Kids Planet Wallasey has achieved a finalist position at this year’s Nursery World Awards, to be held on Saturday 30 September 2023 at The Brewery, London.
Alongside the SEND team who are finalists in the ‘Inclusive Practice’ category, Kids Planet Wallasey has been shortlisted in the ‘Working with Babies and Toddlers’ category.
The Working with Babies and Toddlers award is for early years provision displaying exemplary practice in caring for and educating the youngest children, meeting their individual needs and supporting their development.
The Wallasey nursery has a babyhouse, situated in a separate building at the end of the block. It is designed specifically for babies, creating a homely environment.
The team are chosen for their aptitude to working with babies and have completed specialist training giving them a deep understanding of the specific, individual needs of babies and their next steps of learning.
The nurturing staff give priority to promoting the babies’ welfare and development.
All staff have learnt about the importance of nurturing young babies and the key worker system is robust enabling the babies to build strong bonds and attachments with their keyworkers.
Jane Molyneux, Nursery Manager at Kids Planet Wallasey, said, “We are delighted to be a finalist in the Nursery World Awards. We are extremely proud of our unique setting with a specialist Babyhouse and magical environment for Toddlers.
“We believe our passionate staff create a nurturing environment for our youngest children and this award would be wonderful recognition for their hard work and dedication.”
This year there are 26 award categories that celebrate best practice and recognise the early years sector’s most important asset – its people.
The prestigious awards are open to everyone involved in childcare and education and will highlight the inspirational work that goes on.
Finalists and winners are chosen by a distinguished panel of expert judges that is representative of the diversity of disciplines and organisations that make up the sector.