Bluebells Nursery, Ipswich, Suffolk

We are conveniently located in Bond Street close to the College, University and Town Centre.

Our nurturing ‘home from home’ environment is carefully designed to encourage children to learn independently in a safe, secure environment that promotes equality and values diversity. We have an experienced skilled manager and staff team, our manager holds BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Studies.

We provide all meals and promote healthy eating. Our cook prepares a healthy home cooked lunch for the children using fresh ingredients.

We provide a range of fun activities, resources, and experiences to meet children’s individual needs and interests. Children have the opportunity to explore our outdoor area all year round and take part in physical activity, being adventurous in safety.

Price List — September 2016

Hours 0 - 2 yrs 2 - 5 yrs
Full day 8am to 6pm £45.65 £42.50
Half Day 8am to 1pm / 1pm to 6pm £24.40 £22.80
School Day 9am to 3pm - subject to availability £36.75 £33.60
Additional Hour – subject to availability £5.25 £5.25
Term Time Only – all subject to availability
School Day 9am to 3pm £38.85 £35.70
Full Day 8am to 6am £50.40 £47.25
Half Day 8am to 1pm / 1pm to 6pm £26.25 £25.20

Out of School Club

3.15pm to 6pm – School pick up & tea £11.55
8 am to 9am—School drop off & breakfast £5.25
Holiday Club 8.00am to 6pm (5 to 11 year olds only) £27.30
Holiday Club Half Day 8-1pm or 1-6pm £15.75

We charge a registration fee of £35

We offer Free Early Education for eligible 2 year olds and all 3 and 4 year olds

All children who are 3 years old are entitled to free early education the term after they are 3 years old. They are entitled to 15 funded hours a week for 38 weeks of the year. This can be taken during school term times only or stretched out over the whole year.

Free early education for 2 year olds is offered to families meeting certain criteria, please ask for details or see “Do you need help with funding?” at the top of this page.

There is no registration charge if your child only attends for their free entitlement.


What people say about us

"Bluebells nursery is a fantastic place for children. My child is always happy when he comes home. The staff are great!"

"Happy, caring environment, where children are seen as individuals with their own separate needs and interests."

"Welcoming, friendly and professional!"

"Friendly, welcoming- a fantastic nursery!"

Our Team

Claire Bennett (Nursery Manager)

Bluebells Management Team

Claire currently holds a level 5 in leadership for health and social care for children and young people.

She is SENCO trained and holds all relevant certificates within childcare i.e. First Aid, Safeguarding, Makaton and EAL.

Claire has worked in the childcare sector for 12 years now, mainly in the role as a deputy and still enjoys how each day is different but fun.

Bluebells Nursery

Bluebells Nursery