Nutrition

Nutrition

Here at Rathfarnham Day Care, we promote healthy nutritional choices for our children. We feel it is important at this young age to introduce and educate our children about good nutrition and the health benefits of eating well. We provide healthy meals an...

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What is HighScope?

What is HighScope?

What is HighScope? HighScope was first established in the United States in 1969. It is an approach to early learning which identifies and builds on children’s strengths, interests and abilities. The HighScope approach enables children to be actively ...

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Montessori in Rathfarnham

Montessori in Rathfarnham

1) Practical Life The purpose and aim of Practical Life is to help the child gain control in the coordination of his movement, and help the child to gain independence and adapt to his society. Practical life exercises include pouring, sorting, food prepar...

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Preparing your Child for Preschool

Preparing your Child for Preschool

Every child in Ireland has a right to avail of free preschool. This is known as The Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme (ECCE scheme). It is available to all children prior to starting school. This funding is a recognition of how important early chi...

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Health & Wellbeing Nutrition

Health & Wellbeing Nutrition

Here at Rathfarnham Day Care, we promote healthy nutritional choices for our children. We feel it is important at this young age to introduce and educate our children about good nutrition and the health benefits of eating well. We provide healthy meals an...

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More Affordable Childcare Starts Now

More Affordable Childcare Starts Now

What you need to know From September children between the ages of 6 months and 36 months in Tusla-registered childcare will qualify for childcare supports, with further childcare supports for many more children under 15 years old.    

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HEALTH & WELLBEING Exercise

HEALTH & WELLBEING Exercise

At Rathfarnham Day Care we aim to support children’s psychological and physical well-being by helping them to make healthy choices about nutrition, hygiene and exercise. Our policy is to provide all children who attend the crèche full time with the opp...

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