• Welcome to Little Acorns

      Little Acorns, Award Winning preschool provider
      Morning Session: 9am to noon.
      Afternoon sessions 12.30 - 3.30pm

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      Little Acorns ICT Skills

      Little Acorns pupil developing ICT Skills

    • Our Pre-School Library
      Our Pre-School Library

      Little Acorns pupil choosing their next read


    Staff Code Of Conduct Policy

    Health and Safety

    The general conduct of every member of our staff around and toward the children is of utmost importance to us. The following are stringent codes of conduct that each and every staff member must follow.

    1. Staff will never use any kind of physical punishment or chastisement such as smacking or hitting.

    2. Staff will not smoke in front of any child.

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    Professional Development Policy

    Health and Safety

    As well as holding qualifications in related early years care and education, all staff will regularly attend courses to help them to keep abreast with developments in early years care and education. At least one member of staff on duty each session will be a qualified in first aid.

    A range of early years books and other publications are made available to staff and parents.



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    Latest News

    Award Nominee

    Little Acorns Montessori Playschool has been nominated for a Family First Award for best childcare service of 2016. https://familiesfirst.ie/


    New Classrooms

    Our new classrooms in Buncrana (7 Rockfield Terrace) and Carndonagh opening in September 2016 will accommodate the 2nd Free Preschool Year.

    Little Acorns Portobello Award Winner

    Little Acorns Award winner

    Montessori Origins


    Interested in knowing more about the Montessori Method?


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    About Little Acorns

    For us Montessori means

    Freedom with responsibility – In the Montessori classroom, your child is allowed the freedom to choose their own work within the boundaries of the curriculum and the expectation of appropriate behaviour towards others.

    Our Curriculum

    Little Acorns Montessori's conscious loving care provides your child with: Respect, an orderly environment, space to move, places to explore, interesting things to observe and learn.

    Admissions Policy

    It is our intention to make our playschool genuinely accessible to children and families from all sections of the local community. In order to accomplish this, we will:


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    • Pre-School Library
      Pre-School Library
    • Life Skills
      Life Skills
    • Painting Projects
      Painting Projects
    • Nature Projects
      Nature Projects
    • ICT Skills
      ICT Skills
    • Sensorial Shelves
      Sensorial Shelves

    Contact - Buncrana

    Little Acorns
    Montessori Playschool
    31 Cockhill Road, Buncrana
    County Donegal

    Contact - Carndonagh

    Little Acorns
    Montessori Playschool
    16 Gaelic Park, Carndonagh,
    County Donegal

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