The Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme provides early childhood care and education for children of pre-school age. Children are eligible for the ECCE scheme for 2 full years commencing in September. Children are eligible to start the ECCE scheme in the September of the year that they turn 3 years old.

To calculate your child’s entitlement use the calculator below. To start the enrollment process, please get in touch.

If children are currently attending full days or long hours within Pugwash Bay then the subsidy received from the state for the ECCE scheme will be deducted from their fees between term time during September to June inclusive.

The Hours for ECCE are 3 hours per session Monday to Friday for 38 weeks of the year between September and June.

To avoid disappointment and to avail of the scheme through Pugwash Bay, please register your interest at [email protected] or contact our office for further information on 086-3822518