Dandelion Education Ltd, a Norfolk based multi award-winning Nursery, has won a further accolade. On Saturday 3rd December, Dandelion was awarded first place in the Outdoor Learning Environment category in the 16th National NMT Nursery Awards 2018.
Hayley Room and Emma Harwood, founders and managing-directors of Dandelion said: “To receive an award from such a highly regarded magazine, for professionals, completes what has already been a fabulous and successful year. We can’t wait for our 2019 plans to become a reality. Watch this space!”
Winners of the 16th National NMT Nursery Awards were presented with their trophies by host Gethin Jones at the high-profile Gala Night held on Saturday, 1st December at the Hilton London Metropole attended by over 600 guests.
The judging panel stated that ‘Dandelion Education have a greater emphasis on staff resource rather than environment and ‘man made’ commercial resources andinnovative thinking regarding using natural resources, such as leaves for writing, of bringing stones to life in the outdoors. They support children with additional needs very effectively and were able to evidence the health benefits to both children and staff. The authenticity in their approach really shone through.’
About the Awards:
NMT Nursery Awards 2018 is an annual event organised by Nursery Management Today, the leading business publication in the nursery sector and sponsored by key companies providing services in the sector. The Awards are designed to reward excellence in childcare and celebrate the very best people in the Nursery Sector. There were 17 categories to enter overall and there were four or five finalists in each category with three independent judges. For more information and all categories, please visit www.nmt-magazine.co.uk/awards/