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

ECCE - Early Childhood care & Education Scheme

ECCE templeogue

Horizons is a participant in the Governments ECCE Scheme

ECCE templeogue

Horizons is a participant in the Governments ECCE Scheme

15 hours per week


38 weeks per year

Horizons participates in the ECCE Scheme for attendees of our ECCE only, Part time and Full time Montessori services.

ECCE (Early Childhood and Education Scheme) is a Government grant which covers fees for 3 hours per day, 15 hours per week, 38 weeks per year, September to June for 2 years.

ECCE child age
and enrolment dates

The ECCE scheme is for children who are at least 2 years and 8 months old before the 1st of September of their commencement year.

And not older than 5 years and 6 months at the end of the pre-school year.

You are required to apply for your childs ECCE grant to secure your start date. You should do so as soon as you have received notification of acceptance to enrol from us.

This table shows the relevant enrolment dates for the year your child was born in.

Birth year Eligible enrolment date(s)
2017 1 Sept 2020 & 1 Sept 2021
2018 1 Sept 2021 & 1 Sept 2022
2019 1 Sept 2022 & 1 Sept 2023
2020 1 Sept 2023 & 1 Sept 2024
2021 1 Sept 2024 & 1 Sept 2025
2022 1 Sept 2025 & 1 Sept 2026
2023 1 Sept 2026 & 1 Sept 2027

ECCE and Part Time

ECCE & part time montessori School calendar 2021/22

important dates

Below is our Montessori school calendar for children who attend for either ECCE only (3hrs per day) or Part Time hours (8:30am to 12:30pm) only.

Our school year for both options is 38 weeks, Monday to Friday and runs from 31/08/2021 to 29/06/2022.

Click any month below to open the relevant dates.

The calendar is subject to change throughout the year in unforeseen circumstances. In such events we will notify parents directly.

31st Aug 2021 Tuesday
School Opens

9th Sep 2021 Thursday
Parent night

25th Oct 2021 Monday
School closed Bank Holiday

26th to 29th Oct 2021 Tuesday to Friday
School closed for mid term break until Monday 1st Nov

1st Nov 2021 Monday
School re-opens after mid term break

22nd Dec 2021 Wednesday
– School closes at 12:30pm
– Last day of school before Christmas break
– School re-opens Thursday 6th January 2022

6th Jan 2022 Thursday
School re-opens

7th Feb 2022 Monday 
School closed Parent/Teacher meetings

23rd to 25th Feb 2022 Wednesday to Friday
School closed mid term break

28th Feb 2022 Monday
School re-opens

17th & 18th Mar 2022 Thursday & Friday
School closed St. Patricks day

21st Mar 2022 Monday
School re-opens

11th Monday to 22nd Friday Apr 2022 
School closed 2 weeks Easter holidays

25th Apr 2022 Monday
School re-opens

2nd May 2022 Monday
School closed Bank Holiday

3rd June 2022 Friday
Sports Day

6th and 7th Jun 2022 Monday & Tuesday
School closed mid term break

8th Jun 2022 Wednesday
School re-opens

29th Jun 2022 Wednesday
School closes at 12:30pm
Last day of school year 2021/2022

for your child


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

first step

for enrolment

Are you interested in having one of your children attend Horizons in Templeogue or Terenure?