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Suffolk New’s multifaceted study programs are structured to provide you with the knowledge required to support and care for children and young people according to their individual needs. By studying in a well-resourced environment, you will learn about provisions of care across the early years and education sectors.

As well as this, you will be able to build on your knowledge and experience through work placements, wherein you will have the opportunity to develop your confidence and understanding in dealing with people in all settings.

Lecturer demonstrating child bathing techniques

Options for all

We offer a range of Early Years and Childcare courses for learners of all ages. Whether you’re 16-19 and looking for full-time study or an adult aiming for a professional qualification, we have the right programme for you. Our offerings include the new T Level in Education and Childcare, combining classroom learning with practical experience.

Our new Health Science Campus features a state-of-the-art mock nursery, providing a realistic environment for hands-on training. Join us to gain the skills and knowledge needed for a rewarding career in early years education.

Book an Open Event and come visit us!

Come and visit us on one of our college Open Events, where you can find out more about our courses, check out our facilities and speak to current learners and staff.

Childcare learners working on crafts for their college course

Careers in the Childcare Sector

Help & Support

Moving from school to college can be something of a culture shock. But at Suffolk New College we’ve created a supportive, social environment where you can easily get access to the help and advice you need, make new friends and get the most out of your time with us.

Two learners sitting in the learning curve reading books.