Bows and Arrows Group is a not for profit charity, which means every penny is reinvested back into ensuring the very highest care for the children of Ipswich and its surroundings. The Nursery group is run by a board of Voluntary Trustees (made up of parents and local community members) who meet regularly to agree on the best directions for the nurseries. Day to Day the Nursery group is overseen by Group Manager Anne Denny. Anne has a wealth of experience in the childcare sector and holds a 1st Class degree in Early Childhood Studies and has EYP status.

We pride ourselves on having a highly motivated and committed team, who view their roles as more than just a job. Staff members are highly qualified and experienced so your child will be in expert hands and our management team has been noted as being ‘Inspirational’ by Ofsted.

‘Staff are very caring and attentive to children and sensitively settle them into the nursery. Consequently, children build strong bonds with their key person and are extremely happy, confident and secure in the nursery’ Buttons and Bows Ofsted 2014

By selecting a Bows and Arrows Nursery you know each Nursery will adhere to the same exceptionally high standards of care. Each Nursery follows the same policies and procedures, ensuring the best care and learnings for your child.

WigWams Nursery

With over 10 years experience, The Nursery was awarded its 2nd Outstanding status from Ofsted in the second half of 2013.

Based in Whitton Church Lane, just off Norwich Road and close to the A14 makes this a great Nursery to serve the local community and commuting traffic. Open all year 8 am – 6pm.

Buttons and Bows Nursery

Another of our original Nurseries with over 10 years experience,  the Nursery was rated outstanding in all areas from Ofsted in the second half of 2013.

Located about a mile from the Ipswich A14 and A12 Copdock Interchange, makes this nursery the ideal solution for commuters and the local community. The Nursery is open all year round 8am – 6pm.

Little Learners and Forest Learners Nursery

Little Learners joined us in September 2013, after 6 months of being with us the Nursery was rated OUTSTANDING in every category by Ofsted. In 2019, The Nursery launched Ipswich’s first outdoor Nursery: Forest Learners.

Based just off Landseer Road, Little Learners Nursery offers all year round care (8am – 6pm) for children aged 3 months – 5 years. Forest Learners is open 9am – 3pm for children aged 3 – 5 years.

The Nursery boasts a large, safe and secure garden area with allotment, play equipment, and sandpit. The Interior and layout of the Nursery was completely overhauled in 2017 providing more space for the children to learn and play.

Little Learners and Forest Learners boast access to a large, safe and secure garden area complete with play equipment and sandpit.  The interior of Little Learners had a complete overhaul in 2017, providing additional space for the children to learn and play.  Forest Learners has it’s own wooden purpose built indoor base where the children start and end their day.

The Children’s Triangle Nursery

Inspected by Ofsted in June 2018, the Nursery was delighted to be rated OUTSTANDING in ALL AREAS. Based next door to Ranelagh Primary school, the Nursery is set in a light and spacious building which was completely refurbished during 2016.

The Nursery is open from 8am – 6pm and takes children aged 2 – 5 years. The Nursery prides itself on enjoying and learning in the outdoor environment and the children have free flow access to a secure garden area. It is also the home to pet chickens and guinea pigs!

Wellington Nursery

Wellington Nursery is located within The Wellington Children’s Centre, at the top of Chevallier Street, Ipswich. Its central location makes it the ideal Nursery for local families and commuters coming in and out of town. The Nursery is open all year 8am – 6pm. The Nursery is specialises in care for our younger children aged from 0 – 3 years. A 2018 Ofsted Inspection found the Nursery to be GOOD with aspects of OUTSTANDING.

The Nature Den Nursery

The newest addition to the Bows and Arrows family, it opened its doors in January 2018. Based on Bramford Lane, next door to The Children’s Centre and St Thomas’s church. The Nursery is open all year round and offers care for children aged 2 – 5 years.