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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01942 239939

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:30 Mon - Fri

At Busy Bees Scholes, we provide the perfect environment for every child to learn, develop and thrive within, to ensure they have the absolute best start in life. With a fantastic range of fun-filled activities and engaging learning resources, there is never a dull day at our Scholes, Wigan nursery.  

Throughout the nursery you will find our four bright and welcoming rooms, each tailored to suit every age group and development level; so that your little one can flourish with others at a similar stage. As well as the wide range of resources on offer throughout the nursery rooms, we have two spacious garden areas so that your child can continue to explore their imagination outdoors.  

Our devoted team will provide your child with the support and care they need during every stage of their development. To help prepare preschoolers for the next step in their educational journey, we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework.  

For the younger children, there is a dedicated baby room where the highly experienced staff will support younger babies' development. With stimulating sensory equipment, rest assured your little one will receive the best start in life.  

Want to learn more about the fantastic facilities and meet our friendly team at Busy Bees Wigan, Scholes? Book a visit today and our team will look forward to welcoming you! 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes

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

Windmill Close



Greater Manchester


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Jenni Bursnoll - Centre Director

Jenni Bursnoll

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes

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

We know just how important it is for little ones to get the nutrition they need. That's why we provide delicious food and drink packed with goodness throughout your child's day with us. We've carefully created menus that put new twists on childhood favourites and encourage healthy eating.  

Accredited by NHS Startwell, our menus change seasonally, so there are plenty of opportunities to try something new.  

All meals, snacks and drinks are freshly prepared, on-site, each day, by our talented nursery chef. And want to know the very best bit? It's all included in your fees - so, there's no extra cost involved.  

Get a taster of what your child might get to enjoy on a typical day at our Scholes Nursery: 


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. 


Fish cake or homemade sweet potato burger with new potatoes, peas and homemade tomato ketchup. Banana and yoghurt for dessert. Served with a cup of water. 

Afternoon Snack 

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

Early Evening Snack 

Corn on the cob, followed by homemade spaghetti on a toasted muffin. Served with a cup of water. 

  Do you have any concerns about your child's needs, or do they have any specific dietary requirements? Simply speak to your Centre Director, and they'll be more than happy to discuss safe alternatives. Find out more about Eating Well at Busy Bees by clicking below. 


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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 Wigan 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 Wigan Location

Located close to Wigan town Centre, you will find us a short 5-minute drive away.  

For those parents arriving by car, we offer a large onsite car park to make collections and drop-offs as safe and seamless as possible. 

Planning to visit us via public transport? There is a bus stop a short walk away on Vauxhall Road and Wellington Street served by bus routes 630 and 575. You will also find a Bus Station in the town Centre, a 10-minute walk away.  

When you arrive, 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. 

Still having difficulty finding us? Don't worry - try using the what3words app on your smartphone.   

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


Laura A.


"Great service "