Awards & Recognition

Little Learners UK & Little Messy Learners Australia are nationally recognised brands!

Little Messy Learners has garnered numerous awards and recognition for its innovative approach to early childhood education. Celebrated for excellence in teaching and community impact, we have been honoured with prestigious accolades that highlight our commitment to fostering creativity and development in young learners. Our program’s success is reflected in positive feedback from parents and educators, as well as endorsements from industry leaders. These recognitions affirm our dedication to providing high-quality, engaging educational experiences. Join Little Messy Learners and see why we are a trusted, award-winning name in early childhood learning.

  • 2023

    Aisha from Little Learners North West Kent won bronze in the Franchisee of the Year category at the Virtual Franchise Awards!

    Little Learners UK are up for SEVEN national What’s on 4 Kids Awards and Little Messy Learners Australia have already received nominations for this years What’s on 4 Kids Australia awards so watch this space!

  • 2022

    Little Learners made in into the Top 100 UK Franchises for a 4th year running! Natalie from Little Learners Liverpool South made it to the finals of the What’s on 4 Kids Awards for Creative Leader of the Year (North) and our franchisor, Rachel won a Remarkable Achievement Award. Little Learners also made it to the finals of the BFA awards for Lifestyle Franchisor of the Year!

    Little Messy Learners Australia, Laura from Little Messy Learners Kwinana and Justine from Little Messy Learners Mandurah won Best National Preschooler Activity for 3-5 year olds, Best Local Franchisee Kids Activity and Best Kids Party Entertainment in the What’s on 4 Kids Australia awards.


  • 2021

    Little Messy Learners Australia won SEVEN national awards including Best Party Provider, Best Children’s Activity (3-5 years) and our early writing programme, The Mark Makers won Best Play & Learn Product!

    As a franchise we received the 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction award again and we were shortlisted for a Best Franchise Award for Children’s Services. We also became accredited BFA members.

    Towards the end of the year Little Learners won Highly Commended Most Loved Baby Activity at the What’s on 4 Kids UK Awards too!

  • 2020

    Our franchisor, Rachel won Young Woman in Franchising in the EWIF awards, Young Franchisor of the Year in the AFA awards, reached the Top 100 Influential Woman in Franchising AND Little Learners made it into the TOP 100 Franchises again!


  • 2019

    Little Learners was ranked NUMBER 37 in the UK TOP 100 FRANCHISES and received the 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction award! Rachel, our Franchisor was also a finalist for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the NatWest Business Great British Entrepreneur awards and was listed in the Millennials in Franchising Power List.

  • 2018

    Little Learners UK was awarded with Highly Commended Best Preschooler Activity in the National What’s on 4 Kids UK Awards.


  • 2017

    Little Learners UK went on to win Business Growth of the Year by Networking Mummies, New Woman Franchisor by EWIF, Best Newcomer in the Top Franchise Awards and three of our franchisees were up for Franchisee of the Year in the workingmums awards! We also received the Small Business Sunday award from Theo Pathtitis!

  • 2016

    Little Learners UK was a finalist in six national awards, including achieving ‘Highly Commended’ for Franchisor of the Year in the mumandworking Awards and Best New Children’s Activity by What’s on 4 Junior in June 2016!


Just Some Of Our Other Awards & Recognition

Little Messy Learners Australia & UK