Nursery education provider invests £3m in app to promote offline activities

Marg Randles, managing director of Busy Bees and her grandson Louis
Marg Randles, managing director of Busy Bees, with her grandson Louis
Nursery giant Busy Bees Childcare has launched an app that promotes time away from screens. UP - which stands for Unleashing Potential - is the result of two years' research and development and £3m investment. The app claims to be the first of its kind in the sector. It is available to both parents and nursery workers and provides a programme of offline learning activities tailored to a child’s specific interests such as dinosaurs, nature, animals or space. Marg Randles OBE, chief academic officer and co-founder at Busy Be... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...