Montessori and Afterschool Care

We have an exciting summer camp programme on offer during July and August every year.
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Why Choose Saran Wood?

  • Free preschool 9.30 - 12.30 under the E.C.C.E. scheme.
  • Additional hours available for ECCE places 12:30 - 13.30
  • Full Curriculum including sand and water play, art, crafts, cookery, dress up, drama, music, nature studies, introduction to irish, pre-reading, pre-maths also included in the Montessori Curriculum.
  • Saran Wood Creche & Montessori has been approved for the ECCE scheme
  • Primary School Drop Offs - all local schools in Bray
  • Primary School Collections - all local schools in Bray
  • Full time care with pickups and drop offs from Naionra Ghleann Na Darach, Bray

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  • Trusted family business with returning customers
  • 30 years experience in Childcare
  • Qualified, experienced, hard working and friendly staff
  • Regulated by the HSE and regular inspections by qualified professionals
  • Implementing Siolta framework - National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education
  • Implementing Aistear curriculum framework set out by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment

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Montessori Group: 3 - 5 years

Our Montessori Group provides the best learning experience for your children in a comfortable and well cared for environment. Afternoon activities, in our fully insured and supervised outdoor play area, provide great physical excersise after a morning of healthy learning in our spacious and fully equipped Montessori room. The Montessori programme includes the practical life exercises, use of sensorial equipment, languages, maths, introduction to reading, introduction to geography, nature studies, Irish, cookery, art & crafts and other stimulating brain training.

Sessional Montessori classes (2 1/2 - 5 years)

Our sessional Montessori classes run from 9.30am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday, for 38 weeks of the year. Saran Wood Creche & Montessori school has been approved for the ECCE scheme. Children eligable for the scheme can attend for 38 weeks of free Montessori classes between September & June each year. No other fees will apply.

After School Care

Our After School care runs from 1pm - 6.15pm and includes pick up from School, snack on arrival and 1 meal. We also cater for parents' childcare needs during mid-terms and days when schools are closed.

Here at Saran Wood Creche we create a relaxing but fun atmosphere for the children who have spent a long day working in school.

The children have the opportunity to chill out, rest and socialise with their friends as well as taking part in group games and outdoor activities

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After School Club Includes

  • Supervised homework club
  • Art & Crafts
  • Cookery
  • Computers
  • Video day with treats
  • Group games & dancing
  • Sports
  • Free cake decorating classes with a professional cake maker
  • Large outdoor play area with climbing frames & castles
  • Outings to the local playground
  • Swimming trips
  • Easter camps & summer camps included for the same monthly price

July & August Programme for School Age children Includes

  • Cookery Camp
  • Sports & Adventure Camp
  • Exploring Nature & Gardening
  • Picnics in the garden & local playground
  • Art Camp
  • Music & Drama Week
  • Water fun with water slide & paddling pool
  • Football with a trained football coach
  • Swimming trips
  • Easter camps & summer camps included for the same monthly price

Also included in our summer camps:

Special Visitors, such as;
The local Fire Brigade, The local Garda, Dogs Trust, puppet masters & musicians

A special School Trip:
To places such as Kea Ora Farm, Imaginosity or Sea Life
Need to Know More

Contact Chris or Grace
Phone: +353 1 2022990

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