40 Years of Busy Bees

WELCOME TO BUSY BEES

Nursery in
Rainham

Rated Good by Ofsted

10 Reviews

Busy Bees

READY TO TAKE YOUR FIRST STEPS?

Book your visit today Use our funding calculator

New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01634 362221

Opening Times:

From 07:00 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Welcome to Busy Bees at Rainham Nursery, your trusted destination for exceptional childcare. 

Here at our nursery in Rainham, we take pride in our highly qualified team, who are passionate about supporting your child's development. With their expertise and dedication, your little one will receive the utmost care and attention, ensuring a positive and enriching early years' experience. 

There is so much to love about our nursery in Rainham, from our sensory exploration room, which is designed to excite the senses and stimulate the minds of your little ones, to our Unleashing Potential room where your little one can engage in various physical activities. 

Within our pre-school, we offer an array of enriching extracurricular activities to further enhance their learning journey. From drama classes to dance lessons your child will have the chance to explore their interests and develop new skills. 

We understand that the settling-in process can be both exciting and challenging for both children and parents. To help make this transition smoother, we provide a parent room where you can stay during your child's settling-in sessions.  

You can also keep up to date during your child's time at nursery, wherever you may be with our ‘ParentZone’ app!  

So, if you're looking for a day nursery in Rainham, which provides high-quality childcare where your little one can unleash their full potential, then look no further. Book a visit to view the fantastic facilities at Busy Bees Rainham, and join in on all the excitement.  

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Rainham

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

Solomon Road

Rainham

Gillingham

Kent

ME8 8EB

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Samantha Geer - Centre Director

Samantha Geer

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Rainham

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

At Busy Bees, we understand the importance of promoting healthy eating habits early on in life. That’s why we ensure all the food and drink we serve is nutritionally balanced. 

During your child’s typical day at our Rainham nursery, they’ll enjoy regular meals and refreshments from our NHS Startwell-accredited menu. 

There’s nothing extra to pay for this – it’s all included in your nursery fees. Everything is freshly prepared on the day by our talented on-site nursery chef. And if your child has any specific dietary requirements, don’t worry – we can account for their needs. Speak to your Centre Director for more information. 

Want a taster from our menu at Busy Bees Rainham? 

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 

Cowboy pie or vegetable cowboy pie, served with sweetcorn, followed by fruity flapjack for dessert. Served with a cup of water.  

Afternoon Snack 

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

Early Evening Snack 

Mixed potato wedges with Indian roast tomato dip and satsuma smiles for dessert. Served with 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 Busy Bees Nursery in Rainham 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 Rainham Location

We are conveniently located in the heart of Rainham on Solomon Road, with an onsite car-parking facility available for safe and easy collections and drop-offs.  

Our day nursery in Rainham has excellent public transport links, with Rainham train station just a 5-minute walk away, along with a bus stop which is situated just a short 3-minute walk from the nursery, ensuring convenient transportation options for families.  

Whether you prefer to travel by car, train or bus, reaching our nursery is a breeze.  

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

Reviews

Lorraine L.

11/04/2024

"Very happy with the place, staff are great and my son is very happy there. "


Emily B.

25/10/2023

"Very friendly staff and loads for the kids to do"


Stephanie B.

17/10/2023

"Great nursery, very happy. Lovely kind staff and I will be forever grateful to them."


Emma G.

21/04/2023

"A great setting for my 1 year old and 2 year old and the Manager is really approachable and goes the extra mile on the presentation of the nursery."


Charlene W.

07/09/2021

"Staff are brilliant and Louie loves his time at nursery "