Step by Step childcare facilities operate between two purpose built premises. Our first building caters for children on a full day care basis while our second building offers care on a sessional basis mornings only. Our full extensive range of services are listed below:
Full Day Care Facilities:
Children 4 months – 5 years old
Full day care 8am - 6 pm
Part-time child care available
Baby room from 4 months upwards
Separate wobbler, toddler and pre-school rooms
The High Scope Method and the Montessori Curriculum includes the Aistear and Siolta framework.
See: Aistear Guide 1 and Aistear Guide 2
Qualified staff who operate the Key Worker system where children are cared for by the
Partnership with parents including an
open door policy
All meals prepared fresh each day including fruit platters and healthy snacks
Outdoor play in our newly renovated garden
Early Childhood Care & Education Scheme:
This scheme is funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and entitles all children to a year of free play-school in the year before they attend primary school (3 hours per day for 38 weeks from September - June). Children who attend on a full time basis receive a discount off their weekly full time fees.
Currently the weekly discount is €62.50.
Please note this scheme books up very early in the year and a waiting list may apply. Please book early to avoid disappointment.
Please contact us to arrange a viewing or booking
Sessional Care Facilities:
Operates from 9.30am – 1pm
The High Scope Method and the Montessori Curriculum includes the Aistear and Siolta framework
FREE ECCE Scheme for all pre-school children- 5 mornings per week for 38 weeks in line with the local primary School Calendar
Access to our outdoor play area in our newly renovated garden, including separate area for very young children, sand and water play area, climbing frame with slides and pretend play area.
Breakfast and Afterschool Service: