40 Years of Busy Bees

WELCOME TO KIDS 1ST

Nursery in
Newcastle, Brunton

Rated Good by Ofsted

3 Reviews

Busy Bees

READY TO TAKE YOUR FIRST STEPS?

Book your visit today Use our fee calculator

New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 0191 236 5989

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Looking for a nursery in Brunton, Newcastle that goes the extra mile to give your child the best start in life? Look no further than Kids 1st Great Park!  

Nestled in the heart of Brunton, our purpose-built nursery is carefully designed to provide a nurturing and stimulating environment where children can learn, play, and grow.  

Boasting light, spacious, and comfortable rooms with large windows, our nursery creates a welcoming atmosphere for learning and exploration. With expansive gardens, we encourage a wide range of outdoor activities, fostering a love for nature and outdoor play.   

Rest assured, our dedicated staff members are highly qualified and undergo continuous training to stay updated on the latest advancements in child development, health and safety, first aid, and safeguarding. With three team members fluent in additional languages, we celebrate and embrace our multicultural community, ensuring every child feels valued and understood. 

Ready to embark on this exciting journey with us? Book a visit today and experience the magic of Kids 1st Great Park! 

Please note, that we only offer full-day sessions, allowing us to provide a structured and enriching environment for your little one to thrive. 

Not sure if Kids 1st Great Park is the best option for your family? View all of our Nurseries in Newcastle to explore all Busy Bees locations in your area.

Pebble flexible childcare at Kids 1st - Great Park

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Kids 1st - Great Park 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

Kids 1st - Great Park

Roseden Way

Newcastle Great Park

Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne and Wear

NE13 9BD

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Melanie Robertson - Centre Director

Melanie Robertson

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Kids 1st - Great Park

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Newcastle, Brunton. 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 Kids 1st - Great Park

We understand the importance of making sure children get the right nourishment to support good growth and development. At our Brunton nursery, children receive all meals, drinks, and snacks as part of the fees you pay.   

The menus work on a week-by-week basis and are varied and changed seasonally. Does your child have any specific dietary requirements or allergies? Get in touch with the Centre Director - who will be happy to discuss other safe alternatives for your child.   

Get a taste of what your child could expect to eat while at our nursery in Newcastle: 

Breakfast  

Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge. 

Morning Snack  

Fresh fruit with wholemeal toast or baked goods, served with a cup of milk or water. 

Lunch  

Moroccan chickpea and vegetable tagine, served with couscous and a cup of water. Followed with banana and low sugar custard for dessert.   

Afternoon Snack  

Fresh fruit or vegetable sticks served with a cup of milk or water. 

Early Evening Snack 

Hummus with vegetable sticks to start, followed by a cheese and apple scone served with grated beetroot and a cup of water. 

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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 Kids 1st Nursery in Newcastle, Brunton 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.

Kids 1st Nursery Newcastle, Brunton Location

Located just off the A1 at Junction 79 in Brunton, Newcastle Upon Tyne, our Kids 1st Great Park nursery offers convenient accessibility for families seeking quality childcare in the area. With onsite parking available, dropping off and picking up your little one is hassle-free. 

A mere 14-minute drive from the vibrant center of Newcastle upon Tyne, Kids 1st Great Park serves as the perfect destination for families on the go. Whether you're commuting from the city center or surrounding areas, accessing Kids 1st Great Park is a straightforward journey. 

Arriving via public transport? There is a bus stop at the nearby community center serving multiple routes, including 105, Q3 Quaycity VOLTRA, and S135. 

Find the exact location of Kids 1st - Great Park 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 Newcastle, Brunton. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Kids 1st Nursery Newcastle, Brunton for yourself.

Reviews

Sarah W.

05/02/2024

"Brilliant team "


Jill H.

08/06/2023

"Both reception staff and staff in Starfish are welcoming, flexible and always have the child's interests at heart. They take the time to provide personalised updates through the app, get to know parents as well as the children and always have a smile on their face "


Jane R.

01/02/2023

"Staff are very friendly and always very upfront and honest. My child thrives at this nursery and loves all staff members. "