Awards and Acheivements

Kiddycare Nurseries exceed the standards set by regulatory bodies in childcare and education and in recognition we have been accredited with many awards:

1984 Kala Patel- opened her first nursery- Windsor Day Nursery
1987Kiddycare Nurseries Managing Director- Kala Patel won the prestigious Midas Award.
1987Parkview Day nursery was opened.
1991Kiddycare Nurseries Head Office on Melton Road, Leicester was opened.
1995Kiddycare Nurseries sponsors the NSPCC Bal Raksha Project opening in Leicester.
1998 to DateKiddycare was awarded the contract to manage the Royal Mail Nursery - Childsplay in Islington, London.
2002Kiddycare Nurseries become recognised Neighbourhood Nurseries.
2002Kiddycare Nurseries was awarded the New Opportunities fund.
2004Kiddycare Nurseries become one of the first nurseries to train members of their staff team to become Early Years Professionals.
2005Kiddycare received the Investors in people Award.
2005Kiddycare Nurseries was awarded the Beacon of Business Award.
2006Kiddycare Nurseries was awarded the contract to manage the N.E.C out of school, holiday club in Birmingham.
2006Kiddycare Nurseries becomes one of the first Day Nurseries in the country to obtain National Day Nurseries Association (N.D.N.A) Investors in Children Quality Counts Accreditation.
2007Kiddycare Managers were invited to a reception at Downing Street by the Prime Minister to thank Kiddycare for providing childcare of excellence.
2007 Kiddycare Nurseries become the first Nursery in Leicester to achieve "Outstanding" recognition from OFSTED.
2010Kiddycare Nurseries was awarded the contract from Leicester City Council to open Kiddycare Angels in Leicester.
2010Kiddycare Angels receives- Good to Outstanding from OFSTED.
2010 To Date Kiddycare Nurseries achieve high ratings in QUIP - Quality Improvement Framework.
Parkview Nurseries receive high ratings in Leicester City Councils Quality Improvement Framework.
Kiddycare Nursery receive high ratings in Leicester City Councils Quality Improvement Framework.
Kiddycare Angels receive high ratings in Leicester City Councils Quality Improvement Framework.
Kiddycare Little Willows receive high ratings in Leicester City Councils Quality Improvement Framework.
Childsplay Nursery- receive high ratings in Islington Councils Quality Improvement Framework.
2011 Kiddycare Nurseries was awarded the contract from Leicester City Council to open Kiddycare - Little Willows in Leicester.
2011 Parkview Nursery receives - "Outstanding" from OFSTED
Kiddycare Nursery receives - "Good-Outstanding" from OFSTED
Childsplay Nursery receives - "Good-Outstanding" from OFSTED
Little Willows Nursery receives - "Outstanding" from OFSTED
1984 to DateThe success of our philosophy and outstanding service has also lead to high profile coverage. We have had delegates from China and Japan visit us, as well as childcare ministers Margaret Hodge, Sarah Teather and the MP Keith Vaz.
2011Representatives from the Department of Education visited our nurseries to observe high standards and best practice of child care.
2011Kiddycare Nurseries supported Apprenticeship training in Leicester- and was interviewed by The Leicester Mercury.
2011 Nominated for an award by Leicester City Council for having a "Quality Workforce Team".
2011 Kiddycare Nurseries receive accreditation for ICAN - Early years Talker.
2012 Kala Patel - Kiddycare's Managing Director was shortlisted for the National 2012 - Asian Business Women of the Year Award.
2012Kala Patel- is invited to Buckingham Palace in recognition of being shortlisted for the National Asian Business Women of the Year Award.

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