Our Creche

A home away from home, we provide warm & stimulating environment using Aistear; the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework

Custom Built Facilities

  • A small creche focused on providing the best care for children
  • Small is beautiful and allows us to give each child the individual attention they need
  • Situated in a residential area on Church Road
  • Less than half a km from Super Valu and right beside Blackrock hurling & football club
  • Rooms are designed and laid out to reflect the needs of the age groups in them
  • Large secure outdoor play area
  • Child protective outdoor play surface and natural grass area
  • Separate sleep rooms for children under 2 years
  • Hot dinners supplied

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Our Baby Room

  • We can look after 6 babies in our baby room at any one time
  • With a high staff ratio of 3:1 we cater for babies aged 3 – 12 months in this room
  • We follow your baby's home routine
  • Our cosy room has soft mats to roll & explore on, with lots of toys and a wall mirror
  • Our babies sleep in quiet room right beside the main room and away from the older children
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Our Wobbler Room

  • As your baby grows his/her needs change also. We usually move children to this room when they turn one
  • It has always been called the Annex but it's where our newly mobile babies get to move around with lots of space!
  • We always adhere to the HSE ratio of 1:6 in this room
  • Our Wobbler sleep room is right beside the main room and has cots & beds to suit all
  • We have a separate area for meal times so children can eat and not be distracted

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Our Toddler Rooms

  • We have 2 Toddler rooms, which can take 5 & 8 children at any one time
  • Working with parents we plan together the move up to the toddler room, usually at around 2 years of age
  • This is a fun room with plenty of activities to encourage and stimulate
  • Our Toddler room is always busy with art & crafts, sing songs and exploring the world around us
  • We just love going out to our large garden with it's soft surface & lots of space to run around
  • We encourage 'quiet time' in the room and create a 'rest' area for children to rest in the room also during the day

We try at all times to adhere to your child’s routine. Our staff are always available to answer any queries parents may have about their child’s development.

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Our Pre-school Room

  • At the age of 3 we tend to move kids to our pre-school room where they can stay until they go to school
  • We run a Montessori programme along with the Siolta framework in this room as part of our daily routine
  • Staffed by qualified Montessori teachers who are also FETAC level 6 accredited
  • Suitable for toilet trained children aged 3 – 5 years. Our pre school will help provide your child with a good foundation and social skills for 'Big' school
  • Our pre-school room follows the principles of Montessori
  • A bright & airy room with plenty of Monetessori materials for the children to choose from
  • We love to spend time in the garden exploring & learning about nature
  • Our role is to guide & assist your child as they get ready for 'Big School'

Within our locality there are a number of Montessori & Pre schools we are happy to recommend if you would like to give your child the experience of a larger, setting in the year prior to going to school.

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