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ECCE GOVERNMENT SCHEME

Bright Horizons provides high-quality care and education for babies and children aged from 3 months to 12 years.

Our nurseries offer flexible full and part-time care, with some of the nurseries providing Before and After School Care and Out of School Camps.Bright Horizons are registered for the ECCE pre-school Government Scheme aiming to provide subsidised pre-school education to children aged between 3 years 3 months and 4 years 6 months on the 1st September each year.

All of our nurseries can be located on our centre locator, alternatively for further information please contact us on 1850 211 365 or email parentenquiry@brighthorizons.com.

For further information on the ECCE scheme you can visit www.omcya.ie or call the Government Helpline on 1890 303 039

About Bright Horizons Pre-school Curriculum

Bright Horizons is very confident that our World at Their Fingertips programme mirrors the core principles and standards outlined in Siolta, the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education developed by CECDE. Our programme for learning is also supported by Aistear, the National Irish Curriculum for children. Our comprehensive planning and observations of children's development are focused on Aistear's themes of well bein, exploring and thinking, communicating, and identity and belonging.

The pre-school learning environment is primarily based on the The Creative Curriculum for Pre-School, used in many high-quality early education settings internationally. At the core of The Creative Curriculum for Pre-School are well planned learning centres that allow for child choice and self-directed play, small groups and supportive teaching that prepares children for academic excellence. The development of language, mathematical reasoning and scientific thought is emphasised throughout all the centres. Changes to the learning environment, activities and projects reflect emerging interests and individual goals. Learning centres offer guided experiences that emcompass all the skills and understandings necessary for optimum development and success in school.



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