Glittering ceremony for nursery providers

Babbacombe day nursery lands top national award

Torbay Weekly

Tops Day Nurseries have been awarded with a national award recognising the Training and Development they provide to their almost 800 colleagues across the business.

At the end of June National Day Nurseries Association hosted their National Awards ceremony at Chesford Grange, Warwickshire, where the 2022 winners were announced for their prestigious annual awards for the Early Years sector.

This is where Tops Day Nurseries, with a case study on their nursery Tops Prince Rock a day nursery based in Plymouth, were officially awarded with the NDNA Nursery Training and Development Award 2022.

Tops Day Nurseries provide care and education to almost 4,000 children across the South West with one site in Babbacombe, Torquay and five nurseries in Plymouth.

Tops Day Nurseries celebrate award
Tops Day Nurseries celebrate award

Tops provide their staff with the highest level of training to ensure the very best education and care is available for the children who attend their settings and that their colleagues can grow in their roles and careers. This award celebrates their investment in the development and motivation of all staff across the Tops Day Nurseries family.

Sophie Anderson, Nursery Manager at Tops Prince Rock said, “To have won the Nursery Training and Development Award is incredible.

“I feel so lucky that I am a part of a company who encourages and promotes training and development so much, it not only has helped me to develop in my career, from Room manager to Manager, but it has also supported my team at Prince Rock.”

Amy Alderson, Director of Early Years Audit and Training said, “I am incredibly proud of this award as it represents the hard work and dedication from both the Tops training team and those colleagues that engage with our outstanding training programmes.”

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists on the night who all showcased some of the amazing work that is happening in nurseries across the country.

Tops Day Nurseries aim to be part of, and contribute to each of their nurseries’ local communities, and are one of the most eco-sustainable family of day nurseries in the UK, offering childcare from children aged 3 months – school age, with Hi 5’s clubs across the South-West.