New Parents:

call us on 0330 333 8133

Existing Parents:

call Lisa on 01227 479036

Opening Times:

From 08:00 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Canterbury Nursery is located close to the City Centre and therefore offers great transport links for parents and carers.

The nursery has a large outdoor space for the children to explore providing natural learning opportunities and are also able to take the younger children on local walks in the community. In addition there is a discovery and curiosity area for the children to investigate.  It also has a welcoming homely feel to the setting offering freshly prepared meals. 

Have a look around...

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Busy Bees

Busy Bees at Canterbury

The Riverside Children#39s Centre

Kingsmead Road

Canterbury

CT2 7PH

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Lisa

Centre Director

Nursery Facilities

Here's a snapshot of the wonderful facilities we offer. Click to find out more.

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.

CCTV
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 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 3 to 4 years, please speak to the Centre Director for more information.

Teacher
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.

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

UP
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.

Food at the nursery

Fees include all meals, drinks and snacks prepared on site by our nursery chef.

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5* Food Hygiene

Food Menu

Take a peek at our NHS accredited menus below.

If you'd like to speak to someone about your child's diet, talk to your centre director.

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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.

Download fee sheet