Busy Bees Halbeath

Fife College, Halbeath, Dunfermline KY11 8JH

Busy Bees Halbeath, Dunfermline, Fife
Busy Bees Halbeath, Dunfermline, Fife
Busy Bees Halbeath, Dunfermline, Fife

Busy Bees Halbeath operates a professional child care service for the 0-5s and encourages the healthy mental and physical development of all children. The use of well-chosen resources and the skills of key workers ensure that all time spent with both parents and young ones is precious and leads to carefully structured progress for each child.

Imaginative play and numerous activities are provided within this comfortable nursery, through the inspiration and encouragement of the well-qualified staff. Visits from outside organisations are regularly encouraged; these often provide presentations on various specialist topics such as healthy eating and wildlife, for example.

Group: Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Elaine McCall (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Fife Council

Number of Staff: 30

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

Total Places for Children: 107

Age Range: from 0 years 2 months to 5 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1815

When Closed: Christmas & New Year

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Reviews

8.2 Busy Bees Halbeath has a Review Score of 8.2 (8.218)

The Review Score of 8.2 (maximum of 10) for Busy Bees Halbeath 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 2 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Busy Bees Halbeath in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.3 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 4.875 for Busy Bees Halbeath is calculated as follows: ( (21 Excellents x 5) + (3 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 24 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 3.343 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Busy Bees Halbeath 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 21.4 positive Reviews (107 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 21.4 Target = 0.093

  • 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
    2
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Busy Bees Halbeath?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    2
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Busy Bees Halbeath

  • Mother of Child
    2

My twins have been in Busy Bees nursery for 2 years now, I cannot express how much I am grateful for everything the staff at Busy Bee's does and has done for my children. All staff in the building are amazing and always have such a positive, friendly and caring attitude. I am always informed of what my children have been up to during the day. (Which is always a lot of different learning and fun experiences) and also what they have eaten during the day (which is a lovely varied healthy menu). Busy Bees is by far the best nursery I know. Thank you Busy Bees.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees Halbeath? 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 currently attends the nursery and has been there since he was 10 months old. My other son also attended the nursery for 4+ years but is now in primary 2 at his local school. Having been at the nursery for so long, the staff are more like friends and I would class them as my 2nd family. They have been amazing, always trying to help and offer the right support when needed. It has been an amazing journey.
My younger son was born with Downs Syndrome and life from that day has been a roller coaster of emotions, however, the nursery and staff have been brilliant with him, and he has grown into a very contented independent individual who is due to start mainstream school in August this year. It will be very sad when we leave the nursery but I would personally like to thank all the staff for their help and support and for having bags of patience! There are certain staff who have been fantastic - thank you very much from the bottom of my heart - you know who you are!

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees Halbeath? 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: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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