Welcome to Early Years

We are the oldest established childcare facility in Cobh. First set up in 1987 as Cobh Pre School & Childcare Centre in Wilmount Park, Carrignafoy.In 2012 we relocated to Ballywilliam and renamed the facility EARLY YEARS EDUCATIONAL CENTRE. We are registered with the appropriate regulatory bodies and comlply with all the statutory regulations and requirements.

Our Facility

Located on the outskirts of town, in a quiet rural setting, our facility offers spacious and fully equipped classrooms.

Our team is dedicated and enthusiastic and our teachers hold  degree qualifications, level 8 in Early Childhood Studies and Montossori method of teaching. All assistants hold level  6 qualifications in Childcare. Our developmentally appropriate curriculum supports the child's social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth. It is primarily based on Project Bubbles which is approved by Síolta and Aistear (Nation Framework For Early Childhood Education).

We Offer


Junior Pre school

Senior Pre school

Before School Care

After School Care

Summer Camps



My mission is to offer new and diverse pre school education and childcare options  which provide each child in my care with the best education in a fun, loving and safe enviornment. I believe caring and learning go hand in hand and lay the foundations for the best possible start  in primary school. The first five years in a childs deveropment are all so important and childhood experiences are the building blocks for a childs future.

" Every childhood lasts a lifetime"