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Bush Babies - Leicester Countesthorpe

The Old School House, Leicester Road, Countesthorpe, Leicestershire, LE8 5QU

For new parent enquiries call us on 0330 333 8133

For existing parents call Sarah on 0116 2788744

Average Rating: 5

Total Number of Reviews: 3

Opening Times

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Cares for children aged

3 months- 5 years

Welcome to our nursery...

Bush Babies in Countesthorpe Leicester is a carefully converted old school building in the Leicestershire village of Countesthorpe. The nursery has a secure fingerprint entry system to ensure peace of mind for parents and families and is located near villages of Blaby, Bruntingthorpe, Broughton Astley Cosby, Wigston, Kilby Bridge, Foston, Peatling Magna and Willoughby Waterleys.

Our staff team are encouraged to enhance their knowledge, develop their skills and professional development by ensuring we are dedicated and committed to providing learning and training opportunities for them. Over 75% of the whole staff team are qualified with a Level 3 Childcare and Education. The staff fully understand the importance of creating a warm, welcoming and stimulating environment both indoors and outdoors .

We are lucky enough to have a variety of initiatives that have been implemented within the nursery including Shake n Write and Babble to Chatter. These are unique to Busy Bees and enhance the children’s learning and Development every day through play.

We currently have a 5 star rating for health and safety , Our Chef is dedicated in preparing nutritionally balanced and healthy meals for the children who allows them to experience a wide variety of tastes, textures and flavours. We also cater for children with food allergies or intolerance's as well as cultural preferences.

We have great relationships with our parents and families we provide daily feedback, progress reports, and parents evenings twice a year to talk where about their child's learning and development and their next steps.

We have been graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted in June 2017 – they said

“Parents speak positively about their child's experience in the nursery. They say their

Children are happy and make progress, particularly in their confidence and social skills.

They sing songs and rhymes at home that they have learnt at nursery” Ofsted 2017


“Children have their care needs met effectively. Staff and parents work closely together

To support babies and younger children's specific needs, such as weaning and sleep

Routines. Children who have additional needs are managed sensitively with individual

Plans of support devised for them” OFSTED 2017

Why you'll love our nursery...


  • Good Ofsted June 2017 - Click here to see our report
  • Large natural gardens with willow arch
  • Onsite parking
  • Qualified staffing team with 80%  first aid trained 
  • Good links with local community and schools
  • Fresh, home cooked meals by our chef
  • EHO 5 star rating

What our customers say about us


Rebecca C.

Lovely friendly staff. My child has come on enormously since starting and loves their time at the nursery


Katie G.

Great communication within all staff and key workers. I am very happy with AD coming here, he is settled with his key worker really well. The team are flexible when extra hours are required and I really appreciate accommodating changing circumstances. T...


Daniel C.

Amazing staff! Couldn't ask for a better service for my son. Not a bad word to say and would highly recommend