Before/After & Sports Programmes

Before school club

Our before school club offers care between the hours of 8am until the school day starts Monday to Friday during school term, times may vary locally.

We will provide a nutritious breakfast before the school day starts. For the remainder of the time children can play with their friends or partake in an activity. They will then be taken to their classroom when class begins.

Sibling Hour Club

Parents can avail of our hour programme which is for children in junior and senior infants, this accommodates parents with children in older classes with one pick up time.

Your child will receive a healthy snack on arrival and then get to choose from different activities either indoors or outdoors, weather permitting.

After school club

Our afterschool and sports programmes takes place when classes finish and continues up to 6.30pm 

Your child can unwind in a relaxed, safe and fun, home from home environment which is part of the school community. Our after school and sports programme plays an important role in the social and emotional development of children and is not intended to be an extension of the school day. Our programmes are child led and we have a wide range of creative and physical activities that children can tap into throughout the afternoon. Our team of specialised staff and sports coaches who are Garda vetted provide a best practice activity programme ensuring that each child’s age and abilities and interests are taken into consideration. We offer homework supervision which is a big plus for parents and children as it allows for a more relaxed end to the day for all. We provide healthy nutritious meals and snacks devised to follow the Department of Health’s Food and Nutritional Guidelines.

Homework Club

Our staff will supervise and support the children in completing their homework Monday to Thursday.

Children will have an opportunity to complete their homework under the supervision and guidance of our staff, however, we do ask that parents check their child’s homework and reading at home as they may not have time to complete it all.

Call us at 083 829 8527 or 01 621 5790 to see how our before and after school programmes can enhance your child’s social skills and education.

Sports Programme

Our sports programmes are about having FUN! We are very fortunate to have such a wide choice of highly qualified sports and specialist coaches who are fantastic role models to children, always encouraging, motivating and instilling self belief in each and every child.

Even if your child is not particularly interested in sport we will always find a way to adapt an activity to encourage your child to take part so that they can learn life skills in keeping active, healthy and confident often tapping into your child’s imaginative and creative thinking. We divide children into groups for activities which caters for your child’s individual age, ability and interests and also provides a better ratio of coach to children.

  • Promotes positivity, social skills and self confidence
  • Programmes cater for all ages and skill levels
  • Physical activity supports better concentration and academic performance
  • A focus on developing life skills through sport skills
  • Wide variety of activities and games available
  • Sport coaches skills include football, GAA, Athletics, Basketball, yoga, pilates, personal and fundamental skills training, fitness to music.

Our Coaches

Irelands Athletic Olympian– Linda Byrne
Irelands Karate Champion/Personal Trainer– Rachel Earley
FAI Coach/Fitness to Music Instructor/Swim Coach– Joanna Kelly
Karate/Yoga/Pilates/Personal Trainer– Karl Doyle
GAA, Football & SAQ Coach– Daragh O’Reilly
Athletics Coach– Jennifer Moran
Sports Coach/Personal Trainer– Oisin Kelly

Sample of a daily routine, children can choose from a wide range of activities

Time Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
2.30pm – 3.15pm Healthy Snack + Homework Healthy Snack + Homework Healthy Snack + Homework
3.15pm -4.30pm Creative Activities – Art projects, Speech & Drama, Imagination Games, Music, Singing, Creative writing , Quizzes
Physical Activities – Obstacle Course, Team Games, Soccer, Tennis, Bowling, Dance
4.30pm – 5.00pm Dinner/Snack Dinner/Snack Dinner/Snack
5.00 pm – 6.30pm Creative activities – Board Games, Puzzles, Crafts, Language/Fun Quizzes, Reading, Lego Construction
Physical Activities – Relay Races, Tag Rugby, Swimming, Gymnastics, Yoga, Karate, GAA

QUALIFIED COACHES IN

Call us at 083 829 8527 or 01 621 5790 to see how our before and after school programmes can enhance your child’s social skills and education.