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Busy Bee Preschool

Pre-School

The Busy Bee Pre-School has been open for 51 years and is well established and well known in the area. We operate from a local scout hall during term time only. We offer sessional care and extended hours which can be adapted to suit your needs. We are members of the Preschool Learning Alliance and believe that children learn through play and by observing other children.

We plan and provide a wide range of activites, linked to the Early Years Foundation Stage, which gives every child the opportunity to develop and reach their full potential.

Every child has a keyworker and through observations, planning, assessment and parental input you will see your child develop, we also operate our keyworker system on line which means you are able to view your childs file at any time, add your own comments, observations and photos.

We have an outside play area that is used in all weathers along with a mud kitchen, which is very popular, slide and climging frame, playhouse, sand pit and selection boxes with bats, balls, toys and games for the children to use.

Our dedicated staff team are available to discuss your families needs.

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Margaret Oley
Contact Position
Manager
Telephone
020 8559 4473
E-mail
busybeeschingford@hotmail.co.uk

Where to go

Address
20, Bailey Close
Chingford
London
Postcode
E4 9HG
Notes

Bus: 357, 444 Train: Highams Park

Other Information

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£4.00 Per hour
£3.50 Per hour
Details
Children aged 2 years are charged at £4 per hour, once your child reaches the age of 3 years they will receive 15 hours FEEE per week any hours over this are charged at £3.50 per hour. We have places for funded 2 year olds, which will cover 15 hours per week, we also take the FEEE grant for 3 and 4 year olds which again covers 15 hours a week. From September we will also be offering the 30 hours per week Free Early Education grant for 3 and 4 year olds.

Availability

Age Ranges
From 2 years 0 months to 4 years 11 months
Other notes

Childcare Vouchers Accepted

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Yes
Details
There is step free access into the building.

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
ADHD
Speech
Social development impairment
Visual impairment
Asthma
Aspergers
Speech Delay
Serious allergy
Renal failure
Sickle cell
Severe dietary needs
Deaf
Challenging Behaviour
Diabetes
Behaviour problems
Autism spectrum
Cerebral Palsy
Blind
Global Delay
Ezcema
Downs syndrome
Epilepsy
Emotional needs
Motor impairment
Physical impairment
Muscular Dystrophy
Language impairment
Makaton
Learning difficulties

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes
Details
Dairy intolerance, nut allergy

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes
Contact provider for vacancy
Yes
Details
We mainly have afternoon places available, however if your child starts with us we will move them onto mornings, if required, as and when they become available.

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Tax Free Childcare
Yes
Offers the free 30 hour entitlement
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday to Friday 08:30: 15:00
Monday to Friday 8.45 11.45
Monday to Friday 12 15.00
Facilities
Outdoor Playspace
Visits and Outings
Outdoor Play Area
Quiet Area
Sleeping Area
Books
Toys
Songs & Rhymes
Dressing up box

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
146918
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection Grade
Good
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
25/04/2018Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
13/07/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
18/11/2010Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer

Description

See inclusion section above and providers website.

Our SENCO, Norma Thomas has vast experience in the special needs field, and is on hand to discuss your concerns and get outside agencies involved if required.

Contact Name
Louise Buschman, Margaret Oley
Contact Telephone
020 8559 4473
Contact Email
busybeeschingford@hotmail.co.uk
Links
Web Page
Facebook Page
SEN Provision Type
Universal
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