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Busy Bees at Southwell

Busy Bees at Southwell

Call Rachel on 01636 816606

  • 17 Allenby Road
  • Southwell
  • Nottinghamshire
  • NG25 0NL
Ofsted Outstanding for Busy Bees at Southwell2016

Opening Times

7.30am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday

Ages Taken

0-5 years
  • Outstanding Ofsted 2015 - Click here to view our report
  • Online learning journal system in conjunction with ParentZone
  • 5 stars awarded from EHO
  • We are a purpose built nursery with 2 large open plan rooms and a cosy baby pod , with an amazing natural garden for the children to explore and investigate and experiment to enhance their holistic learning at their own pace with support and enthusiasm from a well established long standing staff
  • Our extended opening hours – 7.30am - 6.00pm are designed to give parents the greatest flexibility
  • A private car park – making dropping off and picking up your children stress free
  • Nutritious meals – We have a variety of seasonal menus that are freshly prepared every day using fresh local produce, offering a nutritional well balanced diet
  • Our 48 place nursery has a truly family feel to it. Children, staff and families get to build good healthy relationships with each other. This helps to promote a sense of belonging, confidence and friendships to move on to the next setting. We work closely with all the local schools to make transitional periods as positive as possible
  • Caring qualified staff – who all have childcare qualifications and are CRB checked. We strive to ensure each individual child is happy and well cared for 

Why You Will Love Our Nursery

Our nursery is located in the idyllic rural village of Southwell, it is a purpose built building on one level. We have a car park to make drop offs and pick-ups hassle free for parents. As well as this we have a beautiful large garden which means children can make the most the outdoors as well as the indoors. Our extended opening hours – 7.30am - 6.00pm are designed to give parents the greatest flexibility.

Our nursery has a very dedicated team of staff, who have years of experience and hold relevant qualifications including NVQ level 3, BTEC Level 3 and BA (Hons) degree. We have gained an ‘OUTSTANDING’ from our most recent Ofsted report, which we are all very proud of. All staff form excellence relationships with their key children and their parents/families and are dedicated to the care of the children.

We believe in building strong partnerships with parents as we know that doing this helps children to reach their full potential. We have regular parents evenings and hold an Open Door Policy which means parents are welcome to come talk to us at any time with any concerns or queries they may have, however big or small. As well as this we have formed a Parents Partnership Group, the parents who are part of this group help us to continue to build upon our setting and also provide support and advice to other parents new and existing.

We have a nursery chef who provides us with a variety of seasonal menus that are freshly prepared every day using fresh local produce, offering a nutritional well balanced diet. The chef has recently received the maximum of 5 stars from the Foods Standards Agency. Our chef has recently started baking with the children, the children really enjoy this and they get to take the cakes home for the family to enjoy.

The nursery has recently formed a relationship with the local library and the babies have been taking part in the weekly Rattle, Roll and Rhyme session. As well as this we have our very own French teacher who comes every Monday afternoon to teach the Pre-School children. Both Toddlers and Pre-School take part in the daily ‘Wake and Shake’ session which is a lively and fun dance designed to re-energise children so they are ready to learn and explore. We also have a mini library set up in the reception area, this allows children to take books home to read and share with the family.

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