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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01438 722563

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:30 Mon - Fri

Are you in search of exceptional childcare in Stevenage that combines quality and fun? Look no further than Busy Bees at Stevenage College, where we nurture your child's potential, ensuring they embark on a journey filled with learning, laughter, and limitless opportunities. 

We believe that children learn best when they're having fun, and that's why we make sure there's never a dull moment at our nursery in Stevenage. Our dedicated team plans a wide range of engaging activities that blend play and learning seamlessly. From arts and crafts to imaginative play, we offer a diverse range of activities that stimulate your child's curiosity and creativity. 

And the excitement does not stop indoors, with our large garden area! Here, children can explore their independence and take on safe challenges whilst supervised. We encourage all children to embrace the outdoors, fostering their physical development and a love for nature. 

Rest assured each member of our caring team goes the extra mile to provide every child with the best start in life. No matter what stage your little one is at, they will receive the upmost support and attention they deserve. 

So, if you’re looking for a nursery in Stevenage, which provides a nurturing and stimulating environment where your child can flourish and thrive, then Busy Bees at Stevenage College is the perfect place for you. Book a visit today and embark on an unforgettable journey with us! 

Interested in learning more about our nursery in Stevenage? You can find everything you need to know in our Parent Pack. 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Stevenage College

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees at Stevenage College 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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Lisa Spicer - Centre Director

Lisa Spicer

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Stevenage College

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

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 Stevenage day 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 Stevenage College? 


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. 


Moroccan chickpea and vegetable tagine, served with couscous and a cup of water. Followed with banana and low sugar custard for dessert.   

Afternoon Snack  

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

Early Evening Snack 

Hummus with vegetable sticks to start, followed by a cheese and apple scone served with grated beetroot and 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 Stevenage 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 Stevenage Location

Nestled in the heart of Stevenage, on London Road, Busy Bees at Stevenage College enjoys a prime location right next to the North Hertfordshire College - Stevenage Campus. Our central spot makes it incredibly convenient for families seeking high-quality childcare in the area. 

For families commuting by car, accessing our nursery is a breeze. We're just a quick 5-minute drive from the A1 (M) Junction 7, making your journey to our nursery swift and effortless. Furthermore, we provide convenient onsite parking, ensuring that drop-offs and pick-ups are smooth and stress-free. 

Arriving via public transport? The train station is a mere 10-minute walk away, connecting you seamlessly to various destinations. Additionally, a bus stop, located at Asda, is just a 5-minute walk from our facility. This bus stop serves multiple routes, providing flexible and easy transport options for you and your child. 

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


Elizabeth S.


"Busy Bees Stevenage college is fantastic. Our daughter is absolutely thriving there. Jordon, Alison, Natalie and Cheryl deserve a mention. You can tell that they really care about your child and their development. Always working on developing skills and feeding everything back to us. We’re really glad to have found busy bees. "

Katy-jane C.


"Attentive to our childs needs. Love the attention to feedback with the parentzone app and verbal handover when we pick our child up. Very reassuring to know our child is in safe caring hands! Great nursery "

Anamaria E.


"Staff are great, very good with our daughter. I would not change the nursery until she needs to go to school, I've been very pleased with her development there. Thank you all! "

Nadezhda S.


"Lovely nursery my boy loves it"

Kayleigh G.


"Great nursery "