Quality childcare in Colchester
Welcome to the
Day Nursery set in the beautiful and historic surroundings of Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex.
Our large purpose-built nursery offers exceptional day care for children aged from three months to five years old.
We welcome applications for all children, whether you are a student, employed at the University or a member of the public.
Why we are different
- We have a dedicated and caring team of practitioners with service at the nursery totalling over 467 years!
- We follow a high quality educational practice overseen by two graduate Early Years Professionals
- Our seasonal home cooked menus are developed by our resident chefs
- All our rooms have direct access to our secure outdoor play areas, where free flow play is supported
- Being on the University campus offers us opportunities to explore the parkland in different seasons and visit Wivenhoe House Hotel for activities
- We embrace the University's global community and welcome the opportunities to explore, explain and celebrate different cultures
- We hold children's mini graduations linked to the University's graduation celebrations
We are open from 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, all year round, with the exception of Bank Holidays.
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Day Nursery, Wivenhoe Park, University of Essex
+44 (0)1206 873224
“The nursery provides a vibrant and stimulating environment and the staff offer an extremely inclusive and welcoming service for all children and their families.”
Ofsted Report November, 2012