Preschool & After School ( ECCE ; ASCC; CEC; CET; CSSP approved)

ECCE updates :thanks to all the response we are now full for ECCE year Sept 2018-June 2019. We are still taking bookings for ECCE starts in Sept 2020, Sept 2021 & Sept 2022 . Eligibility is based on the child’s date of birth as places fill quickly please contact Denise – or 0857283333 with any queries. We also offer CETS ; CSSP; CSSU and ASC places for more information contact Denise. We were the First Preschool in Clare to receive An Taisces Green Flag for Litter and Waste Management; Energy Management and Water conservation management and will receive our 4th Flag for Travel management in May 2018. We now move onto our program of teaching Biodiversity to children which will be our 5th Green Flag project over the next 2 years

Location :
We are less then a 10 min drive from Killaloe nestled in the scenic area of East Clare and a 3 min drive from OGNS.

Our Curriculum:
We follow Ireland’s Early Childhood Curriculum Aistear and Siolta Quality Framework. The Aistear model is also the model which Ireland’s national school’s first year curriculum is based on. We are currently working through a formal Siolta accreditation system with the Department of Children

Our Staff:
We are all mums and fully qualified in Childcare management exceeding all required qualifications to participate in the Free Childcare Scheme and CETS programs. As well as being trained Kindermusik Educators.

What is unique about us ?:
We operate an inclusive education model . We include Storymaking; Nature Arts&Crafts; Yoga ; Meditation; Organic Gardening ; Baking ; Kindermusik & Ceol Music programs ;Irish Language ; Búntus Sports ; and sustainable living skills into our pre and afterschool programs. We spend as much time outdoors as possible. We have a fully operational fruit and veg garden which we manage with the children from sowing to harvesting over the pre and after-school year.

Pre-School Service: 09.30-12.30 Mon  to Fri.
After-School Service: 13.30-17.30 Mon to Fri.

Age Group :  Preschool :2 to 5yrs Afterschool : 5+ Drop off and Pick up service to Ogonnelloe National School

Our curriculum
ulla beag curriculum 2017

ECCE Approved.