40 Years of Busy Bees


Nursery in
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Rated Good by Ofsted

8 Reviews

Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 0191 2578842

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:15 Mon - Fri

Busy Bees Newcastle, on the Cobalt Business Park, offers children, from babies through to pre-schoolers, the perfect setting to grow, develop and thrive.  

With our huge range of fantastic facilities and supportive nursery team, you can be sure that your child is in great hands while having fun in a safe environment.  

At Busy Bees, we understand how hectic life can get with little ones in tow, which is why we do everything we possibly can to make parents’ lives as easy as possible. On the nursery site we offer convenient parking, a buggy store, and a parent room, should you ever need to discuss anything with our Centre Director. Your child will receive healthy meals and snacks throughout the day, access to outdoor facilities, and nappies and wipes, if required. 

Our Newcastle preschool aims to ensure that all children are thoroughly prepared for the next stage of their educational journey. Activities and resources are planned in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum, and we’re proud to have a qualified teacher within the setting to support the children’s development.  

Want to learn more about our nursery in Newcastle? Book a visit today to see the facilities and meet the friendly nursery team. 

Not sure if Busy Bees in Newcastle Upon Tyne 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 Busy Bees in Newcastle Upon Tyne

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees in Newcastle Upon Tyne 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 in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Silver Fox Way

Cobalt Business Park

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Tyne and Wear

NE27 0QJ

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Rebecca Sanderson - Centre Director

Rebecca Sanderson

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees in Newcastle Upon Tyne

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

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 in Newcastle Upon Tyne

We understand the importance of a healthy, balanced diet for children - to support good growth and development. All children will receive a range of nutritious meals, drinks, and snacks, freshly prepared on-site by our nursery chef.  

If your child has any specific dietary requirements or allergies, the Centre Director will be happy to discuss other safe and delicious alternatives. Just get in touch.  

Get an idea of what your child might enjoy while at this Busy Bees nursery: 


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. 


Garlic bread followed by loaded mac and cheese (vegetarian options available) 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.  

Want to learn more about how we approach promoting good eating habits and to would like to read our NHS-accredited menu in full? Click the link below to reach our ‘Eating Well’ information.

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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 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 Newcastle Upon Tyne 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 Newcastle Upon Tyne Location

Our nursery is located within the Cobalt Business Park in Newcastle, easily accessible by car or public transport. We have handy parking on-site, meaning collection and drop off is not only easy, but also safely away from main roads.  

There is a bus stop (Buses 53, 54 and 335) which runs right outside the business park on Silver Fox Way.  

Opting to travel to the nursery via public transport or on foot? We also have a convenient buggy store for parents to leave pushchairs or strollers ready for collection time.  

Find the exact location of Busy Bees in Newcastle Upon Tyne by using our What3Words:


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 Upon Tyne. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Newcastle Upon Tyne for yourself.


Trish R.


"Faultless experience, loved my little one going here and will be very sad for her to leave. Thank you BB! X"

Nurul Farihah Y.


"Both my children thrived under their care. They formed good relationship with their keyworkers. The staff are genuinely interested in their growth and development. "

Rachel T.


"Great nursery. Staff have made my son settled and created bonds with him. Helpful and friendly "

Hannah M.


"Really wonderful nursery with excellent staff. Would highly recommend "

Katie S.


"Great service lovely people who work there "