Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth

James Paget Hospital, Lowestoft Road, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth NR31 6LA

Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth is a purpose-built nursery with a homely interior where children can feel confident to learn and have their creativity inspired.

Staff are trained in health, safety and security, while building up strong relationships with each child, understanding that different age ranges develop uniquely and with excellent resources that make sure learning opportunities are extensive.

Parents are able to have regular discussions on progress and a regular partnership group meets so everyone can stay updated.

Group: Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Rebecca Batley (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Norfolk County Council

Number of Staff: 20

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

Total Places for Children: 71

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0700-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays & Christmas

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Reviews

8.3 Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth has a Review Score of 8.3 (8.294)

The Review Score of 8.3 (maximum of 10) for Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.9 out of 5 from 6 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth 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 4.903 for Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth is calculated as follows: ( (65 Excellents x 5) + (7 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 72 Ratings = 4.903

  • 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 3.391 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth 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 14.2 positive Reviews (71 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 14.2 Target = 0.141

  • 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
    6
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth?

  • 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 Great Yarmouth

  • Mother of Child
    4
  • Father of Child
    2

My 5-month-old started going to Busy Bees in February. We were extremely anxious about leaving her so young. We needn't have worried. The staff at Busy Bees are so lovely and our little girl absolutely loves them all. She has come on with her sitting and 'talking' in leaps and bounds in the months she has been going. The facilities are excellent too - with everything a baby could want to play/explore. We are now weaning our daughter and the chef at Busy Bees will make up a special dinner for her. GREAT staff, GREAT service - excellent place.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth? 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 2-year-old son currently attends Busy Bees and has done since October 2015 and my older son attended for 3 years prior to this. They both have loved their time in the nursery and have gained so much from it, they are confident, happy boys. The staff are all friendly, separated and helpful and professional. The age separated and staff cater to the children's needs within their rooms, key person system ensures your children are well cared for by people that know them well and us as parents.
Busy bees monitor my boy's educational progress carefully and we get regular updates on his achievements as well as opportunities to meet with the key person at parents evening! The freshly prepared meals on the busy bees menu are healthy and nutritional meaning as busy working parents we have one less thing to worry about.
Generally, Busy Bees provide good quality childcare all round!

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

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

An outstanding nursery which offers quality childcare. My little boy is always cared for by the professional staff who always extend his learning in many ways. I couldn't be happier and certainly, recommend the nursery to other friends and colleagues.

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

Average Rating: 

 4.9 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: Excellent

My second child attends Busy Bees currently and he loves it. It is an amazing nursery, with two children having used it, both our children and my husband and I love it. The staff are caring, supportive and whole heartedly have my children's best interests. Both children enjoy going there and enjoy the activities they do. They have both loved the scrummy food they are served and all the opportunities they have there.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth? 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

All 4 of our children have attended Busy Bees Great Yarmouth and we can not recommend the nursery highly enough. The level of care we have received for all of our children over the past 10 years has been outstanding, we would have never considered anywhere else. The nursery staff were like extended family and we are so sad that our youngest is now leaving the nursery to go to school. We would not hesitate to recommend the nursery to anyone.

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

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

I have three children and all three have regularly attended Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth nursery. I have always been delighted with the high level of care, friendly staff and nurturing approach towards the children provided by the nursery. The nursery is well resourced and each room provides appropriate equipment for the relevant age group. I like the fact there are five different rooms and all have access to the outdoors. The staff are extremely caring and they work together to look after all the children. The nursery is particularly good at encouraging the children to build friendships and establish good routines for social situations such as mealtimes and snack times. Two of my children have required special diets and one of them has needed medication to be given during the day. The nursery have catered for my children's' needs extremely well and the chef has provided dairy free menus. The nursery is very flexible in their opening times. Communication with parents, on a daily basis, is brilliant.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Great Yarmouth? 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

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