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.
"Growing the veggie garden and the tour on the bus were big highlights this year! The staff are very good at what they do and go beyond the call of duty providing great reports everyday about meals etc... The management team at Roscam are very approachable and make communication very easy. Thank you to each and everyone at Roscam."