Ages: 2 years 8 months - 5 years 6 months

Opening Hours: 09:00 - 12:00

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Ages: 2 years 8 months - 6 years old

Opening Hours:  09:00 - 13:30

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Link Hour

Age: Junior Infants and Senior Infants

Opening Hours:  13:30 - 14:30

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Opening Hours:  1330 - 18:00

School Collection

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CleverClogs Inclusivity

At Clever Clogs we aim to provide a happy, safe and secure environment for our children to learn and grow together. 


We encourage the individual and unique development of each child through a play based and child led curriculum.


Clever Clogs aims to help children to develop the foundations for life.


We also aim to build a strong, communicative relationship between child, parent and staff.



The Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme provides early childhood care and education for children of pre-school age.


Children of the ECCE age can avail of TWO FREE years until they transfer to primary school. Please see ECCE calculator to see when your child avails of the ECCE scheme.


Ages: 2 years 8 months - 5 years 6 months

Opening Times: 09:00 - 12:00





Opening hours:  09:00 - 13:30

Ages: 2years 8months-6years old


Link Hour


At our Link Hour we provide a pick-up service from local primary

schools. In which we help and assist with homework and activities.

Our Link Hour aim is to help parents with collection of siblings in which this gives them

an opportunity to collect at one time.


Ages: Junior Infants and Senior Infants

Opening Hours:  13:30 - 14:30



Opening hours:   13:30 - 18:00

Collection from local schools



The Community Childcare Subvention (CCS) Programme is a childcare programme targeted to support parents on a low income to avail of reduced childcare costs at participating community childcare services.

Please check to see if you avail of the programme.




At Clever Clogs we plan and implement our curriculum based on Aistear which is the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) curriculum framework for all children under the age of six years old.

Clever Clogs takes part in the Classroom Dina Programme which is a preventative model delivered to our pre-school class over a 22 week period using a whole group approach.

It aims to strengthen children’s social and emotional skills through:

  • Understanding and Communicating Feelings

  • Using Effective Problem Solving Strategies

  • Managing Anger

  • Practicing Friendship and Conversational Skills

  • Behaving Appropriately in the Early Years Setting

The programme is delivered twice a week as part of the groups ‘circle time’ where the lesson is introduced, the key skills of the lesson are then reinforced through an age/stage appropriate activity as part of the ‘small group time’.

Each lesson encourages and supports valuable and fun learning opportunities for all children in the group

Clever Clogs new Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) which was introduced on the 15 June 2016 for children starting ECCE in September. AIM supports a child-centred model, involving seven levels of progressive from staff support to equipment needed for a child which is based on the needs of the child and the pre-school provider.

Genesis Programme