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Teach Early Years Awards – 2023 shortlist announced

  • Teach Early Years Awards – 2023 shortlist announced

It’s time to announce the shortlist for the Teach Early Years Awards 2023!

The shortlists features a wide variety of innovative resources – from CPD packages to picture books, and much more…

We’d like to say a huge thank you to all of you who entered, and congratulations to our shortlistees. The next stage will see the shortlisted resources assessed by our expert Early Years judges, including Sue Cowley and June O’Sullivan MBE.

Their verdicts will be unveiled this November, with awards for overall winner, highly commended and finalists. To all those who made nominations, thank you again for taking part – and to our shortlistees, good luck!

If you have any queries about this year’s Teach Awards, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team – email the .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Don’t forget to see who won the Teach Awards last year. Check out this year’s primary and secondary Teach Awards shortlists too.

Teach Early Years Awards 2023 shortlist

Communication, language & literacy

● Boogie Mites – Boogie Mites App: Building Strong Foundations For Language and Literacy Through Music

● Clicko AB – Clicko – Large Box of Letters

● Jessica Kingsley Publishers – Supporting the Development of Speech, Language and Communication in the Early Years

● Mrs Mactivity – Miss LVT Range for Mrs Mactivity

● Polylino – Polylino

● The Whole of Me – The Whole of Me


● Alice Sharp Ltd – Adventures with Alice – Dynamic Training for Early Years

● EEF – Early Years Evidence Store

● Laser Short Courses – Laser Short Courses

● Mine Conkbayir Consultancy – The Neuroscience of the Developing Child: Self-Regulation for Wellbeing and a Sustainable Future

● National Education Group – The National College

● TTS – Talking Early Years Podcast and CPD Training

Creative play

● Creating Classrooms Ltd – Frobel Building Kit Wagon

● Early Years Resources – Pretend Pizza Oven And Tool

● GSC Ltd – Storytime Dress-up Capes – ‘Once Upon a Time…’

● Profile Education Ltd – Wisdom Outdoor Construction Blocks – Large Set

● Pyjama Drama – Dip into Drama

● Wood U Believe It Ltd – Multi-Purpose Craft, Sewing and Weaving Frame

Early exploration

● BBC Education – BBC Bitesize Reception – Expressive Art and Design

● Bonnier Books UK – Tell Me About: The Human Body

● Creating Classrooms Ltd – Number Houses (Numberland series)

● Kide Science – Kide

● Learning Resources® – MathLink® Cubes Numberblocks Classroom Set

● Profile Education Ltd – Wisdom Outdoor Water Wallboard

Happy & healthy

● Bloomsbury Publishing – 50 Fantastic Ideas for Supporting Neurodiversity

● Creating Classrooms Ltd – ‘Stay Healthy’ Food Pyramid

● Early Years Resources – Wooden People With Disabilities

● Ladybird – Learn with Peppa: Peppa’s Big Feelings

● Learning Resources® – All About Me Feelings Activity Set

● Profile Education Ltd – Gonge Build N’ Balance Nordic Starter Set

Picture books

● Bonnier Books UK – Mrs Owl’s Forest School: The Very Big Den by Ruth Symons and Seb Braun

● Five Quills – I Am Nefertiti by Natelle Quek and Annemarie Anang

● Ladybird – Flora and Nora Hunt for Treasure by Kim Hillyard

● Nosy Crow Ltd – The Goat and the Stoat and the Boat by Em Lynas and Matt Hunt

● Penguin Random House Children’s – The Artist by Ed Vere

● Walker Books – I Am Happy by Michael Rosen and Robert Starling