40 Years of Busy Bees


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Rated Good by Ofsted

8 Reviews

Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01403 754610

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Busy Bees Horsham is an amazing 2 storey nursery. It has well equipped rooms which provide stimulating, exciting and fun activities for children of all ages catering for each individual child's needs with an extensive knowledge of each child's interest and developmental abilities, working closely with parents and providing wonderful home learning experiences using our very own UP App. 

We are very lucky that we have such large open space gardens and have lovely surrounding woodland areas and parks for further exploration and learning opportunities! 

If you would like a book show round, feel free to give us a call to come and see our fantastic nursery!

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Horsham

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

11 Bartholomew Way


West Sussex

RH12 5JL

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Charlotte Hill-Upperton - Centre Director

Charlotte Hill-Upperton

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Horsham

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

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

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5* Food Hygiene

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


Emma B.


"It's ok but not amazing... New management questionable and they left a pull up on my child all day when he was meant to be potty training. Think it's no secret staff shortages but no communication about staff leaving or joining/coming back to the nursery the old management was strong at communicating this. My son has been innthe room 8 months now and still isn't listed under Gemma as a key child... paperwork is excessive on certain things and not on other things.... Happy to discuss my comments further. But if I have anymore children I'll be avoiding busy bees sadly. "

Paulina M.


"Lovely nursery"

Hannah S.


"Great nursery, glad I chose Busy Bees for my son."

Nathalie Anouk S.


"The Team is amazing and my daughter seems to be very happy. You get an update daily of how they've been getting on which is greatly appreciated and the food offered seems very nutritious. The reason I'm giving a 4 star rating instead of a 5 star rating is that I do not agree or find it fair that if a child doesn't go in on the selected day or the child gets sent back home due sickness, the money paid for that day is lost, as it won't be refunded neither are you offered an option to make use of that paid day on another day. Childcare is really expensive, especially if your paying for days your child hasn't attended for whichever reason. But again, staff is amazing and you can truly see how much they care for all the children."

Gemma B.


"Lovely staff, both my kids have had the best time there!"