Darlington nursery opened its doors in 1996 and has served the local community and beyond to look after and educate children from birth to five.
The nursery was rebranded and fully refurbished in March 2013 and we are very proud to be part of the Busy Bees family.
The children and staff are supported by two members of staff who have gained the Early Years Teacher Status. They use their knowledge of child development to enhance the learning environment so that children achieve to the best of their abilities.
We have many long serving staff, with some staff achieving their fifteen year awards. This shows what a dedicated team we have, who are dedicated to the childcare profession and strive to ensure each child is happy and well cared for.
We have strong links with the local Children’s Centre and work closely with the Health Visitors so that children are supported in their learning so that they are ready for school when the time arrives.
Rooms are cheerfully decorated and furnished to provide specialist care for each age group.
Age appropriate toys, sensory experiences, stimulating learning aids and equipment.
Active parental involvement – we have an open door policy for parents and prospective parents to ensure that you are kept informed and up to date about all aspects of the nursery
Parents evenings are held twice a year to allow the you the opportunity to speak to your child’s key person about their current progress at nursery.
All staff are carefully selected before employment and are thoroughly checked before appointment
Detailed staff induction programmes and regular training for staff
Every child has a key person who will provide your child will comfort and reassurance and will keep in touch with you about all of the activities of the nursery day
5% discount for parents that work for the NHS
Teachers rate now available
After four children going through the nursery over the last thirteen years, I have never been more confident in the staff taking care of them. They are fabulous and do anything they can to support
Looking back at the time he has spent at Just Learning, the team are one in a million. They helped and supported with potty training, right up to him learning shapes, counting and writing his own name
Even though my baby is still young, I feel she is getting so much more opportunities than I thought shw would be allowed for her age, 100% pleased with my choice at Busy Bees
We cannot tell you how much we appreciate everything you have done in looking after our precious little boy. You made everything so easy, and have developed his much needed life skills.
Thank you so very much for looking after me and helping me to grow and to become a happy confident caring boy. I am ready for my school adventure!
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