Our Staff

The Managers

Jessica van Lieshout, Nursery ManagerThe owner/Manager :Jess
owns the nursery and works there 5 mornings a week, and when required in the afternoons. She has an SVQ4 in children’s care, learning and development and a BA in early childhood practice. Jess has owned the nursery for 12 years now and worked here for 2 years as a nursery nurse prior to that. 

The Deputy: Lauren has an NVQ3 in childcare and education and is in her final year of study for her child hood practice degree. she works 4 days a week and has been at busy bees for a total of 4 years
Due to the small nature of the setting, both managers work in the playroom the majority of the nursery day.

The nursery Practitioners
Rabia is a trained nursery nurse with an HNC in childcare and education, who has worked here for a total of 2.5 years.  She is bilingual and speaks both English and Urdu. Rabia works 4 days a week.

Cristina is from Spain and has a Spanish degree in Pedagogy and a masters in special educational needs. Cristina has experience in a range of settings including supply nursery work, as a nanny and working in a school for children with additional support needs. She speaks both Spanish and English. Cristina works at Busy bees 2 days a week and also covers additional hours when required.