40 Years of Busy Bees


Nursery in
Long Eaton

Rated Good by Ofsted

10 Reviews

Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 0115 9463003

Opening Times:

From 07:00 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Looking for the perfect nursery in Long Eaton for your child? Busy Bees Long Eaton comprises of five bright, purpose-built rooms which are specifically tailored to a variety of age groups. We want the children in our care to flourish and thrive, learning and developing both mentally and physically each day through a variety of exciting activities.

Each room has free-flow access to the large, well-equipped garden area – which is used at every given opportunity. Our long-standing team of staff at Busy Bees nursery in Long Eaton go above and beyond to provide the children in our care with the best possible start in life.

Want to learn more about our amazing facilities or chat with the team about your children attending Busy Bees Long Eaton? We welcome you to contact us to book a visit today, and can’t wait to welcome you to the Busy Bees family!

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Long Eaton

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

Cooke Close

Off Wilsthorpe Road

Long Eaton


NG10 3RX

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Laura Carter - Centre Director

Laura Carter

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Long Eaton

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

At our Long Eaton nursery, our fees are inclusive of all meals, drinks and snacks which are prepared on-site by our nursery chef. If your child has any specific dietary requirements or allergies, please contact the centre director who will be happy to discuss other delicious alternatives for your child.

At Busy Bees, we understand the importance of a healthy, balanced diet, and the impact that nutritious food can have on children's health and well-being. Here is a short example of what you could expect your child to eat at our Busy Bees Nursery in Daventry:

Seasonal fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge. 

Seasonal fresh fruit, wholemeal toast or other baked goods, with a drink of either milk or water. 

Starter of garlic bread followed by mixed vegetable spaghetti Bolognese, with a drink of water.

Afternoon Snack
Seasonal fresh fruit or vegetable sticks, with a drink of either milk or water.

Early Evening Snack
Sandwich selection (egg mayonnaise or tomato and hummus) with cucumber, followed by fruit salad for dessert. 

Learn more about how we encourage eating well at Busy Bees Long Eaton, and read our NHS accredited seasonal menu in full detail by clicking the link below. 

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5* Food Hygiene

Getting Outdoors

The safe and secure outdoor areas are accessible from all five of our nursery rooms. We actively encourage children to spend as much time outdoors as possible, allowing children to explore, play and take safe risks, overseen by the team of nursery staff. With wooden playhouses, bikes, balls and obstacle activities, there are many engaging facilities and activities for the children explore, learning through play while getting their daily dose of fresh air at our Long Eaton nursery.

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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 Long Eaton 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 Long Eaton Location

Our nursery in Long Eaton is within easy driving distance from the M1, with excellent links to Long Eaton train station which is just a 15-minute walk or a two-minute drive. Located just a stone’s-throw from West Park, our Long Eaton nursery is surrounded by a wealth of pleasant outdoor space. We offer secure on-site car parking for easy drop offs and collections, as well as a handy buggy store for any pushchairs or buggy’s you might have while visiting the nursery.

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


Abbie H.


"The staff are so lovely, they are always so happy and I trust them whole heartedly with my child. They always provide feedback on my child’s day, there is always activities or something planned for the children and the meals are always varied. "

Leah S.


"Lovely team"

Ellie W.


"I cannot fault busy bees. They provide us with so much support for our son who has additional needs. Both the SENCO and his key worker are wonderful!"

Fiona K.


"Supportive, act quickly, kids best interest at heart "

Lisa R.


"Professional and friendly all round. Always ready to greet/handover child, super organised. Fantastic team."