A Montessori nursery has been recognised as one of the best in the east of England - as voted by parents.

The Little Learners Montessori, in Merton Road, Watford, has been rated in the top 20, out of 420 nurseries.

The top 20 nurseries received an award from day nurseries reviews site daynurseries.co.uk with the award based on the nursery’s reviews from the children’s families and carers. The nurseries were rated on overall standard, facilities and outside space, learning, resources and equipment and ICT, care, activities, staff, food and nutrition, management, cleanliness, safeguarding as well as value for money.

James Hamilton-Heward, director of The Little Learners Montessori Watford said: “We are absolutely delighted to receive this fantastic award. As an outstanding, Montessori accredited day nursery, this day nurseries award recognises our hard work, dedication and passion for high quality education and care.”