Pre-school

3-5yrs

Togher Pre-school
Cur Le Chéile
Tús an Bhóthair

The Service: Togher Family Centre has three pre-schools based at three sites. These are Togher Pre-school, in Deanrock Estate. Cur Le Chéile pre-school, in Togher Girls School  and Tús an Bhóthair pre-school on the grounds of Togher Boys School.  

The pre-school services cater for children 2 years 8 months to 5 years.  

The curriculum is based on the Highscope model  (highscope.org).  This is a quality approach to early childhood care and education. We also utilise ‘Siolta’ http://siolta.ie/standards.php https://www.dcya.gov.ie/viewdoc.asp?DocID=120 the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education ensuring a high quality childcare service. Togher Family Centre also embrace ‘Aistear’ https://www.ncca.ie/en/early-childhood the National Early Years Curriculum Framework to enhance the experience of children within the learning environment.

 

Togher Pre-school


Location: Togher Family Centre Facility, 6 Maglin Grove, Deanrock Estate, Togher, Cork
Fees: ECCE free- preschool year if eligible or Subvention Fees apply (see Child Fees on the Parents page)
Staff: Siobhan Coomey and Maire Lynch
Hours: 2 sessions per day 9am-12 noon or 1-4pm
Days: Monday to Friday
Contact Number(s): +353 21 4316766
Partners: POBAL/DCYA/TUSLA

Parental Feedback: Please find a link to our most recent Parent Satisfaction survey undertaken in June 2018.

 

 

Cur Le Chéile Pre-school

Location: Offsite Pre-school at the Togher Girls Primary School, Togher Road, Cork
Fees: ECCE free- preschool year if eligible or Subvention Fees apply (see Child Fees on the Parents page)
Staff: Frankie Kelleher, Marion O Malley and Terry O Donovan
Hours: 2 sessions per day 9am-12 noon or 1-4pm
Days: Monday to Friday
Contact Number(s): +353 21 4316674
Partners: POBAL/DCYA/TUSLA

Parental Feedback: Please find a link to our most recent Parent Satisfaction survey undertaken in June 2018.

 

 

Tús an Bhóthair Pre-school

 

Locations: Offsite Pre-school at the Togher Boys Primary School, Togher Road, Cork
Fees: ECCE free- preschool year if eligible or Subvention Fees apply (see Child Fees on the Parents page)
Staff: Nora Mehigan, Aedin Lehane and Nessa Goulding 
Hours: 2 sessions per day 9am-12 noon or 1-4pm
Days: Monday to Friday
Contact Number(s): +353 21 4847767
Partners: POBAL/ DCYA/TUSLA

Parental Feedback: Please find a link to our most recent Parent Satisfaction survey undertaken in June 2018.

 

More about Togher Family Centre Pre-schools

Vision: Where Children Experience the Magic of Childhood.

At Togher Family Centre we nurture children’s strengths and promote their self-belief.

We provide children with equal opportunities in all aspects of their development

We encourage positive social relationships among children, empowering them to make decisions and solve problems

We utilise play to nourish children’s individual learning.

We promote positive relationships with parents, enabling them to feel involved, respected and encouraged to share their skills.

We provide a welcoming, friendly and safe environment.

We focus on health and wellbeing: Smart Start:Smart Start is a programme developed to ensure young children are supported to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviours. The programme covers 6 categories all aimed at improving and maintaining the health and well being of children.