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Policies and Procedures

Ardfinnan Childcare Committee Company limited by guarantee

Ardfinnan Community Playschool is operated by Ardfinnan Childcare Committee Company limited by guarantee. The objects for which the company is established are:

Provision of high quality, affordable and accessible community based childcare facility, enabling parent’s avail of education training and employment opportunities and all related activities.

Ardfinnan Community Playschool recognizes that children are often filled with curiosity about the world around them and through our play curriculum we have the opportunity to support and develop a lifelong love of learning for each child.  We recognise that parents are the first educators in a child’s life, and we are here to support them in that role.   Through play children learn many life skills such as how to interact with others and different ways of thinking, we encourage children to explore the world around them through the medium of play.   

We would like the opportunity to tell you in a bit more detail what we are about, it will help you understand how Ardfinnan Community Playschool is run and provides lots of practical points

Policy Statement

Ardfinnan Community Playschool recognizes that children are often filled with curiosity about the world around them and through our play curriculum we have the opportunity to support and develop a lifelong love of learning for each child.  We recognise that parents are the first educators in a child’s life, and we are here to support them in that role.   Through play children learn many life skills such as how to interact with others and different ways of thinking, we encourage children to explore the world around them through the medium of play.   

We would like the opportunity to tell you in a bit more detail what we are about, it will help you understand how Ardfinnan Community Playschool is run and provides lots of practical points

Setting Details and Description of Setting

Name of Setting

Address

Eircode

Person in Charge

Administrator

Contact Number

Email Address

Registered Providers

Type of Setting

Who Services is Aimed at

Community or Private

Curriculum Followed

Siolta Accredited

Weeks Open

Opening Hours

Number of Children Catered for

Number of Staff

Childcare Schemes and Fees

Ardfinnan Community Playschool

Lady's Abbey, Ardfinnan, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

E91 RP21

Louise Boyle

Elaine Cowan

Breda Murphy

Sessional

Children from ages of 2 years and 6 months

Community run service

Play based curriculum following Aistear guidelines

Accredited by Síolta in 2017 and 2022

38 weeks per school calendar year

2 sessions – morning and afternoon 9.00 to 12.00 and 1:00 to 4:00

22 children per session

4

ECCE, and NCS Fees are €14 per session

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Get in Touch

If you are looking to check availability in our school for your child or would like to hear more about our playschool, give us a call to arrange a meeting. 

About Our Playschool

Ardfinnan Community Playschool was established in 2004 with the aim to provide a safe stimulating and friendly environment in which children can grow and express themselves. A place where each child is cared for, listened to and their interests are catered for. Ardfinnan Community Playschool is registered with Early Childhood Ireland. It is a committee run, non- profit making group. We are a seasonal service operating over a 38 weeks year offering morning and afternoon sessions.