Welcome to Early Years Educational Centre

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 comply with all the statutory regulations and requirements.


Our Facility


Located on the outskirts of town, in a quiet rural setting. Our facility offers spacious, bright, and fully equipped classrooms with views to boast about.

Our passionate team is dedicated and enthusiastic. Our teachers hold degree qualifications- Level 8 in both Early Childhood Education and Montossori method of teaching. All assistants hold level 6 qualifications in Childcare. Our developmentally appropriate curriculum supports children's social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth and is approved by Síolta and Aistear (National Framework For Early Childhood Education).




What We Offer


  • Playgroup
  • Junior Preschool
  • Senior Preschool
  • Naionra
  • Montessori
  • Before School Care
  • After School Care
  • Homework Club
  • Collection from home
  • Drop home after Preschool
  • Drop to Primary School
  • Collection from Primary School
  • 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"