Barrow | Day Nurseries & Pre-School | Barrow-in-Furness

Bright Horizons Barrow Day Nursery and Preschool

Why Children Love Us

A place to grow

Bright Horizons' nursery in Barrow-In-Furness is situated in the grounds of Furness General Hospital, making it ideally situated for employees and local residents. With large outdoor areas accessible from all rooms, the nursery layout encourages a free flow environment.

Leanne Jackson
Nursery Manager
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Nutrition

Our excellent nutritionally balanced menu is changed regularly to encourage a varied diet and is approved by the Childrens Food Trust. Here is an example of a typical menu.

Supporting and Learning


Growing Mathematicians

1-2-3-4-5! Mathematics is embedded in everything that we do and experience in our day-to-day lives and our Growing Mathematicians programme has been created to help your child understand the purpose and importance of mathematics. 

Growing Readers

Growing Readers brings together home and nursery life, providing parents with some of the theory behind developing children’s reading skills, and also providing handy Hints & Tips, recommended reading lists and suggested activities for parents and children to explore together.

Growing Writers

Our Growing Writer’s approach supports the complex magical journey from making a mark, to emergent writing, to confident writer, laying the foundational skills that enable each child to flourish with the confidence and capability to succeed at school.

A day at Bright Horizons Barrow Day Nursery and Preschool

Below is an example of a typical day

  • Morning

    Drop Off

  • Morning

    Breakfast

  • Morning

    Free Play

  • Morning

    Growing Programmes

  • Morning

    Organised Activities

  • Morning

    Organised Activities

  • Midday

    Lunch

  • Afternoon

    Sleep Time

  • Afternoon

    Sleep Time

  • Afternoon

    Free Play

  • Afternoon

    Outdoor Play

  • Afternoon

    Growing Programmes

  • Afternoon

    Organised Activities

  • Afternoon

    Tea / Dinner Time

  • Afternoon

    Outdoor Play

  • Afternoon

    Free Play

  • Afternoon

    Free Play

  • Afternoon

    Pick Up

Fees & Availability

We offer a wide range of booking patterns to cover everything your child needs. To request pricing and availability, please request a call back by clicking the button below.

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Meet the Team

Leanne Jackson

I gained my NNEB diploma just over 18 years’ ago and following this my work history has only ever been within the childcare industry. I’ve been a nanny, worked within nurseries, schools, crèches, and was even fortunate to be able to travel for three years and experience different cultures.
 I’ve always known I wanted to work with children, and as my career path has only ever been in this, I know it has been the perfect choice for me. I really do enjoy what I do. I strive for perfection, and firmly believe that high standards can only be achieved by the standards you set and lead your team to follow.
I’ve been with Bright Horizons for twelve years, and it is the longest period of time that I have ever wanted to stay with an employer! This company had me captured with its different style, professionalism, and approach to learning and mainly for their vision. I was first appointed as unit co-ordinator working within the nursery classes in 2003, and with a team of only eight back then, we began to make those visions come to life. 
Now with a team that’s nearly tripled in size, here we all are proud to be part of an amazing and well established nursery.

I left college with my NNEB certificate twenty four years ago and in this time I have worked as a Nanny, Childminder and Playgroup leader before eventually joining Bright Horizons as a Nursery Nurse working in our Barrow nursery for the past 12 years.

In this time I became a room supervisor and eventually deputy manager. I can honestly say I have enjoyed my time with my Bright Horizons family and have helped children grow from tiny babies and toddlers to preschoolers getting ready for their transition to school and take great pride in seeing confident happy children leaving my care knowing we have helped to achieve this.

As well as working alongside Leanne as part of the management team, I involve myself in the day to day life in the rooms and spend time with the children daily. I am always available for the staff offering guidance, helping with their training and development needs or just someone to turn to when needed. 

I am also a busy working parent and I understand the trials and tribulations of bringing up children and want to work together with parents to provide the best quality care for your child I can.

Great place to work - Best Workplaces 2016

Events at Bright Horizons Barrow Day Nursery and Preschool

  • Bright Horizons Learning Fun Club!

    22 July 2017 to 03 September 2017

    Bright Horizons’ Learning Fun Clubs are so much more than a holiday club – they’re a learning adventure!

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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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