40 Years of Busy Bees

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Nursery in
Dunfermline

16 Reviews

Busy Bees

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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01383 626262

Opening Times:

From 07:15 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Situated amidst the lush greenery of Dunfermline, our purpose-built nursery at Busy Bees Castle View provides a nurturing environment where children, ranging from babies to preschoolers, can embark on a journey of learning, growth, and enjoyment. 

Each of the nursery rooms and filled with an abundance of engaging activities specifically designed to cater to different age groups, so that your little one can develop at a pace that suits them. With the constant support of our dedicated nursery team and a designated key worker, your child will come on leaps and bounds during their time at our nursery in Dunfermline.

Our nursery team goes above and beyond in supporting your child with the move up to the next stage of their education, putting together activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum for them to discover and enjoy. Role play areas, busy boards, messy play and construction equipment are just a few of the amazing resources available daily. 

And the fun does not stop there, with our outdoor area and enchanting forest garden, children can delve into the wonders of outdoor learning by taking on safe risks whilst supervised.

So, if you’re looking for excellent childcare in Dunfermline that provides a stimulating environment for your child to flourish and thrive, there is simply nowhere better! Book a visit today and our friendly team at Castle View will look forward to welcoming you.  

Discover more about Busy Bees Castle View with our Parent Pack! 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees Castle View

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

Castle View

1 Carnegie Campus

Dunfermline

Fife

KY11 8PF

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Jen Wright - Centre Director

Jen Wright

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees Castle View

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

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 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.

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.

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 Castle View

Here, at Busy Bees Castle View, 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 Dunfermline nursery, 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.  

Get a taste of what your child might eat while at Busy Bees Castle View:

Breakfast

Fresh fruit with cereal or porridge.

Morning Snack

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

Lunch

Starter of cream cheese pinwheel and minced beef, new potatoes, and broccoli as a main. Served with a cup of water.

Afternoon Snack

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

Early Evening Snack

Starter of tomato soup with a cheese toastie main. Served with a cup of water.

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Getting Outdoors

We are incredibly proud of the outdoor space our nursery in Dunfermline offers. With a whole range of activities and equipment for your children to explore, there’s never a dull day (rain or shine!).

We encourage children to spend time outdoors playing and exploring, ensuring they are getting their daily dose of fresh air while developing their sense of wonder. This also helps to introduce them to taking safe risks while under supervision.

Come and view our nursery to check out our outdoor play area for yourself!

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Our Fees

We believe in an open and transparent approach to nursery fees. Did you know Busy Bees also offers Funded Early Learning & Childcare for up for 1140 hours for all 3 and 4 year olds to help support parents with the cost of childcare? 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 Dunfermline 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 Dunfermline Location

Nestled in the heart of Dunfermline, you'll discover Busy Bees at Castle View, a nurturing haven for families in Fife, conveniently located on Carnegie Campus.

We understand that accessibility is key for busy parents, which is why we offer ample car parking space right at our doorstep. Additionally, for your convenience, there's a dedicated buggy store where parents can safely leave strollers, making collection and drop-off a breeze.

While arriving by car is the most convenient option, we are accessible by public transport as well. The nearest train station, Rosyth, is just a short 15-minute walk away, ensuring that those who rely on trains can easily reach us. There is also a bus stop on Blackwood Way, serving routes DF2, IK14, and SC9. 

So if you're looking for excellent childcare in Dunfermline that provides accessibility and convenience for busy parents, Busy Bees at Castle View is the perfect choice.

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

Reviews

Sarah E.

03/04/2024

"Fantastic nursery, my kids thrive here and absolutely love it. The staff are all friendly and supportive and genuinely care for each and every child in their care."


Jennifer B.

29/08/2023

"Professional and friendly nursery where you can feel confident that your child is being cared for in the safest way possible."


Rhonda B.

04/01/2023

"The staff are amazing and so good to my son. They know him really well and understand his needs. They have been a great support to my family. I would highly recommend this nursery.x"


Nikki I.

04/10/2022

"So supportive and friendly, My son loves going to nursery Thank you to everyone Love Nikki, Ross and Joey"


Zarra S.

16/08/2022

"I've used a few different nurseries over the last 13 years for my 3 boys and busy bees is hands down the best. The staff are absolutely amazing! "