​​​​​2022-23 School Year

We have availability in our MWF & M-F Pre-K Program 

Morning classes begin at 9:00 a.m.  We provide a mid-morning snack.  Two-year-old classes conclude at 11:30 a.m.  Three-year-old and Pre-Kindergarten classes conclude at 12:30 p.m. following lunch.  Children bring their lunch from home and we provide organic milk.  All programs follow a traditional school year (Sept-May).  Your child must be the age of the program by September 1st of that school year.

Registration for the 2022-23 for new students may be found here.


Are you interested in working at BHPCNS?  We are always looking for talented people. Applicants need to be available to work mornings from 8:30-12:45. Qualifications include a love of children, being able to get down (and up) off the ground, willingness to help children in the bathroom and/or changing table, and a sunny disposition.

All applicants must successfully pass a criminal background check and be vaccinated against COVID-19. 


Call the school office: 301-365-2909 or
email Liz at: lsobrino@bhpcns.org

Additional Programming​​

Early Mornings with Bradley Bear
Students of all ages may be dropped off as early as 8:00 a.m.  A light, early morning snack will be provided. 

Lunch Bunch
Two-year-olds may stay at Bradley Hills for lunch!  Our youngest cubs may stay until 12:30 p.m. and eat lunch (parent provided). 

Stay and Play
This optional enrichment program is for children enrolled in our 3-year-old and Pre-K programs.  Students may stay one, two, three afternoons or more until 2:30 p.m. 

     MONDAY - Sports & Games

     TUESDAY - Dance OR Science

     WEDNESDAY - Dance OR Cooking

     THURSDAY - Geography

     FRIDAY - Yoga


  • Action Figures
  • Art & Craft Supplies (ages 3rd grade through 8th grade)
  • Books (ages 3rd grade through 8th grade)
  • Multicultural Dolls
  • Puzzles
  • Sports Balls
  • Uno Card Games

Coffee & Parent Gatherings

Stay Connected!

Receive email updates and reminders and other information about the school by joining our Google group.  Click here to join. 

Follow Bradley Bear on Facebook here 

and on Instagram here.  

And follow BHPCNS on Facebook here.  

Play, Grow, Learn

BHPCNS Parent Testimonials

"All three of my children went to Bradley Hills. I cannot thank the faculty and staff enough for their professionalism and genuine love of caring for young children. BH engages in very effective combination of play and structured teaching to educate children. The results I have seen speak for themselves. The kids I have known, including my own, are happy, consistently excited to learn, and well prepared for kindergarten. I am impressed particularly with BH's commitment to improving and evolving year after year. I would recommend BH without hesitation." -Parent of a 5 year old and 3 graduates

​​​​Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students
The Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church Nursery School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship, and other school-administered programs.

Noteworthy News

The Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church Nursery School is a preschool of excellence in Bethesda, MD providing an early childhood education which nurtures the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social growth of each child according to his or her needs.

We believe young children learn best through play.  Our preschool programs incorporate stories, music, physical movement, indoor & outdoor play, as well as creative and sensory activities to foster a life-long love of learning.

​​​We have availability in our MWF & MTWThF Pre-K programs. Register today 

MSDE License #71228   Mont. Cty. PEI License #27677

Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church Nursery School - 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda MD  20817 301.365.2909 (office)  -  301.467.6784 (fax) - info@bhpcns.org

            ​​​​Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church Preschool

​                Nursery School   

Growing Minds & BHPCNS

invite you to our Monday morning coffee series


9:15-10:30 am 

BHPCNS Library

Drop your kiddos off and come join the conversation. Childcare provided in adjoining nursery for parents with children in T/Th program or families with younger children.

Growing Minds has been providing BHPCNS teachers with the best social-emotional methods to meet each child where he/she is emotionally and developmentally.  They have been a tremendous resource for Bradley Hills. We hope you will find their expertise in early childhood valuable as well. These topics are just a starting point for the conversation. All questions welcomed. Any topic can be discussed at any time. We hope you will join us! 

Please RSVP so we know how much coffee to brew.

Nov 14 - Holiday survival kit

Jan 9 - Kindergarten readiness

Feb 6 - Promoting siblings/social relationships

March 6 - Toilet prep and difficulties

April 17 - Picky eating and food avoidance

May 15 - Sleep challenges