40 Years of Busy Bees


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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 0161 976 6125

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Providing excellent childcare in Sale, your child will learn, flourish, and thrive during their stay at our warm and welcoming nursery.  

Throughout the nursery you will find a wide range of exciting activities and engaging learning resources to cater for every child's needs and interests. So, whether your little one enjoys getting creative, exploring their imagination outdoors, or taking some time out in our cosy reading corner, rest assured there is something for every child to enjoy.

Our highly experienced team goes above and beyond to provide every child with the best start in life, so that they are ready when taking the next steps in their educational journey. To help with your child’s development, the enthusiastic team carefully curate a variety of fun-filled activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework, so that every child can learn whilst having fun.  

Want to continue the fun at home? Our learning and development app, ‘UP!’ provides you with a wide range of activity inspiration, along with advice on how to support your child's development at home.  

So, if you’re looking for a nursery in Sale which provides a stimulating environment for your child, there’s simply nowhere better. Book a visit today and see the excellent facilities for yourself and meet the friendly team.  

Interested in learning more about Busy Bees Sale? You can find everything you need to know in our Parent Pack. 

Not sure if Busy Bees Sale is the best option for your family? View all of our Nurseries in Manchester to explore all Busy Bees locations in your area.

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees in Sale

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

90 Glebelands Road



M33 6LU

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Emma Gilligan - Centre Director

Emma Gilligan

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees in Sale

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

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 Sale

Here, at our nursery in Sale, all the meals, snacks, and drinks we provide are packed with natural goodness. They form part of our NHS Startwell-accredited menus, which have been carefully created to help children enjoy a healthy, nutritionally balanced diet. It is all included in your nursery fees too – so, there is no extra to pay.  

Our talented nursery chef prepares all food and drinks, on-site, using fresh, local produce where possible. Do you need us to adjust the food your child is served, because of an allergy or dietary need? We can do that - simply let your Centre Director know.  

Wonder what tasty meals your little one could enjoy while they are with us? Here is just a sample. 


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. 


Chicken Pasta or Blackeye beans and vegetable pasta with green beans. Served with a cup of water.  

Afternoon Snack 

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

Early Evening Snack 

Homemade baked beans on toast, followed by rice pudding with date and apple sauce for dessert. 

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5* Food Hygiene
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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 Sale 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 Sale Location

You will find our day nursery in Sale on Glebelands Road, just a 5-minute drive from the town centre, M60, and A56 at Junction 7.  

With our nursery in the perfect location for those commuting, we have an onsite parking facility available for safe and seamless drop-offs and collections.  

Arriving via public transport? There is have a bus stop just outside the nursery at Milton Grove serving bus routes 18, 770 and 790, along with the nearest tram stop a 15-minute walk away on Dane Road connecting to lines Green and Purple.  

Find the exact location of Busy Bees in Sale 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 Sale. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Sale for yourself.


Suzanne F.


"Great communication even in tough times "

Nuala W.


"Very friendly helpful staff, my little boy absolutely loves going and is always learning. "

Shayreen Y.


"Friendly staff, good communication "

Shu-yu M.


"The Manager-Sam is brilliant and all the staffs are friendly! My son loves to go everyday."