Award Category Guidelines

Only over 18s can vote, one vote per person per category any duplicates only your first vote will count. 
We reserve the right to move votes from one category to another where the nominated wouldn't be eligible within the category nominated for but would fit in another category.

The regions are defined here. If the activity, business or person, covers more than one area, you can either chose whichever area you think more appropriate or for both areas.

Best Newcomer

This award is open to any business, person, organisation or company which has started running in the UK after 1st September 2020.

Best Nursery or Preschool

This award is open to any Nursery or Preschool in the UK. They must be registered with Ofsted as a Nursery or Preschool. 

Best Childrens Indoor Venue

This award is open to any permanent indoor venue such as (but not limited too!) soft play, indoor trampoline parks, party venues that is primarily designed for under 18s.

Best Childrens Outdoor Venue

This award is open to any permanent Outdoor venue such as (but not limited too!) open farms, zoos and theme parks that is primarily designed for under 18s.

Most Loved Childminder/Nanny

This award is open to Ofsted registered Childminders or Nanny's. 

Best Activity Leader

This award is open to leaders where the public pay to attend the activity being led. This award is split into age categories, Under 1s, 1-5 years, Over 5s. If your activity crosses over the brackets please nominate whichever bracket most fits your activity.

Best Free, Charity based or Not for Profit Activity Leader

This award is open to leader where the activity being led by a charity, not for profit or is free . This award is split into age categories, Under 1s, 1-5 years, Over 5s. If your activity crosses over the brackets please nominate whichever bracket most fits your activity

Most Loved Childminder/Nanny

This award is open to Ofsted registered Childminder or Nanny. 

Best Activity for Under 1s, 1-5 years, Over 5s

This award is for the activity or group, this award is split into age brackets, if your activity or group covers more than one bracket then choose whichever your activity covers most.

Best Free, Charity based or Not for Profit Activity for Under 1s, 1-5 years, Over 5s

This award is for the activity or group whereby its run by a charity, not for profit or is free, this award is split into age brackets, if your activity or group covers more than one bracket then choose whichever your activity covers most.