Conference 2019 – Children 1st Awards’ Gallery

The Children 1st Awards honour those who have made the most outstanding contributions to the company and the children in their care over the past year. With so many talented people within the company, the selection of award winners is never an easy task. However, the choices were made after much consultation within the company and we are pleased to present the winners of the Children 1st Awards 2019:

The Margaret Mason Award: Jasmine Roberts, Hathern

Trainee of the Year: Kelsey Dean, Meir Park

Early Years Practitioner North: Sandy Walker, Rosemary Lane

Early Years Practitioner South: Nicola Lanckham, Grantham

Most Improved Nursery Team: Clowne

Team of the Year: Training Team

Nursery Nurse of the Year North: Daniel Harrison

Nursery Nurse of the Year South: Stacey O’Connell, Syston

Outstanding Person of the Year: Katie Macnamara, Chesterfield

Outstanding Person of the Year: Josie Want, Shepshed

Outstanding Person of the Year: Amy Weaver, Derby Road

Deputy of the Year North: Rachel Hackett, Sheffield

Deputy of the Year South: Abbie Harbron, Leicester

Employee of The Year North: Jo Gray, Chesterfield

Employee of the Year South: Mel Scott, Leicester

Support Person of the Year: Daniel Umney

Support Person of the Year: Emily Charlwood, Head Office

Support Person of The Year: Vicky Sharples, Toton and Head Office

Inspirational People of the Year

Manager of the Year South: Katy Mc Bean, Meir Park

Manager of the Year North: Clare Hart, St. Peter and St. Paul


Congratulations to all our winners and thank-you to all our staff for their hard-work throughout 2018.

Come along &


We would love to meet you and your child and take you on a tour of your local Children 1st Nursery. Our experienced staff will be delighted to answer any questions you have about enrolling your child in our nurseries.

Our promise to you

We will deliver the highest quality of learning and care to your child