Daycare At Playtime Day Nursery we provide daycare in 7 different rooms, enabling us to have age and stage appropriate facilities and activities.
Our Baby, Waddler and Toddler rooms care for children aged 6 months to 2 years with a total of 36 places.
The Stroller and Jogger meets the needs of children aged 2 to 3 years with up to 36 spaces.
3 and 4 year olds are developed and challenge in the Runner and Sprinter rooms with a total of 44 spaces.
Each room is self contained i.e. have their own toileting/changing facilities and sleep rooms/facilities.
Freshly prepared food from the kitchen including a hot dinner is brought to the room.
All rooms have a scheduled time for physical play either outside or in the adjoining community hall. This is an integral part of our daily routine. We ask that you send a coat with your child everyday for their participation in this aspect of our daily routine.
All our rooms carry out planning and observations to ensure that the activities meet the needs and interests of each individual child.
Playgroup The Playgroup is registered with the Department of Education to provide pre-school education to children 3-4 years. Playgroup operates two sessions 9.00am to 11.30am, with a total of 47 places. All areas of the pre-school curriculum are covered. Playgroup children have access to a garden in which they have opportunities to develop and learning through the environment around them.
Playgroup is participating in shared education in the 'Sharing from the Start' programme.
Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club caters for those parents who need their children cared for from 7.30am to 9.00am, during term time. Children are offered cereal, milk and toast before being escorted to school or Playgroup.
Out of Schools Club The Out of Schools Club caters for children from 4 to 12 years. Please discuss with the Centre Manager if your children require collection from school as transport may be available. Upon their arrival, children will receive a snack. The emphasis at the Out of Schools Club is on active play, exercise and encouragement of creative hobbies and sporting talent. Children have the opportunity to utilise the adjoining sports hall and outdoor play areas.
Holiday Scheme Holiday schemes are run during July and August, we operate a 5 week Summer Scheme for children aged 5 to 12 years, trips and activities vary to suit age groups– Primary Year 1- Year 3 and Year 4 -Year 7. Programme of activities are published late June, keep an eye on our business facebook page for further information https://www.facebook.com/eskraplaytime/