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Address City College Norwich, Ipswich Road, Norwich, NR2 2LJ

01603 773311
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City College Norwich Nursery

City College Norwich Nursery provides a caring, happy, secure and stimulating environment for children aged 0-5.

Rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, the nursery has been established for over 25 years. All staff are qualified in childcare and provide an outstanding environment that helps your child develop and thrive.

Who can join the nursery?

Places are available to City College Norwich staff/students and families with no connection to our College.

There is currently a waiting list for nursery admissions and you can register your interest below.

100% qualified nursery staff

All staff are qualified in childcare. Staff are chosen for their personal qualities and every opportunity is given for staff to develop professional skills through training and learning.

Where to find the nursery

The nursery is located within a secure area at the back of the our main campus on Ipswich Road, Norwich, NR2 2LJ.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm. Morning sessions are from 8.00am to 1.00pm. The afternoon sessions run from 1.00pm to 6.00pm.

City College Norwich Nursery is open all year round with the exception of bank holidays, two staff development days and a closure between Christmas and New Year.

Our nursery rooms and age groups

The City College Nursery is divided into three age groups. Each group has its own base room.

  • Rainbow Room - 6 weeks to 2 years
  • Farmyard Room - 2 years to 3 years
  • Woodland Room - 3 years to 5 years

Contact City College Norwich Nursery

01603 773121 or


Q: Have you a nursery place for my child as soon as possible?

A: We operate on a waiting list system for all nursery admissions. It is preferable to send us a waiting list form asap so that we have all the information for our records.

Q:  Are you open throughout the year?

A:  The nursery is open all year round with the exception of bank holidays and closures between Christmas and New Year.

Q: Is the nursery open to someone not connected to City College Norwich?

A:  We offer places to City College students and staff, as well as families with no connections to the College.

Q:  What are your opening times?

A:  We are open 8.00am - 6.00pm Monday to Friday. 

Q: Do you take children with special needs?

A:  We aim to be an inclusive nursery and as such are open to all. We have a Senco (Special Educational Needs coordinator) who would assess your child before starting with us if requested.

Q: Can I come and look round the nursery?

A:  We welcome prospective parents and offer a guided tour around our nursery.  An appointment can be made by calling or emailing the nursery.

Nursery Waiting List

Complete the form below to add your children to the nursery waiting list.

Required nursery sessions