On Wednesday 25th April 2018, Bright Little Stars Nursery celebrated their 5th Anniversary with a reception and afternoon tea at the House of Lords, bringing together key individuals from across the early years sector. Hosted by Lord Popat of Harrow and bustling with prestigious guests, the afternoon was a wonderful way to celebrate the achievements of the nursery group. Speeches were made by Lord Popat of Harrow, Amol Devani (Director and Co-Founder of Bright Little Stars), Lord Agnew (Minister and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education) and Purnima Tanuku OBE (NDNA Chief Executive). Also in attendance was well-known early years expert Penny Tassoni, Baroness Dorothy Thornhill MBE, local Members of Parliament for all the nurseries and many heads of local schools.
Purnima Tanuku OBE said “It is a challenging time for the early years sector at the moment and to deliver high quality takes a lot of investment and commitment. Congratulations to Bright Little Stars on this wonderful occasion.”
Opened in 2013, Bright Little Stars Nursery group aims to provide exceptional care and learning whilst supporting each child to reach their own individual potential in a happy, healthy and safe learning environment. Bright Little Stars respect children as individuals and encourage them to follow their ethos of truth, love and compassion. The unique Bright Little Stars Learning Programme, purpose-built modern facilities, generous outdoor provisions and on-site freshly prepared food makes this nursery group one of the most renowned in North West London. Over the last 5 years, Bright Little Stars have cared for almost 1000 children, created 150 jobs, been recognised for providing Outstanding Early Years Care and Education by Ofsted and acknowledged for making a real impact on the lives of the children we care for and our staff teams and parents through winning ‘The Teresa Graham CBE People Award’.
Speaking about the early years sector during the event, the Directors of Bright Little Stars said, “We are an integral part of the UK economy, our local communities and educators for the future of our nation.”