40 Years of Busy Bees

WELCOME TO BUSY BEES

Nursery in
East Keswick

Rated Good by Ofsted

12 Reviews

Busy Bees

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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01937 573 462

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:30 Mon - Fri

Welcome to Busy Bees East Keswick, your premier childcare and nursery destination where every day is an adventure in learning and play! Nestled in the heart of East Keswick, our purpose-built nursery offers stunning views of the countryside, providing the perfect backdrop for your child's development and exploration. 

Welcoming children from babies through to preschoolers, we provide a nurturing environment where every child can learn, flourish, and thrive. Rest assured your little one will be supported every step of the way, as our dedicated team of childcare professionals go above and beyond to deliver an enriching curriculum that is both engaging and educational, tailored to meet the unique needs of every child. 

Step inside our light and airy rooms, where creativity knows no bounds and imaginations run wild. With access to expansive outdoor play areas, complete with secure multi-surface spaces, your child will have endless opportunities to explore, discover, and learn through play. 

Here at our nursery in East Keswick, we understand the importance of keeping parents informed and involved in their child's journey. That's why we offer access to our ParentZone app, where you can stay up to date on all the excitement happening at our nursery, from daily activities to developmental milestones. 

Ready to embark on this incredible childcare journey with us? Book a visit today and discover why Busy Bees East Keswick is the perfect place for your child to unleash their full potential. 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at East Keswick

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

Harewood Road

East Keswick

Leeds

LS17 9HL

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Caprice Hullah - Centre Director

Caprice Hullah

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at East Keswick

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

We know how tricky it can be to get little ones to eat food which will fuel their growth and development. To make parents’ lives as easy as possible, we’ve got a delicious menu that includes all the good stuff to help support this!   

Even better – the fees you pay include all meals, drinks and snacks which are prepared on-site by our nursery chef each day.  

Get an idea of what your child could expect to eat while at our East Keswick nursery: 

Breakfast 

Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.   

Morning Snack 

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

Lunch 

Cream cheese pinwheel followed by beef/turkey or lentils in gravy with new potatoes and broccoli, with a drink of water.   

Afternoon Snack 

Fresh fruit or vegetable sticks with a drink of milk or water.   

Early Evening Snack  

Chef’s daily special, with a drink of water. 

To learn more about our delicious NHS-accredited menu or read about how we encourage good eating habits at Busy Bees East Keswick, visit 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 East Keswick 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 East Keswick Location

Nestled along the A659, Busy Bees East Keswick nursery is strategically positioned for families in search of top-notch childcare and preschool education in East Keswick. With its close proximity to the M1, our nursery boasts exceptional commuter links to York, Leeds, Harrogate, and the surrounding areas, making it a prime choice for families on the move. 

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the main commuting routes, our nursery offers a tranquil haven. With ample free parking available, drop-offs and pick-ups are a breeze, ensuring a seamless experience for families seeking quality childcare and preschool education in the heart of East Keswick. 

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

Reviews

Sally G.

11/03/2024

"I can’t rate Busy Bees highly enough. My daughter loves it there. Caprice is so good at getting back to me if I ever have any questions or problems. The food they serve is nutritious. The nursery staff are so lovely, especially Gabby, Michelle and Ellie. Everyone is just really nice and I feel that my daughter is safe and happy. "


Gemma S.

07/02/2024

"My son is very happy at the nursery, we receive regular feedback on his development from the staff. The staff are clearly very caring and understanding of needs. "


Hannah R.

26/09/2023

"Just lovely. My twin boys love going. "


Holly L.

16/03/2023

"Brilliant staff, great facilities, lots of varied activities and a good variety in the menu"


Charlotte G.

05/01/2023

"The most caring staff, who treating my daughter like their own child, but with more patience! She has loved every minute of being there."