40 Years of Busy Bees


Nursery in
Spinney Hill

Rated Good by Ofsted

8 Reviews

Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01604 494868

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:30 Mon - Fri

Welcome to our nursery in Spinney Hill! Our warm and welcoming nursery is jam-packed with fun and stimulating activities for a whole range of ages and development stages. There’s never a dull day at our Spinney Hill, Northampton nursery.  

Choosing who looks after your child is an important and sometimes tricky decision, but our qualified and friendly team of nursery staff are truly amazing at what they do. Children love our Spinney Hill nursery because of the caring and dedicated attention they get from the staff, as well as the exciting activities they get to enjoy with their friends!  

The nursery is split into different rooms depending on age and development stage. So, if you’re looking for day care in Northampton that can look after snoozy babies through to exuberant pre-schoolers, Busy Bees Spinney Hill could be the perfect place! 

We understand that communication is key when it comes to choosing and trusting a nursery. At Busy Bees Spinney Hill your child will be allocated a key worker who’ll update you on day-to-day routines as well as key milestones your child might reach – all via our handy ParentZone App.  

Want to learn more about the team or the facilities at our Spinney Hill, Northampton nursery? Get in touch to day to book a visit! We can’t wait to meet you.  

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Northampton, Spinney Hill

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees at Northampton, Spinney Hill 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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Beth Merriman - Centre Director

Beth Merriman

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Northampton, Spinney Hill

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Spinney Hill. 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 at Northampton, Spinney Hill

At Busy Bees Spinney Hill, we want to do everything in our power to make parents’ lives easier. For this reason, fees include all meals, drinks,  and snacks, which are prepared on-site by our nursery chef. 

We also know how tricky it can be to get kids to eat healthy food to support strong growth and development. This is why our menus include all key food groups, presented in a fun and interesting way for little ones to enjoy! 

Get a taste of what you can expect your child to eat while at our Spinney Hill nursery:  


Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal of porridge.  

Morning Snack

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


Cheesy garlic bread followed by pork or lentil bolognaise, with a drink of water.  

Afternoon Snack

Fresh fruit or vegetable sticks with a drink of milk or water. 

Early Evening Snack

Salmon crunch wrap or egg crunch wrap with carrot sticks, followed by fresh fruit salad with vanilla or natural yoghurt for dessert, with a drink of water. 

To learn more about how we encourage good eating habits and to read our NHS-accredited menu in full, click the link to our ‘Eating Well’ page below. 

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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 Spinney Hill 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 Spinney Hill Location

You’ll find our Spinney Hill nursery within easy reach of Northampton town centre – it’s easily accessible by either car or on foot.  

We’re on Kettering Road, with large, clear signs to make us easy to spot. If you’re travelling to us via bus, the closest stop is on the main road – the A5123, next to Morrisons. Stagecoach buses 2, 6, 10 and 58 run this route, and the stops are a short walk from our doors.  

We have a safe and convenient car park too, making collection and drop off even easier!  

Bringing a pushchair or stroller? No problem! We have a handy buggy store for you to park up and collect at the end of the day.  

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


Scarlett J.


"Amazing nursery with brilliant staff where children are put first."

Tami N.


"This nursery is amazing. They have amazing members of staff that take the time to get to know the babies as well as there older siblings ( who went to a different nursery). The staff are so welcoming friendly loving and quite simply amazing."

Carrieanne W.


"Helped settle my little girl in over time who was very anxious about nursery. She has come on leaps and bounds in the year she has been there."

Charlotte F.


"The team have been amazing since the day my little boy started! He has come so far since joining and would highly recommend to anyone who needs an amazing nursery!"

Beth M.


"Excellent nursery. Very friendly, professional team. My sons language is brilliant. He comes home everyday with new words! The Bombo 2 room are exceptional. "