40 Years of Busy Bees

WELCOME TO BUSY BEES

Nursery in
Shrewsbury

Rated Outstanding by Ofsted

9 Reviews

Busy Bees

READY TO TAKE YOUR FIRST STEPS?

Book your visit today Use our fee calculator

New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01743 368998

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Are you on the hunt for the perfect nursery which provides fantastic childcare in Shrewsbury? Then look no further! Busy Bees at Shrewsbury provides a nurturing environment where your child can unleash their full potential. 

Our warm and welcoming nursery rooms are thoughtfully designed and filled with an abundance of activities and resources tailored to each age group, ensuring children can develop at their own pace with those at a similar stage. 

Fun and laughter is at the heart of our nursery, and it does not stop indoors! Our large garden area offers endless opportunities for little ones to explore, play, and enjoy the fresh air. With a wide range of age-appropriate equipment, children can engage in outdoor activities that promote physical development, imagination, and a love for nature. 

Rest assured, your child will be fully supported throughout each stage of their development, as the highly qualified team help prepare every child to reach key milestones. You can even keep track of what your little one is getting up to through the ‘ParentZone’ app. 

There is so much to love about our nursery in Shrewsbury, from the stimulating environment where children can thrive, to our dedicated team who strive to provide every child with the best start in life. Book a visit today, we cannot wait to welcome you to our Busy Bees family.  

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Shrewsbury

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

Sitka Drive

Shrewsbury Business Park

Shrewsbury

SY2 6LG

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Jill Beckett - Centre Director

Jill Beckett

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Shrewsbury

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

Here, at Busy Bees Shrewsbury, 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. 

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  

Chicken goujons (vegetarian option: vegetable croquettes) served with homemade baked beans, mixed potato wedges and a cup of water. Followed by pears for dessert. 

Afternoon Snack  

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

Early Evening Snack 

Cheese twists to start, followed by spring vegetable soup 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 Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury Location

You will find our nursery in Shrewsbury on Sitka Drive, just off the A5, offering easy access from commuting parents.  

If you are arriving by car, we are situated just a 7-minute drive from the town centre, and have a convenient car parking facility onsite.  

For those relying on public transport, the nursery is a short 3-minute walk to the Knightsbridge Close Junction bus stop, which serves several bus routes including 96, 96A, 540, X7, and X10.  

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

Reviews

Jodie L.

04/01/2024

"My son is always happy and eager to get into nursery, the girls in the room are so friendly and welcoming!"


Sophie R.

30/08/2023

"The best nursery we could have wished for "


Hannah L.

07/10/2022

"Amazing team "


Fiona L.

30/06/2022

"Excellent nursery, very professional and wonderful care."


Sally T.

22/04/2022

"Very friendly staff, good communication"