Busy Bees at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

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Linda Smith - Centre Director

Linda Smith

Centre Director

Hello, my name is Linda and I have worked for Busy Bees since we opened in 2005.

I completed the NNEB in 1972 and completed a BA Honors in Early Years in 2013. I have  worked with children with disabilities and in a Special Care Baby Unit, before having my own 4 wonderful children. In 2006 I was fortunate enough to be promoted to Centre Director of Busy Bees Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

I have a fantastic team, some of whom have also been here since we opened. I am truly committed to my role and I am very proud of the nursery. The staff share my passion and commitment to providing quality childcare, recognising every child as being unique and every child as being an individual. Being a mum myself, I recognise the anxieties experienced by parents when they leave their most treasured possessions in our care. The staff here are very caring and work well together to promote a great parent partnership.

I look forward to welcoming new families and showing them around our fantastic childcare setting in Norwich.


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