The Ark is an OFSTED rated “outstanding” children’s day nursery situated in Pontesbury, approximately 8 miles south west of Shrewsbury. We are a homely nursery that ensures your child’s well-being is paramount; where everyone knows each other and where your child can thrive in a loving environment


We are committed to providing outstanding quality childcare through a happy, friendly and stimulating environment, with highly qualified, experienced and motivated staff.


We offer a full day care service for 0 – 4 year olds, and continue this service through to the early years at school, providing continuity and familiarity for both children and their parents.  This allows for routines to remain the same for the children while being convenient for working parents.

There are 3 specially designed rooms to promote and encourage all aspects of their development. There are 2 large outdoor play areas and a forest school woods for the children to play in.  Your children will be looked after by a team of experienced and highly qualified early years practitioners.


Included within your daily fees your children may also enjoy;

*Forest School Sessions


*Short walks around the village


*Visits to the local primary school

*Music & Movement Sessions

*Cooking & Baking Activities

“Overall the quality of the provision is outstanding.  The staff work exceptionally well together and with parents and carers to ensure positive relationships are very well fostered, thereby having a positive impact on the children.”  OFSTED