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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01243531573

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:30 Mon - Fri

Are you looking for a nursery which provides excellent childcare in Chichester for your child to unleash their full potential? Then our Busy Bees nursery could be the perfect option for you!  

Each of the bright and spacious rooms are filled with age-appropriate activities and engaging learning resources so that your little one can flourish and thrive with those of a similar age. With an extensive range of fantastic learning opportunities, your child will be fully supported by our highly experienced team who plan and prepare activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum. 

Rest assured it is never a dull day at our nursery in Chichester, with endless opportunities for your child to learn, develop, and thrive during their stay with us. To ensure that all children stay stimulated, they can take part in a range of extra-curricular activities, which include yoga, ballet, and Makaton sessions.  

Want to find out more about our nursery in Chichester and learn about the wide variety of sessions we have available? Book a visit today and our team will look forward to welcoming you.  

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Chichester

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

The Cherries

Summersdale Road


PO19 6PL

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Shirley Miller - Centre Director

Shirley Miller

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Chichester

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

Here, at our day nursery in Chichester, we understand just how important it is for growing little ones to get the nutritional balance they need. So, while your child is at our nursery in Chichester, we ensure they can enjoy healthy snacks, meals, and drinks throughout the day. There's no extra cost involved - it's included in your fees.  

Our seasonal nursery menus feature childhood favourites packed with goodness. They are accredited by NHS Startwell. Every day features a different set of dishes, which means there is always an opportunity to try something new and delicious. And everything is freshly prepared, on-site, by our talented nursery chef.  

Does your child have specific dietary requirements? Don't worry, simply speak to your Centre Director – our team can make sure they are accounted for with safe alternatives.  

Want to get an idea of what your child might enjoy on a regular day at Busy Bees Chichester? Here is just a taster! 


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. 

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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 Chichester 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 Chichester Location

You will find our warm and welcoming nursery in Chichester just a 3-minute walk from Havenstoke Park on Summersdale Road.  

For those arriving by car, we have an onsite parking facility available to allow safe and seamless drop offs and collections. With the city centre just a 7-minute drive from the nursery, we are in the perfect location for those commuting. 

Arriving via public transport? There is a bus stop just a 2-minute walk away on Blomfield Drive serving bus route 50.  

Find the exact location of Busy Bees at Chichester by using our What3Words:


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 Chichester. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Chichester for yourself.


Sophie B.


"The staff go above and beyond to help Couldn’t recommend them enough "

Sophie U.


"We love Busy Bees! The staff are all great and our little lady is super happy. They're very understanding and always try their best to accommodate you. Thank you!"

Roisin G.


"The chichester team are fantastic. They work together to provide an environment for children to thrive. Our kids can’t wait to go in! The manager Shirley is the most compassionate leader and person, she always wants to be there for us and accommodate as far as she can, particularly when times are hard! Would 100% recommend and wouldn’t go anywhere else. "

Lauren C.


"Love all the staff here at Chichester. They’re so accommodating for the children and if you need one off last minute childcare. Super helpful with anything you need in terms of childcare, finances and also offers that come up. My daughter has been going since she was 6 months and loves it, so so do i! :)"

Dilip Y.


"I was really impressed with the lovely and caring staff"