Preschool serving Rathcoffey, Maynooth, Kilcock and Clane, Co. Kildare

About us

Budding Lilies is situated in the countryside in the Ladychapel/ Rathcoffey area. Attention has been given to creating a calm and pleasant atmosphere with the children’s happiness and comfort of paramount importance.

The Montessori Method of teaching and learning through play is used to stimulate learning and development. This structured approach is designed to develop enthusiasm in learning, while providing choice and freedom for individual preferences. It incorporates a wide variety of resources in meeting the learning and development needs of children aged 2 ½ – 5 yrs.

Budding Lilies is a sessional care service for children between the ages 2 ½ and 5 yrs.

The child: adult ratio is 11:1.

Budding Lilies provides a morning session from 9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

Budding Lilies will close for school holidays at the same time as the local Rathcoffey primary school where possible. A calendar of school closure dates will be given at the start of the school year.

Budding Lilies provides qualified staff members with a planned curriculum.  Budding Lilies aims to provide a pre-school service promoting Aistear: The Early Childhood Curriculum Framework and Siolta: The National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education.

It is registered with TUSLA, Early Childhood Ireland and participates in the Pobal schemes to ensure the best care for the children.