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Baby Room

The Seedlings Baby Room offers both term-time and year-round care for babies aged 3 months to 2 years. We offer places for up to 9 children per session, with a small and consistent team of staff led by Manager Jo Gadsden, Senior Practitioner Lisa Hardwicke, Leader Megan Wright, Leader Samantha Damant, Assistants Courtney Burch and Sofia Lopez The Seedlings


All prices include: nappies, wipes, nappy rash creams and snacks. Formula milk is not included. 

Full day (7.30am - 6pm) - £52.15
Morning session (5 hours) - £27.90
Afternoon session (5 hours) - £27.90

Playtime day (6 hours) - £34.15
Playtime morning (3 hours) - £17.10
Playtime afternoon (3 hours) - £17.10

Full week (7.30am - 6pm, Mon - Fri) - £250.80

Discounts are available to those who work for British Telecom, Suffolk Police Constabulary, NHS, Suffolk County Council, Ipswich Borough Council and also those who work on the Industrial Estate at Martlesham Heath. 

Baby Room


Our calm and cosy baby room has been carefully designed to excite and interest little learners, while following the individual needs of each child.

The Seedlings provides a wide range of activities for children to enjoy. The homely carpeted area provides a plethora of toys, books and puzzles enabling children to explore different objects, textures, colours and sounds.

The craft area has child-sized tables and chairs and children can explore mark-making, crafts and messy play, including: painting, sticking, dough, sand and water.

We also use The Saplings outdoor space, where children enjoy playing in the sand pit, playing in the play house and pushing and scooting our ride-on toys.

We have an area for nappy changing and potties for training.


We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage 2017 Curriculum, concentrating on the three prime areas: Communication and Language, Personal Social and Emotional and Physical Development. We now have the children's learning journeys online for parents to view and to add information to.


The cosy sleep areas has 3 cots and we follow the daily sleep pattern of each child. Sleeping or resting children are carefully and regularly monitored.

Meals and snacks

Our menus are planned following the Eat Better, Start Better Guidelines, emphasising healthy, balanced and nutritious food and drink. Our meals are made on site using fresh and seasonal fruit and vegetables. All meals and snacks are included in the session prices, with the exclusion of formula milk, which parents / carers must provide.

To register your child in the Baby Room, please complete the following registration form

Baby Room Registration form