Leopardstown is a member of the National Children’s Nurseries Association (NCNA), to whose standards we are committed.
Bright Horizons at Leopardstown is a purpose built child care centre with age appropriate rooms for babies and children aged from 3 months to 12 years.
The centre have a wonderful spacious outdoor play area offering a climbing frame, bikes & trikes and large sand pits as well as other outdoor activities to promote extended play and learning. They offer full, part and sessional care for all age groups along with pre and after school care. The centre also run year round Out-of-School Camps.
School drop off and collection from the following schools
Holy Trinity National School, Leopardstown
Our Lady of the Wayside, Kilternan
Gaelscoil Thaobh na Coille, Stepaside
The centre is located off exit 15 of the M50. Take the Ballyogan road where the Luas is located. Take a right into the Leopardstown Shopping Centre (Dunnes Stores) and we are located at the end off the office block on the right. Alternatively you can walk from the Gallops/Mimosa area through the footpath located beside the Holy TrinityNational School.
Bright Horizons has been consistently recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland for the last 4 years by the Great Place to Work Institute.
Hours of Operation
7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Infants, Toddlers, Twos, Preschool, School Age
Nutritious snacks, breakfast and lunch provided daily
Centre & Programmes Highlights
Back-Up Care Available, School Age Summer Program, Family Resource Room, Parenting Seminars
At Bright Horizons children learn and grow through our unique curriculum for learning, "The World at Their Fingertips". Through "World" children are empowered to become confident, active lifelong learners, supported by a highly qualified and trained staff team.
The Bright Horizons Centres are now introducing Aistear the Irish National Curriculum Framework. The framework is based on 12 broad principles for babies and children aged from birth to 6 years, the observations conducted by the staff will link into the new framework. The staff will continue to have training on Aistear.
The environments within the centre invite children to learn and to see a world of possibilities that are within their reach and our “Ready for School” programme helps children approach school with self help skills and confidence that will enable them to succeed.
Bright Horizons offer our “Growing Readers” programme as we realise the importance of Early Language Development for all our children.
ECCE Government Scheme
Bright Horizons at Leopardstown is registered for the Early Years Childhood Care and Education Scheme.It aims to provide free/subsidised pre-school education to children aged between 3 years 3 months and 4 years 6 months on 1st September each year.
Please contact the centre to discuss your individual child care requirements and arrange a tour.