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Kids Planet win NMT’s Nursery Business Development Award

Kids Planet Day Nurseries are pleased to announce that we have won the Nursery Business Development Award at this year’s NMT Awards. The Awards were held at Hilton London Metropole on Saturday 25th November with trophies presented by Ben Fogle.


The 15th consecutive National NMT Nursery Awards was held on Saturday 25th November in London and once again celebrated the very best in the Under 5’s childcare/early year’s sector. NMT Nursery Awards 2017 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.

Kids Planet Day Nurseries won Nursery Business Development Award. NMT said “Kids Planet Day Nurseries have successfully achieved impressive business development alongside outstanding quality outcomes for children and their families. The judges were impressed that they displayed a focused and strategic plan and significant growth. The ethos was transparent, inspirational and evidentially successful.”

Clare Roberts, Chief Executive said “We are thrilled to have won the Nursery Business Development Award for 2017, this reflects the hard work and passion our nursery and head office staff have worked on over the past 9 and half years with further expansion over the next few years.

Family run Kids Planet Day Nurseries provide over 2,000 nursery places across the North West, with the Head Office based in Lymm Cheshire and it has nurseries in Billinge, Crewe, Congleton, Dukinfield, Hale, Higher Broughton, Liverpool, Lymm, Prestwich, Sale, Salford, Salford Quays, Stockport, Southport, Swinton, Urmston, Warrington and Widnes,

Kids Planet has recently been recognised as number one for the second year running in this year’s Nursery World Ofsted table with 15 of its inspected nurseries graded Outstanding, four with Good grades and three awaiting inspection. Nursery World ranks the 20 biggest nursery groups in the UK by compiling the grades from the latest published Ofsted reports and analysing the findings using a points-based rating system. Prior to this, Kids Planet has been number two in the rankings for the past two years.