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Busy Bees in York

  • Eccles Close
  • Rawcliffe
  • York
  • YO30 5XJ
Ofsted Outstanding for Busy Bees in York2016

Opening Times

7:30am - 6pm, Monday to Friday

Ages Taken

3months - 5years
  • Outstanding Ofsted 2015 - Click here to see our report
  • Online learning journal system in conjunction with ParentZone
  • 5 out of 5 stars for Food Hygiene
  • Baby Development Group
  • Busy Babies initiative to enhance your babies senses
  • Shake and Write – dance activity to support the physical skills needed for handwriting – exclusive to Busy Bees
  • Wake and Shake – exclusive to Busy Bees, a singing and dancing activity to give your child a healthy start to the day 
  • Kinder Musik -  An interactive music and movement programme
  • Bright, spacious, well-equipped rooms
  • Large baby area with individual rooms suitable for all areas of development, inclusive of a separate sleep room
  • Established, long serving staff team
  • Experienced, trained and qualified staff
  • Fresh, nutritious meals prepared daily
  • Great travel links and easy access from all main roads to York
  • Exciting outdoor areas including giant sand pit and Woodland Walk
  • Large car park for drop off and collection
  • We offer a 20% discount to all NHS employees


Why You Will Love Our Nursery

Busy bees is a bright, spacious and colourful nursery with friendly welcoming staff.

It is a purpose built nursery accessed only by a secure key fob system, with individual age appropriate rooms all having access to large exciting outdoor areas including an enclose woodland walk.

The long serving staff team have a comprehensive range of qualifications, the majority holding a level 3 in childcare, our baby room has a member of staff with a nursing qualification and the pre-school department has a Qualified teacher and separate rising fives classroom with a large touch screen computer. 

The staff team develop strong relationships with their key children parents, giving daily feedback to keep them informed of their child's progress. We also hold regular parent evenings and social events that include members of the local community.

Our nursery chefs are committed to providing nutritious and healthy meals for the children, using fresh ingredients which are locally sourced. The nursery achieved the highest possible rating for food hygiene being awarded 5 out of 5 stars by City of York Council.

The nursery menus offer a varied range of foods and any dietary requirements can be catered for by our experiences catering team.

There are several additional activities for the children in nursery to experience, for example:
French lessons for the children in the pre school ( extra charge ), Kinder Musik for the 2-3 year olds (extra charge ), Busy Babies and our daily energising activity Wake and Shake.

The knowledge and expertise of the staff team at York is complemented by assistance from the National Support Centre with dedicated departments such as Health and Safety, Catering, Estates and an EYFS Childcare Team.

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