40 Years of Busy Bees

WELCOME TO BUSY BEES

Nursery in
Westminster

Rated Good by Ofsted

2 Reviews

Busy Bees

READY TO TAKE YOUR FIRST STEPS?

Book your visit today Use our funding calculator

New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 0207 2224459

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:15 Mon - Fri

Here at our beautiful nursery in Westminster, we take on a nurturing approach to provide growth and development, welcoming children from 3 months to 5 years.

Rest assured your child will be fully supported throughout each stage of their development, as the highly qualified nursery team go above and beyond to provide every child with the best start in life. To help prepare your little one make the next leap in their educational journey, we have a QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) who proudly supports all our Pre-School children to ensure that they have the fundamental knowledge for primary education.

We believe in continuous professional development, which is why we offer a range of extracurricular activities for your child to get involved in. From yoga classes to Makaton and phonics classes, there are endless opportunities for your little one to unleash their full potential. 

Our Westminster nursery also boasts an exciting sensory room for children to explore, featuring a variety of resources to excite the senses and stimulate the minds of your little ones.

And the fun does not stop indoors, with our outdoor area, children can develop their physical and social skills playing alongside their friends in different environments such as the mud kitchen or the sand pit. We have also introduced flower planting to the children so that they understand how new things grow and the cycle of life! 

Want to keep up with all the excitement? Download our ‘ParentZone’ app, where the dedicated team will provide you with regular updates on what your little one is getting up to.  

So, if you’re looking for excellent childcare in Westminster, book a visit today, and see the fantastic facilities for yourself.  

 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Westminster

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

84a Horseferry Road

Westminster

London

SW1P 2AD

St. James's Park Underground Station - Circle District

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Sofia Alves De Freitas - Centre Director

Sofia Alves De Freitas

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Westminster

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

Here, at our Busy Bees Westminster, we understand just how important it is for growing little ones to get the nutritional balance they need. So, while your child is at our Westminster day nursery, we ensure they can enjoy healthy snacks, meals, and drinks throughout the day. There's no extra cost involved - it's included in your fees.  

Our seasonal nursery menus feature childhood favourites packed with goodness. They are accredited by NHS Startwell. Every day features a different set of dishes, which means there is always an opportunity to try something new and delicious. And everything is freshly prepared, on-site, by our talented nursery chef.  

Does your child have specific dietary requirements? Don't worry, simply speak to your Centre Director – our team can make sure they are accounted for with safe alternatives.  

Want to get an idea of what your child might enjoy on a regular day at our nursery in Westminster? Here is just a taster! 

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  

Corn on the cob, followed by sausage/ vegetarian sausage in gravy with new potatoes and peas. Served with a cup of water. 

Afternoon Snack  

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

Early Evening Snack  

Turkey or Hummus sandwiches served with mixed peppers and a cup of water. Followed by a fruit selection for dessert. 

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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 Westminster 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 Westminster Location

You will find our nursery located in central London, in Westminster on Horseferry Road.  

With excellent public transport links to the nursery, you will find a bus stop outside the nursery on Marsham Street (stop NS), serving routes 786, 788, 789 and 3, along with St James Park, Underground Station just an 8-minute walk away and Victoria Station a 15-minute walk from the nursery serving a variety of transportation links. 

If you are arriving on foot, you can leave any prams or pushchairs in our secure buggy store. This means you can focus on making the most of your visit with peace of mind.   

Find the exact location of Busy Bees at Westminster by using our What3Words:

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

Reviews

Alicia D.

25/02/2021

"Great, caring and professional staff"


Sotaro O.

14/01/2021

"Great hospitality and friendly nurseries"