absolutely ecstatic.

“The Old School House Nursery first opened it’s doors in 2001 and has cared for and nurtured nearly 1000 children between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years during this time in it’s ‘Home from Home’ environment”

NDNA Chief Executive, Purnima Tanuku OBE, said:

“A huge well done to the Old School House Nursery.This is a fantastic achievement for them. They should be extremely proud of their amazing and hard work in the early years sector and all that they do supporting young children.

“I look forward to seeing them at the ceremony in Warwickshire.”

Broadcaster Katie Thistleton will be announcing the winners at the ceremony at the Chesford Grange hotel in Warwickshire, on 28 June. The evening will start with a drinks reception at 7:30pm, followed by a three course meal at 8:00pm. Following the awards announcements, a live band will finish the night at midnight.

NDNA’s annual conference and exhibition, which will feature a host of inspirational speakers involved in the early years sector, is held at the same venue during the day.

This years awards have seen 190 applications and just under 6,500 votes.

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