40 Years of Busy Bees

WELCOME TO BUSY BEES

Nursery in
London Mottingham

Rated Good by Ofsted

3 Reviews

Busy Bees

READY TO TAKE YOUR FIRST STEPS?

Book your visit today Use our funding calculator

New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 0208 857 9990

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Are you looking for childcare in Mottingham, or a Bromley day nursery? Busy Bees could be the perfect option for you and your child. 

There is much to love about our Busy Bees Mottingham day nursery from the fantastic outdoor area, full of bikes, building blocks, and obstacle courses to the arts and crafts, role play or reading corners. 

The caring nursery team wants the very best for each and every child in our care, offering absolute support and attention throughout the day. You’ll never miss a moment either, with our fantastic Parent Zone app, your child’s key person will upload photos and log activities, ensuring you know what your little one is getting up to, and any key milestones they might be hitting!

Resources and activities are carefully planned out in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum, ensuring that the children in our nursery setting are not only having fun, but are also prepared for the next stage of their education journey. 

Want to learn more about our Mottingham day nursery? Book a visit today to speak with our friendly Centre Director and view our excellent nursery. 
 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at London Mottingham

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

35 West Park

London

SE9 4RZ

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Tianna Daley-Smith - Centre Director

Tianna Daley-Smith

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at London Mottingham

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

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 London Mottingham

Fees include all meals, drinks and snacks prepared on-site by our nursery chef. Meals are carefully planned and thought out to ensure little tummies are always full of healthy, nutritious food.

If your child has any allergies or dietary requirements, please get in touch with the Centre Director who will be happy to discuss safe alternatives. 

Get a taste of what your child might eat while at our Mottingham day nursery:

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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5* Food Hygiene

Getting Outdoors


We are incredibly proud of the outdoor space we offer the children at our nursery in Mottingham. With various activities and equipment available to discover, we encourage all children to get outside as much as possible when the weather permits! 

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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 London Mottingham 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 London Mottingham Location

You’ll find our nursery in the South-East area of London, in the borough of Bromley and Greenwich. Located on West Park, we have a very limited number of car parking spaces but can be easily accessed on foot or via public transport. 

We have a convenient buggy store for parents who wish to leave strollers out of the way at collection at drop-off. 

Mottingham Station is a mere six-minute walk from our nursery and has a regular timetable. 

Find the exact location of Busy Bees at London Mottingham by using our What3Words:

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

Reviews

Saskia W.

13/09/2022

"It’s good but improvements need to be made. "


Nicola W.

18/08/2021

"I am over the moon and it’s Busy Bees!"


Natasha B.

25/09/2020

"Kids love going. Staff are friendly. Good feedback at end of day."