This attractive room, with en-suite toilet facilities adds to the educational and social benefits already available at Roscam Childcare Centre. Our Montessori is structured to prepare children for life, active learning and a steady transition to school - with encouragement for children to reach their full potential, at their own pace. Here children are given freedom to choose equipment from the lovely educational Montessori assortment available encouraging positive attitudes towards learning.
The Montessori classroom is run by experienced and qualified Montessori teachers and a detailed Montessori curriculum is followed as well as applying the Principles of Aistear (National Curriculum Framework) & Siolta (National Quality Framework) Children explore the following : practical life (pouring, cleaning, fastening, folding, pegging cutting, etc); the sensorial world (temperatures, textures and sizes); creativity (painting, gluing, drawing and magnetic storyboards); culture (history, geography, science or even gardening); maths; and language (letters and sounds, phonics, pre-reading activities and numeracy).
This classroom is registered for up to 22 children from 3 to 5 years with a minimum staff ratio of 1: 8 generally and 1:11 for morning ECCE sessions.
"Our experience as Parents of J.F at Roscam Childcare Centre has been excellent and very enjoyable. We found the staff in J's room to be top class and extremely professional on all counts. We couldn't talk highly enough of Maria and Ronan and indeed on many occasions when I went to collect J he didn't want to come home!"