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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01293 571555

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

From the moment you step through the doors of our Crawley nursery, you’ll understand why parents love sending their children here and why the children are equally happy to attend!  

With an enormous range of stimulating resources and equipment available for the nursery staff to plan out exciting activities, there is never a dull moment at Busy Bees Crawley. So, whether your child enjoys reading adventure stories, discovering new sounds, animals, or places, or perhaps creating role-play stories, there is something for every child.  

As well as the excellent resources, facilities, and caring nursery team, our super convenient location is also a huge positive attribute. You’ll easily find us within the Denvale Trade Park, with large onsite car parking and convenient buggy storage, there’s no end to the list of amazing benefits to our Crawley nursery. 

Our nursery team prides itself on the care they provide to your child, with their wellbeing and overall development front of mind always. So, whether your child is learning something new, such as crawling, walking, reading or potty training, you can be sure that they are being looked after in the best possible environment. 

Want to learn more, or meet the friendly team? Book a visit today to our nursery in Crawley and get a taste of the fantastic childcare you can expect on a daily basis.  

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees Crawley

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

Denvale Trade Park

Haslett Avenue East


West Sussex

RH10 1SS

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Clare Sandford - Centre Director

Clare Sandford

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees Crawley

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

Getting healthy, nutritious food into the mouths of little ones can be a challenge! We understand appetites vary from child to child, which is why we try our best to provide varied food options throughout the week and change our menu seasonally.  

Even better, the fees you pay includes all meals, drinks, and snacks, all of which are prepared on-site by our nursery chef and follow the NHS-Startwell programme, encouraging healthy eating habits. . 

Get a taste of what you can expect your child to eat while at Busy Bees Crawley: 


Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.  

Morning Snack 

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


Vegetable spring roll with plum sauce, followed by Chinese-style orange chicken or tofu with egg noodles and broccoli, with a cup of water.  

Afternoon Snack 

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

Early Evening Snack  

Turkey or hummus and tomato sandwiches served with cucumber sticks followed by a banana, with a cup of water.  

Want to learn more about how we encourage children to eat well and get into positive eating habits? Read more on our ‘Eating Well’ page by following the link 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 Crawley 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 Crawley Location

You’ll find out bright and airy nursery on Denvale Trade Park, just off Haslett Avenue East.  

As well as providing a convenient collection and drop-off experience for parents, the safety of all children, staff, and visitors is at the forefront of our minds, which is why we have secure access and CCTV around the building. 

We have a large onsite car park outside as well as handy buggy storage for parents who want to leave strollers while their child attends the nursery.  

There are also multiple nearby bus stops, including Rowan Close and Haslett Avenue East.  

Find the exact location of Busy Bees Crawley 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 Crawley. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Crawley for yourself.


Rhiannon H.


"A few hiccups at the start. Think the parent app could be used more efficiently. "

Amy H.


"A lovely nursery with very friendly caring staff "

Diana D.


"My daughter loves busy bees because of the staff, and I think this is very important for the kids to feel that they are loved and welcome in order to be able to stay there all day, Vicky her carer, she is really good at what she’s doing along with other members of staff, Emily, Alicia, everyone from preschool room. I will definitely recommend busy bees in crawley. The settlement needed refurbishing but they are doing now so that is another good thing about it . Thank you busy bees for looking after Evelyn "

Zakiyya D.


"Always a great and welcoming service"

Alice H.


"Daughter enjoyed her time, unfortunately due to financial had to consider cheaper setting as fees are quite high. Would like to have seen more pictures or more feedback of what she got up to during her time at nursery. Staff lovely and friendly, setting was lovely. "