Welcome to Bright Horizons at Fairfield

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Julie Hinckley

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 203-384-4951

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Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

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Summer Camp

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration


Meet Our Teaching Team

Shelley S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: they are open and honest individuals who explore their world with excitement and yearn to learn as much as they can.

Teaching since: 1989

Krista K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I have the opportunity to help set the foundation for children to be successful.

Teaching since: 2007

Ashley D.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: watching the children understand a concept is like a light bulb turned on and knowing that I was a part of the learning process is pretty awesome!

Teaching since: 2005


The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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language works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“We wanted to share our warmest gratitude to Bright Horizons. New to Fairfield, the team and families opened their arms to us. We are so fortunate that our children had talented teachers and interacted with other caring and talented professionals. Thank you for the impact you have made on our family.”



“Thank you Bianca for stepping up to the challenge everyday. The care and learning my son receives everyday is apparent in the growth that I've seen in him over the past several months. We couldn't be happier :)”



“It brings so much peace of mind knowing our daughter loves going to school. Bright Horizons welcomed her into their Toddler classroom with open arms, and ever since, she has flourished mentally and physically.”


Ashley G. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Thank you so much for taking care of our baby girl. She always smiles when she sees you at drop off and we can tell she is happy. We appreciate that more than we can put into words. ”


Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Marilyn's hard work and dedication to the children is evident every day I bring my son to school. I drop my son off knowing he is not only learning something new everyday, but that he is also loved. With a new baby at home, he has been testing us all and Marilyn's patience shine through. Thank you!!”



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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.


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