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Bright Horizons at 24 St Swithin

WHY CHOOSE BRIGHT HORIZONS
Great place to work - Best Workplaces UK 2019
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In a Mumsnet survey of 131 users of Bright Horizons Nurseries: 82% would buy again and 85% would recommend

AN INSPIRING EARLY LEARNING AND CHILDCARE CENTRE IN ABERDEEN

Our charming Aberdeen early learning and childcare centre is designed to support your child’s development from 3 months to 5 years.
We love to nurture and develop your child’s curiosity for the world around them, whether it be through our regular French lessons or our dedicated ‘Book Nook’—where they can explore the adventures of their favourite book characters.

To further support your child, they can also bend, hammer and construct in our woodwork shed and let their imagination run wild with our supply of ‘Loose Parts Play’ materials. This gives your child open access to raw materials and the tools to craft them into their very own creations.
With our childcare centre being in such an ideal location, your child will also be guided on regular trips by our experienced childcare team. This includes visits to the local park, library and other landmarks to build their sense of connection with the local community. 

Our unique Healthy Hearts and Minds activities provide inspirational and engaging learning experiences using the innovative and well established Boogie Mites and myHappymind programmes.

An enriching Ready for School programme gives every child the opportunity to gain knowledge and confidence to thrive in school and beyond.

We work hard to provide your family with the best possible childcare available in Aberdeen, and this commitment has been recognised by local families who have given us a 9.3/10 score on daynurseries.co.uk (as of March 2020).
We are conveniently located under a 10 minute drive from Aberdeen town centre and Aberdeen Railway Station. There is also easy walking access to local bus routes in the area.
Our staff would love to meet you and your child, so book your visit today and we will show you everything our childcare centre has to offer during your own personal tour.

 

Helen Stevenson - Manager
Helen Stevenson
Nursery Manager
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Nutrition

Our excellent nutritionally balanced menu is changed regularly to encourage a varied diet. Here is an example of a typical menu.

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Fees & Availability

Where possible we look to offer flexible booking patterns and a range of funding options, including the government's 30 hours funded childcare* provision. To request pricing and availability, please request a call back by clicking the button below.

*Terms and conditions apply to 30 hours funding. Click here for more information.

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Meet the Team

Helen Stevenson - Manager

Helen Stevenson

I started off my career training to be a children’s nurse back in 2000, I gained my qualification and started working at St Swithin in 2004. I have been working in childcare for the last 12 years. During this time I have worked with all three age groups and helped to open the second and third nursery. 

I have grown with the nurseries and share all the knowledge that I have learnt with my colleagues. I  completed my CCLD Level 4 qualification in December 2009 and hope to progress on to do my PDA in the near future.


24 St Swithin Early Learning and Childcare Lead Practitioner

Amber Davidson

I am the Lead Practitioner at 24 St Swithin and have been passionate about childcare for 12 years! Throughout my learning and career I have enjoyed completing level 2, 3 and 4 in Children’s Early Learning and Childcare and currently looking forward to beginning PDA. I love to help and watch as the children learn and develop into their own unique individual personalities, I also enjoy working within a ‘family feel’ team leading practice alongside the staff.

Candy Floss

Candy Floss

Hi, my name is Candy Floss, I joined Bright Horizons in March 2010 as the ‘Super Safety Hero’ to help nursery children stay safe and manage risks. My role as a Health and Safety Super Hero is unique to Bright Horizons and I’m in every nursery, 365 days a year.

Back in 2010, I saw a job advert for a Zebra Super Safety Hero – I was very excited, applied and was invited for an interview with several other zebras. We were interviewed by all the children who then voted on which of us would be their Super Safety Hero. It was hoof biting but I was thrilled when they told me I was the most voted for by the children who all loved me because of my cape and bag. My bag is very special, if something fits inside, it’s a choking hazard. You might be wondering how I got my name. The children in our nurseries chose five names and voted for their favourite. I love it as it’s unique, I mean have you ever heard of a zebra called Candy Floss? Exactly!

Why Bright Horizons

The Bright Horizons passion and enthusiasm for providing high-quality care isn’t just common knowledge within our own business – we’ve also gained some impressive accolades from external sources for excellence as both a childcare provider, and as an employer. We are the only childcare company to have been listed for the last 11 years as one of the country’s top 50 “Great Places to Work” by the Great Place to Work Institute.

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