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From Virginia

Via Route 1
Take 95/495 (Capital Beltway – Outer Loop) toward Alexandria/
Baltimore
Follow signs for 95/495 Local Traffic
Take exit 177A-177B for US-1 toward Alexandria/Ft. Belvoir (0.7 mi)
Take exit 177A South – Route 1, Ft. Belvoir (0.3 mi)
Merge left and travel south on Route 1 (4.0 mi)
Turn left at Sherwood Hall Lane (0.5 mi)
Turn right at Parkers Lane (0.2 mi)
Hospital entrance is on the right



From Maryland
Take 95/495 South (Capital Beltway – Inner Loop) toward
Richmond/Alexandria following signs for 95/495 Local Traffic
Take exit 177C toward Mount Vernon
Turn right at traffic light at end of ramp onto Washington St./
George Washington Memorial Parkway/VA-400 South (3.2 mi)
Turn right at Morningside Lane (0.5 mi)
Continue on Sherwood Hall Lane (1.3 mi)
Turn left at Parkers Lane (0.2 mi)
Hospital entrance is on the right

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  • What Alexandria Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "We are so grateful for everything you do everyday to provide a caring, warm, safe, and FUN environment for Abby. It gives us such peace of mind to know that she is so well-cared for while we are at work, and we appreciate how you work with us and keep us regularly updated. THANK YOU to all of you!"

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  • From Art to STEM,

    all designed to support our curriculum!

    Enrichments are enhanced learning opportunities that are part of our daily programming. We offer dedicated spaces that are designed to promote experiences above and beyond what happens in the classroom. 

    Our center offers:
    • a Culinary Arts program
    • Gross motor exploration Power Tots
    • Music education with Rock Start
    • Spanish with Language Stars  
    Enrichment offerings are part of the education foundation at Bright Horizons. To learn how we weave it all together and see for yourself contact us to schedule a personal family tour. 
  • What Makes Bright Horizons a Unique Place to Learn?

    Come visit our center to find out!

    Our caring staff and expert educators are here to answer all of your questions - about safety, individualized curriculum, teacher training, learning environments, and more. With a tour you can feel sure the center is right for your child, so you can make your choice with confidence.

    Schedule your tour of all of our unique indoor and outdoor learning environments today.


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  • Now Enrolling

    Preschool & Kindergarten Prep

    We are currently accepting registrations and enrollments in our Preschool and Kindergarten Prep programs for the fall. Contact a member of our school administration team to schedule a personal family tour. 

    Preschool

    Our World at Their Fingertips® curriculum aligns preschool program goals and practices with families' expectations of educational excellence, helping young learners grow into confident students.

    Kindergarten Prep

    Our World at Their Fingertips® Kindergarten Prep curriculum prepares children for kindergarten and beyond, with the skills and confidence needed for a lifetime of academic success.

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  • About the Curriculum

    Our unique approach to education.

    Bright Horizons’ The World at Their Fingertips

    Children learn in a variety of ways and at their own pace. Our carefully planned curriculum is designed to inspire your child at every age and stage. Built around extensive research, 21st-century technology, and developmentally appropriate instruction, our curriculum introduces concepts of math, science, language, culture, environment, art and health.

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  • About our Teachers

    Helping children reach their potential

    Our Teachers

    Inspired by knowledgeable child development professionals who understand the balance between nurturing developing minds and caring for tender spirits, children grow from curious infants into explorative preschoolers. Our teachers are all experienced and highly trained, meeting rigid certification requirements. They keep up with the latest techniques in early childhood curriculum and continually develop new skills to guide children on a path to lifelong learning.

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  • Health & Safety

    Because parents need peace of mind

    Well Aware and Staying Healthy

    Our center environment offers children a healthy and safe place to develop and learn. Through our Well Aware program and our Staying Healthy procedures, we set high expectations for creating healthy environments and also foster positive attitudes within children towards healthy living, physical activity, and nutrition.

    We’re proud to provide programs parents can feel good about, and to be recognized as a model for other early education programs by the Partnership for a Healthier America and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign.

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