Meet the Little Rays team

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Ann Keappock
Playgroup Leader
B.A. Early Childhood Care & Education (2003)
(Contact for enquiries)

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Breda O’Brien
Assistant
NCVA Level 2 Childcare (2003)

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Niamh Mc Dermott
Assistant
FETAC Level 5 (2017)

Age Groups
Little Rays caters for children aged 3 to 5 years

Nutrition
Parents provide the children with a healthy lunch in line with our Healthy eating policy.
The preschool provides a healthy snack for the children this usually consists of fresh fruit/cheese/ brown bread.

Curriculum
Little Rays is committed to developing a curriculum that creates a child centred, play based environment, which empowers young children to actively pursue their own learning.

Staffs provide appropriate, timely, balanced intervention, as well as support, continuity and progression to encourage positive attitudes towards learning while adhering to the underpinning principles of the Síolta & Aistear frameworks.

Fees
Little Rays offers ECCE & CCS Schemes.  Fees for any child who does not meet the criteria for either of the above schemes is €10 per day

ECCE Scheme
The Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme is a Government funded initiative that provides 2 FREE years of pre-school to every child in Ireland between the ages of 3 – 5 years. In general, children are eligible for the ECCE scheme if they are aged over 3 years 2 months and up to 5 years 8 months, on the 1st of September of the year that they will be starting.

The normal pattern for the free pre-school year is 3 hours per day, 5 days a week over 38 weeks. Applying is easy you will simply need to provide your child’s PPS number. However, spaces are limited so booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Opening Times

Morning Session 9am to 12 Noon
Afternoon Session 1pm to 4pm

Healthy Eating Policy

To follow

Child Protection Policy

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