Busy Bees Day Nursery at Chatham


Name Busy Bees Day Nursery at Chatham
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 29 April 2014
Address Brunel, Chatham Maritime, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4AF
Phone Number 01634 890250
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed

Information about the setting

Busy Bees Day Nursery is one of a chain of nurseries run by Busy Bees Day Nurseries Limited. It opened in 2008 under present management and operates from four base rooms in a purpose-built building in Chatham, Kent. The intake of children is from a wide catchment area. Children have access to two enclosed outdoor play areas. The nursery is open all year around, on weekdays from 7am to 7pm. The setting is registered on the Early Years Register. There are currently 134 children in the early years age group on roll. The setting is in receipt of funding for the provision of free early education for children aged two, three and four years. The setting supports children who speak English as an additional language and those with special educational needs and/or disabilities. The setting employs 23 staff, who work directly with the children, of whom 18, including the managers, hold appropriate early years qualifications. There are five staff working towards a qualification. What the setting needs to do to improve further To further improve the quality of the early years provision the provider should: review and build on the resources available that promote children’s knowledge and understanding of other cultures and people who are different from themselves.