Little trinity Crèche and Montessori is a purpose built full day child care facility in operation since 2007. We cater for children aged 3 months to 12 years old. At Little Trinity, our aim is to provide a caring, safe and loving environment where children can grow and develop and try new experiences with qualified staff. By providing a safe and nurturing environment where each child learns at their own rate, the children at Little Trinity develop a positive self-image confidence in their abilities and willingness to try new experiences.
We provide nutritional meals throughout the day and also provide breakfast. Our curriculum includes the following; Art & creative exploration, Music & Drama, an introduction to numeracy and literacy, Gardening, Science experiments, Baking, Outdoor play - football, basketball, rugby, swing set etc. Little Trinity is full of fun in a home away home environment.
All staff at Little Trinity are fully qualified in childcare and first aid and are Garda Vetted before they begin working here. The qualifications of staff members are; FETAC Level 5 and 6, Level 6 Montessori, BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Studies and BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Education and Care. Staff qualifications are displayed in their respective rooms and are available for parents to view at any time. Each room provides a daily routine of all age appropriate activities and these activities are displayed on the walls for parents to view.
Little Trinity opens from 7am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday and we are we open 51 weeks of the year, we are closed for one week at Christmas. At Little Trinity we can cater for a maximum of 35 children at any one time. Here is an over view of the different rooms we have, their age range and the staff to child ratios:
Babies: 3 months to 1 year: 1 adult to 3 babies
Tweenies: 1 year to 2 years: 1 adult to 5 children
Playgroup: 2 years to 3 years: 1 adult to 6 children
Montessori: 3 years to 5 years: 1 adult to 11 children
Afterschool: 4/5 years to 12 years: as there are no regulations on afterschool children, we cater for up to 8 after schoolers for health and safety purposes.