Busy Bees at Shenley

22 Andrew Close, Shenley, Radlett WD7 9LP

Busy Bees at Shenley has a fun interior and has benefitted from extensive refurbishment in order to make the most of its early years learning potential, at the same time as being a healthy and secure environment for childcare.

Children also have access to a unique forest and garden area, being encouraging to investigate and explore as friendly professionals look to see independent thinking develop.

A variety of seasonal produce is used to support good health and physical development, with special needs and cultural preferences taken on board.

Group: Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Leanne Mitchell (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Hertfordshire County Council

Number of Staff: 26

Service Offered: Day Nursery (Privately Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care

Total Places for Children: 110

Age Range: from 0 years 3 months to 5 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Overview

The Review Score of 9.7 (maximum of 10) for Busy Bees at Shenley is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.7 out of 5 from 49 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Busy Bees at Shenley in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 31 positive Reviews in the last 12 months.

Detailed Breakdown

  • a) 5 Points are available for the Average Rating of all Reviews over all time. For each review the Day Nursery / service is rated Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, Poor or Very Poor on a number of areas eg Staff, Management etc. The Day Nursery receives points for each rating as follows: Excellent = 5. Good = 4. Satisfactory = 3. Poor = 2. Very Poor = 1. These points are added up and then divided by the total number of completed ratings to generate the average rating.

    The Average Rating of 4.677 for Busy Bees at Shenley is calculated as follows: ( (409 Excellents x 5) + (165 Goods x 4) + (12 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 586 Ratings = 4.677

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 12 months. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 12 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 2 years. A Positive Review is defined as any Review with 'Extremely Likely' or 'Likely' in answer to the question 'How likely are you to recommend this Day Nursery to friends and family?'

    The 5 points available are broken down as follows:

    1. 4 points are available for the first 5 Positive Reviews, 3 points for the first Positive Review and then 0.25 Points for each of the next 4 Positive Reviews.

    2. 1 point is available for reaching a target number of Positive Reviews based on 20% of the number of registered maximum number of service users. If the target is partially reached then that proportion of 1 point is given. eg a Day Nursery with 50 registered maximum number of service users has a target of 10 Positive Reviews, if it has 10 or more Positive Reviews it will receive 1 point, if it has 7 reviews will receive 0.7 points.

    3. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 12 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 2 years. The calculation is the same as above, except the points are divided by 2.

    The 5 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Busy Bees at Shenley is based on 31 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 4

    2. Target of 22 positive Reviews (110 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 31 Reviews ÷ 22 Target Reached = 1

  • When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.

9.7 Busy Bees at Shenley has a Review Score of 9.7 (9.677)

Average Ratings

  • Excellent
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  • Good
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  • Satisfactory
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  • Poor
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  • Very Poor
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  • Don't Know
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How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Busy Bees at Shenley?

  • Extremely LIKELY
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  • Likely
    5
  • Don't know
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  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
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  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Busy Bees at Shenley

  • Mother of Child
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  • Father of Child
    3

My daughter started at Busy Bees in January not long after turning one. With the thought of going back to work and my maternity leave being over, I was somewhat nervous and dreading leaving my daughter in the hands of someone else. But it was the best decision my partner and I had ever made.
I'm so lucky I found a nursery who generally care about the wellbeing of my daughter and her development. The monthly schedule of activities that they put together always makes me smile, from the pyjama day to the Queens Birthday tea. She is so happy when I leave her which shows me she really does enjoy her time there. Just in the last 4 months, I have noticed a big difference in her skill set.
I just wanted to say a big thank you to all the ladies in the Baby Room and to the manager and the rest of her team. You all do a fab job.
Thanks again.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Shenley? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Both of my daughters attend this nursery and I feel at ease knowing they are happy and well cared for during their time there. The staff are so friendly and take an interest in your child. The difference is evident that the nursery is under new management and it's a positive step forward for Busy Bees in Shenley. The facilities are second to none, a large outdoor play area which is segregated for each room, the extra paid activities i.e monkeynastix and the range of toys in the room as well as the daily activities is great. The separate eating area is also a tick in the box. Well done and keep it up.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Shenley? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

Morning drop-offs have been a lot easier since the staff are more settled in their rooms and the nursery is looking and running lovely! My daughter is thriving!

I'd also like to share with you how excited my daughter was when she saw a bunny at the nursery! It was all the talked about for the next few days. I don't know if the other children were as excited as her, but, if they were, I think it would be great to repeat this initiative or even getting a nursery pet. I think it will be lovely because the pre-schoolers were in charge of taking care of the animals, and they loved it!
My daughter has joined the Monkeynastix and the computer classes and she really loves it. It's great to have different options to choose from for extra activities for the little ones.
And to finish, the communication between the nursery and the parents has improved significantly, thank you for that.

Congratulations for all the good work!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

I’m very happy with the care and attention my daughter receives when at the nursery. All staff are very helpful and friendly and I particularly like the nurturing that I can see is given to all children.

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

By far the best thing about Busy Bees, are the staff. My son who is now 3, has been attending from 15 months. Regardless of the room/age group the staff tending to him have been superb. The team are caring, enthusiastic, and fun. My boy adores them dearly, but more importantly, I feel safe and assured leaving him every day knowing he is well looked after.

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Average Rating:   4.7 out of 5

My 2 year old has been at Busy Bees for the last 5 months and we are extremely happy with the care and progress she is making. She loves the nursery and all of the team are incredibly caring, nurturing and supportive. It has a lovely outside space, and they're always doing new fun activities. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Busy Bees in Shenley to any parent!

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Shenley? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.5 out of 5

The management and staff are very dedicated. Improvements to the nursery are ongoing. A happy and safe environment would definitely recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Shenley? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

My son started in the baby room in May 2017 when he was six months old. The team moved him on to solids and gradually he dropped his milk feeds during the day. He is now 14 months old and has a great time! I work full-time but know that he has access to lots of toys, friends and great staff to keep him happy during the days.

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

My son settled in very well and has flourished at Busy Bees. I receive a lot of compliments on his ability and attitude. He talks about the staff members and his nursery "best friend" all the time at home. He is very well looked after and I am kept up to date on him all the time too.

One thing that really mattered to me was outside play and the nursery is absolutely fantastic with this. The garden area is wonderful and during the Summer I loved nothing more than seeing my son in shorts and a t-shirt running around in the sunshine every day!

The children at the nursery are very well fed with a nutritious and changing menu. My son's allergy is also taken care of.

The staff are great, I feel confident when I leave him there and head to work.

My son is currently attending part-time owing to me being on maternity leave, but when I return to work his brother will be joining him. There is nowhere else I'd want to send them! A special mention for Room Leader who is one in a million!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Both my children went to Busy Bees and had a fantastic time. Despite my oldest now being in primary school, we still have play-dates with friends she made at the nursery, it is just that type of environment.
My youngest is in pre-school and is thriving. She is involved in many of the additional activities that Busy Bees provide and is very attached to her key worker.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Shenley? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.5 out of 5

My 3-year-old son has flourished since being at Busy Bees for the last 2 years. He has learnt so much about the world around him, can count and his language and cognitive abilities seem to be ahead of a lot of his peers.
He looks forward to going to nursery each day, has made some great friends and to top it off loves the staff.
We’d wholly recommend Busy Bees to anyone that asks us.

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

We are very happy at Busy Bees - our daughter started as a baby and is now about to move into pre-school and she genuinely loves the nursery. The huge highlight of Busy Bees for me is the outdoor space and the nurturing environment. We have seen some very positive changes over recent months - parents are kept up to date with frequent newsletters and given reminders of key dates to remember. My daughter’s key worker is fantastic and is a real credit to the organisation. The whole team have so much energy and compassion and put in huge efforts to make every day different - not a day goes by without my daughter doing something new and exciting. I would highly recommend the nursery to prospective parents.

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

My son has been at Busy Bees for the past year and he absolutely loves it. He has made so many friends and loves all of the carers. He has learnt so much since he has been in preschool.
Busy Bees really care for each individual child and it is obvious that they are invested in my child's development.

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Average Rating:   4.4 out of 5

My daughter has attended the nursery since a baby and is now in preschool. She is very happy there and has become an independant confident little girl. The staff are friendly and always have time to discuss anything regarding your child. The nursery provides a wide range of activities for the children, both indoors and outside in the different garden areas. In the preschool room they have the added benefit of a teacher who helps prepare the children for school.

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Average Rating:   4.1 out of 5

My daughter has attended Shenley Busy Bees for the past three years and has been very happy there. Now in the pre school room, she runs happily into her room flinging her coat at me to hang up saying ‘bye mum’ as she goes!!!! She loves the staff who look after that room, wanting them to come back home with us for parties! I have always been impressed with the food she has had served there, her eating habits helped by the social setting at meal times. At pick ups, there is feedback about what she has eaten, been up to and (in previous rooms) reports on nappy changes.
New manager has made lots of improvements and its noticeable that all of the staff are very happy and that morale is high.

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Average Rating:   4.5 out of 5

My daughter has been at Busy Bees Shenley since she was 8mths and is about to move into preschool and I am pleased to say that she couldn't be happier.
During 2016/2017 there were management and staff turnover issues that were concerning however I never felt my daughters happiness was comprised. These issues seem to now be truly in the past and there is a wonderful ambience when going into the nursery. There are lovely initiatives for parents and staff alike (such as breakfast bar, employee of the month etc) and communication to parents is great.
My daughter adores her key worker and I feel this is reciprocated, even those who are not in her day to day care stop to chat.
My youngest child will soon be joining and so happy that some of the staff who looked after my 1st daughter in the baby room are still there.
A nursery I would now recommend.

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Average Rating:   4.7 out of 5

I have had children at Busy Bees Shenley for the past seven years and have always felt reassured that they are well looked after by carers that love children. Both of my children have loved their time there and have made great friends.

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

Our daughter has been at Busy Bees in Shenley since was 2yrs old and will leave this summer to start school. It is a fabulous nursery which is purpose built and has phenomenal outdoor space.

The staff are all committed and caring and our daughter has thrived there with a great range of activities and an exceptionally high level of early years education.

I highly recommend Busy Bees to anyone with nursery ages children who live or work in the local area.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

I am extremely happy with this nursery and shall be sending my second one here as well. My daughter started off in the baby room and is now in preschool. The staff took excellent care of her when she returned back after her hip surgery. They provide a good variety of vegetarian food. Communication between parents and nursery has really improved a great deal in the last few months.

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

My son has attended this nursery for nearly 8 months and I am very happy with him being there. There is a new manager which has been in place since September and has made a considerable improvement to the feel about the place. In the morning time there are activities laid out to occupy the children before breakfast is served. Extra activities are available by external providers which you can enrol your child on. I feel the staff have a genuine interest in my son - discussing his needs, his interaction and his involvement on a very regular basis. The variety of meals available each is day is very good. The manager keeps you up to date on activities, progress or issues which is very useful and makes you feel more involved.

I think some of the toys/activities in the rooms could do with a refresh but recognise there has been investment in some other areas.

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

My son has been going to Busy bees in Shenley since June 2016 and he thoroughly enjoys it. The staff are friendly and helpful and he is learning great key skills to get him prepared for school this September.

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Average Rating:   4.6 out of 5

The care and attention the staff provide to our child is second to none.
Everyone knows her, they always have a smile for both parents and children.
Our child's development has come on leaps and bounds since being at Busy Bees Shenley, and she is much better adapted and socially aware than children who aren't at nursery.
We feel absolutely safe and confident whilst our daughter is there, and have zero concern for her well being whilst she is there. it was the best decision we have made sending her there.

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Average Rating:   4.7 out of 5

My son started this nursery from July last year. He is very happy in there. He loves all activities they do in nursery and main thing is all staffs are very helpful and lovely. I would definitely recommend to all.
Thank you

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Both my daughters, aged 1 and 3, attend Busy Bees at Shenley and are very happy there. My one year old is in the baby room, and the three year old attends the pre school academy. Both settings are highly adequate for their needs and the staff go above and beyond for each child in their care.
The nursery has been under new management since September and it's amazing what a transformation has taken place already, and there is more news of what is to come in the future, which is only encouraging.
I highly recommend.

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

I currently have 2 children at Busy Bees Shenley. One is in the toddler room and the other in pre-school. I have always been more than happy with the level of care given to my children there. They are the most important little people in my life and I feel confident to leave them in the nursery’s safe and warm hands. All staff members continue to show them love and support and take such interest in their development. My children often talk about their teachers and how much they love playing with them at nursery! My little girl always wants to invite her teachers for play dates and parties :). As a teacher myself, I feel confident that as well as the excellent pastoral care they offer, they also provide stimulating learning environments. My children have thrived throughout their time here and I would recommend the nursery to any of my friends looking for childcare!

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

Busy Bees at Shenley has done a world of good for our son. He comes home happy and content. During our time at Busy Bees our son has had special developmental needs and the support of all the staff for him and for us has been fantastic. The attention to the child goes beyond their key worker.

The staff and management are very approachable and there is a very inclusive attitude in the nursery.

I was super impressed that when the nursery had to close due to a faulty boiler, the staff found places for all the children in alternative nurseries.

I would like to see a better communication channel facilitated by the nursery for parents to create relationships.

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

My eldest son went to Busy Bees February 2012 - August 2015 and my youngest is currently there since January 2016.
The nursery is a warm, nurturing setting that I am 100% happy to send my children to. The nursery is set out with separate room for the different ages, with a communal area for eating and extra activities. Each room has its own large garden area, all with fake grass (so no muddy shoes!).
The staff are wonderful and my sons love them. The food made on the premises gives great variety and my son eats everything!

There has been a couple of changes in management over this period, and there was a period of change, but the new manager has made some very positive changes and it has made a massive difference to staff moral and parent's communication and involvement in the nursery.

I would recommend Bust Bees to anyone.

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Average Rating:   4.6 out of 5

My daughter started at Busy Bees in Shenley when she just turned 2 years old and I can honestly say that it is the best decision I ever made!
The staff are so friendly and welcoming, got to know Katie very quickly and learnt her little routine i.e she likes a cuddle first thing in the morning before she gains her confidence to go and sit with her friends and start playing.
The daily information/ emails etc that you receive about your child is second to none. I never had to ask for more information and am always made aware of what she eats, how long she sleeps for, what activities she has done throughout the day etc.
I always have my son with me when I do pick up and the staff are also so engaging with him that he feels part of their family.
There was a recent change in management but I feel it has been such a positive change and would highly recommend anyone to send their children there and feel that my daughter is having the best time and also learning so much!

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

I am very happy with the care my 1 year old receives at Busy Bees Shenley. He is my third child (but my first to go to this Nursery ) so I know what I want from a daycare. The staff are all so welcoming and friendly they all know his name and greet him with a smile every day. His key worker is very attentive and focussed on his development.
As a busy working mum it is so great to have somewhere that knows exactly what this means I need - flexible hours, to feed him as much as he needs and to not turn him away if he has a bit of a cold!
The new manager has been doing an amazing job at improving the general organisation and creating a happy community culture.

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Average Rating:   4.5 out of 5

My son has attended Busy Bees since he was a year old and enjoys his time there. He is now in the preschool room and getting ready for starting school. He is doing very well with his learning letters and numbers. He will miss his time at Busy Bees when he leaves for school in September.

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

Extremely happy with the care my child is receiving at Shenley Busy Bees. The nursery staff are lovely and always go above and beyond to make sure she comes home happy and full of stories of what she has done in the day.
The nursery is under new management as of September 2017 and the new manager is inspiring! She has made so many changes to the nursery (for the good!) in her short time there already and im so happy to be part of that. She takes a real interest in every child, even though she is in charge of a whole building of children and staff and takes the time to meet and greet the parents and carers. The team seem so much happier in their roles too and each room offers a wide range of experience and next level care.
I have recently found out I am expecting my second baby and Busy Bees Shenley is my first choice once again, i cannot recommend this nursery enough! Thank you to the manager and the team for taking care of my baby girl as if she was your own! xx

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

This nursery is amazing. My daughter is so happy. They are caring and warm and she loves the activities, playing in the wonderful garden and having lunch with all her friends in the central area.
My daughter always wants to go to Busy Bees Shenley and is always happy when I collect her. I have recently been able to observe the staff interacting with my daughter. The staff were playing with her and the other children, running around and my daughter was laughing and learning at the same time.
I, as a parent, am also so happy. The staff tell me what she's been doing every afternoon at collection. They tell me when she slept, what she ate (all home-made, healthy and tasty, and her general mood) They tell me about her nappies and show me where to find the activities they have done that day. They communicate so well. They know her. This is the most important thing to me.

I love this nursery and the staff here. My daughter will be here until she has to go to school.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My 7 month old son has recently started attending a few afternoons a week. He has settled in really well. They have been great at making sure the care the provide is unique to him. One example is great vegetarian food and supporting us in our decision to do baby led weaning with him. Very happy. Lovely outdoor spaces, great variety of toys and activities for the children and a fantastic team of staff.

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

The nursery is a very nurturing environment that my son enjoys attending. He is well looked after when he's there and enjoys having access to a wide variety of activities to take part in. Communication about what the children have been learning has become extremely thorough and it's lovely having the opportunity to reinforce what has been taught at nursery when we're at home. All the staff are welcoming and take the time to say hello and goodbye which makes for a friendly atmosphere. There is a lovely outdoor area which the children have year-round access to so they are always able to run off some energy and the small woodland area is perfect for exploring. The nursery's catering is certified by the Vegetarian Society and always looks appetising and varied. It is overall a lovely nursery and I would recommend it.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Shenley? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

After having my son in the nursery from the age of 2, all I can say is that he absolutely loves it. He is happy to attend every morning, loves all the staff that work there, and loves all the activities they provide.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

A great nursery that is very caring with engaging staff. Both my children have been very happy here. I particularly like the fact that you offer additional activities like Click IT and football.

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

Both my daughters have attended Busy Bees with my youngest still there. The nursery has great facilities and superb outdoor space including a little forest for preschoolers to explore. The staff are always so friendly, supportive and caring and are really understanding and helpful if a little extra help/care is needed with a child. Day to day activities are always varied and fun, with lots of stimulation for the little ones, encouraging them to learn and grow. The daily menu is fantastic, good quality and varied options, encouraging children to try new and different tastes and textures. My eldest has left now but absolutely loved her time at Busy Bees for over 2 years and my youngest has settled really well, she is very happy going in each day and her development is coming on in leaps and bounds. General communication from the nursery needs improvement though, for things like newsletters and notice on days where children need to dress up etc. I would highly recommend this nursery.

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

I would recommend this nursery to other parents as my daughter has been attending since she was 9 months old. She is now 2 years old and has progressed well and is developing into a well-rounded individual. There has been certain staff that have been outstanding with their support and as a parent I find this to be very reassuring.

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Average Rating:   4.1 out of 5

My daughter has been at Busy Bees at Shenley now for 4 months and loves nursery. The team are wonderful and she has developed so much in the short time she has been here. My daughter is dropped off early each day and always reaches her arms out to give the staff a cuddle and smile on arrival. A very pleased mum!

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Average Rating:   4.5 out of 5

My twins are both so happy there! The manager is great, helpful and always willing to help if needed. The staff are very caring and as a full-time worker mum, I know that my kids are in good care. I think the manager is the best thing that happened to Busy Bees at Shenley for a long time!

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

My son has been at Busy Bees at Shenley for just over a year since he turned one. He has grown in confidence and his language has developed extremely well and he is even talking French. The staff have always been considerate and attentive and nurtured his
well-being and development. They are passionate about their care and their education and food has been exemplary. Their facilities are fabulous and outdoor space is exceptional. We are always greeted with a smile and I have every confidence in their care.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

I would highly recommend Busy Bees to friends and family as we could not be happier with the staff and the facilities. My son is extremely happy, & the nursery is only too willing to help and support with anything and everything.

My son has settled so well and staff are so supportive.

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

My son enjoyed his time at Busy Bees Shenley very much. He enjoyed playing in the forest area in preschool. He made lots of friends and the staff were really friendly and made his time there really happy.

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

My children have attended the nursery for over three years and I couldn't recommend this nursery more highly. The staff in the nursery are so caring and very nurturing and work hard to deliver the best possible care/environment for my children. If I have ever had any issues I have felt able to speak to the staff/management to resolve them quickly. Both my children thoroughly enjoy their time here and settled very quickly.

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Average Rating:   4.4 out of 5

Wonderful staff are looking after my little boy who is 20 months and the staff are so caring and kind to help him and his learning.

I am very happy that the Manager and the staff always are helpful and caring and always deal with my requests in a kind and professional way.

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Average Rating:   4.7 out of 5

Great staff, good nursery, great range of activities for the children. Need to greatly improve communication via email/text/social media but apart from that, I would recommend. The Manager is very accommodating and helpful. Improvements have been made over the last 6 months.

Recommendation - need to move quicker with implementing simple parent ideas, every suggestion has to run past head office management which delays implementing.

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

Sasha Beesley, Digital Marketing Executive at Busy Bees at Shenley responded to this review on 04 Nov 2016:

Hi Koz, we have taken your comments and recommendations on board and thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback. Kind Regards

I am very happy with the nursery and with the baby room. My daughter is always happy when I pick her up. The management team are always helpful and very informative.

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Average Rating:   4 out of 5

Both my daughters go to Busy Bees at Shenley my eldest has been for almost two years now. Recently my eldest daughter was diagnosed with diabetes. The nursery staff have been amazing at working with us to ensure that her additional needs have been met. From carb counting her meals to giving her daily injections. It has been a really upsetting time for us as a family and the nursery have provided us with outstanding support even being there with a shoulder to cry on. I have total confidence in the staff and really appreciate the great lengths they go to, to reassure me of my child well being. They are all very professional and caring in what they do. Assets to the children.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

The nursery is very good with all kids, especially those with confidence, speech and self esteem issues. The key workers are very understanding and help kids to overcome the problems. My three year old is much more responsive and communicative in the last couple of months. She looks forward to going to nursery.

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