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Busy Bees runs 379 exceptional nurseries spread right across the UK and Ireland - and more overseas. Whichever you choose, you'll find the rich learning opportunities and warm, nurturing environments that parents and children love.

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Your child's
best start in life

A child's early years are critical. Nobody knows that better than us, and nobody does more to make them count. With our specially designed nurseries, child-centred approach, and tailored care, we give every single Busy Bees child the very best start in life.

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Funding your childcare

It's not always easy to cover the costs of childcare, so we're really pleased to offer government funding options for children in England, Scotland and Wales - including 30 hours funded childcare.

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Customer reviews

Janine H.

Bicester Kingsmere

The team are brilliant. They handle all situations professionally and with genuine care. I am absolutely delighted that my son has been there from almost day 1 and he really enjoys going.

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Living our Values

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Let's be safe, you and me

Every time you drop off your child at one of our nurseries, you trust us to take care of their safety, health, and happiness. We take that really seriously, and always have.

You'll spot Safety Buzz, our safety mascot, all around our nurseries, where he shows children how to look after themselves and others. We help children stay safe outside of nursery too; our unique Safety With Buzz programme is packed with activities and resources for parents and carers that teach children to understand risks and make safe decisions.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, health and safety has felt more important than ever. We're working with our nurseries all over the globe to share and learn together, so that we can always protect the families in our care.

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Latest News

Over 7 in 10 parents concerned lockdowns have set back their child’s social development.
Busy Bees Kettering Venture Park nursery over the moon following 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating

Children and staff at Busy Bees Kettering Venture Park are celebrating after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating, following an Ofsted inspection on 28 September 2022. 
 

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Over 7 in 10 parents concerned lockdowns have set back their child’s social development.
Busy Bees Wirral Irby nursery celebrates 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating

Children and staff at Busy Bees Wirral Irby are celebrating after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating, following an Ofsted inspection on 21 September 2022.
 

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Over 7 in 10 parents concerned lockdowns have set back their child’s social development.
Busy Bees Chelmsford nursery celebrates fourth 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating

Children and staff at Busy Bees Chelmsford are celebrating after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating, following an Ofsted inspection on 28 July 2022.
 

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Over 7 in 10 parents concerned lockdowns have set back their child’s social development.
Busy Bees Shrewsbury nursery celebrates 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating

Children and staff at Busy Bees Shrewsbury are celebrating after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating, following an Ofsted inspection on 15 August 2022.

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