Bee Smart Montessori & ECCE Programme

Ireland’s Early Childhood Care & Education Scheme (ECCE)

Bee Smart Montessori participates in the government’s ECCE Scheme.

What is the ECCE Programme?

The ECCE Programme is a government funded scheme for all children who meet the age requirements for the appropriate school year. From January 2010, every child may avail of one “free” preschool year if they are aged between three years, three months to four years, six months on the 1st of September each year.

Bee Smart Montessori has been approved to participate in this scheme.

To learn more, please visit the Department of Children and Youth Affairs’ website, where you can check your eligibility and access downloadable forms.

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