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 2017

Hours 0 - 2 yrs 2 - 5 yrs
Full day 8am to 6pm £48.00 £44.50
Half Day 8am to 1pm / 1pm to 6pm £25.50 £24.00
School Day 9am to 4pm - subject to availability £38.50 £35.20
Additional Hour – subject to availability £5.25 £5.25

Term Time Only – all subject to availability

Minimum of 39 weeks of the year
School Day 9am to 4pm £40.80 £37.50
Full Day 8am to 6am £53.00 £49.50
Half Day 8am to 1pm / 1pm to 6pm £27.50 £26.50

Out of School Club

After School Club 3.15pm-6pm £12.00

For children who are attending for Early Education or Two Year old funded sessions we will be introducing a £2 charge for Lunch and Dinner. This is an optional extra and you are more than welcome to supply your child with a healthy paced lunch for no additional cost.

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

Chloe (Nursery Manager) and Lauren (Deputy)

Bluebells Management Team

Chloe (pictured left) currently holds a level 3 Diploma in childcare, and has attended many courses such as 2’s are special, positive behaviour, Makaton training, outdoor play, observation and assessment and fire training. Chloe holds relevant certificates such as safeguarding, first aid and food hygiene. Chloe has worked with children in nurseries for 10 years and has 1 year experience being a deputy manager too at Bluebells.

Lauren (pictured right) holds a Level 4 in early years and is continuing to develop knowledge going on courses.

Bluebells Nursery

Bluebells Nursery