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Nursery & Reception
(age 3 to 5)

Nursery & Reception

Excellent is one word for it.

St Joseph's College's Nursery & Reception excels in every area, enabling children to progress ahead of their age.

Dedicated. Effective. Secure. Happy. All describe the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) provision at St Joseph's, where children get an excellent start to their education and development.

To borrow a few words from the most recent Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) report, the College provides:

“a stimulating beginning to school life [where] knowledgeable staff weave the children’s interests skilfully into exciting topics and activities…The quality and standards of the EYFS are excellent. All children make excellent progress and achieve better than age-related expectations in all areas of learning.”(ISI Inspection Report, March 2013)

We couldn’t have put it better ourselves.

In addition to our Nursery & Reception, St Joseph's also runs a term-time Friday morning Parent & Toddler group, staffed by our level 3 qualified Nursery Assistant. This weekly session is designed to help familiarise both children and parents with the Nursery and its staff prior to starting on their educational journeys.

Please note that Government childcare funding is available. Parents of pre-school nursery children can apply for this funding at the start of each term through the school. This differs from workplace vouchers which can also be accepted.

To find out more, please take a look at our prospectus. Better still, do come and visit us.

Nursery & Reception Gallery

RECEPTION Cones in Water 2
RECEPTION Roses
Nursery Showing Off Leaves
RECEPTION Holding Vegetation
Reception Drawing Daffodils
Nursery Waving From Climbing Frame
Nursery Ballet Girls
Nursery Boy with Binocculars
Nursery Girl on Tricycle
RECEPTION Cones in Water 1
Nursery Powder Paint Throw
RECEPTION Working Together
Nursery Walk
Nursery Sheep Costume
Nursery Playdough
Nursery Pine Cones
Nursery Nativity Play
Nursery Taking Shoes Off
Nursery Sandcastle
RECEPTION Cones in Water 2
RECEPTION Roses
Nursery Showing Off Leaves
RECEPTION Holding Vegetation
Reception Drawing Daffodils
Nursery Waving From Climbing Frame
Nursery Ballet Girls
Nursery Boy with Binocculars
Nursery Girl on Tricycle
RECEPTION Cones in Water 1
Nursery Powder Paint Throw
RECEPTION Working Together
Nursery Walk
Nursery Sheep Costume
Nursery Playdough
Nursery Pine Cones
Nursery Nativity Play
Nursery Taking Shoes Off
Nursery Sandcastle
Get in touch
St Joseph's College,
Belstead Road, Ipswich,
Suffolk IP2 9DR,
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1473 690281
Reg No: 3142500   Charity No: 1051688
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