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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

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Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:30 Mon - Fri

Are you in search of exceptional childcare in Edgbaston? Look no further! Here at our Busy Bees nursery in Edgbaston we have created a vibrant and enriching environment where children can thrive and discover the world around them. 

Step inside our nursery, and you'll find bright and airy rooms bursting with an abundance of activities to ignite young imaginations. From activities that enhance fine motor skills to creative arts and crafts, there's something available to keep every child's mind and body stimulated throughout the day. 

And the fun doesn't stop indoors with our large garden area that offers endless opportunities for outdoor play. With playground equipment and wooden activities, children can take on safe challenges under close supervision, encouraging them to explore, discover, and grow. We've even created a shaded area for outdoor learning, ensuring that outdoor play is both enjoyable and educational. 

We understand the importance of nutritious meals in your child's development journey, which is why our nursery boasts a dining area where children can tuck in to delicious and balanced meals prepared on-site by our very own chef. 

At Busy Bees Edgbaston, we're more than just a nursery; we're a community of dedicated educators and caregivers committed to giving every child the best start in life. If you're looking for quality childcare in Edgbaston, you've found the perfect choice. Book your visit today and be part of our thriving community. 

Interested in learning more about Busy Bees in Edgbaston? You can find everything you need to know in our Parent Pack. 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees in Edgbaston

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

54 St James Road



B15 1JL

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Diane Kennelly - Centre Director

Diane Kennelly

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees in Edgbaston

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

The fees you pay include all meals, drinks, and snacks prepared on-site by our nursery chef. Our trained nursery chef understands how important it is to get little ones eating the right foods to support good growth and development. Our menus are NHS-accredited, and mealtimes are always a fun event within the nursery setting.  

Does your child suffer from allergies or have any specific dietary requirements? Speak with the Centre Director who will be happy to discuss other safe and tasty alternatives.   

Get a taste of what your child might eat while at our day nursery in Edgbaston: 


Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.  

Morning Snack 

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


Mango chutney with naan bread dippers. Followed by salmon and vegetable curry or mixed vegetable curry with 50/50 rice. Served with a cup of water.  

Afternoon Snack 

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

Early Evening Snack 

Chef's choice of soup - minestrone or carrot and coriander. Fruit salad for dessert. Served with a cup of water. 

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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 Edgbaston 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 Edgbaston Location

Nestled on St James Road, Busy Bees Edgbaston is your ideal choice for exceptional childcare in the heart of Birmingham. Our nursery provides a nurturing environment where children flourish, and parents enjoy the utmost convenience. 

For parents on the go, the A38 is a mere 3-minute drive away, providing a seamless route for your daily commute. We understand the importance of timely drop-offs and pick-ups, and our location ensures a stress-free start to your day with parking available onsite.  

Public transport is also readily available, with the Five Ways train station just a short 10-minute walk from our nursery. Furthermore, a bus stop on Calthorpe Road in Five Ways is a short walk away, serving multiple bus routes, including 1, 822, 10, 23 Platinum, and 24 Platinum. This means that regardless of your transportation preference, Busy Bees Edgbaston is easily accessible. 

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


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"Fantastic childcare service! My son has developed so much since he has been going to busy bees in Edgbaston."

Ana N.


"It's a good nursery with very good and caring personnel."

Salma I.


"Busy Bees Edgbaston is not only a welcoming,friendly environment but all the staff are highly professional. I am very happy with the service they provide and my daughter thoroughly enjoys her time at nursery. Never had any concerns. Keep up the fantastic work. "

Stephanie S.


"The staff are brilliant! Both of my children have enjoyed their time at Busy Bees."

Laudina D.


"Fantastic pre-school, they really made my little one feel settled quickly and constantly engaged in fun but educational play"