Our Legacy

At Bright Horizons, our legacy is built on our commitment to Keeping Everyone Safe and providing World-Class Care and Education, delivered by a World-Class Workforce. 

Each day, we are trusted to care for nearly 24,000 children across more than 300 unique learning environments.  With more than 10,000 employees and 500 Apprentices, we’re very proud to be recognised as a Great Place to Work for 10 consecutive years, to have achieved our RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) Gold Award for 4 consecutive years and our Guardian Angel Award, and to be recognised as Investors In Diversity.

HEART Values and Principles

At Bright Horizons, we are guided by our HEART Values and Principles. Our Values and Principles are quite literally at the heart of our organisation’s ethos and culture, and identify how each member of Bright Horizons’ family contributes to the whole.


We openly communicate in a sincere and genuine way. We have a voice and the courage to address concerns. We are always truthful, listening and taking action.


We are relentless in our desire to create environments where our families and colleagues feel special, unique and important. We always give our best and work together to deliver extraordinary customer service.


We learn from our mistakes and admit when we are wrong. We provide feedback and take action.  We ask questions, seek solutions and embrace new ideas.


We recognise and appreciate the value everyone brings. We are polite and helpful to others and create inclusive working environments.


We are passionate about our ability to work together collectively. We share ideas, support one another and create a welcoming environment, all of which enable us to achieve extraordinary things.