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High Hopes Montessori

Welcome to High Hopes Montessori






High Hopes Montessori opens from 8.30 – 12.00 five days a week, term time. Preschool children have the option of staying on until 1.10pm. High Hopes offers the ECCE scheme for one or two years. We deliver the Montessori Curriculum in unison with Aistear: The Early Years Curriculum Framework. In enforcing the quality standards set out under The Siolta Quality Framework, we follow the child’s emerging interests as well as offering extra curricular subjects such as Sensory Yoga and Irish (Under CLIL Preschool Pilot Programme). We are very proud of our graduate lead team of staff who are trained in the following areas: Montessori Curriculum both Preschool and Primary level, Business Management, Forest School Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, Play Therapy, First Aid Responding, Child Protection, Leadership for Inclusion, Early Years Care & Education, Further Education Adult Teaching & Learning, LAMH & Hanen Training.

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Our goal at High Hopes is to support the learning, care and development of each individual child by providing a balanced and inclusive approach to the child’s overall well-being. Our mission is to provide a complete emergent and inquiry-based Montessori program which considers the emotional, intellectual, physical, and social development of the total child.



We aim to promote a safe, developmentally appropriate environment which respects supports and celebrates every child’s individual needs cultures and differences. Diversity, equality and Inclusion is central to our practise and care. We offer a safe, healthy and happy environment in which children are encouraged to develop a range of skills in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. To achieve this, we work in partnership with parents, outside agencies, volunteers and the children as part of a multidisciplinary team.


Our 2021 Christmas Concert “Stickman”

Our 2020 Christmas Concert “The Nativity”