Bright Little Stars Nursery Group is elated to announce its latest achievement: winning the ‘Nursery Group Award (less than 10 settings)’ at the prestigious NMT Awards 2023, held on Saturday, 25th November. One of the biggest national industry awards shows of the year, this significant distinction celebrates the group’s commitment to delivering high-quality childcare across its six London locations, marking a milestone in its journey of excellence in early education.
Amol Devani, CEO and Co-Founder of Bright Little Stars expressed his delight: “This award truly belongs to the entire Bright Little Stars family – from our resilient staff to the devoted families that entrust their children to us. It is a testament to our team’s hard work, dedication, and unwavering commitment to our vision. At Bright Little Stars, our focus has always been on providing exceptional education and care, and this win is huge for us, reinforcing our continued group growth and our overall commitment to nurturing the potential of each child.”
The Nursery Group Award (less than 10 settings) is specifically to honour UK Groups that demonstrate excellence in several key areas. These include the provision of superior childcare, the development and motivation of a skilled staff team, the adoption of inspiring values, a consistent focus on quality across all settings, and financial success.
Bright Little Stars Nursery Group stands out in this competitive field with its holistic and creative approach. Notably, they have been successful in integrating essential aspects such as nutrition and oral health into their childcare program, crucial for the all-around development of young children. The group’s commitment to its staff is evident in unique initiatives like the Annual Chef Circle, Room Leader Conference, and Chef Forum Event. These efforts, complemented by high employee satisfaction ratings on platforms such as Indeed and Glassdoor, reflect the group’s dedication to creating an exceptional workplace and nurturing a team that is both skilled and motivated.
Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic and economic uncertainties, the group has shown remarkable business growth, achieving a 50% operational increase and maintaining high occupancy rates.
In addition to business success, Bright Little Stars is a proud partner of Barnardo’s, raising significant funds for the charity. The Bright Little Stars commitment to sustainability is evident in its Energy Saving Teams at each nursery, promoting efficient energy use.
This accolade follows Bright Little Stars’ nominations for the Nursery Team Of The Year Award and The Parents Engagement Award, further solidifying its standing as a leader in early years education.