nurture’s awards

nurture is committed to excellence in childcare. nurture has been awarded the prestigious National Children’s Nursery Association (NCNA) All Ireland Centre of Excellence Award four times to date:

Nurture Douglas, winner of the NCNA/NIPPA All Ireland Centre of Excellence Award 2007-2010, 2011-2014

Nurture Civil Service Crèche, Mount Street, winner of the NCNA/NIPPA All Ireland Centre of Excellence Award 2009-2011

Nurture Fairylawn, winner of the NCNA/NIPPA All Ireland Centre of Excellence Award 2011-2014

nurture is committed to on-going development of the nurture Children’s Curriculum. In February 2012, Nurture Fairylawn was selected as finalist for February’s Learning Story Wall with Early Childhood Ireland:

Congratulations to the Practitioners and Children of Nurture Childcare: your learning story ‘Our Nature Walk Adventure’ has been Highly Commended and is one of five stories which has made it on to the Early Childhood Ireland February Learning Story Wall. It will be uploaded to www.earlychildhoodireland.ie.

We really appreciate your interest, commitment, and pride in your work. This is a great achievement for you all to celebrate. Congratulations again.”
Early Childhood Ireland

nurture Fairylawn, Cork

1. Early Childhood Ireland, March 2014
Siolta Quality Assurance Programme Certificate of Validation Level 4 across all 75 standards

2. Early Childhood Ireland “Learning Stories” – Winner – December 2014
“A Rainy Day in the Toddler Room”

3. Early Childhood Ireland “Learning Stories” – Highly Commended – February 2015
“Chucky, Boo and a Dog named Rocky”

4. Early Childhood Ireland Learning Story Awards – Highly Commended – December 2012
“Olympics 2012”

5. Early Childhood Ireland Learning Story Awards – Highly Commended – February 2012
“Our Nature Walk Adventure”


nurture Mount Street, Dublin 2

1. Early Childhood Ireland Learning Story Awards – Winner March 2015
“Oh Gloop…..ooops”

2. Early Childhood Ireland Learning Story Awards – Winner March 2013
“The Bakery”

3. Early Childhood Ireland Learning Story Awards – Winner March 2012
“The Digger and the Water Pipe”

4. Early Childhood Ireland Learning Story Awards – Winner March 2012
“When Babies discover their Bodies”


nurture Marlborough Street, Dublin 1

1. Aistear in Action – Curriculum Development Programme June 2014 – July 2015


nurture Ennis

1. National Childhood Network “Healthy Ireland” Award August 2015