Applications are now being taken for an Education Authority funded pre-school place for September 2017. If your child is born between 02/07/ 2013 – 01/07/2014 inclusive they would be eligible to apply. Download the application form and guidance information below, and return your completed form to us as soon as possible, with the closing date for entries January 11th at 12 noon. We are having an open information session on Tuesday 13th Dec 12.30-2pm should you have any queries about the process. Alternatively don’t hesitate to call or email us via

A guide to completing your application– guide-for-parents-on-admission-to-pre-school-education-2017

The Application form
(Hard copy also available from playgroup staff) – pre-school-application-form-2017

Details about our Admissions criteria
– chirpy-chicks-playgroup-pre-school-ea-admission-criteria-for-2017 

While pre-school attendance is voluntary the benefit to children getting that year’s head start in socialising, structured play, communication, maths, and literacy practise is immeasurable. Just as important is having fun with new friends, some of whom may go on to primary school together, building bonds that can last for years. We’re always seeking to improve what we offer at Chirpy Chicks and we’ve some great plans ahead, we hope your little one can join us and start their journey into education.

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