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Our Team

By choosing Kids Kottage you can be assured that our staff are focused on supporting your child to reach their full potential. Our Early Years Teachers have been chosen for their caring attitude, playful nature, excellent qualifications and their genuine love of children. Their child centered approach ensures positive and meaningful experiences giving children the opportunity to develop as individuals in a safe and loving environment.

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Deirdre Raleigh Owner/Manager

Deirdre has extensive experience in the Early Years Sector and is passionate about the provision of quality care and education in Early Years. A graduate of the Early Years Education and Practice degree from NUI Galway, Deirdre recognizes the association between quality practice and a professional qualified workforce. As a mother of three children herself Deirdre understands the importance of a nurturing environment where children feel respected, secure and can develop with confidence.

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Debbie Wilson – Assistant Manager

Debbie has been part of the team at Kids Kottage since it opened in 2011 , her kind and gentle disposition ensures a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment for the babies and toddlers in her care. Debbie places quality and professionalism at the core of her practice. As Assistant Manager Debbie is available to offer support and work closely with all staff members to deliver a high quality care and education programme for all of the children.

Our Team of Early Years Teachers

Our team of Early Years Teachers are passionate about supporting and nurturing childrens learning and development. As graduates of the Early Years Degree programme they share a dept of knowledge and experience in Early Years Care and Education . Our staff recognise the unique characteristics of each child and they support each child on their journey of discovering and unlocking their passions and interests.