Le Cheile – Simonstown Childcare Facility provides care for babies, toddlers, pre-school age children and afterschool service for primary school aged children. Le Cheile cares approximately for 90 children daily where teaching with child-centred philosophy is provided. We believe that every child is unique and learn differently where warm, nurturing and safe environment for children and families are provided.
All staff in Le Cheile strive to teach children:
- to respect themselves, others and their environment
- to provide for all areas of a child’s development
- to develop creativity and critical thinking skills in each child
- to provide for child’s emotional and social development
- to provide resources for parents
- to involve our community in child’s learning
- to act as a support system for staff and families
Le Cheile – Simonstown Childcare facility have been awarded Level 4 in the Siolta Quality Assurance Programme which is the highest level of achievement as well as we took part in Smart Start.
We operate from the National Curriculum Framework Aistear and Siolta for all children aged birth to six years old. Le Cheile is play-based centre where learning through the play is highlighted. We believe that children learn the best through the play. We also believe that communication and working with parents is very important and beneficial for all children. In Le Cheile we are communicating with parents through the App calls Child Path, where children’ s daily learning and developmental progress is stored and shared with parents on daily basis.
All the staff in Le Cheile are Garda vetted, experienced, skilled, friendly whose work is carried out on professional basis every day.
Pre-school (2 Indoor, 1 outdoor)
Mon to Fri – 7:45am to 6:15pm
Mon to Fri (Breakfast Club) – 7:45am to 8:30am
Mon to Fri (Pre-school) – 9am to 12pm
Mon to Fri (Afterschool) – 1:30pm to 6:15pm