Bristol Day Nursery and Preschool

Bristol Day Nursery and PreschoolClanage Road, Bower Ashton, Bristol, Bristol, BS3 2JX
A welcoming and enriching nursery in rural South Bristol

Come and explore our purpose-built nursery, Bright Horizons Bristol Day and Preschool nursery. Our families love our rooms and stunning outdoor space located in a beautiful rural setting, our bright and spacious baby, toddler and preschool rooms are all located on one level. Our dedicated staff with a combined service of 80 years, provide the best care, support, and early education for children aged 3 months to 5 years. Close to main commuter routes into the city centre via the A369, in the suburb of Bower Ashton, we offer onsite car parking for drop-off and pick up convenience. Additionally, a local Park and Ride is just 5 minutes from the nursery, with the city centre only a short drive away.

In our age-focused rooms, where we provide the best start to schooling life through our enriching and wellbeing-focused Bright Beginnings Curriculum, designed by our own Early Years specialists. This holistic yet personal approach supports each child's wellbeing, development, and progress, whether that involves transitioning between rooms or preparing for school. Each room has access to 2 rooms, a separate sleeping area in the baby room and all rooms have free flow access to a lovely outdoor environment.

Your child will get the best start to their schooling life whilst starting in our calming baby room. This features a separate sleep room so they can recharge in a quiet and comfortable area after enjoying daily activities. We have a cosy book area where babies can spend time independently or with an adult sharing a story building attachments with their key workers and other key staff. In addition, we offer Boogie mites an interactive music and movement session, which is loved by children of all ages and provides exciting opportunities to learn about the world through music and song.

Toddlers enjoy our engaging Little Learners room with direct outdoor access for exploration, featuring a garden with a mud kitchen, pirate ship, and various bikes and scooters to foster creativity and safe risk-taking. Our dedicated team nurtures toddlers, fostering independence and curiosity through diverse experiences, promoting skill development, relationships, and worldly discovery.

The Preschool Room, catering for 36 months to 5 years, provides fun and exciting structured activities and encourages independent exploration, questioning, and develops skills ready for school and beyond. Here, children delve into additional learning opportunities such as yoga and Forest School sessions. Our Ready for School Programme, with Growing Enhancements like the Growing Gardeners area, nurtures growing readers, writers, mathematicians, and artists. Boogie Mites continues to provide exciting musical learning opportunities.

We provide personalised settling-in sessions for your child, allowing both you and your child to meet staff, build rapport with their key person, with 4 initially scheduled sessions that can be adjusted as needed to facilitate a smooth transition into the nursery.

To learn more about our Bristol nursery or to see us for yourself, please get in touch and you’re your personal tour.

Bristol Day Nursery and Preschool Manager
Nursery Manager
Clanage Road, Bower Ashton, Bristol, Bristol, BS3 2JX
  • Monday8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Tuesday8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wednesday8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Thursday8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Friday8:00AM - 6:00PM
Lines open: Mon - Fri 08:00 - 19:00

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What’s included & Funding options

Whether you’re looking for a full-time or flexible booking pattern, get in touch with us to discuss availability. We will accommodate government funding options wherever possible.

Discover more about what we can offer your family by downloading our easy to read set of guides. Explore our Bright Horizons nurseries and discover the funding options available - from funded childcare and tax free childcare, to childcare vouchers plus key dates. You can also find out what's included in our fees and how we support families from the beginning.

*Not all nurseries offer every component of the all-inclusive package. Please check with your nursery for details.

Included in your fees:

  • Unlimited hypoallergenic nappies*
  • Unlimited hypoallergenic wipes*
  • Three nutritious meals
  • A range of healthy snacks
  • Formula milk for babies under 1 year
  • Cows’ milk or dairy-free alternatives for older babies and children

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Bright Beginnings at Bright Horizons

Bright Beginnings Curriculum

We believe that every child deserves the best start in life. Bright Beginnings is a holistic curriculum, designed to acknowledge the individual voice and needs of every child promoting confidence, wellbeing and a genuine love for learning.

As well as nurturing a lifelong love of learning, Bright Beginnings helps set the foundations for emotional resilience to prepare children for the next stage in their learning journey.

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Meet the team

Our team are dedicated to making your child's experience safe and fun. We always go the extra mile.
  • Bristol Day Nursery and Preschool ManagerHelenNursery Manager
  • Bristol Deputy ManagerDanielleDeputy Manager
  • Matt Third in ChargeMattThird in Charge
  • Jessica Rainbow Third in ChargeJessicaThird in Charge

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Bright Horizons Family App

Our Family app offers a variety of features that give you the ability to get more information on your child's day, notify the nursery of any changes to your planned pick-up or absences and even book extra sessions if needed.

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