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Opening Times

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Cares for children aged

3months - 5years

Welcome to our nursery...

Busy Bees York 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.

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.

Why you'll love our nursery...

  • Online learning journal system in conjunction with ParentZone
  • 5 out of 5 stars for Food Hygiene
  • Busy Babies initiative to enhance your babies senses
  • 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 10% discount to all York NHS Foundation Trust employees as from 1st January 2018
  • Specific to Busy Bees UP app for parents

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