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Bright Horizons at Blanchardstown
College Business and Technology Park, Dublin 15

Phone: (00353) 01 885 3943
blanchardstown@brighthorizons.com

Welcome to Blanchardstown Bright Horizons Childcare and Preschool

Bright Horizons has consistently recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland for the last 7 years by the Great Place to Work Institute!

Blanchardstown is proud to have been recognised as a National Children’s Nurseries Association All Ireland Centre of Excellence for the period of 2009- 2014

The All Ireland of Excellence Award acknowledges NCNA/Early Years members who are providing excellent standards of care for children in Ireland. Holders of the award demonstrate a commitment to quality, and success in implementing and maintaining consistently high standards of excellence.

The Blanchardstown Centre is a purpose built child care centre designed on two levels, there are many child friendly features including portal windows at the child’s level, peek a boo windows between the rooms to encourage interaction and surprise quiet areas. The facilities include a wonderful outdoor area,including two partially covered areas allowing the children outdoor access inmost weather conditions and an impressive Art Studio. The centre offers high quality early care and education for babies and children aged 3 months to 12 years. Blanchardstown offer full, part-time care and sessional care along with pre and after school care (with school drop off and collection). The centre also run year round Out-of-School Camps.

The onsite cook uses fresh produce and plans menus to provide children with a nutritionally balanced diet throughout the week.

The centre is located in the same business park as the Blanchardstown Institute of Technology and close to the Blanchardstown shopping centre. 

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Hours of Operation
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Ages Served
Infants, Toddlers, Twos, Preschool, School Age
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Meals
Nutritious snacks, breakfast and lunch provided daily
Centre & Programmes Highlights
Back-Up Care Available, School Age Summer Program, Family Resource Room

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Enrichment Programmes

At Bright Horizons children learn and grow through our unique emergent curriculum for learning in line with Aistear. Aistear is the National Curriculum Framework for children from birth to six years in Ireland. Aistear defines the type of learning that is important for Babies, Toddlers and Pre-schoolers, where children grow and develop as confident and competent learners through fun, interesting and challenging experiences.  

Our curriculum addresses children's development from the very first stages of babies grasping, tracking and learning to let go, to the first years of life spent in the creation of a child's first "sense ofself" following onto the pre-schooler persisting in independence and confidence, developing the skills necessary for school. Our insightful and well trained staff team are there every step of the way to scaffold each moment, identifying opportunities for learning right up through school age.

The environments within the centre invite children to learn and to see a world of possibilities that are within their reach and our “Ready for School” programme helps children approach school with self help skills and confidence that will enable them to succeed.

Bright Horizons offer our “Growing Readers” programmeas we realise the importance of Early Language Development for all our children. New to Bright Horizons is our very own Growing Mathematicians and Growing Writers initiative. 

A weekly Baby Massage session is available.

Regular parent conferences are held with the child's key worker, the centre also holdcurriculum evenings.

Blanchardstown have a Parent Partnership Group which meets on a regular basis with the centre staff and the current parents in the group happily liaise with new and prospective parents as required.


Upcoming Events

Learning Fun Club - 21/3/16 - 1/4/16

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Join us for our Open Week

Bright Horizons Childcare & Preschool warmly invite you to our Open Week - Monday 7th - Friday 11th March.

This is a great opportunity to meet our team and discover how we inspire natural learning.

Plus, register on the day and be entered into a draw for the chance to win €250 in shopping vouchers (Terms & Conditions apply).

Book your visit today

ECCE Government Scheme

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Blanchardstown is registered for the Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme. It aims to provide free/subsided pre-school education to children aged between 3 years 3 months and 4 years 6 months on 1st September each year.

Please contact the centre to discuss yourindividual child care requirements and arrange a tour.

(00353) 01 885 3943    blanchardstown@brighthorizons.com




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