Childcare Athlone

Little Scholars Childcare Athlone

Our indoor and outdoor environments reflect our play-based approach, with a wide range of open-ended materials for all the children to explore and discover.

Our rural setting provides a large garden and soft playing area with an abundance of space giving children the freedom and the opportunities to lead their own play, nurturing their sense of wonder as they engage and learn about the world around them.

We believe healthy minds are happy minds and plenty of physical activity are fundamental to our children’s physical, social and emotional growth, promoting children’s educational development and well-being at all times.

Childcare Athlone
  • shape1 Little Scholars Early Years Setting is a purpose-built facility.
  • shape2 We promote an environment which empowers your child to actively pursue their own learning.
  • shape3 We are compliant with all legislation.
  • shape4 We are fully insured with trained and qualified staff.
  • shape5 We work closely with Tusla to offer you the highest standards of care for your child.

Hours of Opening

  • Monday to Friday:
    9.15am – 12.15pm  (ECCE Session)
  • Early morning drop:
    8.30am – 9.15am
  • Afterschool hours available:
    12.15pm – 1.00pm

Our Mission

Building positive relationships with parents, families and the wider community, plays an important role in the holistic development of each child. Communication is a key element in the fostering of children`s learning, while sharing information and parental involvement are also necessary components, giving each child a sense of identity and belonging, enriching their overall holistic development.

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide a service where all children feel loved, respected and encouraged to develop to their best potential. We know that each child is unique and a positive early childhood experience is instrumental for a child’s overall development throughout their life