St Albans City Hospital, Waverley Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 5PN
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6 weeks - 5 years
Busy Bees in St Albans City Hospital provides GOOD childcare, as reported by Ofsted, (2016)
Busy Bees at St Albans City Hospital is conveniently located within the hospital grounds and is approximately 15 minutes from the town centre and 30 minutes from St Albans City Station.
The team here at Busy Bees at St Albans City Hospital are a long standing team with the Manager, Assistant Manager and many of the staff team having worked here for seven years or more. The team always aim to provide high quality childcare.
Children are encouraged to make choices, plan and evaluate their play creating opportunities to engage in activities that will promote the social development of language and communication, creativity, individuality, and to develop an interest in books. It is exciting to witness as children get older to see how their interest in science, phonics, stories, music and mathematics develops just simply by allowing children to follow their passion.
Our home from home Hundred Acre Wood baby room caters for children under the age of 1. The room holds a sleep area which gives the babies a bedroom like feel when they are resting but allows the staff constant monitoring access throughout.
Our Enchanted Forest baby room caters for children aged between 1 and 2 years and has a small garden attached to the room this allows the children to free flow from room to garden and encourages their independence from a young age.
Our Wonderland room is the biggest of the nursery. The room is fully equipped with age appropriate equipment that is stored at the children’s height to allow independent access.
Pre –school is a great learning environment that helps to prepare the children for school. We have a large garden attached to the room that allows constant free flow. The children have independent access to all resources including a computer, sand, water.
We demonstrate a commitment to healthy lifestyles through our healthy menus and active lifestyles program’s such as Wake and Shake and Cooking with Me both of which are in house initiatives that the staff have received training on and promote alongside the children. Our Chef who has worked with us for 4 years recently received a number 5 rating in the nursery’s most recent Environmental Health Visit!
Here at St Albans we have a dedicated ‘partnerships with parents’ team which is made up from 3 parents, the manager and assistant manager. The team work well together to ensure the service the nursery provides is the best it can possibly be.
Thanks for all you great help over the years, Daisy and Arlo had the best of times. - Sarah
The staff are excellent . And that is what matters. I would trust any of them with children - Tom Asch
Thank you and a very sad goodbye, you all made Sunnieâ€™s time at nursery so special and have a special place in her heart as well as mine. - Liz
Thank you for all the help and support you have given Byron in the last 4 years, you have helped him grow and develop into the awesome boy that he is, we will miss you all. - Aileen
Busy bees St Albans Hospital offers the most flexible care I know of any nursery in the area. I have been able to easily book extra sessions and its extended hours work well to suit my life - Toni Neil