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BUMBLEBEES is a privately owned, Ofsted registered, fully insured Early Years Unit for children aged 3 - 5 years.  We also offer wrap around care for children aged 3 - 11 years old.

Emma King & Rachel Parkinson, owners and managers, both hold BA (Hons) Degrees in Early Years Leadership and Management, with professional development.



"We are proud of what we have achieved for the children of

St Paul's Primary School and the surrounding community"


Joanne McDonald is Assistant Manager, who also holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Early Years Leadership and Management. 

Joanne oversees the day to day running of Bumblebees.



"We at Bumblebees aim to help your child thrive and achieve

to the best of their ability in an enabling and stimulating environment"


All other staff are experienced and highly qualified at Level 3 and above.


Bumblebees Pre-school provides early education for children aged between 3 - 5 years old in a new purpose builty unit which is situated at the front of St Paul's Primary School.

We offer all 3 year olds 15 hours of free education each week, the term after their 3rd birthday.

Parents also have the opportunity to extend their 15 hours to suit individual requirements each day.  This is charged at an hourly rate. 

The Pre-school unit has 30 places and due to popular demand these are limited, so to avoid disappointment contact us on 07718642592 or call in to pick up a 'place request form'.




"We provide 'Good' quality child care in a safe,

fun and caring environment"


Bumblebees Breakfast Club opens from 7.30am Monday to Friday, term time.

We provide breakfast and activities for children before the start of the school day.  To book or for more information call 07718642592



Bumblebees After School Club is open until 6pm Monday to Friday, term time. 

We provide snacks as well as activities such as crafts, role play, Nintendo Wii, group games, outside games, themed nights etc.

Both clubs are run within St Paul's Primary School in a safe, secure environment.  To book or for more information call 07718642592



"Very active environment" Georgia,

"I like the outside play area" Olivia,

"I like 'making and doing' on the craft table" Hannah,

" I love painting and getting messy" Katie,



Bumblebees run a Holiday Club during the school holidays, except Christmas.

8.30 till 17.30

or 8.30 till 1pm or 1pm till 17.30

We provide fun and exciting activities, including arts & crafts, dance/drama, sports/team games, board games, quizzes/competitions.

  Places must be paid for at time of booking - to book call 07718642592

Our clubs run in the Rainford, Garswood and Wigan area.