40 Years of Busy Bees

WELCOME TO BUSY BEES

Nursery in
Woolwich

Rated Good by Ofsted

6 Reviews

Busy Bees

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Book your visit today Use our funding calculator

New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 020 8855 3716

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Looking for childcare in the Greenwich area? Our Woolwich nursery is a safe, supportive, and welcoming environment for children from babies through to pre-school. 

Expanding and developing your child’s physical and mental potential is just one of the amazing benefits of choosing to bring your child to Busy Bees Greenwich. We have an incredible number of resources and activities available for children to stimulate and encourage learning through play and discovery. 

So, whether your child enjoys building, drawing, or letting their imagination run wild with role play, we have something for everyone to explore and enjoy within each of our nursery rooms. 

Our nursery rooms are each tailored to different age categories and child development stages. So, if your child is three or four years old, they may spend their time in a room with more of a classroom set up, complete with activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Curriculum, which will ready them for the next big stage of their education journey. 

Interested in learning more about what our Woolwich nursery has to offer for your child? Get in touch today to book a visit or browse the facilities and gallery below to get an idea of what you could expect from our fantastic nursery. 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Greenwich

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

87 Antelope Road

Woolwich

London

SE18 5QG

Woolwich Dockyard - South Eastern Trains

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Kirsty Dunlop - Centre Director

Kirsty Dunlop

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Greenwich

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Woolwich. 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 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 3 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 Greenwich

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. 

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

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

Garlic bread, followed by loaded mac and cheese (vegetarian option available) served with green beans, with a drink of water.

Afternoon Snack

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

Early Evening Snack

Salmon mayo and sweetcorn wrap or cheese wrap, with mixed peppers and carrot sticks, followed by peaches, strawberries, and yoghurt. With a drink of water. 

To learn more about how we promote healthy eating, and to read our NHS-accredited menu in full, please follow the link to our ‘Eating Well’ page below.

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Getting Outdoors

At Busy Bees Greenwich, we are incredibly proud of the outdoor space on offer to children. We encourage getting outdoors as much as possible, when the weather permits, as we understand the positive benefits of fresh air for both the mind and body. 

With a huge range of activities and equipment available, from bikes to balls, grassy areas to role play, there is never a dull moment whether inside or out at our Woolwich nursery.

Take a look at our large garden space

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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 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 Woolwich 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 Woolwich Location

You’ll find our Greenwich nursery on Antelope Road, south of the river. We are easily accessed by Southern Eastern Trains, with Woolwich Dockyard being the closest stop to our nursery. 

To allow for easy and safe collection and drop-off, we have an onsite car park available for parents, as well as a buggy store for those arriving on foot who would like to leave their stroller. 

For the safety of all children, staff, and visitors, we have CCTV around the building, as well as secure access. 
 

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

Reviews

Grace P.

07/03/2024

"Lovely nursery, feel safe leaving my almost 2 year old here. There’s an app to check on her throughout the day and staff are lovely. The place is clean and has good facilities and there is a huge garden for playing outside. "


Alena H.

08/09/2023

"Great nursery, our little one loves it there, staff is really friendly and helpful and they provide excellent child care. "


Meliza S.

05/09/2023

"They are so kind and polite all to the nursery "


Augustina I.

31/08/2022

"Great experience "


Priyanka B.

10/04/2022

"Good service "