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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01869 660 020

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Here, at our day nursery in Bicester Kingsmere, we provide excellent childcare so that your child can learn, flourish, and thrive during their stay with us.  

There is never a dull day at our purpose-built nursery with endless opportunities for your child to have fun and explore their imagination. With the wide range of age-appropriate activities and engaging learning resources on offer, your child will unleash their full potential during their time at Busy Bees.  

Along with our bright and airy nursery rooms that are filled with fun and laughter, children can continue the excitement outdoors. With the separate garden areas and a magnificent roof top garden, tailored to suit each age group, your child can continue to discover their independence outdoors.  

Our passionate team will support your child throughout each stage of their development to ensure they receive the absolute best start in life. To help prepare your child for the next steps in their educational journey, we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum to plan and prepare exciting activities for all the children to enjoy.  

Through the ‘ParentZone’ app our highly experienced team will regularly provide you with updates on what your little one is getting up to, along with any milestones they may reach, so that you never miss a moment during your child’s time at nursery.  

Want to learn more about the fantastic facilities we have on offer at our nursery in Bicester Kingsmere? Book a visit today, we cannot wait to welcome you to our Busy Bees family. 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Bicester Kingsmere

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees at Bicester Kingsmere offers the flexibility of booking additional sessions for when you need them.​ Find out more about our nursery session booking app, Pebble.

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Busy Bees at Bicester Kingsmere

Bicester Kingsmere

Whitelands Way



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Lucy White - Centre Director

Lucy White

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Bicester Kingsmere

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Bicester. Click on each facility to find out more.

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Car Parking
We offer ample parking on-site for your safety and convenience.

Buggy store
A safe place to store your pram while visiting the nursery.

Our nursery is fitted with CCTV for the safety and security of our team and the children in our care.

Secure Access
Our entrance ways are fitted with an intercom system and all access points are safe and secure.

Nappies and Wipes inclusive
Fees are all-inclusive to include nappies and wipes.

Formula Milk provided
Fees are inclusive to include formula milk if required.

Meals and Snacks Provided
All meals, drinks and snacks are prepared on-site by our chef and are NHS accredited.

Outdoor Facilities
Our outdoor environment offers space to explore and take safe risks with the support of our team, aiding child development.

Sensory Room
Our Sensory Room is a relaxing space providing a unique sensory experience with activities and equipment to explore, engaging and stimulating children’s senses.

Parent Room
Our parent room is a dedicated safe space for us to get to know your family and you to speak in confidence with our nursery team about your child's nursery life.

Smart Board
Our Interactive Smart Board is used daily to bring learning to life and provides children with a hands-on approach with technology.

Funded Childcare
We offer government funded places for children aged 2 to 4 years, please speak to the Centre Director for more information.

We have a fully qualified Teacher in our pre-school room who delivers exciting learning opportunities, whilst ensuring statutory and legal welfare requirements are met for every child.

Foundation Class
The foundation class nurtures each child's natural curiosity within a structured framework providing pre-school children with an early introduction to school life.

We keep families informed through ParentZone, an online learning journal platform, which can be accessed via a smartphone app.

Exclusive to Busy Bees, UP is a learning and development app used by educators in our nursery and parents at home. Search ‘UP by Busy Bees’ on the app store to find out more.

Book Extra Sessions Online
We offer online booking for extra ad-hoc sessions at this nursery with Pebble.

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Food at Busy Bees at Bicester Kingsmere

We know just how important it is for little ones to get the nutrition they need. That is why we provide delicious food and drink packed with goodness throughout your child's day with us. We have carefully created menus that put new twists on childhood favourites and encourage healthy eating.  

Accredited by NHS Startwell, our menus change seasonally, so there are plenty of opportunities to try something new.  

All meals, snacks and drinks are freshly prepared, on-site, each day, by our talented nursery chef. And want to know the very best bit? It is all included in your fees - so, there is no extra cost involved. Get a taster of what your child might get to enjoy on a typical day at our nursery in Bicester Kingsmere 


Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.  

Morning Snack 

Fresh fruit with wholemeal toast or baked goods, served with a cup of milk or water. 


Chicken Pasta or Blackeye beans and vegetable pasta with green beans. Served with a cup of water.  

Afternoon Snack 

Fresh fruit or vegetable sticks served with a cup of milk or water. 

Early Evening Snack 

Homemade baked beans on toast, followed by rice pudding with date and apple sauce for dessert. 

Does your child have specific dietary requirements? Simply speak to your Centre Director - we can account for any special food needs and provide safe alternatives. Learn more about our approach to getting children to eat well or see our menus in full by clicking the buttons below. 

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Our Fees

We believe in an open and transparent approach to nursery fees. Click the button below for weekly, daily, and session rates for our exceptional childcare.

Did you know Busy Bees also offers government-funded childcare? If eligible, you could be entitled to up to 570 or 1140 hours of funded childcare, depending on your eligibility and your child's age, each year for your child. Find out more on our 'Funding Options' page. Or alternatively, speak to your Centre Director to learn more.

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Preparing for School

In order to best prepare the children for the next big chapter of their lives, Busy Bees do all that they can to support and celebrate the transition. All of the planned activities and experiences which take place within our Busy Bees Nursery in Bicester are designed to provide a foundation of skills that will help them grow in becoming confident and capable learners.

Learn more about how we support the journey from nursery to school by taking a look at our "My Journey to School Tracker". To read more and learn about the other ways our expert team supports the transition to school level, take a look at our Starting School page.

Busy Bees Nursery Bicester Location

Providing excellent childcare in Bicester Kingsmere, you will find our nursery on Whitelands Way, just a 3-minute drive from Bicester Village, and a 5-minute drive from the town Centre.   

Located just a stone’s throw away from the Kingsmere community centre, we are in a fantastic central community location.  

For those arriving by car, there is an onsite car park available to allow drop-offs and collections to be as safe and seamless as possible.  

Arriving via public transport? You will find the nearest bus stop just a short walk away at Kingsmere Centre bus station served by routes 26 and S5 gold. With great transport links for those commuting, you will find Bicester Village train station a 20-minute walk from the nursery. 

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Book a Tour

Our friendly, expert team of staff are always happy to welcome you and your child for a tour of the facilities on offer at our nursery in Bicester. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Bicester for yourself.


Nichola B.


"I have had a really good experience with Busy Bees Kingsmere, however I do look forward to the time where I can see my child in his nursery environment, as he has join during the pandemic, which I understand why I can’t at this time but it is something I feel I am missing out on. "

Joanne C.


"Amazing how my tiny person has absolutely flourished since being here! "

Kelly W.


"Lovely atmosphere and people"

Natalie C.


"After some management changes things have improved alot, getting alot more info of what children are doing and activities they have set up in rooms. Great customer service with staff"

Nurul F.


"The childcare is great despite the rapid turnover of staff. They have good relationship with children. However as parents, I don’t really feel that connected to the staff as I don’t really know them. So keeping the relationship at professional basis."