40 Years of Busy Bees


Nursery in
Leeds, Headlingley

Rated Good by Ofsted

4 Reviews

Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 0113 275 1471

Opening Times:

From 08:00 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Are you looking for a nursery in Leeds, Headingley which provides fantastic childcare? Then Busy Bees Headingley Grove may be the perfect nursery for you!  

Welcoming babies through to preschoolers, our highly skilled, established team will support your child during each stage of their development, so that they are well prepared for the next steps in their educational journey.  

Providing a home from home environment within our beautifully converted house, your child will thrive whilst learning new skills with us. There are endless opportunities for your child to flourish and have fun at our nursery with the extra curriculum activities we have on offer. 

Throughout the nursery you will find three bright, airy rooms, tailored to suit each age group, along with an exciting outdoor area for the children to enjoy. With something on offer for every child, your little one can get creative with water play, discover their sensory exploration, and take on safe risks outdoors. 

We are committed to giving every child the best start in life and cherish the bonds made with parents and families, which is why we hold regular events and workshops for parents to attend. You can stay connected during your child's stay at nursery through the ‘ParentZone’ app, where we will provide regular updates on all the fun activities your child has taken part in.  

Want to learn more about our nursery in Leeds? Book a visit today, we cannot wait to welcome you to our Busy Bees family! 

Not sure if Busy Bees at Headingley Grove is the best option for your family? View all of our Nurseries in Leeds to explore all Busy Bees locations in your area.

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Headingley Grove

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees at Headingley Grove offers the flexibility of booking additional sessions for when you need them.​ Find out more about our nursery session booking app, Pebble.

Busy Bees at Headingley Grove

28 Grove Road




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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Headingley Grove

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

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 at Headingley Grove

Here, at Busy Bees Headingley Grove, all the meals, snacks, and drinks we provide are packed with natural goodness. They form part of our NHS Startwell-accredited menus, which have been carefully created to help children enjoy a healthy, nutritionally balanced diet. It is all included in your nursery fees too – so, there is no extra to pay.  

Our talented nursery chef prepares all food and drinks, on-site, using fresh, local produce where possible. Do you need us to adjust the food your child is served, because of an allergy or dietary need? We can do that - simply let your Centre Director know.  

Wonder what tasty meals your little one could enjoy while they are with us? Here is just a sample.  


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 Leeds, Headlingley 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 Leeds, Headlingley Location

You will find our Leeds Headingley Grove nursery on Grove Road just a 2-minute drive from the town centre of Headingley.  

With just a 15-minute drive away from Leeds City Centre we are in the perfect location for those parents commuting!  

If you are arriving on foot, we have a convenient buggy store available, where you can leave buggies and pushchairs securely during your little ones stay at nursery. 

Arriving via public transport? There is a bus stop just a short 2-minute walk away from the nursery on Grove Lane served by route 91. You will also find Headingley Arndale Bus Station a 10-minute walk away, served by alternative bus routes.  

Still having difficulty finding our nursery in Leeds? Do not worry - try using the what3words app on your smartphone.    

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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 Leeds, Headlingley. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Leeds, Headlingley for yourself.


Charlotte S.


"Always feel welcome. Ruth is the best person for my son he is learning everyday and enjoying every moment. "

Sarah R.


"Excellent child care with committed and friendly staff."

Roberta B.


"Fantastic communication, lots of support for my daughter as she progressed through rooms, great activities, she loves it there and we couldn’t recommend it more!"

Emily N.


"Fantastic home-from-home nursery. The staff are welcoming and friendly. Management are organised and communicate well especially in these strange times. The facilities are in good condition and the menu is well liked my toddler. I would recommend to anyone looking for a nursery in the area."