Term Dates

Busy Bees is open from 0800 – 17.00 Monday to Friday during TERM TIME ONLY.
Our days of opening are linked to Chapmanslade Primary School.

Dates of opening for 2023-2024

6th September 2023- 18th October 2023
Half-term: 29th October – 27th October 2023

30th October 2023- 20th December 2023
Christmas break: 21st December 2023 – 3rd January 2024

4th January 2024 – 9th February 2024
Half-term: 12th  February – 16th February 2024

19th February 2024- 28th  March 2024
Easter break: 29th March – 12th April 2024

15th  April 2024 – 24th May 2024 (closed 6th May bank holiday)
Half-term: 29th May 2023 – 2nd June 2023

3rd June 2024- 24th July 2024
Summer break: 25th July 2024 – 2nd September 2024


Teacher Training days 4/9, 5/9,( three more to decide)



Arriving and Leaving
Busy Bees Pre-school is located in the grounds of Chapmanslade Church of England Primary School and lessons may be in progress when you arrive and leave so please try to do so quietly.

Driving & Parking Reminders

Please remember to drive and park safely and considerately in the village.                                                                    We have a number of families who walk to and from
school – please slow down and take great care when passing them.
The entrance to school is a ‘no-waiting’ area. we respectfully remind you that it is unsafe to park your vehicle in the areas that will endanger, inconvenience or obstruct pedestrians and other road users.             We ask parents to limit congestion and park safely and considerately by:Not parking on, or at the bottom of the school driveway; Not parking, or turning in the driveways of residents; Avoiding parking in narrow areas; We continue to work in developing our School Travel Plan in an effort to make our community safer. Thank you in advance for your co-operation.

Parking for parents dropping off and collecting children for Busy Bees is along the High Street and also at Barters Plant Centre and the Three Horseshoes Pub. In the interests of local residents please park considerately and not on painted white lines. Click here to find out where we are.

“Excellent staff with great communication with parents. Lovely setting and very well organised. My child settled very quickly and can’t wait to get there in the mornings! The staff also made me fell very welcome and part of the pre-school community.” – Parent 24.03.2015