Welcome to Bright Horizons at Bedford

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Meet the Center Director

Heather Hurst

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 603-637-4572

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A Bright Horizons Child Care Teacher and her Student.

Our NAEYC Accreditation

Bright Horizons is committed to 100% NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation for all of our eligible child care centers and preschools.

Why NAEYC? Based on a multi-step process of continuous evaluation and improvement, NAEYC accreditation is the most comprehensive in the field, ensuring that our programs are informed by research and demonstrate high-quality standards.

NAEYC accreditation is our commitment to families; to providing the very best care and education for young children; and to establishing a strong foundation for their success in school and life.


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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A place for children’s social and academic skills to flourish

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Summer Program

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Torey C.

Kindergarten Prep

I love teaching because: I enjoy being a part of their exploration and learning about the world around them.

Teaching since: 1989

John K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Working for Bright Horizons the emphasis is on respect, honesty, and teamwork with children, families, and coworkers.

Teaching since: 2002

Krystal P.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to see how children view the world.

Teaching since: 2008


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.

“Thank you everyone for all you do each day! Your enthusiasm for your classrooms, the joy you show to all the children and families, and your true passion for helping to make this center a special, welcoming place for all. I cannot thank you enough for another wonderful year - all your hard work is so appreciated and I hope you all enjoy your month of fun and surprises! I am truly blessed to have such a magnificent group of teachers to work with. Thank you!”



“Thank you. Thank you for keeping Claire safe. Thank you for being wonderful people. Thank you for everything. Thank you for a happy, smiling, and joyous Claire every time we pick her up. It means so very much to us. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. God Bless you all. Thank you”


Mike and Lauren

“Oh my goodness Ms. Lauryn - what will Ben do without you next year! Thank you so much for helping to make learning so much fun, for humoring Ben's "helpfulness", fueling his imagination, and the late evening walks to your car. Thank you!”


Heather, Bill, and Benjamin

“Hi Infant 1 and 2 team! THANK YOU for all that you do each and every day to support the growth and development of our little boy. No doubt, he has thrived under your watchful eyes and we have you to thank for that care and consistency. We are so pleased with our choice of your program!”


Emily, Scott & Tucker

“Thank you so much Ms. Torey for all the support and love you show to Ben every day. He has grown so much this year and loves coming to school! And thank you for putting up with our "I have to bring this to show everyone" mornings. We will all miss you next year!”


Heather, Bill, and Benjamin

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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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