40 Years of Busy Bees


Nursery in
Burton Upon Trent

Rated Good by Ofsted

13 Reviews

Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01283 535000

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Providing excellent childcare in Burton-Upon-Trent, your little one can learn, flourish, and thrive whilst exploring their imagination and making new friends.  

It is never a dull day at our purpose-built nursery in Burton, with endless opportunities for children to have fun and discover their independence within our large, bright, and airy rooms. Throughout each of the nursery rooms you will find an extensive range of age-appropriate activities and learning resources, which cater for every child's needs and interests to help with their development. 

To ensure that your child stays stimulated with something different each day, our long-standing team plan and prepare a wide variety of fun-filled activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum. 

You can continue the fun at home through our learning and development app, ‘UP!’ which provides you with a wide range of activity inspiration, along with advice on how to support your child's development at home.  

There is so much to love about our day nursery in Burton, from our dedicated staff who strive to provide every child with the best start in life, to the wonderful nursery rooms and large outdoor area, your child can unleash their full potential with us.  

Want to discover the fantastic facilities we have on offer and meet the friendly team? Book a visit today, we cannot wait to welcome you to our Busy Bees family.  

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Burton

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees at Burton 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

Busy Bees at Burton

Second Avenue

Centrum 100

Burton upon Trent


DE14 2WF

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Cathy Mclay - Centre Director

Cathy Mclay

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Burton

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Burton Upon Trent. 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 Burton

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 Burton-Upon-Trent nursery.  


Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.  

Morning Snack 

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


Pork bolognaise (vegetarian option: red lentil and vegetable bolognaise) with cheesy garlic bread.  

Afternoon Snack 

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

Early Evening Snack 

Salmon crunch wrap and egg crunch wrap with carrot sticks. Caribbean fresh fruit salad with vanilla natural yoghurt 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 Burton Upon Trent 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 Burton Upon Trent Location

Our nursery in Burton-Upon-Trent is located on Second Avenue, just a 2-minute drive from Centrum East Retail Park, and a 10-minute drive from the town centre.  

For those arriving by car, we have a large onsite parking facility available, to ensure drop-offs and collections are as safe and seamless as possible. With just a 3-minute drive from the A38, we are in the perfect location for those commuting.  

Arriving via public transport? The nearest bus stop is just a 4-minute walk away at Centrum East Retail Park serving bus route 12.  

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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 Burton Upon Trent. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Burton Upon Trent for yourself.


Nicola W.


"staff are excellent "

Natalie S.


"Excellent "

Stacey K.


"Busy Bees Burton has been friendly and welcoming from the first visit. Staff are always polite and happy, and our child has had a positive journey, with her needs being met. Highly recommend this nursery to others. "

Lauren J.


"My daughter attends busy bees full time, and she absolutely loves it there. The staff are very friendly and caring. They engage in so many activities, and I have noticed a huge difference in my daughters development. Thank you Busy Bees. "

Sneha G.


"Lovely and friendly staff, wonderful activities for the kids. Healthy and lovely dinners.. "