Lancaster | Day Nurseries & Pre-School | Lancaster

Bright Horizons Lancaster Day Nursery and Preschool

Why Children Love Us

A place to grow

Bright Horizons' nursery in Lancaster is situated in the grounds of the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, making it ideally situated for employees and local residents. The entire nursery team is trained to NVQ level 3 in child care. The large outdoor areas are accessible from all rooms to encourage a free flow environment.

Our unique Ready for School Programme to prepare children for the transition to school, includes Growing Readers, Writers and Mathematician and extracurricular activities for our children to enjoy include Petite dance Academy.

Our all-inclusive fees including all meals and snacks, nappies, nappy cream, bottles and baby formula.

Phyl Waterhouse
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 Lancaster 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

Phyl Waterhouse

I been involved in childcare for over 30 years, starting as a Nursery Nurse then becoming an assessor for childcare. I then trained to do adult teaching whilst working before progressing to nursery manager at Lancaster nursery where I have been since 2003.

I am married with 3 children and 8 grandchildren.


Nicola Dixon

I have been involved in childcare for over 15 years, completing NNEB whilst working at another nursery before moving to Lancaster, working my way up to room leader and then Acting Deputy.I have also been the Health &Safety representative for the nursery since 2006.

My hobbies are running and spending time with family and friends.

Great place to work - Best Workplaces 2016

Events at Bright Horizons Lancaster 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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