At The Maples, we
believe that providing an opportunity for learning and development, this is an
integral part of our service to each child.
We employ the Siolta
Standards and use the Aistear framework as a tool for developing a
comprehensive curriculum for all children in our care.
Siolta is a quality assurance programme concerned with improving
the quality of early childhood experiences for all children aged birth to six
Set within this
programme is Aistear - the Early
Childhood Curriculum Framework, which celebrates early
childhood as a time of being, and of enjoying and learning from experiences as
they unfold. This early learning also lays important foundations for later