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Maths Talks with Patsy Stafford

Posted on: January 23rd, 2018 by DeeBushell

Grovelands Childcare in association with local development company, Midlands Science, welcome Dr.Patsy Stafford of Maynooth University to Grovelands Childcare, Tullamore on the evening of January 24th at 7:00pm to address staff and parents.
Young children are exposed to a wide…

Weather Closures Monday 11th December

Posted on: December 10th, 2017 by DeeBushell

Due to snow and ice conditions in the midlands we are operating a limited service tomorrow. No ECCE classes in any centres.
We will not be operating any school drops off or collections tomorrow unless there is a serious change…

Christmas Events

Posted on: November 29th, 2017 by DeeBushell

Our Christmas Shows for 2017 are as follows:
Ballymahon Rd: 1st December
Athlone Little Theatre
Corran Riada: 6th of December
Athlone Little Theatre
Group 1: 10.30am
Group 2: 12pm
Full Day Care: 5.30pm
IDA Athlone: 7th of December

Cheerios Day Thursday 19th of October

Posted on: October 17th, 2017 by DeeBushell

Grovelands Childcare will take part in the Cheerios Breakfast Morning for Childline again this year.
The events raises much needed fun for the Childline Charity.
We ask that all parents bring in a donation of €2. We will also have…

Centres re open with limited service

Posted on: October 17th, 2017 by DeeBushell

The following applies today:
Ballymahon Road: Closed
IDA Athlone: ECCE Rooms Closed. Full day care services open.
IDA Tullamore: ECCE Rooms Closed. Full day care services open.
MarketPoint Mullingar: ECCE Rooms Closed. Full day care services open.
Corran Riada, Athlone:…

Closure due to weather warning

Posted on: October 15th, 2017 by DeeBushell

All Grovelands Childcare centres will close tomorrow October 16th on the advice of the DCYA and Department of Education. We had hoped not to have to close and cause inconvenience to any of parents but the safety of all our…

ECCE 2017 Start Dates

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 by DeeBushell

Our 2017/2018 ECCE Terms will commence as follows:
IDA Athlone: 28th of August
Corran Riada: 28th of August
Ballymahon Rd: 28th of August 
IDA Tullamore: 4th of September
MarketPoint: 4th of September

Please remember to bring along 4 passport photos…

More Affordable Childcare From September

Posted on: July 29th, 2017 by DeeBushell

Grovelands Childcare has decided to participate in the Governments More Affordable Childcare Scheme.
If your child is aged between 6 months and 36 months  you are eligible for a non means-tested universal childcare subsidy of up to €20 per week. That…

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…

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