Welcome to the Ark Ayrton Nursery

Welcome to Ark Ayrton Nursery.

We're delighted to announce that we're expanding. Ark Alpha Nursery will become a part of Ark Ayrton Nursery Class to form Ark Ayrton Nursery, opening on 1 September 2019.

We are a part of and are situated on the same site as Ark Ayrton Primary Academy. Our nursery provides fun learning and purposeful play opportunities both inside and out linked with the Early Years Foundation Stage; all aimed at each child’s interests and next steps, making sure each child’s developmental needs are being met.

We have a highly qualified and dedicated staff team offering a home-away-from-home atmosphere where children are cared for in a safe and secure environment.

Here to support your child in our nursery are:

  • Julie Ayrton - Manager of the nursery
  • Jessica Harrison - Early Years and SENCO Professional
  • Amanda Phillmore - Turtles Room Leader
  • Kimberley Todd - Starfish Room Leader
  • Gemma Paddon - Jellyfish Room Leader
  • Lucy Kettley - Sharks Room Leader


Ark Ayrton Nursery offers quality child care for up to XX children aged 3 months to 5 years from 07:30 – 18:00, Monday to Friday, 51 weeks of the year.

We also offer a breakfast, afterschool club and holiday care for children up to eight years old.

We offer free government funded sessions for children aged 2, 3 and 4.


If you would like to receive more information about the nursery or book in for a show round please contact us on 02392 829899 or email enquiries@arkalphanursery.org.


What hours does the nursery operate?

Our nursery is open from 7:30am until 18:00pm on weekdays, 51 weeks of the year.


What age do you accept children from?

Ark Ayrton Nursery offers quality child care for up to XX children aged 3 months to 5 years.


Is there a charge to attend the nursery?

Ark Ayrton Nursery is a paying school. Please note, we offer 15 hours of free government funding for 2, 3 and 4 year old children, which can be used as 15 hours a week term time or 11 hours a week all year round. See here to learn more about our fees.


How do I apply?

For more information about our Admissions Policy and to book a site vitis, please see here.