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Rated Good by Ofsted

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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01635 524832

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Busy Bees Newbury is a purpose built nursery that has provided a home environment for children since 2007.

The nursery is located less than 1 mile from the centre of Newbury and Newbury train station, making it an ideal choice for those working locally or commuting to nearby towns and cities.

From delicious and nutritious freshly prepared meals to our 3 large gardens, there’s lots to love about our Newbury nursery. Our base rooms provide a bright stimulating environment for children to learn and explore. All Nappies, Wipes and Sun cream are included at no extra cost. 

Many of our dedicated long serving staff team bring their own children to the centre, which leaves parents happy and reassured. We are open all year round (except Bank Holidays) and our extended opening hours 7.30am – 6.00pm are designed to give parents the greatest flexibility.

We would love to welcome your child.

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Newbury

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees at Newbury 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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Lucy Hills-Harding - Centre Director

Lucy Hills-Harding

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Newbury

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

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

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


Priya P.


"Wonderful staff who are ever soo kind, dedicated and look after the kids soo well. Hats off to Lucy and her team. I would highly recommend busy Bess to anybody asking about childcare. "

Katherine C.


"Well run and organised. The staff are amazing "

Janine T.


"Great Staff"

Aya S.


"They are an amazing team! My daughter loves everything about the nursery. I love how they deal and handle kids"

Jess H.


"My daughter spent the majority of 3-9 months in lockdown and I was worried she’d struggle going to nursery when I returned to work, busy bees made the whole transition as painless as it can be and she absolutely loves going to nursery! The whole team are fantastic!"