Montessori Castleknock, Chrysalis Montessori & Afterschool

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Our service is a member of the Early Childhood Ireland to whose standards we are committed.


Chrysalis AfterschoolChrysalis is a purpose built Afterschool Centre built with age appropriate rooms for children from junior infants to 6th class. We have two centres; Chrysalis Main building with 4 classrooms and St Brigid’s with two classrooms. Both centres have a wonderful spacious outdoor play area offering a climbing frame, as well as other outdoor activities to promote extended play and learning. We have a very large outdoor playground in St Brigid’s and a fully equipped gymnasium. We offer full, part time care for all age groups. The centre also runs Camps during the holiday periods.

School drop off and collection from the following schools:

  • St Brigid’s National School
  • Castleknocck National School
  • Educate Together Castleknock





Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.


Sessional; Part time; Full time
8.00am – 2.00pm
8.00am – 6.30pm

8.45am – 12.30pm
8.45am – 1.25pm

9.15am – 12.30pm
12.30pm – 3.30pm
Ages Served
Preschool 2 ½ - 5 years


Hot Nutritious Meals provided daily


Enrichment Programmes

Chrysalis Afterschool

  • 8.00am to 6.30pm
  • Drop off and collection from school
  • Qualified Montessori Teachers
  • Hot nutritious dinners
  • Homework supervised
  • French Language Classes,  Computers
  • Extra-curricular activities: Indoor Tennis, Gymnastics, Irish Dancing, French,  Music, Speech and Drama
  • Large outdoor  playground
  • Fully Equipped Gymnasium

In Chrysalis Afterschool children learn and grow through our afterschool programme. learning,  children are empowered to become confident, active lifelong learners, supported by a highly qualified and trained staff .


Please contact Chrysalis to discuss your individual child care requirements and arrange a tour.

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