From 08:00 to 18:00 Mon - Fri
Welcome to Busy Bees at Lewisham, your trusted nursery and preschool in the heart of Lewisham. Here, we take pride in providing exceptional childcare, allowing children to unleash their full potential and enjoy the best possible start in life.
Our passionate team go the extra mile to provide every child with the highest quality care and support. Whether your little one is taking their first steps or preparing for the next stage in their educational journey, you can have peace of mind knowing they are in expert hands.
We truly believe that learning should be fun and exciting. That is why our nursery is filled with a wide range of engaging activities and learning resources tailored to meet the unique interests and needs of each child. From creative arts and crafts to imaginative play, there is never a dull moment at our Lewisham nursery.
Rest assured, our commitment to your child's growth extends beyond the nursery. Through our UP – Unleashing Potential app, you can continue the fun and learning at home. Here, you'll discover a wealth of resources, activities, information, and advice on how to support your child's learning and development at home.
So, if you're in search of a nursery in Lewisham that offers fantastic childcare and a nurturing environment for your child to thrive and learn, your quest ends here. Book a visit today and experience the Busy Bees difference, where every day is an opportunity for your child to shine.
We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees at Lewisham offers the flexibility of booking additional sessions for when you need them. Find out more about our nursery session booking app, Pebble.
Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Lewisham. Click on each facility to find out more.
We offer ample parking on-site for your safety and convenience.
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.
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.
Our outdoor environment offers space to explore and take safe risks with the support of our team, aiding child development.
Our Sensory Room is a relaxing space providing a unique sensory experience with activities and equipment to explore, engaging and stimulating children’s senses.
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.
Our Interactive Smart Board is used daily to bring learning to life and provides children with a hands-on approach with technology.
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.
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.
We want to make sure your child is getting the absolute best from the time they spend with us at Busy Bees Lewisham. 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 at our nursery in Lewisham:
Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.
Fresh fruit with wholemeal toast or baked goods. Served with a cup of milk or water.
Vegetarian sausage with mashed potato and homemade baked beans. Fruit yoghurt for dessert, served with a cup of water.
Fresh fruit or vegetable sticks. Served with a cup of milk or water.
Early Evening Snack
Satsuma smiles, followed by a main of a toasted bagel topped with cream cheese, served with summer slaw. Also served with a cup of water.
Learn more about how we promote positive eating habits within our Lewisham day nursery and read our NHS-accredited menu in full by visiting our ‘Eating Well’ page by clicking the link below.See food menu
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.
Covering the cost of childcare isn’t always easy, so we’re pleased to offer Government funding to eligible three and four-year-olds. Designed to give working families up to 30 hours of funded childcare a week (1,140 hours per year), it could help you save on lots of happy, adventure-filled sessions at Busy Bees, all year round.
To find out more take a look at our ‘Funding Options’ page and whatever your childcare needs, come and talk to us.Download fee sheet
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 Lewisham 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.
Our nursery is perfectly situated on Loampit Hill, offering a central and easily accessible location right in the heart of Lewisham.
For commuting parents, our location is ideal, with excellent transportation links via car, bus, and train throughout London Borough.
Situated on the A20, our nursery is easily reachable by car. It is just a quick 5-minute drive to the centre of Lewisham, making drop-offs and pick-ups a breeze.
For families who prefer public transportation, there is a bus stop right outside the nursery on Undercliff Road. This bus stop serves routes 21, 136, and 321, ensuring easy access to our nursery from various parts of the borough.
Additionally, with St Johns train station merely a 5-minute stroll from our Lewisham nursery, commuting to and from our location has never been more convenient!
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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 Lewisham. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Lewisham for yourself.
"The staffs are passionate about their work and in result, make everything easier, a setting in for babies, and a calm and fun place for the preschoolers. My daughter feels secure there and this is priceless; I go to work in peace knowing that she is in good..."
"Great service. They are professionals and I am very happy witnessing my child’s development every day! Definitely recommend! EI"
"Our twins love BB in Lewisham. They learn so much everyday. They have wonderful and caring staff, really patient during settling in period. Sad to be leaving. Lenka H"
"A wonderful nursery. Super caring and professional staff. Our little boy is very happy there. It’s always so comforting to know he’s in such safe and capable hands. Highly recommend."
"A great environment for our daughter"