About Us

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 Early Childhood Studies and Montessori method of teaching. All of our assistants hold level  6 qualifications in Childcare. Our developmentally appropriate curriculum supports the child's social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth, and is approved by Síolta and Aistear (National Framework For Early Childhood Education).


We Offer

  • Playgroup
  • Junior Preschool
  • Senior Preschool
  • Naionra
  • Montessori
  • Before School Care
  • After School Care
  • Homework Club
  • Drop home from Preschool
  • Drop to Primary Schools
  • Collect from Primary Schools
  • 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 environment. 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 development are all so important and childhood experiences are the building blocks for a childs future.

" Every childhood lasts a lifetime"