40 Years of Busy Bees

WELCOME TO BUSY BEES

Nursery in
Oxford

Rated Good by Ofsted

8 Reviews

Busy Bees

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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01865 778 710

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Looking to find the perfect nursery in Oxford that will support and nurture your child? Busy Bees Oxford could provide the perfect setting to ensure they’re not only having fun but learning, developing, and thriving in their childhood journey.  

Choosing the right childcare for your child may seem a little daunting, but you can feel at ease leaving your child in the capable hands of the expert and friendly nursery team at our Busy Bees Oxford day nursery. The staff strive to provide your child with everything they might need to have fun and learn while at our nursery. 

The huge variety of resources available are carefully selected, and activities are organised and planned in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum, which makes the journey, from nursery and preschool to primary education, a seamless one.  

You can be sure that you’ll be kept in the loop with what your child is up to while at our Oxford nursery. With our handy ParentZone app, available for parents to download, you’ll receive regular updates on progress, day-to-day activities and key milestones your child might be reaching.  

Want to learn more about our fantastic nursery in Oxford? Book a visit today!

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Oxford

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

2 Armstrong Road

Littlemore

Oxford

Oxfordshire

OX4 4XT

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Kirran Sandhu - Centre Director

Kirran Sandhu

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Oxford

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

When you drop your child off at our Oxford preschool, you can be safe in the knowledge that everything is taken care of, including meals! 

The fees you pay include all meals, drinks, and snacks prepared on-s site by our nursery chef. Here, at Busy Bees Oxford, we understand the importance of little ones getting the correct nutrients to support strong growth and development. . 

Get a taste of what your child might enjoy while with us for the day:  

Breakfast 

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. 

Lunch 

Garlic bread followed by loaded mac and cheese 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.  

Like the sound of the menu? Read our full NHS-accredited menu and explore the other ways we encourage good eating habits on our ‘Eating Well’ page by following the link 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 Oxford 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 Oxford Location

You’ll find our Oxford day nursery tucked away just off Sandford Road and the A4074. Our purpose-built centre has convenience and safety in mind, with safe car parking available on-site, making collection and drop off as easy as possible, while keeping little ones away from the busy traffic.  

Travelling to our nursery via foot or public transport? We also have a handy buggy store, meaning on-the-go parents can drop children off and leave their stroller until collection time. 

  We are accessible via public transport, with multiple bus stops in the local area. ‘The George’ bus stop is serviced by Thames Travel on numbers ‘3A city’, ’45’ and ‘X40 River Rapids’.  

We have secure access to the nursery, ensuring the safety of all children, staff, and visitors.  

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

Reviews

Agnieszka O.

25/04/2024

"Nice staff, they make my child happy every day"


Mary C.

25/03/2024

"Caring and professional staff and my daughter loves going there to play with her friends."


Carrie A.

05/01/2024

"Busy Bees Oxford is truly wonderful. All of the staff are amazing and have made my little boys first year at nursery the best experience, for us both! He absolutely loves nursery days and makes being a working mum so much easier knowing my child is happy when I’m not there. All of the staff are so caring and kind and I have full trust that he is being looked after the same he would be at home. I would 100% recommend Busy Bees to everyone! "


Ria B.

03/10/2023

"Friendly staff, good communication."


Viktorija P.

19/10/2022

"My child is happy there! Good nursery. "