National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA)

The NDNA make sure children get the best possible start in life by empowering childcare settings.

National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) began as a group of nurseries who came together to share good practice and ideas. Today, they are a rapidly growing, award-winning national charity with a committed and thriving membership across England, Scotland Wales and internationally.

The aim is, and will always be, to make sure children get the best possible start in life. By empowering childcare settings to run high quality, sustainable businesses, children will benefit from the best care and learning, helping them to reach their potential.

the NDNA are:

  • The influential, independent voice of the nursery sector
  • Helping practitioners to be confident and have fun with maths, English and SEND
  • Providers of a quality improvement scheme, e-Quality Counts, is the only quality improvement scheme specifically for nurseries, recognising exemplary childcare.
  • The NDNA Annual Nursery Survey helps practitioners to understand the current challenges facing the sector as a whole,
  • Annual Workforce Survey gathers the views of the early years workforce on prime issues affecting the sector
  • Giving members invaluable support and advice through expert publications and best practice templates that help them to be healthy and successful.