Barleyhill Montessori

Barleyhill Montessori preschool was opened in 2009 by Deirdre Moran. The purpose of this service is to provide quality early education to young children in their communities of Bohola, Straide, and Ballyvary.

Barleyhill Montessori is a privately owned early years’ service run by Deirdre Moran. We are open from 8:50 AM – 11:50 AM 38 weeks per year. We cater for 22 children at any time, aged between 2 ½ and 5 years old. We provide ECCE scheme. This scheme covers up to two years of early childhood education.

We are committed to providing an early care and education service of the highest standard. It is the policy of our service to offer equal access to children and their parents/guardians inclusive of special needs, cultural, financial status, and religious orientation under the terms of the EEC scheme.

Barleyhill Montessori supports each child reach their full learning potential in a safe, secure and stimulating environment. Our aim is to prepare the child for the challenges of primary school and the outside world through a quality curriculum. Our core values are responsibility, security, happiness, equality, nurture and respect.

We run a sessional service in accordance with the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016.