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ECCE February Midterm

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by DeeBushell

A reminder that all centres will have an ECCE midterm next Thursday and Friday - 23rd and 24th of February.
ECCE sessions will recommence on Monday February 27th.
This only affects ECCE only sessions. Full day care services will continue as normal.…

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Posted on: January 24th, 2017 by DeeBushell

A few photographs of our wonderful student Rui from China.
Rui planned a wonderful circle time with the preschool children to discuss her life in China and how she celebrates Chinese New Year with her family. Rui also brought in…

8 staff celebrating 10th year in 2016/2017

Posted on: January 20th, 2017 by DeeBushell

In January we held a full staff meeting and social evening for the staff across our 5 centres.
The purpose of this was to keep staff informed of changes coming down the line in the sector so that Grovelands Childcare can keep…

Grovelands Childcare – Christmas Dates

Posted on: December 1st, 2016 by DeeBushell

Its coming to that time of the year again! Dates and Times for Preschool Christmas Celebrations listed below. If you have any queries please contact your centre manager.
IDA Athlone 
14th December 11.30 am in the centre Zantha and Emers…

ECCE Start Dates

Posted on: August 28th, 2016 by DeeBushell

The 2016/2017 ECCE term will start in all centres on the Thursday September 1st.
If you need a reminder of your childs session time please contact the centre manager.
IDA Athlone: Breda 09064 86080
IDA Tullamore: Vicki 05793 28241…

Grovelands Childcare Ballymahon Road to reopen due to demand

Posted on: July 20th, 2016 by DeeBushell

Grovelands Childcare will reopen its childcare and early education centre on the Ballymahon Road in September to cater for increased demand. The centre, which was the first Grovelands Childcare centre Regina Bushell established in 1992, will offer 22 Early Childcare…

Grovelands MD Regina Bushell up for another award!

Posted on: June 16th, 2016 by DeeBushell

Grovelands Childcare MD Regina Bushell took home the coveted Business Person of the Year from the Athlone Chamber Awards which was held in the Sheraton Athlone Hotel in April. Regina is now nominated for that exact award at the Midland…

Graduation Schedules

Posted on: May 27th, 2016 by DeeBushell

We have reached that time of the year again – Graduations! We are all so proud of our wonderful preschoolers who will make the big step onto primary school this September. We hope to see many of them back for…

Grovelands MD Named Business Person of The Year

Posted on: April 19th, 2016 by DeeBushell

Regina Bushell, Founder and Managing Director of Grovelands Childcare has been named as Business Person of the Year at the Athlone Chamber of Commerce Awards 2016. The black-tie awards event took place in the Sheraton Hotel on Saturday night last,…

Great Irish Bake for Temple Street

Posted on: April 12th, 2016 by DeeBushell

For the 2nd year Grovelands Childcare will be supporting Temple Streets Great Irish Bake. All centres will be hosting bake sales and coffee mornings on Friday April 15th. All donations received will go to Temple Street Childrens Hospital.…

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