Childcare

Sunshine Childcare Centre provides the highest standard of care and we believe learning should be fun. We are committed to providing a quality and affordable childcare service to local families and cater for children from babies of 3 months up to 5 year olds.

MISSION STATEMENT

St. Munchin’s Childcare Centre aims to provide a safe special space for children in which they can grow and develop. We are committed to providing a quality and affordable childcare service, which will enable the people of St. Munchin’s Parish to access the many services of the Family Resource Centre to pursue further education and training to gain employment, to give opportunity to parents for respite.

In this section, you can read more about our:

Programmes implemented at the Childcare Centre are:

  • Infant and School Readiness Programmes
  • Parent and Toddler Group provided in partnership with the HSE, offering parents an opportunity to spend quality time with their toddlers and other parents.
  • Montessori pre-school
  • Incredible Years Programme. The childcare centre is involved in many parent programmes through Incredible Years.
    1. Parent and baby programme  (8 weeks)  late maternity – 4 months.
    2. Toddler parent programme     (14 weeks)
    3. Preschool parent programme (14 weeks)
    4. School readiness programme (6 weeks)  4-5 year olds
    5. Dina in the preschool programme for children (school year)  3-5 year olds.

Meals & Nutrition
We understand how important it is to establish good healthy eating practices from a very young age. Our menu is varied and is nutritious and balanced and our cook takes great care preparing freshly cooked meals and snacks each day.

The creche cook is trained in HACCP food safety and takes account of the HSE Healthy Eating Programme in developing the children’s menus.

The agencies we collaborate with or are members of include:

  • Early Childhood Ireland
  • HSE
  • PAUL Partnership
  • Barnardos
  • Limerick City Childcare Committee

Click the link below to download our Childcare Application Form:

Childcare Record Card