Smartpractice is a early years consultancy with a difference… the difference being that we have a large exemplary and outstanding working nursery which has won many awards including ‘Overall winner of The NDNA (National Day Nursery Association) Nursery of the Year Award 2018’ The nursery has been an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ nursery for the past 15 years and has also attained Millie’s Mark and NDNA Quality Counts accreditation at the highest platinum level.

As early years consultants we have an excellent knowledge of all aspects of operating an outstanding setting, a full understanding of all current legislation including the requirements of Ofsted, local councils and central government, alongside exceptional business and financial experience within the childcare sector.

Annie Silcock, one of the Directors of Smartpractice owns and manages a 100 plus place nursery, and a holiday club, which was established 30 years ago and is currently graded as outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and is the overall winner of the NDNA Nursery of the Year Award 2018.

Working with clients across the UK, Smartpractice works with individuals and organisations to set up new nurseries of the highest quality and improve existing settings with support and training to achieve Ofsted outstanding. We offer consultancy in all aspects of childcare provision from education and care, to business administration and financial planning through our bespoke consultancy and training service.