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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.

Here's what makes Busy Bees so special
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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 Salford nursery celebrates 'Outstanding' Ofsted report

Children and staff at Busy Bees Salford are celebrating after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating, following an Ofsted inspection.

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Over 7 in 10 parents concerned lockdowns have set back their child’s social development.
Busy Bees Rugby installs life-saving defibrillator in memory of teen

Busy Bees in Rugby has had a defibrillator installed outside its building in memory of a much-loved Rugby college student who died after suffering a cardiac arrest.

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Over 7 in 10 parents concerned lockdowns have set back their child’s social development.
Busy Bees supports National Day Nurseries Association's #firstfiveyearscount campaign

Busy Bees supports National Day Nurseries Association’s #firstfiveyearscount campaign

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Over 7 in 10 parents concerned lockdowns have set back their child’s social development.
Busy Bees named one of the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers for 2022

Featuring in the top 20, we are proud to support more than 950 apprentices across our nurseries.

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