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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 0191 2844 865

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Busy Bees Kids 1st Gosforth puts the family at the heart of the nursery. We are a purpose-built nursery all on one level with 7 beautiful, well-resourced, inviting childcare rooms all with access to an alluring, garden ready for the children to explore.

Our pre-school focuses on school readiness. Each child has a special diary which they share between nursery and home to make sure communication links are strong to ensure your child will transition into school with the self-esteem and confidence skills in addition to self-help and social interaction, alongside the other areas of development that they need.

We have a dedicated full-time housekeeper, chef, and assistant chef. Nutritional, fresh, food is prepared daily accredited by NHS Sure Start, we can cater for any child's dietary needs. 

Our aim is to give your child lots of experiences during their time at nursery, to help them be the best they can be and to provide them with the best start in life.

We cannot wait to welcome you to the Busy Bees family!

Not sure if Kids 1st Gosforth is the best option for your family? View all of our Nurseries in Newcastle to explore all Busy Bees locations in your area.

Pebble flexible childcare at Kids 1st - Gosforth

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Kids 1st - Gosforth 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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Kids 1st - Gosforth

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Sandra Zafarani - Centre Director

Sandra Zafarani

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Kids 1st - Gosforth

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Gosforth. 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 Kids 1st - Gosforth

Fees include all meals, drinks and snacks prepared on site by our nursery chef.

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Food Menu

Take a peek at our NHS accredited menus below.

If you'd like to speak to someone about your child's diet, talk to your centre director.

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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 Kids 1st Nursery in Gosforth 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.

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 Gosforth. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Kids 1st Nursery Gosforth for yourself.


Gemma L.


"Brilliant staff"

Rona P.


"I know my child is in good hands whenever I leave her with them. They are very responsive when jt comes to requests and whenever I notice something with my child. I love how my child is happy everytime I take her back home."

Graham C.


"This has been an amazing experience for our child, she has developed and grown in confidence such a lot since being at this nursery and I would recommend it to anyone. I would like to say that specifically this nursery is great for a very personal service where all of the staff take the time to really get to know your child, even the ones who don’t work directly with them. The setting, facilities and meals are also of an excellent standard."

Esther V.


"My little boy absolutely loves going to this nursery and there is no faults with the facilities and the lovely staff but it is WAY overpriced! £78.50 per day! It is the most expensive in the area with no added bonuses. "

Dzorgbenyuie Adzo B.


"Great management "