National Management Team Awards 2016 Finalist

National Management Team Awards 2016 Finalist

Independent Nursery Award

November 2016

A local Montessori nursery has been selected for the final for the Independent Nursery of the year category in the NMT Nursery Awards 2016.

The Mulberry Bush Montessori Nursery is owned and run by Mrs Cheryl Knight and her fantastic team. It is an independent private nursery in West Mersea, Colchester, Essex and is judged outstanding in all areas by Ofsted (2016)

The Mulberry Buh Montessori Nursery was nominated for the Independent Nursery Award.

Cheryl Knight the owner and Principal of the Mulberry Bush Montessori Nursery in West Mersea, Colchester said: “We are all very proud to have come this far in these prestigious national nursery awards. We work extremely hard as a team to ensure we provide the very best inclusive care and education for all of our young children and their families and it is so nice to receive external recognition for our hard work and dedication.  We were once again graded Outstanding by Ofsted in July, so also making it to the finals of the NMT awards has been a great achievement for us.

Winners of the NMT Nursery Awards 2016 will be presented with their trophies by Professor Lord Winston at the high-profile Gala Night held on Saturday 26th November at the London Hilton Metropole Hotel, attended by over 500 guests.

About the Awards

NMT Nursery Awards 2016 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. There were 17 categories to enter overall and there were four or five finalists in each category with three independent judges. For more information and all categories, please visit 

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