- Niki Eyles
- The Neighbourhood Centre
- 01793 726919
- 7:30am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday
- Ages Taken
- 3 months - 5 years
Why choose Busy Bees at St Andrew's Ridge: -
Busy Bees St Andrews is a home from home environment for children offering the warmest of welcome. The staff are passionate and dedicated to providing the very best possible care, leaving parents feeling reassured and children happy.
In 2011 the nursery received a full internal refurbishment creating 3 base rooms that are brightly decorated with opportunities for all children to explore and investigate the lovely environment. All rooms open up onto the outdoor area which provides an extension of the children’s learning environment.
In March 2012 the nursery was recognised by the company as a Centre of excellence, a status devised by Busy Bees to represent the finest standards in childcare and catering. This is a real honour and shows the dedication and passion of the staff team.
The catering award recognises the exceptional food provided and also the opportunities to provide healthy options throughout the children’s time at nursery.
Busy Bees childcare team have created various initiatives that provide children with opportunities to learn and develop. As a nursery we have successfully implemented these which include Busy Babies, Our Imagination Station, Steps to Independence, Cooking with Me and Wake and Shake, which we would love to share with you whilst visiting the nursery.
Our long serving staff team are very dedicated, passionate and hard working which in turn provides a high quality service for children and parents. We have a high level of qualified staff and provide internal training to further the qualifications and knowledge. Through the staff’s knowledge, experience and working together to ensure all children have a variety of learning opportunities and a safe caring environment to grow up in.
We would like to invite you to come along and spend some time in our nursery and experience the great care and learning environment we provide.
Facilities at the nursery include: -
- Good Ofsted 2013 - Click here to view our report
- Busy Babies initiative to enhance your babies senses
- Our Imagination Station for all those little explorers
- Wake and Shake singing and dancing to give your child a healthy start to the day
- Cooking with Me for all those little chefs in the family
- Steps to Independence for children 2yrs onwards to develop independence within the setting. Children are encouraged to clean up after dinner, wash windows and much more. Smiffy the Germ encourages the children to learn about how to keep healthy
- Extra curricular activities including Music Bugs
- Sensory room for those quiet moments
- Fantastic refurbishment in May 2011
- Friendly, experienced staff team
- Secure access with CCTV throughout
- Freshly prepared home cooked meals are provided each day
- Large fully equipped base rooms designed specifically for the age groups which lead directly onto the garden
- Open Afternoons every Monday, 2pm - 4pm - call in and see us!
I transferred to Busy Bees St Andrews in August 2005 after joining the company in May 2005 as a Maternity Cover Manager.
I first qualified as a nursery nurse in 1995 when I gained my BTEC National Diploma. Since then I have gained a wealth of experience within different childcare settings from being a full time nanny caring for new born twins and also triplets. I have also managed a pre-school, after school club and a private day nursery.
Since joining the nursery in 2005 I have gained various qualifications and training including First Aid, First Aid at Work, Food Hygiene 2 & 3, Health & Safety and in September 2010 I completed my NVQ4 in Childcare.
I am always looking to further my own personal development and also that of my team, ensuring we access up to date training. Laurissa, my Assistant Manager, has completed her BA Honours in Early Years.
We are also proud to have successfully trained apprentices at the nursery who progress further with their training as they become full time members of staff.
I have a long serving senior management team who all have a minimum of 5 years’ service. Staff are highly motivated, enthusiastic and are dedicated to ensure a great learning environment is provided for all children. I am proud of my team who make a difference to the lives of the children they care for, providing them with new opportunities every day in a safe and stimulating environment.
Give me a call and I can arrange for you to come and visit our lovely nursery.