TEMPLEOGUE:

Horizons Templeogue – Montessori & Full Day Care
Horizons Terenure – Homework Club & Summer Camp 

ABOUT

HORIZONS MONTESSORI

TEMPLEOGUE & TERENURE since 1993

Premier Early Years Education in Dublin 6w

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Horizons Montessori provides part and full time childcare programmes all year round.

We have two schools in Templeogue and Terenure.

Templeogue caters for Montessori Preschool ages and Terenure for Primary School children requiring after school care during term and on school holidays.

the two schools...

Our Templeogue school is in Cypress Park near Templeogue Village and our Terenure school is on the Terenure College Campus.

Horizons Templeogue School Exterior
HORIZONS TEMPLEOGUE

TEMPLEOGUE

Horizons Templeogue is located in Cypress Park.

Here we provide Ecce and Part-Time Montessori for 38 weeks per year. And Full Day Montessori all year round.

Catering for ages 2 years 8 months to 5 years 6 months.

There are 6 classrooms and a large Astro Surface Garden play area.

Click here for our Horizons Templeogue page.

TERENURE

Our Terenure school has two buildings on the Terenure College campus, The Clubhouse for Juniors and The Hub for Seniors. It has 8 classrooms plus a large Astro garden and access to grass pitches.

Here we provide after school pick up and care plus full day care for Primary school children all year round.

Age range from Junior Infants to 4th Class. We also run our ever popular summer camp there in July and August.

Click here for our Horizons Terenure page.

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HORIZONS TERENURE

TERENURE

Our Terenure school has two buildings on the Terenure College campus, The Clubhouse for Juniors and The Hub for Seniors. It has 8 classrooms plus a large Astro garden and access to grass pitches.

Here we provide after school pick up and care plus full day care for Primary school children all year round.

Age range from Junior Infants to 4th Class. We also run our ever popular summer camp there in July and August.

Click here for our Horizons Terenure page.

the two fiona's...

Horizons was founded by Fiona O’Kelly and Fiona Abom who both still work in the schools to this day.

Fiona OKelly Horizons Homework Club
FIONA O'KELLY

FOR THE CHILDREN

Horizons provides an excellent service and aims to provide the perfect environment for children to develop their social, personal and educational skills.

Above all, your child’s welfare and your peace of mind is most important to us.

We provide a warm, loving environment where each child is treated with respect. They develop and learn as individuals while feeling safe and secure.

HORIZONS TEAM

Horizons values the role of all it’s staff in maintaining a high quality service. Trained, motivated and friendly teachers are the heart of this service.

We value their energy and enthusiasm and will strive to meet their professional needs.

Our setting encourages a strong teamwork approach to help build and support our shared objectives. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment.

Fiona Abom Horizons Homework Club
FIONA ABOM

HORIZONS TEAM

Horizons values the role of all it’s staff in maintaining a high quality service. Trained, motivated and friendly teachers are the heart of this service.

We value their energy and enthusiasm and will strive to meet their professional needs.

Our setting encourages a strong teamwork approach to help build and support our shared objectives. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment.

industry organisations...

We are registered and work with a range of Government and Industry bodies ensuring consistent high standards for every child.

SINCE 1993

Horizons has been serving the communities of Templeogue and Terenure since 1993. This nurturing environment is based on respect. It encourages independence, creativity and friendships and enables children to reach their full potential. 

IMEB APPROVED

At Horizons we are committed to providing an educational service of the highest standard. We are approved and accredited by the Irish Montessori Education Board (IMEB). We are also registered with Tusla, the child and family agency.

STATEMENT OF FUNCTION

Horizons is a privately operated school. It offers an education programme daily and a full care programme from 7:45am to 6:30pm 49 weeks per year suitable for working parents. We have a capacity for 82 children at our school in Templeogue and xx in Terenure. Our educational philosophy is Montessori.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission is to provide a comprehensive Montessori education in a warm, nurturing environment, which considers the uniqueness of each individual child. Our aim is to develop within the child a true joy of learning, respect for each other and a willingness to actively participate in the world around them.

OBJECTIVES

At Horizons our ethos and practice values diversity and promotes equality.

We aim to select friendly, dependable, mature and professional staff through our rigorous recruitment and selection policy.

To ensure that the developmental, educational, emotional and social needs of each child are met daily.

The voice of the child is heard, rspected, and contributes to our programme.

We aim to deliver a quality Montessori curriculum.

We aim to make Horizons accessible to all members of the community, regardless of race, gender, family status, age, disability or religious belief.

We are registered with Tusla, the Child and Family agency and also operate within the Irish Montessori Education Board registration.

Our environment is planned and well organised in a way that suits the different needs of individual children, while keeping in mind the importance of safety and hygiene.

Parents are actively welcomed at Horizons at all times. We endeavour to share information and communicate with parents directly, in order to give feedback at the end of each da. To ensure they are made aware of on-going developments in policies and procedurs.

Horizons wishes to promote a positive atmosphere where children, staff and parents are treated with respect.

FOR PARENTS

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FOR CHILDREN

At Horizons, as parents ourselves in our Montessori school, we understand what’s important to you, because it is also what’s important to us…

high standards

The founding Fiona's still work in the schools every day. This ensures that the educational experience of every child is managed to the same high standards every year.

SAFE AND SECURE

We have strict procedures in place when it comes to child safety and security. Our staff are regularly trained on site regarding all aspects of prioritising your childs well being.

all year round

Our schools are open all year round ensuring child care availability for you beyond the Ecce or Primary School calendar. Our Summer Camp also runs during July and August.

outdoor play area's

Both our schools have soft Astro grass gardens which the children love. Weather permitting we spend as much time outdoors as possible to enhance the pupils experience.

full day programme

Working parents can rest assured their child is availing of the best of care all day. And once they get to Primary we also have an after school care service.

qualified teachers

We invest a lot of time in sourcing the best teachers. We ensure they have ongoing educational and development opportunities resulting in the optimum environment.

school pick up

We collect children from the local national schools St. Pius, Presentation and St. Joseph's. In our Homework Club in Terenure College they have dinner, homework and activities.

range of activities

From classical music to science experiments. Your child will be well socialised with a diverse range of materials and experiences creating a love of learning for life.

montessori school

Our educational ethos is based on that of Maria Montessori who believed in preparing a child centred environment to learn independently through discovery and exploration.

The founding Fiona’s still work in the schools every day. This ensures that the educational experience of every child is managed to the same high standards every year.

We have strict procedures in place when it comes to child safety and security. Our staff are regularly trained on site regarding all aspects of prioritising your childs well being.

Our schools are open all year round ensuring child care availability for you beyond the Ecce or Primary School calendar. Our Summer Camp also runs during July and August.

Both our schools have soft Astro grass gardens which the children love. Weather permitting we spend as much time outdoors as possible to enhance the pupils experience.

Working parents can rest assured their child is availing of the best of care all day. And once they get to Primary we also have an after school care service.

We invest a lot of time in sourcing the best teachers. We ensure they have ongoing educational and development opportunities resulting in the optimum environment.

We collect children from the local national schools St. Pius, Presentation and St. Joseph’s. In our Homework Club in Terenure College they have dinner, homework and activities.

From classical music to science experiments. Your child will be well socialised with a diverse range of materials and experiences creating a love of learning for life.

Our educational ethos is based on that of Maria Montessori who believed in preparing a child centred environment to learn independently through discovery and exploration.

healthy

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nutrition

whole foods

Horizons understand the importance of good nutrition for a child’s physical and mental development.

For children who avail of any of our full day services in Montessori or Summer Camp, as well as Homework Club  attendees, the meals are provided by Little Dinners.

They are healthy meals provided by a specialist manufacturer based in Wicklow.

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Little Dinners have created over 30 basic recipes, with variations for vegetarians and other special dietary requirements.

This results in a menu which provides providing the children with a balance of variety and familiarity.

We use Little Dinners because of their high standards when it comes to food preparation following the Dept. of Health “Food and Nutritional Guidelines for Pre-School Services”.

Special requirements based on parental preference, cultural or religious beliefs and health or allergy issues are catered for.

  • No salt, sugar, preservatives
  • No artifical flavourings, colours
  • Made using their own stocks and sauces
  • All food ingredients sourced form HACCP compliant suppliers

in their words

PARENTS
TESTIMONIALS

horizons reviews

Some quotes from our pupils parents reviews, many of whom have had their whole family attend.

To leave your review get in touch through our Contact us page. Those leaving reviews have availed of;

– Ecce, Part time and Full time Montessori in Templeogue
– Homework Club and Summer Camp in Terenure

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MCMENAMIN FAMILY

"The level of care and attention given to each child is second to none and has really allowed my children’s personalities and abilities to grow and flourish"

Letch Family Picture

LETCH FAMILY

"Horizons Montessori has provided the perfect start to the education of each of our three children, highly professional and enthusiastic"

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CYRIL MOLLOY

"All of our children benefited so much from the great start that Horizons gave them, and we are very grateful to all of them for the past 11 years"

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JENNIFER FALVEY

“Collected each day from school and brought back to a safe and secure environment where any homework is completed and corrected“

Cronin Family Picture

AMANDA CRONIN

“It would not be possible for us to overstate our appreciation of this great school and excellent teachers. We would highly recommend Horizons“

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LOUISE BYRNE

“The Montessori way of learning has been great for our kids and has allowed them to work at their own pace always supported by the teacher“

profiles

meet
the teachers!

We have an expert team who are dedicated to developing your child’s full potential. Meet the management and teachers on our staff profile page.

for your child

our
services

all year round

Our schools offer a full and flexible range of care for your child, 49 weeks per year. Click any service box below for more information…

  • Montessori Full Day – Templeogue
  • Montessori Part Time – Templeogue
  • Montessori Ecce – Templeogue
  • Homework Club – Terenure
  • Summer Camp – Terenure

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Keep up with all the latest excitement at Horizons. No two days are ever the same here and we provide a stimulating and fun environment for all that attend.

From Pumpkins Carving to Yoga, Pancake Flipping to Santa Claus the school is always a world of wonder for our children.

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