Little Learners Pre-School and After-School Drumcondra Dublin 9
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News & Events
Getting Ready for the Big Paddy's Day Parade 2015
  • Summer Camp 2017

    Posted: June 21st 2017

    We are now taking bookings for our summer camp which will commence on the 3rd July. The camp is open to all children in the community. 

    Week1 : 3-7 JULY - CAMPING AND TREASURE ...

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  • Waiting for our chickens to hatch

    Posted: May 31st 2017

    The preschool children in the theatre in ABCD are waiting patiently for the eggs to hatch. The eggs have been kept warm in the incubator for the last fourteen days, they are expected to hatch in ...

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  • Quiz Night 2017

    Posted: May 31st 2017

    We are humbled and delighted that some of our parent have again organised a table quiz supporting Little Learners. We would love to see current, existing and future parents on the night. This is a ...

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  • A farm is coming to Little Learners

    Posted: May 16th 2017

    On Friday we are having a visit from a travelling farm. The children have being learning all about farm animals and are super

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  • Helping our community

    Posted: May 12th 2017

    We are saddened to hear about the closure of a local creche in Drumcondra. We understand the pressure and upset this causes the children and their families. If we can help in anyway, either in our ...

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  • Graduation Iona 2017

    Posted: May 12th 2017

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  • Graduation ABCD 2017

    Posted: May 12th 2017

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  • New Preschool and Afterschool at Westfield House

    Posted: May 11th 2017

    We are excited to announce that we are opening a new preschool and afterschool facility on the grounds of Westfield House, Ballymun in September 2017.  

    We will have free ECCE ...

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  • Easter Camp 2017

    Posted: April 5th 2017

    We will be running a fun filled Easter camp from Monday 10th until 21st April (excluding Good Friday and Easter Monday).

    Usual activities- Arts and Crafts, Dance, Sports, Cooking. Also the ...

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  • St Patrick's Day Parade 2017

    Posted: March 13th 2017

    Our annual St Patrick's Day Parade will take place on Thursday 16th March. The parade will leave Hollybank at 11.30am and from ABCD at 12pm and march around Drumcondra. Please come and support the ...

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  • National Pyjama Day 2017

    Posted: March 1st 2017

    Early Childhood Ireland's National Pyjama day will take place this Friday 3rd March. Children are invited to wear their PJ's into Montessori. Donations will go towards children's charities chosen ...

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  • A visit from DogsTrust

    Posted: February 28th 2017

    Yesterday we had a very special four legged visitor named Ollie. Ollie visited the children along with his owner, Fiona from DogsTrust. The interactive workshop focused on how to ...

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  • New Baby and Toddler Group

    Posted: February 13th 2017

    We are very excited about our new Baby and Toddler Group starting Wednesday 1st March in The Dance Studio in ABCD from 9.30am to 12pm . Play, Songs, Stories, Tea and Coffee. Parents, Grandparents, ...

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  • Trip to Dublin Zoo

    Posted: February 13th 2017

    There was great excitement for our visit to Dublin Zoo last week. The coach collected the children from Little Learners in the morning and off we set. The group participated in the Winter Woollies ...

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  • Well Done David

    Posted: December 16th 2016

    Our very own David Doyle who is an afterschool leader in ABCD released his debut single, 'Lions'. Have a listen! We think its brilliant.

    Image above of David supporting Gavin James in the ...

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  • Christmas Holidays 2016

    Posted: December 16th 2016

    Montessori will finish up on Thursday 22nd December. All children are welcome to stay until 1pm for our Christmas Party. 

    Camp will be available on Friday 23rd for those who need ...

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  • Best Service Business 2016

    Posted: December 14th 2016

    We are delighted to announce that we have won the Best Service Business Award for 2016. Thank you all for your continued

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  • Paediatric First Aid Course for Parents and Childminders

    Posted: November 8th 2016

    We are hosting a first aid course designed for parents and childminders.

    When: 24th November 2016

    Location: ABCD 40 Lower Drumcondra ...

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  • Halloween Night

    Posted: November 8th 2016

    Our annual Halloween Event took place on Sunday 30th October. We had traditional Halloween games, pumpkin carving, spooky dancing topped off by a parade around Drumcondra. 

    We even ...

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  • Halloween Event

    Posted: October 26th 2016

    We are hosting our annual Halloween event this Sunday 30th October from 4-8pm in ABCD. There will be a parade, games, dance, treasure hunt and other spooky things!

    Children and adults ...

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  • Sing along with Clara

    Posted: October 11th 2016

    RTE Television recently dropped in to see us and film an episode on Sing Along With Clara.

    Join Clara Murray and her Sing Along crew for some wonderful singing and dancing! Filmed at ...

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  • Summer Camp News

    Posted: August 5th 2016

    We are half way through our summer camp and the children are loving it. The children have been busy camping, making puppets, disco dancing ,building forts and much more.

    The next few weeks ...

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  • Graduation

    Posted: June 20th 2016

    We cannot believe the school year is coming to an end, where has the time gone. 

    This year's graduations will take place in the theatre in ABCD.

    The children from Hollybank ...

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  • Sports Day and Mad Hatters Tea Party

    Posted: June 20th 2016

    Our annual Sports Day and Mad Hatters Tea Party will take place in the ABCD garden this week once we get the nod for a sunny day.  Parents are welcome, get practicing your egg and spoon race ...

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  • Quiz Night

    Posted: June 20th 2016

    A massive thank you to all our parents who organised the hugely successful quiz night, came along, bought raffle tickets and donated prizes. 

    Over 2,200 euro was raised which will be ...

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  • Golden Ticket

    Posted: June 1st 2016

    We are so excited that our golden tickets have arrived for our Afterschool Club Members. This ticket is awarded to a club member who demonstrates kindness, good manners and for being an overall ...

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  • Summer Camp

    Posted: May 20th 2016

    We are now taking bookings for our summer camp which will commence on the 4th July. The camp is open to all children in the community. 

    Week 1: Sports Week

    Week 2: Get Crafty/ ...

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  • Sing Along for RTE Junior

    Posted: May 11th 2016

    Our Montessori children were chosen by RTE to film a TV series called Sing Along for RTÉ Junior which will be aired during the Summer. RTE were so impressed by the children's singing, ...

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  • April Newsletter

    Posted: April 7th 2016

    Dear Parent/Guardian, We would like to welcome you back after the Easter holidays and hope you all had a nice break. We have some upcoming events that may be of ...

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  • Theatre

    Posted: April 4th 2016

    We are delighted to announce that we have taken over the theatre in ABCD. This will give us more space for the afterschool and preschool children. We will be putting in a new door which will ...

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  • Babysitting Service

    Posted: April 4th 2016

    We plan on hosting a babysitting evening on the last Friday of the month from 6-10pm. This is to provide parents with the opportunity to go to the cinema, avail of an early bird meal etc. The cost ...

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  • Last Term

    Posted: April 4th 2016

    We would like to welcome you all back after the Easter Holidays. We hope you enjoyed the break and are ready for the final term. The Easter Camp was a great success and the children all enjoyed ...

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  • St Patricks Day Parade

    Posted: March 11th 2016

    Get Ready for Paddy's Day

    Our St Patricks Day Parade around Drumcondra will take place on Tuesday 15th March at 12pm. All parents and family are welcome to come along to ...

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  • Easter Camp 2016

    Posted: March 3rd 2016

    We will be running a fun filled Easter camp from Monday 21st March until Friday 1st April (excluding Good Friday and Easter Monday). Activities include Arts&Crafts, Baking, ...

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  • National Pyjama Day

    Posted: February 29th 2016

    We invite all children to come to school dressed in their pyjama on Friday 4th March. Funds raised will be donated to Irish Autism Action. This fundraising initiative is supported by Early ...

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  • Best Service Business Award

    Posted: December 14th 2015

    Little Learners won the Best Service Business Award 2015. We are delighted and very proud. This would not have been possible without our wonderful team and supportive parents. We are over the ...

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  • 57 Years Apart

    Posted: December 4th 2015

    Our afterschool leader John Sharpson (who has landed a role with RTE as a children's presenter) organised this video with one of our afterschool children, Sean. Have a look, its

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  • Blast off!!

    Posted: November 23rd 2015

    In November Little Learners and Ted went to Space!!  We learned the names of the planets in our solar system, the importance of the sun, the hottest and coldest planets and all about the ...

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  • Fright Night Fun

    Posted: November 13th 2015

    Our annual Halloween Fright Night had something to suit everyone both young and old. From spooky dancing, toasting marshmallows, bobbing for apples, treasure hunt for skeleton bones, rounded off ...

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  • Enniskillen Nursery Visit

    Posted: October 29th 2015

    We were delighted to welcome teachers from Enniskillen Nursery School on Friday 16th October. Their visit was funded by the British government to observe a best practice pre school in action. It ...

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  • ECCE Budget Announcement

    Posted: October 29th 2015

    Following the announcement in the recent budget of the second free pre school year commencing in September 2016, we are currently receiving a high volume of application forms. If you have family ...

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  • Halloween Fright Night

    Posted: October 29th 2015

    Come join us for a night of traditional halloween games, spooky dancing, treasure hunt, storytelling and a parade this Friday 30th in ABCD Campus from 6-8pm. To reserve your place text 0868581297. ...

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  • Halloween Camp

    Posted: October 27th 2015

    We are running a Halloween Camp in both locations [ABCD & Iona] from Tuesday 27th Oct - Friday 30th Oct.

    You can book your child for a 1/2 day or full day ...

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  • Calling all Knitters

    Posted: September 10th 2015

    Calling all knitters! We are planning on knitting a rainbow and flowers to decorate the wire fence in ABCD.

    We will be using surveyors plastic tape and thick size eight ...

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  • Best Practice Award

    Posted: September 10th 2015

    We are delighted that the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment has chosen our garden and afterschool plan as an example of best practice. It was a great honour to be approached by a ...

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  • Welcome Back

    Posted: September 8th 2015

    We cannot believe the summer is over and it is back to school time already. We are looking forward to meeting your child and becoming part of your family. We are also looking forward to welcoming ...

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  • Pub Quiz Thursday June 25th

    Posted: June 23rd 2015

    The parents of the children attending Little Learners Pre-School and the Stay and Play After-School club have arranged a Pub Quiz to thank the Nessa and her amazing team.

    Venue: Hedigans, ...

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  • Kids Camps 2015

    Posted: May 27th 2015

    We have a number of camps taking place this summer [2015].

    Our camps are friendly, flexible and fun! You can book in for as many [or as few] days that suits.

    1. Mad ...

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  • Loving our Community

    Posted: May 27th 2015

    We truly love our community here in Drumcondra. To all the parents who trust us with your little ones [and bigger ones] we would like to say a Big Thank You. We really appreciate ...

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  • New Website Launch

    Posted: May 27th 2015

    We are over the moon today to announce the launch of our newly designed website. We go live today, Wednesday 27th May 2015. The site is located at the same address as before: ...

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