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The College Nursery

Ofsted Outstanding Provider logo for The College Nursery

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE – Find out more information here.

We’re Outstanding!

We’re proud to announce that the College Nursery has recently been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in the latest inspection which took place in June 2017.
Read the full article here.

The College Nursery offers high quality childcare in Peterborough for babies and young children aged 3 months to 5 years old. Located on the Park Crescent Campus next to Peterborough Regional College, we are within easy reach of Peterborough city centre.

We have been offering our high standard of services for 25 years and welcome everyone to our nursery. Our belief is that together we aim to provide a happy, caring atmosphere within a stimulating, safe and secure environment which will enhance the development and education of all the children in the setting.

Why choose us for your day nursery?

  • We have been rated Outstanding by Ofsted
  • We have a welcoming, friendly and highly qualified team who are passionate about working with children
  • Over 75% of our staff have paediatric first aid
  • We have a purpose built building with a large secure garden for our 2 to 5 year olds and a separate garden for under 2 year olds
  • We work in partnership with parents and promote home learning with a selection of resources
  • Planned activities are tailored to the unique needs of your child
  • We work closely with families and outside agencies to ensure that we are fully inclusive and meet the needs of all the children and families that are part of our setting
  • We are open from 8:00am – 6:00pm, 51 weeks of the year
  • We offer a limited number of spaces from 8:30am – 5:30pm, 38 weeks of the year
  • Our meals are prepared and cooked at Peterborough Regional College by a qualified chef
  • We have a secure on-site car park

Our sessions:

Morning Session
until 1pm
Afternoon Session
From 1pm
Full Day
Under two £28 £28 £48
Over 2 – 5 years £27 £27 £47
  • All prices include lunch and tea unless otherwise stated in your contract
  • Discount for booking 5 consecutive full days per week
  • All childcare vouchers accepted
  • Free funding available for 2 to 5 year olds, terms and conditions apply (Please contact the College Nursery to see if you are eligible.)

Our Menus:

In April 2019 we introduced our new Nursery Menu.  In consultation with our caterers we have been able to plan a menu based around the government guidance:

Our menu promotes cultural diversity while providing nutritionally balanced meals using fresh ingredients and is prepared fresh each day. To ensure the new menu is more inclusive the recipes reflect the variety of dietary requirements of the children who attend the setting.

Our Newsletters:

Photo gallery

The college nursery photo gallery

Opening hours

  • General public
    Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
  • Students
    Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.30pm (term-time only)

Contact us

To find out more about The College Nursery or to apply for a place for your child please contact us on the following.

telephone 01733 762180

The College Nursery
Park Crescent
Peterborough, PE1 4DZ