Friendly and Family Orientated Childcare

Wellington Nursery in Ipswich, is a small culturally diverse Nursery which prides itself on its sense of ‘togetherness’ not just between the children and staff but also amongst its families. Located within Central Ipswich, the Nursery provides high quality childcare and pre school education from 3 month olds to 5 year olds.

Offering care for paying and funded families. We can accept Government grants for eligible 2 year olds (15 hours per week – NEW for September 2013) and Early Education Grants for ALL 3 – 4 years old (15 hours per week – starts a term after 3rd Birthday)

The Nursery has recently changed ownership and is now owned by local charity and non profit making organisation Bows and Arrows. This outstanding Nursery group owns 5 Nurseries across Ipswich.

By selecting Wellington Nursery, you can rest assured you are choosing a premium standard of learning and care in a safe, welcoming and stimulating environment.

Approved by Ofsted

Our Nursery has a ‘GOOD’ Ofsted Rating (2014): ‘Staff provide a well-resourced environment that allows children to freely access a range of  activities and resources. As a result, children build their self -esteem and gain confidence as they make their own choices’ 

We are currently awaiting a new OFSTED inspection following our recent change in ownership.

Opening Times

Monday – Friday 8.00am – 6.00pm

We are open 50 weeks of the year – closing only on public bank holidays, a week in August and a week over Christmas.

Our Staff

We have a highly qualified and passionate staff team to run the Nursery. The majority of our staff have been with us since opening in 2007. Staff are very approachable and work closely with parents and carers to ensure a smooth transition into Nursery Life.

‘Staff use their good knowledge of the Early Year’s Foundation Stage well to
support children in their learning. They ensure children are provided with an
interesting, well-equipped and welcoming environment which successfully reflects
most children’s backgrounds and the wider community.’
  Ofsted 2014

Where to find us

We are located within the The Wellington Children’s Centre, at the top of Chevallier Street Ipswich.

Being located in central Ipswich, makes us the ideal Nursery for both local families and commuters coming in and out of town.

For More information

Give us a call on 01473 233522 or email us on for a free information pack or to arrange a viewing.

You can also get in touch via our facebook site.

We are part of the Bows and Arrows family of Nurseries. Our sister nurseries across Ipswich are: WigWams Nursery based near Whitton Sports Centre, Buttons and Bows Nursery near the Copdock interchange, Little Learners Nursery just off Landseer Road and The Children’s Triangle Nursery just off London/ Hadleigh Road.