40 Years of Busy Bees

WELCOME TO BUSY BEES

Nursery in
Farnborough

Rated Good by Ofsted

19 Reviews

Busy Bees

READY TO TAKE YOUR FIRST STEPS?

Book your visit today Use our funding calculator

New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01252 375 444

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Are you looking for excellent childcare in Farnborough where your little one can receive the very best start in life? Then Busy Bees Farnborough Q could be the perfect option for you, as we take on a nurturing approach to help support your child's learning and development. 

The highly experienced team provides every child with endless opportunities to learn, develop and thrive as they plan and prepare a variety of fun-filled activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum.  

Rest assured it is never a dull day at our day nursery in Farnborough with the extracurricular activities we have on offer. With French classes for preschoolers and cooking sessions available for all children to get involved in, your child can have fun whilst learning new skills. 

Here at Busy Bees, we truly believe communication is key, which is why our dedicated team will provide you with regular updates on what your little one is getting up to through the ‘ParentZone’ app. 

You can join the proactive and enthusiastic parent partnership group sessions to discuss innovative ideas and provide feedback to help enhance the service provided. We will even invite you to team building events so you can get to know other parents at the nursery.  

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

Book a visit and come and see the fantastic facilities for yourself. We cannot wait to welcome you to our Busy Bees family!

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Farnborough Q

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

Building Q170, O'Gorman Avenue

Farnborough Business Park

Farnborough

Hampshire

GU14 7DL

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Jo McGowan - Centre Director

Jo McGowan

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Farnborough Q

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

We want to make sure your child is getting the absolute best from the time they spend with us at Busy Bees Farnborough Q. So, our nursery chefs create delicious and nutritious meals and snacks to keep little tummies full! All of which are included within the fees you pay.  

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 enjoy while spending the day with us:   

Breakfast 

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.  

Lunch 

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. 

Learn more about how we promote positive eating habits within our Farnborough nursery and read our NHS-accredited menu in full by visiting our ‘Eating Well’ page by clicking 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 Farnborough 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 Farnborough Location

Located on the grounds of Farnborough Business Park, you will find our nursery on O’Gorman Avenue, just a 7-minute drive from the A331.  

Arriving via public transport? The nearest bus stop is just a 5-minute walk away on the college of technology grounds serving bus routes 1 gold, 402 and 194. With excelling transport links for those commuting, we are located just a 5-minute drive from Farnborough train station.  

Rest assured if you are arriving by car, we have a car-parking facility on-site to help make drop-offs and collections as safe and seamless as possible.

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

Reviews

Amy B.

19/09/2023

"Amazing place, amazing people. My daughters confidence has grown so much in her time at Busy Bees. I can't thank you enough for what you do for not only my daughter but all the children that attend. A special shout out to Chloe, you have helped Eva a lot and that means the world to us. This is a great place, highly recommend xx"


Sukrutha L.

16/03/2023

"Great place for kids to start their initial journey. The staff keeps the kids busy with good and various activities. My daughter is very happy."


Kate R.

11/01/2023

"The staff are amazing. They all really care about the children. My son loves nursery and looks forward to going. He tells us nursery makes him happy. "


Daniel L.

04/01/2023

"Top notch as usual from Jacke, Jo and the team. Communication from the team has been really good over the last quater and we are very much looking forward to whats coming this year."


Anna W.

03/11/2022

"Excellent. The staff are fantastic and we are kept so well informed of everything going on. "