Starting ‘Big School’ is a big step for any child, and can be both exciting and all a little daunting for the children and for parents. Sarah Quinn shares some tips to help parents prepare their child for the transition to primary school.
As parents, we want the new school year to get off to a good start – for us and our children. Our Afterschool Coordinator, Charlene has put together five of the best tips for making your child’s back-to-school transition easier.
Some healthy, easy to prepare, lunchbox ideas and essentials from Park Academy’s Chef Rohan. Planning your child’s packed lunches for the whole school term will help you make sure they have a healthy, balanced diet when they go back to school.
Ice pops are a great way of sneaking some fruit and vegetables into your child’s summer diet, especially if your child is a not a big fan of eating their fruit and vegetables. Here are a few nutritious, home-made ice pop recipes.
Russell, from our Cherrywood team, wrote a special graduation poem about the children in the Smarties Class of 2017. It has been a delight getting to know each and every one of them. Thank You for all the memories.
The best thing about Easter (apart from the chocolate!) is the nice, long weekend that we get to spend with our family. With the fine weather now making an appearance, it is also great to able to get out and about again and soak up a bit of spring sunshine! There are lots of ‘egg-citing’
At Park Academy, we know that children learn in many different ways, so we embrace a holistic approach to education from the very beginning. Our baby rooms provide many opportunities for exploration and children are enabled to learn actively within their surroundings.
Our guest blogger Annette from FourAcorns shares her advice on the best outdoor clothing for children…
Today is a very special day at Park Academy, as our longest serving team member celebrates 20 years of service! Aideen started in our ‘Jellytots’ room in Cabinteely in 1996, when her love for children was equally matched by her love for George Michael. Her new role meant that her musical repertoire quickly extended to Barney
Park Academy Childcare are delighted to welcome Julie Dillon, as the newest member of our creche support team. Julie will be teaching the children music every week and her classes will be a fantastic addition to our activity schedule.
At Park Academy Childcare, we prepare a large selection of dishes with a huge variety of fresh ingredients. Not only does this provide a balanced and nutritious diet for our children, but it also promotes a more adventurous attitude towards food. The more foods and flavours a child has been exposed to from a young
Eoghan McConigley & Cliodhna O’ Neill from Park Academy’s Nature Kindergarten explain the endless sensory benefits that the forest presents to children.