Welcome to Alpha Nurseries

At Alpha Nurseries we offer high quality, affordable childcare and education for all children from 3 months to 11 years. We have nurseries and out of school clubs in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Kent, Lincolnshire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire

At Alpha Nurseries we are passionate about providing your child with the best start in life and giving them memorable experiences that support them to become confident, independent and happy. Our nurseries provide children learning and development for all key skills whilst allowing them to have fun through playing. We offer a service that promotes equality and which values diversity, recognising that each child has different needs. Treating your child as an individual, our highly skilled practitioners celebrate your child's unique personality, encouraging them to creatively explore their minds with an enquiring spirit.

We understand that choosing the right care for your child is an important decision, and starting nursery can be a daunting time for both the child and parent. Giving you peace of mind, we offer settling in sessions with your child making it a smoother home from home experience. Each child is allocated a 'keyworker' from the initial phase who will work closely with yourself to provide the best support for your child's learning and development.

  • Each setting is individual, and staff are friendly and dedicated to making sure your child feels at home, content and secure within a well-resourced nursery.
  • Our child-centred approach encourages children to learn independently in a fun, healthy and nurturing environment preparing them for school.
  • Your child will receive a personalised learning and development programme which helps promote a rich learning environment.
  • We support children with special educational needs and also children and families who speak English as an additional language.
  • Our thorough recruitment process selects staff for their personal qualities, qualifications and experience, thus ensuring well suited staff who provide positive relationships with your child.
  • Our menus are carefully designed to offer a healthy, balanced diet freshly prepared and cooked by our chefs.
  • Our managers have the support from a team of professionals at our Head Office, ensuring the nursery is run to a high standard whilst offering the personal touch.
  • Our online journal encourages communication between the nursery and yourself by documenting your child's development.

Alpha Nurseries Ethos

  • We strive to create a warm and nurturing environment in which children feel physically and emotionally safe, providing a relaxed play space with areas for children to retreat, feel comfortable and get cosy based around the concept of Hygge.
  • To create an atmosphere that is an extension of home and not a watered down classroom in which all staff know all children and where every child's individual needs are accepted, valued and met in order to support each child in reaching their full potential and to instil in all children a love of learning that lasts a lifetime.
  • To provide children with unique and exciting activities and experiences which promote development in all areas of learning, allowing children to be children whilst equipping them with the passion, skills, interests, and attributes to take them into their formal education.
  • To encourage freedom of expression within a well-prepared and stimulating environment that allows for inner peace, self-confidence and vitality resulting in children that hold their heads high, are radiant and bright and have a sense of self-assurance in their own abilities.
  • To develop a close and supportive relationship with parents, to ensure that we work together to meet the needs of all children.
  • To ensure that our nursery community works within a framework that promotes equal opportunity regardless of religion, ability, gender, race.
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Registered Office: 59 Crabbe Street, Ipswich, IP4 5HS