Busy Bees at Reigate, Reigate, Surrey
Busy Bees at Reigate, Reigate, Surrey
Busy Bees at Reigate, Reigate, Surrey

Busy Bees at Reigate has a secure indoors and outdoors play area, fully-equipped to suit a rich and varied early years learning experience, its own sensory room and CCTV.

Children have multiple opportunities to play, to practice language, literacy and numeracy, while benefitting from healthy and nutritious meals.

A key person system is in place, with regular feedback to parents and EYFS objectives regularly monitored for effectiveness.

Group: Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Kate Piper (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Surrey County Council

Number of Staff: 32

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

Total Places for Children: 98

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Languages Spoken (other than English): French, Polish

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Reviews

8.2 Busy Bees at Reigate has a Review Score of 8.2 (8.199)

The Review Score of 8.2 (maximum of 10) for Busy Bees at Reigate is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.8 out of 5 from 6 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Busy Bees at Reigate in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.4 out of 5 from 2 positive Reviews in the last 12 months.

  • 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 4.847 for Busy Bees at Reigate is calculated as follows: ( (61 Excellents x 5) + (11 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 72 Ratings = 4.847

  • 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 3.352 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Busy Bees at Reigate is based on 2 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 = 3.25

    2. Target of 19.6 positive Reviews (98 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 19.6 Target = 0.102

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


Average Ratings

  • Excellent
    5
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Busy Bees at Reigate?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    6
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Busy Bees at Reigate

  • Mother of Child
    4
  • Father of Child
    1
  • Grandmother of Child
    1

My daughter has recently moved into the Reigate area and has needed childcare which is nearer to her for her 2 yr old daughter. After visiting many nurseries in the area, she eventually chose Busy Bees.
I live out of the area and visit regularly and often collect my granddaughter from the nursery, what a pleasant experience it is! The management and staff in reception are friendly and helpful and initially show you what room to collect from. The staff in the room also are very informative on what my granddaughter has been up to regarding eating, sleeping and activities etc. On the whole, I would recommend this nursery as the care she receives is fantastic, she always comes home happy and chatting about her day!

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

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Had a look around this nursery for my son a few months ago. We looked at other nurseries in the area and can't believe the contrast in them all.
This nursery is like a home away from home. My son has been going for the last 3 months now and he is one very happy little boy. Always talking about what he learnt that day and what he is bringing home. We couldn't be happier with the level of service we have received from the staff and managers there.

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

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

The management team are excellent - engaged, provide frequent communications, are quick to respond to questions or issues and genuinely interested in the children. The staff themselves are extremely caring and have been engaged in both our children's development. It's lovely to see how happy our children are going to nursery.

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

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My daughter has been going here for 3 years and we have seen a vast improvement in the nursery. Everyone is very friendly and take great care of all the children. She has made many friends there and always loves going in the morning. It has been such a help to us knowing that our daughter is looked after and is learning. To cap it all off its a short walk down the road. Fantastic.

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

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My LO has been attending Busy Bees for over a year now and i couldn't be happier. The staff are so friendly and welcoming in the mornings that i feel safe when i drop her off.
The staff give me constant feedback from her day and the attention to detail which they give is amazing. I couldn't thank them enough for all they have done for my LO, once again absolutly amazing.

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

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My son attends this nursery since he was 11months old he is now 3, I have no complaints, management is fantastic, along with all of the staff at this nursery they are all so caring, and really have a great bond with the children. My son is in the pre school room but still gets lots of cuddles and attention when he sees the other nursery nurses from previous rooms.
The meals he gets are all freshly cooked and they have a fantastic menu.
All the rooms are brightly coloured with children's pictures and well set out play areas, and fun filled days.
My boy comes home very happy and always eager to tell me what his been doing. The pre school room are doing excellent in preparing him for school this September and have a fantastic room manager!
The garden area could be improved which I know is on the agenda but they make the most of the space they currently have.
Overall I think this is a fantastic nursery and would highly recommend

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

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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