​​Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

Nursery School

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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.

*** Sending you wishes of health and wellness during this time.***

BHPCNS remains closed due to ongoing concerns with COVID-19. See below for more information. 

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

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.

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

Play, Grow, Learn

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

Noteworthy Notes:


2020-21 School Year

     After many discussions and a tremendous amount of effort between BHPCNS and Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, the difficult decision has been made to not re-open our program in September out of concern for the well-being and safety of the children, families and staff. This has been the most difficult decision the school has ever had to make. We are saddened the children registered for the 2020-2021 school year will not be able to experience the benefits of a BHPCNS early childhood program. We understand it will be very disappointing for many families and children and for that we are deeply sorry.  
     It is our intent to re-open the program when it is safe to do so. We will continue to work with the church leadership on possible scenarios which will allow for a safe re-opening. This may be in January or later in the spring time. We may run programming April through July, especially for our pre-k kiddos. There are a lot of we may…. being discussed. Unfortunately, the bottom line is with the facts and information available today, we are unable to make definitive plans on what a safe re-opening will look like for our program.   
     It is our hope that you will understand our decision and continue to support BHPCNS as we move through the upcoming months and look to the future. This closure is a temporary situation and we will re-open once we can safely protect our school family of children, parents and staff AND provide the programming your child deserves. We will continue to think of creative and safe ways for the program to re-open when the environment is safer, when there are better therapeutics, and approved vaccinations, and easy to manage protocols to provide the excellent programming our families’ value.  
  We look forward to the time when we can safely have our hallways filled with the voices and laughter of your children. Until such time, stay well.  Liz & Carolyn


 

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. 


Stay and Play
This optional enrichment program is for children enrolled in our 3 and 4-year-old (Pre-K) programs.  Students may stay one, two, three afternoons or more until 2:30 p.m. 


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). 


Scholastic Book Club
Scholastic books are a great, relatively inexpensive way to add books to your child's collection or to give as gifts. Flyers are sent home monthly.  If you like to place your order online go to:  http://www.scholastic.com/bookclubs.  Log in using the activation code L8HGN.  

Order online or by sending a check to school with your order form completed--Either way, your books will be delivered to the school.