Awards & Accreditations

2002 Early Years Educator Magazine UK Nursery Manager of the Year Award
Presented to Sylvia Archer and Theresa Ellerby

2002 Early Years Educator Magazine Montessori Special Award
Runner Up – Presented to Theresa Ellerby

2003 Small Business of the Year in the Northern Lincolnshire Business Awards

2003 Nursery Management Today Magazine Nursery Achievement Award

2003 North East Lincolnshire EYDCP Childcare Setting of the Year

2004 Nursery Management Today Magazine UK Training & Development Award

2005 National Day Nurseries Association Champion Award
Presented to Sylvia Archer

2005 Nursery World Magazine UK Nursery of the Year
Runner Up

2005 Royal Chartered Institute of Surveyors- Community Benefit Award
the children’s house nursery building

2006 Northern Lincolnshire Business Awards
Maxine Dobson – Business Manager for Small Business – Runner up
the children’s house & the montessori school – Community Benefit – Runner up

2008 Nursery World Awards
Team Development of the Year

2009 Nursery World Awards
Finalist: Trish Smaller

2012 Nursery World Awards
Finalist: Training Excellence

2013 Nursery World Awards
Finalist: Jo Robinson – Early Years Professional

2015 Select Lincolnshire Food and Drink Awards
Finalist: the children’s house nursery

2019 Director Sylvia Tiffney receives MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

2023 North East Lincolnshire Mayor’s Civic Awards – winner – Business in the Community 

2023 Director Theresa Ellerby receives MBE in King’s Birthday Honours List