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Bright Sparks Childcare Nursery 

Bright Sparks feature on the UK website day nurseries. Due to our very positive reviews we are now able to promote that we are a "recommended nursery". 
Please click here to read the reviews about Bright Sparks and if you are a parent or guardian and have experienced our childcare first hand, we would love more reviews. 
Bright Sparks is a friendly, reliable and affordable childcare facility in Belfast offering a range of inclusive services for children 6 weeks to 11 years, meeting all your childcare needs. These services include day-care, pre-school, afterschools and holiday club. 
Our purpose built state of the art facility has a warm welcoming feel where our dedicated, professional and highly qualified team work closely with parents to ensure your child is happy and confident within their environment. We are passionate about delivering high quality care and learning opportunities to maximise the potential of each individual child in our care. 
We have a designated drop off area to enable you to leave your child with us conveniently and safely. We implement a range of policies and procedures to ensure best practise. 

Bright Sparks child care facility offers: 

A warm, nurturing and stimulating childcare experience for your babies and children up to 11 years 
Tracking of your child’s progress through the Early Years Framework 
Free Settling in period 
Fully qualified and dedicated childcare team 
Dedicated key worker for your child 
Regular information on your child's progress 
Free Preschool places funded by the Department of Education 
Purpose built, secure child friendly facility 
Childcare play equipment and activities appropriate to the age and stage of your child’s development 
Secure fully equipped outdoor play area 
Access to Community Garden and Community Hall 
Freshly cooked nutritious meals from our Refresh Café  
Highly competitive childcare rates 
Discount for full time places 
Option of Summer holiday holding fee 
Discount for additional children (Terms & conditions apply) 
A fully registered childcare facility 
Ideal location on main arterial route 
Dedicated childcare drop off/collection parking area 

Bright Sparks Daycare 

Our vision at Bright Sparks is to provide an environment where children are happy, stimulated and kept safe and healthy. At Bright Sparks we offer dedicated rooms for specific age groups. Our aim is to ensure your child has plenty of opportunities to grow and develop to allow them to reach their full potential. 
Placing your child in someones care is a major decision. We want you to have confidence that placing your child in Bright Sparks is the right decision for you and for your child. We invite you to drop in, without appointment, to meet the staff and have a look around Bright Sparks. 
The staff will explain how they use the Early Years Framework to map your child’s progress and to inform their planning so that the activities provided encourage and support your child’s development. You will be given an information pack to take home which will inform you of all aspects of our service. This will give you the opportunity to make a well-informed decision on your child’s care in the comfort of your own home. 
Call in to meet the childcare team and ask any questions you may have or if you prefer, call us now  
on 028 9045 8560. 

Bright Sparks Child Care Opening Hours 

We are open Monday - Friday from 7.30am - 6pm, except; one week at Christmas, one week in July, Easter Monday and Tuesday. 
Nursery and school drop-of and collection is available if required - we aim to provide a safe, punctual and totally reliable service. 
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Bright Sparks Preschool Nursery 

Bright Sparks is funded by the Department of Education to provide 16 FREE Preschool places for children who are age 3 on or before the 1st July. Dedicated staff deliver the preschool curriculum in a safe, stimulating environment to create meaningful experiences for your child every day. Your child's day is designed to develop important foundational skills like language and literacy, mathematical thinking and problem-solving whilst also stimulating your child's creativity. 
Preschool runs from September to June, Monday to Friday from 9.30am - 12 noon. 
Call us now on 028 9045 8560 for information on how to apply for a FREE Preschool place for your children in their final pre-school year. 

Bright Sparks Afterschools and Holiday Club 

Bright Sparks Afterschools and Holiday Club offers continuity of care for your growing child and in particular provides stability for your child as they adapt to their new school environment on entering P1. 
Our Afterschool and Holiday Club will allow you the opportunity to have all your children under one roof, making collection easy, particularly with our dedicated drop off and pick up zone. 
All our Afterschool and Holiday Club staff have relevant childcare qualifications and have been appointed because they have the childcare skills, knowledge and experience to provide your child with a welcoming, safe and nurturing child centred environment in which to develop their confidence, self-esteem, resilience and citizenship skills. 
The Afterschools and Holiday club staff will consult with your child to plan and deliver fun and educational activities which may include physical activities, games, arts and crafts, singing, sign language, homework support, music, citizen ship skills, cooking, events and trips. 
Afterschool sessions run during term time from 1.30pm to 6pm.  
The Holiday Club provides full daycare from 7.30am to 6pm during the summer, Halloween, Christmas and Easter holidays* and exceptional closure days. 
Bright Sparks offers a wide range of flexibility to meet the childcare needs of parents and carers. 
Call us now on 028 9045 8560 to discuss your childcare needs. 
Looking for great afterschool care in Belfast? Call in for your free no obligation tour today! 


Bright Sparks Nursery is located within the Skainos building but the actual address for Bright Sparks is 22 Montrose Street. Car drivers should access the nursery via the one way system by turning into Montrose Street and taking an immediate right turn, travelling along the back of the Skainos building. To exit, after pick-up or drop-off you will enter Belvoir Street back onto the Newtownards Road. You are welcome to come along and have a look around Bright Sparks. You can meet the team and ask any questions you may have. Call us now on 028 9045 8560. 

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