Welcome to our nursery…
Busy Bees Sunderland Doxford is situated on the Doxford Business Park, just off the A19 on the Sunderland/ Durham roundabout. We have good road connections for the A19 both north and south bound, A690 and Sunderland Town Centre. Also we have
You turn right at Oak Tree Farm Pub, and then follow the road past the Virgin Active Health Club. Once you have reached the roundabout turn left heading up to the bus/ taxi link only, you will pass GS- Hydro building and the Nursery is the next building on the right hand side.
Our Nursery at Sunderland Doxford is a purpose built single story building which opened in 2006, we have our own private carpark with CCTV and double door entry system.
We are open Monday – Friday 52 weeks of the year, offering quality childcare from 7.30am until 6pm on a full or part time sessional basis, for children from 6 weeks up to 5 years old in our 5 spacious and dedicated rooms for the children’s ages, where their have access to a ‘Free Flow’ garden area which allows the children to play between the indoor and outside environment. Supporting them to explore and investigate, helping them to enhance and develop the skills and knowledge in all areas of the 'Early Years Foundation Stage' Statutory framework (EYFS), which the staff follow and plan activities around the individual children’s needs, building up their confidence and self esteem.
All fees include home cooked meals, nappies and wipes.
In the Twinkle Room we nurture babies from 6 weeks to 1 year old, then once the children become mobile in crawling they will progress up into the Sunshine Room which cares for children from 1 year to approx. 18 months old.
When the children become more confident in walking, the Snowflake Room is the nest progressing for the children and has more table top activities for them to experience and explore.
Once your child turns 2 years old, they will move up to the Rainbow Room which cares for children up to 3 years old and then finally before the children are ready to fly the nest and develop further at school, we have our Planet Room ‘Pre- School’. In here the staff support and get them prepared for school and develop their independence further.
During the day, your child will be participating in a variety of unique Enhancements to support their care and learning.
We have our qualified Chef Sue, who prepares fresh meals and snacks each day at no extra cost. She follows a seasonal menu, which has achieved a silver catering award from the Soil Association Food for Life and works on a 3 weekly cycle.
Sue works closely with parents if any children have any allergies/ dietary preferences.
For our younger babies, we have a dedicated weaning menu to support your child during each stage. Please click here to view our menus Come along and view our facilities, meet and chat to our dedicated staff team. To make an appointment, Click here.
Even more reasons to love our nursery…
- Good Ofsted February 2014 - Click here to view our report
- Newly extended landscaped garden areas for each age range, allowing them plenty of opportuntites to explore their natural environment
- Purpose built single storey Nursery: Dedicated rooms for babies aged from 6 weeks to children 5 years old (3 rooms for the under 2’s, 1 room for 2-3yr olds and 1 large pre-school)
- A range of experienced, qualified and dedicated staff
- Quality childcare available from 7.30am until 6pm, Monday - Friday
- Nutritious meals – which are included at no extra charge and are freshly prepared and served daily by our qualified cook