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)
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
2024 1 Sept 2027 & 1 Sept 2028
2025 1 Sept 2028 & 1 Sept 2029

ECCE and Part Time

ECCE & part time montessori School calendar 2022/23

important dates

Below is our Montessori school calendar for children who attend for either ECCE only (3hrs per day 9:15am to 12:15pm) 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 September to June each year.

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.

5th Sep 2022 Monday
School Opens for Part Time and Ecce only attendees

31st Oct Monday to 4th November Friday 2022
School closed Mid term Break

31st Oct Monday to 4th November Friday 2022
School closed Mid term Break

7th Nov 2022 Monday
School re-opens after mid term break

21st Dec 2022 Wednesday
– Xmas plays (Times t.b.c.)
– School closes at 12:30pm
– Last day of school before Christmas break
– School re-opens Thursday 5th January 2023

5th Jan 2023 Thursday
School re-opens

6th Feb 2022 Monday 
School closed St. Brigid’s Day

16th and 17th Feb 2023 Thursday and Friday
School closed mid term break

17th Mar 2023 Friday
School closed St. Patrick’s day

3rd Monday to 14th Friday Apr 2023 
School closed 2 weeks Easter holidays

17th Apr 2023 Monday
School re-opens

1st May 2023 Monday
School closed Bank Holiday

2nd May 2023 Tuesday
School closed

5th Jun 2023 Monday
School closed Bank holiday

28th Jun 2023 Wednesday
School closes at 12:30pm
Last day of school year 2022/2023



Complete this form to add your child to our enquiries list for Montessori at Horizons Templeogue and Terenure. A copy will be emailed to you.

Contact the email address [email protected] for updates on your enquiry status. 


7:45am to 6:30pm Mon-Fri all year round

8:30am to 12:30pm Mon-Fri 38 weeks per year

9:15am to 12:15pm Mon-Fri 38 weeks per year

2 Years 8 Months up to 5 Years 6 Months

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