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Childhood values – featured on Irish Country Living

A small part of the countryside can now be found in Ennis, Co Clare, where one woman is teaching the value of self-sufficiency and creativity through her school, writes Aisling Hussey. 

While polytunnels and a hen house mightn’t be the norm in most preschools, they are an essential part of what Teach Abhaile in Ennis, Co Clare, is all about. Continue reading Childhood values – featured on Irish Country Living

Marie O’ Leary

I have to say a massive thank you to Connie & her staff. They are amazing at the job they do. My son was a very shy boy & found it difficult to speak but since I sent him to Teach Abhaile he is so happy & talking all the time. Thanks for the amazing work you have done with Sean

Enrolements for ECCE – free preschool year being taken

ECCE Scheme: Information for Parents

What is the free Pre-School Year in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)?

The ECCE is a new scheme designed to give children access to a free Pre-School Year of appropriate programme-based activities in the year before they start primary school. Participation in a Pre-School programme provides children with their first formal experience of early learning, the starting-point of their educational and social development outside the home. Children who avail of the free Pre-School  year are given the opportunity to prepare for Primary School  as well as other life skills.

How to Qualify for the ECCE Scheme:

A child must be 3 yrs and 2 months or over  before  Sept of  enrollment.