Welcome to Highfield Nursery School and Children's Centre

 Highfield Nursery School, Children’s Centre and Early Years @ Highfield is an outstanding setting, situated in West Ipswich, Suffolk. 

Highfield Nursery School

Highfield Nursery School provides exceptional care and education for children from aged two years to five years.

Following our most recent Ofsted inspection, in March 2017, we are delighted to remain Outstanding for the 4th consecutive inspection.

Our Butterflies room delivers education for our youngest pupils; two to three years old; before they move into the Highfield Nursery School rooms, aimed at pupils three to five years old. Pupils are able to attend the setting for mornings, afternoons or full days, between the hours of 9am and 3pm.

There is the additional option of a daily breakfast club between 8am-9am. Or the paid after school session between 3pm-4pm.

All three and four year olds are entitled to fifteen hours of funded education a week with a "registered provider". Highfield Nursery School is also able to offer funded places to two year olds, in our Butterflies room.

In addition to your child's government funded 15 hoursYou may also be eligible to 30 hours of funding.  Please check www.childcarechoices.gov.uk for the eligibility criteria.

Highfield Children’s Centre

Highfield Children's Centre is based at Chesterfield Drive with an annex on Bramford Lane. We offer positive experiences to support your child’s development and learning, targeted family support and an outreach service. The Highfield team offer a complete programme of events as well as the opportunity to drop in at any time between the hours of 9am and 4pm. 

Highfield Nursery School, Children’s Centre

and Early Years @ Highfield

Chesterfield Drive

Ipswich IP1 6DW 

To see information about Early Years @ Highfield and Early Years @ Highfield - Whitehouse, please use the tabs at the top of this page. 

Please note that any information on this website is available as paper copies, free of charge from the main office.

We have been collecting for the Crisis in Ukraine.

Click here if you would like to see photos of all the amazing contributions from families, staff and the wider community. Thank you for all your amazing donations, they will make such a difference to the people that are suffering on the Ukrainian Polish border. 

If you are looking for one of our Ofsted Reports, they are found in the separate department pages.

Follow the link below to Parent View https://parentview.ofsted.gov.uk/ to review the centre and give us some feedback.

We welcome visitors and are happy to arrange a visit or answer any questions you may have. Please contact our Headteacher, Ruth Coleman or our office staff, Mollie or Beth on 01473 742534 alternatively email admin@highfield.suffolk.sch.uk for further information. 


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