Lyons Den Afterschool Care

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Dear Parents/Guardians,

LyonsDen are delighted to be offering our afterschool childcare service in Greystones Educate Together National School this September!

GETNS Afterschool Options and Fees

Application Form

We have been providing childcare for over 25 years and our onsite afterschool programmes are a huge success in many schools throughout the country. We have an excellent track record in providing quality afterschool services and we recognise the need for these services to be provided onsite in schools for several reasons such as:

  • It provides a safe and secure environment
  • Supports parents who work or study
  • Access to spacious indoor and outdoor facilities appropriate to school aged children
  • No need for offsite transportation
  • Allowing for children to attend school extra-curricular activities

In order for our service to commence this September we will require a minimum number of bookings so we would encourage you to book your child’s place if you are interested in availing of this service in your schoolbreakfast Club from 8am and afterschool1.50pm /2.50pm – 6.30pmeven if you are unsure of your work schedule for September or if you already have your child with another afterschool provider/ minder etc… please still complete an application form as the only commitment you have initially is the €100 or €50 deposit which is fully refundable. We just need to see applications coming in to make sure we have our required minimum numbers.

Please see attached application form and booking fees/options, which will provide you with all the relevant options and prices.

Please send in your application form by MONDAY 3RD JULYPlease direct all enquires and bookings to


  • Open till 6.30pm Monday to Friday
  • Daily active outdoor policy
  • Indoor & outdoor sports and games
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Homework Supervision
  • Free play and relaxation
  • No screens policy
  • Nutritious hotmeal
  • Healthy snack
  • We collect your child from extra-curricular activities in the school
  • School holiday camps 8.30am– 5.30pm
  • Inservice days
  • Lyons Den will also be partnering with other local providers to enhance our offering to you and your children, these activities are at no extra cost to you, some 8 week workshop examples might be with providers such as Bricks4Kidz, Atletico Madrid Soccer Coaching, The Nutty Scientist STEM, KidszComp STEM
  • School holiday camps 8.30am– 5.30pm
  • Flexible booking options and discount for siblings (on 5 day full afternoon bookings)
  • Staff ratio 12:1
  • Back up relief staff always at hand

NCS FUNDING IS AVAILABLE TO ALL FAMILIES with Tusla registered childcare providers

The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) provides financial support to help with your childcare costs. There are two types of childcare subsidy for children aged between 24 weeks and 15 years of age:

  • A universal subsidy which is not means tested, all families will receive a minimum of €1.40 per hour towards their afterschool fees. Included as an example in the attached options and fees sheet is the fee structure reflecting the fees if a parent has applied for the NCS funding.
  • An income-assessed subsidy which is means tested

Please visit for further information and to apply.

Please direct all enquires and bookings to the school will not be dealing with enquires or bookings

We look forward to working with you and your children!

Best regards

Lyons Den Team

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