NMT Awards: New categories for 2022

The NMT Awards recognise and celebrate the very best of those working across the early years sector

Hosted at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, the National NMT Nursery Awards gathers over 700 key industry contacts to network with colleagues and celebrate the well-deserved winners, who are selected by an illustrious panel of judges.

This year we have announced new categories and there is still time to send in entries before submissions close on 10 June.

New categories

Nursery Kids’ Cooking and Nutrition Education Award
Sponsored by Annabel Karmel
Good nutrition is essential during childhood, as it is a time of development and increased activity. This award will recognise the best programme for teaching children to cook and learn about nutrition. The judges will be looking for a nursery setting that has demonstrated exceptional commitment in giving children an enjoyable introduction to healthy food and food education.

Apprenticeship Scheme of the Year
Sponsored by Realise
Apprenticeships help shape successful careers and businesses. In the early years sector, childcare apprenticeships provide an exciting opportunity to grow within a nursery or group and develop the right skills and knowledge to take the next career steps. This award will recognise the group that has shown exceptional commitment and contribution to its apprenticeship scheme.

 Outstanding Contribution
Sponsored by Busy Bees
An independent panel will select an individual who they feel have made an outstanding contribution to the nursery sector. The person chosen will be contacted before the awards ceremony and notified that they have won the award which will be announced on the night.

Date Published: May 10, 2022