We have been short-listed for the NDNA Nursery of the Year 2013 awards - we are thrilled that only us and one other nursery throughout the whole of Wales have been shortlisted - this is a great achievement and we really appreciate the wonderful comments by parents. This is the NDNA's press release:
Cardiff nursery named as finalist in national awards
Plantos Day Nursery in Cardiff has been shortlisted for National Day Nursery Association’s (NDNA) Nursery of the Year Award 2013. The award, supported by Hope Education, is voted for by parents and recognises the contribution good quality nurseries make to the lives of children and parents. Plantos Day Nursery will find out on 20 June if they have won the prestigious title of NDNA Nursery of the Year, when the results are announced at an award dinner at the NDNA conference in Peterborough. Eleven nurseries from across the UK have been shortlisted for the award and are in with the chance of winning £1,400 of Hope Education vouchers. Lowri Mifsud Director of Plantos Day Nursery said: “The entire team at Plantos are thrilled to be nominated and shortlisted! We could not wait to tell our parents and share this wonderful news. We were overwhelmed at the response received from parents this year and were genuinely touched by the heartfelt comments they made about the team at Plantos. Purnima Tanuku OBE, Chief Executive of National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) comments: “There has been a fantastic response to the awards from parents, this year we thousands of nursery nominations, so to make the shortlist is a real achievement. It is great to read the nominations and see how so many nurseries make a real difference to the lives of parents and children. All the shortlisted nurseries are of an extremely high standard so choosing an overall winner will be a real challenge.”Anna Re from leading education resource supplier Hope Education said “This year has a fantastic collection of finalists and we wish them all the very best of luck. Being involved in the judging process is one of our annual highlights and we’re looking forward to a great night at the awards. This is a prestigious event and all the finalists should be very proud.”
Come along to our OPEN DAY on Saturday May 18th 10am-2pm. We would love to show you round our wonderful nursery! Look forward to seeing you.
Our BABY GROUP is now running - everyone is welcome to come along at 10.30-11.30am, every Monday, term time only. It is free and will be an informal chance for the babies to play and for the mums to have a cup of tea/coffee. Please contact us if you need any further information on this.
We are proud to announce that we have also been awarded a Small Workplace Health Award too - thank you to all the staff who participated in this.