Busy Bees in Daventry

Ashby Fields, Wimborne Place, Ashby Fields, Daventry NN11 0XY

Busy Bees in Daventry, Daventry, Northamptonshire
Busy Bees in Daventry, Daventry, Northamptonshire
Busy Bees in Daventry, Daventry, Northamptonshire

Busy Bees in Daventry consists of six playrooms that are resourced to different learning aims, looking to inspire the imagination of babies, toddlers and pre-school children. There are also dedicated outdoor play areas for each age group. The nursery is a short distance from Daventry country park where the children can enjoy collecting leaves and exploring nature.

A committed key person system is in place as the nursery understands the benefit of focusing on the individual, allowing them to pick up new skills at their own pace and offering regular discussion for parents.

Learning journals are compiled to show how children are meeting the objectives of the EYFS, and working towards their next steps for learning. Staff are trained on hygiene, safety and security to provide outstanding care on a daily basis.

Group: Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Hannah Smith (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Northamptonshire County Council

Number of Staff: 33

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

Total Places for Children: 97

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day

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Reviews

7.9 Busy Bees in Daventry has a Review Score of 7.9 (7.858)

The Review Score of 7.9 (maximum of 10) for Busy Bees in Daventry 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 3 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Busy Bees in Daventry in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.1 out of 5 from 1 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 4.806 for Busy Bees in Daventry is calculated as follows: ( (29 Excellents x 5) + (7 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 36 Ratings = 4.806

  • 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 3.052 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Busy Bees in Daventry is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 = 3

    2. Target of 19.4 positive Reviews (97 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 19.4 Target = 0.052

  • 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
    3
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Busy Bees in Daventry?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    3
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Busy Bees in Daventry

  • Mother of Child
    2
  • Father of Child
    1

Our son has been at Busy Bees in Daventry for three and half years (since he just turned one and he is now nearly four and a half). The stay and play option is an excellent way for the children to become familiar with the setting and staff, and also for the parents to experience the nursery, which hugely helped with the settling in process for all of us. Our son absolutely loves going to nursery and all the staff are really friendly, but also give good feedback that enables us to support his development.
The food is cooked on site, there is a good variety and they encourage the children to try new things. The transition up between the rooms is handled well and not just at a specific age, our son is quite shy and they phased it over several visits which really helped. We would highly recommend this nursery as the care for children is outstanding.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees in Daventry? 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 child has been at Busy Bees Nursery since the age of 6 months and he has just turned 4. He has loved all of his time at this nursery and is very happy there. The transition through stages and different rooms in the nursery are always handled well so there is minimal disruption to the child. The staff are brilliant and the range of activities is exceptional. The food offered is all cooked on site and is of a very high and healthy standard. The staff engage well with the children and the parents. There is a range of themed days and open days throughout the year to engage the children and parents which always goes down well. I would not hesitate to recommend this nursery to other parents and children. The whole nursery has just been redecorated and the outside areas are brilliant for the children.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees in Daventry? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My son has been at Busy Bees for the last 2.5 years and we could not be happier with the service we have received. Being a teacher myself, I did my homework on the local nurseries and after a number of visits, my husband and I chose Busy Bees hands down. The staff are friendly & engaging with the children & always make the start of your day easier. (We've all been there when a 'drop-off' is difficult or emotional & the staff just make this situation a whole lot easier!) The activities he does on a daily basis are fun, varied & directed entirely at the appropriate level. We are always told on collection, what they've managed to squeeze into their jam-packed days! My son like most 3yr olds has a lot of energy & loves being both creative & messy, as well as practical & learning new skills. Busy Bees certainly caters for everyone! The food is also an area that has totally impressed us, with the variety & high standard. Our son is very happy here & I would highly recommend this nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees in Daventry? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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