About Us
 
Mission Statement:
Be Bright After School is private afterschool service providing afterschool care for primary school-aged children in Limerick city.
 
Ethos:
Christian
 
Aim:
To provide an afterschool service that prioritizes the best interests, safety, welfare and rights of all children attending.
 
Objectives:
§  To operate fair admissions procedures which welcome and value everyone in a caring, inclusive, and responsive environment.
 
§  To partner with the children’s families in creating a family-oriented, warm, joyful environment that nurtures children’s well-being within a caring community that values their individual strengths, differences, and interests.
 
§  To provide positive play opportunities while also fostering self-esteem, a sense of responsibility and the development of social and communication skills.
 
§  Children’s voice is listened to and actively contributes to the planning of activities.
 
 
At the core of the afterschool service are the staff who provide consistency and care to children and their families. Staff in Be Bright After School are Garda vetted, well qualified and committed to providing the highest standards of care for school aged children. (Photos of staff beside this text).
 
Services
 
We provide afternoon afterschool sessions during school term.

We also offer camps during school term breaks and summer camps during the month of July. 
 
KEY INFORMATION:
Opening Hours (School Term):           
1.10pm – 2.20pm – infant session (4-7 year olds)
1.10pm – 6.15pm – afterschool session (4-13 year olds)
2.10pm – 6.15pm – afterschool session (4-13 year olds)
Opening Hours (School Holidays):
9:30am-4:30pm
Camp activities run from 10:00am-4:00pm
No of Weeks per year opened:
46
 (Note: We close during the month of August and for 2 weeks during the Christmas/New Year holiday).
Age Range:
4 Years to 13 Years
Ratios:
1:12
Curriculum:
Semi-structured Program of Activities including Free Play and Group Games, Hobbies, and Creative Activities
 
 
Fees
 
2019/2020 Weekly Fees for the service which includes a
 healthy snack are as follows:
 
Junior and Senior Infants
 
1:10-2:20pm
30 Euros per week/
 7 Euros per day
Primary Pupils
 
2:10-6:15pm
90 Euros per week/
20 Euros per day
Junior and Senior Infants and Primary Pupils
1:10-6:15pm
115 Euros per week/
25 per day
Full day (camps held during out-of-school holidays)
10:00am-4:00pm
100 Euros for 4 days /30 per day
 
National Childcare Scheme
 
Our afterschool service offers subsidised childcare places under the National Childcare Scheme (NCS).
 
Further details and information can be accessed from the following link:
 
https://ncs.gov.ie/en/
 
 
Activities
Children in the school aged setting are supported to express themselves creatively with ready access to a wide range of resources.
Children have a variety of play and interest-based options available to them.
We operate a semi-structured program of activities including:
 
Outdoor Play and Games
Indoor Group Games
Free Play
Small group and Board Games
Hobbies
Arts & Crafts
Reading
Story-telling
Sing-along
Recreational and creative activities
Homework Option
Healthy Snack  (Optional extra: ordering a hot meal)
 
 
Contact Information:
T: 083-8315444 (Calling hours Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:00pm)
E: [email protected]
FB: facebook.com/bebrightlimerick
 
 
 
 
 
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