National Annual Awards Shortlists of Entries

National Annual Awards Shortlists of Entries
Early Childhood Ireland's National Annual Awards 2021
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Drum roll please! Congratulations to all those who entered and especially to the shortlisted settings.

Partnership with Families

Application TitleService Name
Adapting to the New NormRoots and Wings
Dear TheoKentstown Montessori School
A Family JourneyCreative Kids and Co

Transitions for Children

Application TitleService Name
Bringing the hug button to life in Bambi’sBambi’s Greenpark
Buttercup Childcare-Transition for ChildrenButtercup Childcare
Dear SaoirseKentstown Montessori School

Leadership for Inclusion

NomineeService Name
Louise McCabeHappy Kids Playgroup, T/A Happy Kids Preschool & Montessori
Nickola CullenBeverton Preschool
Una MulvihillCatkins Early Years Service

Pedagogical Leader award

NomineeService Name
Eilish BalfeHappy Days
Eileen MurphyApple Tree Farm Montessori
Lisa NashNaíonra Montessori Lusca

Learning Story of the Year

Application titleService Name
‘They are all gone off’ Faye putting her teddies to sleepMaynooth Day Nursery – Kildare
Elise’s Grand DesignsKidz@Play Playschool & Afterschool – Kildare
Petra’s PoniesKidz@Play Playschool & Afterschool – Kildare
To Infinity and BeyondKidz@Play Playschool & Afterschool – Kildare

Emergent Curriculum

Application titleService Name
The birdhousesThe ABC Club – Meath
Pirate GraceCheeky Cherubs Early Years Schools Bishopstown – Cork
Growing An Equitable WorldCheeky Cherubs Early Years Schools Ballincollig – Cork

Newcomer Award

Application titleService Name
The Post Office @ Kate’s MontessoriKate’s Montessori – Cork
Stay connected by Ashvale CrècheAshvale Créche – Wicklow
Our Biodiversity CornerCairdeas Community Childcare – Westmeath

Inspired Practice

Application titleService Name
Best And Truthful PracticeCheeky Cherubs Early Years Schools Ballincollig – Cork
Forest SchoolNaíonra na Seanscoile – Dublin
Friendship during a PandemicHappy Days, Ratoath – Meath
“Covid-19: An opportunity rather than a challenge!”Giggles Playschool – Kildare

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