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Behaviour Policy Statement

Date: January 31, 2017 Author: Admin Categories: Policies

Waterford Childcare Centre’s aim is to support and guide all children to manage their own behaviour and learn to resolve conflicts that arise. Children attending the service are here for new learning experiences which may test their own coping strategies. All staff will support the children to regulate their behaviour and will have a number…

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Child Protection Policy

Date: January 18, 2017 Author: Admin Categories: Policies

Waterford Childcare Centre is committed to safeguarding the well-being of all the children and young people with whom our staff come into contact. Our policy on child protection is in accordance with “Children First – National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children” (Department of Children and Youth Affairs, 2011) and Our Duty to…

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Curriculum Policy

Date: January 18, 2017 Author: Admin Categories: Policies

Waterford Childcare Centre is committed to developing a curriculum that creates a child centred, play based environment which empowers young children to actively pursue their own learning. This process will be facilitated by adults who will provide appropriate, timely, balanced intervention as well as support, continuity and progression to encourage positive attitudes towards learning.  …

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Waterford Childcare Centre Closures 2017

Date: January 10, 2017 Author: Admin Categories: Policies

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS There are 9 public holidays in Ireland each year. Our centre closes for each one of them: New Year’s Day (1 January) Patrick’s Day (17 March) Easter Monday First Monday in May, June, August Last Monday in October Christmas Day (25 December) Stephen’s Day (26 December)   CHRISTMAS CLOSURE Our Christmas closure runs…

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WCC Strategic Plan

Date: January 10, 2017 Author: Admin Categories: Policies

Here is a PDF of our strategic plan for Waterford Childcare Centre, from 2015 – 2018. Inside it articulates our vision, mission and plan for the coming years, strategic objectives and priorities in implementation. Happy reading!

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