Busy Bees at Newhaven

David Lloyd Leisure Centre, Newhaven Place, Newhaven, Edinburgh EH6 4LX

Busy Bees at Newhaven, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Busy Bees at Newhaven, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Busy Bees at Newhaven, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Busy Bees at Newhaven is a professional childcare service that embraces the early years learning potential of babies an toddlers, as well as the role that parents can play, while being well-equipped and resourced with all the learning equipment and expertise needed to achieve high standards.

Quality pre-school learning is pursued alongside sound health and safety policies, with independent assessments and risk assessments, and an ongoing training programme for all professionals.

Group: Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Tracy Cameron (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Edinburgh City Council

Number of Staff: 20

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

Total Places for Children: 54

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1800

When Closed: Christmas & New Year Bank Holidays

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Reviews

8.1 Busy Bees at Newhaven has a Review Score of 8.1 (8.135)

The Review Score of 8.1 (maximum of 10) for Busy Bees at Newhaven is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.7 out of 5 from 5 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Busy Bees at Newhaven 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 4.7 for Busy Bees at Newhaven is calculated as follows: ( (42 Excellents x 5) + (18 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 60 Ratings = 4.7

  • 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 3.435 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Busy Bees at Newhaven 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 10.8 positive Reviews (54 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 10.8 Target = 0.185

  • 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
    4
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

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

  • Extremely LIKELY
    5
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Busy Bees at Newhaven

  • Mother of Child
    3
  • Aunt of Child
    1
  • Father of Child
    1

Every visit I make to Newhaven I see change and organisation. The management team and staff are always welcoming and will go beyond their duties to ensure I am okay, the family and life. I receive effective handovers and exciting news of my nephew's development and his day. He is never hungry after nursery and seems to get a great choice of food on offer throughout the day. I couldn't recommend this nursery more.

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

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

My daughter has been coming to busy bees for over 2 years, in that time she has received amazing care from thoughtful and caring staff in various rooms as she has progressed through the nursery. I get wonderful feedback from her key worker about her development regularly and I always feel that I can approach the staff about any concerns with my daughter. I am very happy with the care my daughter receives at busy bees new haven and she is very happy and settled.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Newhaven? 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

Our daughter has been going to Newhaven for nearly 2 years and we are so pleased we found them. Everyone at the nursery has been brilliant, the carers and all the staff. Busy Bees Newhaven provides a happy, safe and stimulating environment and our daughter settled and made lots of little friends. From our first visit to look around, we were made to feel at ease. There are 3 rooms for different ages and my daughter has been in all of them now. She spent the majority of her time in dolphin juniors for the up to 3 year olds, where her days were filled with fun activities, both inside and outside as this nursery provides an open door policy so she can go outside when she wants. Assigned a key worker to help our daughter's progress, we received detailed daily reports on her progress that we could use to work with at home. Nothing has ever been too much for the staff at the nursery. From one parent to another you will not go wrong in selecting Busy Bees Newhaven to care for that special person.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Newhaven? 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 daughter has attended Newhaven nursery for almost 2 years and she absolutely loves it. She gets on great with all the staff and talks about them and nursery her friends all the time. I like all the staff too, they are all very friendly and approachable and I know when I leave my daughter at the nursery that she is well taken care of.

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

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

This Nursery is a great place to be. My child loves to come to Nursery. It's hard for me to get them to leave. Staff are all friendly and welcoming and it's just a great environment to be in. The Nursery is only closed 6 days a year and is open from 7.30am to 6pm which suits me perfectly.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Newhaven? 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

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