Busy Bees in Rotherham

Oakwood Hall Drive, Margate Road, Rotherham S60 2UD

Busy Bees in Rotherham is a modern nursery that has been designed with beautifully decorated theme rooms, ideal for inspiring children's imagination and learning skills at this crucial time in their development.

With a natural theme, the nursery has a Poppy Room, Sunflower Room, Bluebell Room and Daisy Rooms, complemented by extensive gardens that include their own green house, storyteller's area, mud pit and construction area.

There is secure access and an on-site chef prepared fresh meals daily to support good nutrition. The qualified team take a welcoming approach that helps children to settle in.

Group: Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Helen Smith (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

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

Total Places for Children: 74

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0700-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Overview

The Review Score of 9.4 (maximum of 10) for Busy Bees in Rotherham 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 10 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Busy Bees in Rotherham in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.5 out of 5 from 8 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 4.875 for Busy Bees in Rotherham is calculated as follows: ( (105 Excellents x 5) + (15 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 120 Ratings = 4.875

  • 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 4.541 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Busy Bees in Rotherham is based on 8 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 14.8 positive Reviews (74 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 8 Reviews ÷ 14.8 Target = 0.541

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

9.4 Busy Bees in Rotherham has a Review Score of 9.4 (9.416)

Average Ratings

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Reviewer Connection to Busy Bees in Rotherham

  • Mother of Child
    8
  • Father of Child
    2

Amazing staff, environment and good communication. Resources are brilliant and my child is very happy here.

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

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Brilliant place.

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

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

The age of staff in any nursery tends to be a subject of debate, however, we have always found the age and skill mix at Busy Bees in Rotherham to be very good. The ladies in the baby room are all lovely, warm and welcoming and our boy has taken to more than one of them.

Our daughter started at Busy Bees in Rotherham at 2 years of age and she also formed good attachments to the staff and we have never had any cause for complaint with either child's care at the nursery.

The older and wiser management is a further reassurance for any concerned about age.
We love Busy Bees in Rotherham and our third child will be signed up when I return to work.

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

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My son really enjoys coming to nursery, he like the staff and children. The environment is lovely, especially the outdoor space.

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

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Average Rating:   4.5 out of 5

Overall great. Staff are amazing. My daughter loves her time here. Her development since starting has been great and improved loads.

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

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

This is a truly excellent nursery. The staff are so caring and attentive and clearly enjoy their work. The children look so happy and engaged in the wide range of activities available. There is a healthy and varied menu on offer. The outdoor space is really secure, safe, and well thought out with plenty to do. I had looked around no fewer than 15 nurseries in the area but this was by far the best and I'm so glad I chose to send my children here.

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

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

Our daughter has been attending Busy Bees since she was 9 months old (now 3 years old) and we can't thank the staff here enough. We have such a confident little girl, very independent and loves going to the nursery to see staff and her friends. Staff are very friendly and always make you feel welcome. The parent zone app they use is fab, and is updated daily for us to see what our little girl has been getting up to during her day! Thanks again.

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

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Average Rating:   4.6 out of 5

After looking around a few nurseries in the area, there was no comparison between the others and Busy Bees. Right from the first look around, the staff were friendly and welcoming and I felt confident my son would be well looked after. Even the management made me and my son feel valued and being a nervous parent returning to work, this really put my mind at ease.
My son loves his time at nursery and is always excited to tell me at the end of the day what wonderful things he has been doing. I love that the staff send me pictures of him whilst at nursery to the parentzone app and I can always see what he's been eating etc throughout the day on my phone.
I would definitely recommend Busy Bees to friends and family.

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

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My son has been here since he was 1 years old. Now 3 and will stay here until we have to leave for school. I love how all the meals are prepared each day and some are foods I would've never thought to try at home. Everytime he has moved up into a new room I have never thought ready but the staff have always made transitions agreeable for both my son, new key worker and us has parents. We do travel some distance to come here and probably pass 20 or more other daycare/nurseries on the way but feel this is the right choice for us all. As do all we have parents evenings and staff follow the curriculum. Joined the 'parent zone' when there is an observation this liaises with the curriculum and handy to see what the expectations are been set by the government for their age. The office door is always open and everyone of the team from the management down to the cleaners are all very friendly and approachable. Very secure with fob access throughout.

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

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Busy Bees has helped my daughter settle into the nursery with ease, they didn't rush our settling in which has made it easy for all of us, the staff in the baby room have been brilliant with my daughter and she enjoys going into nursery.

We have been supported by all the staff since joining.

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

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

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