Latest News

June 2018

The government’s new affordable Childcare Scheme for under 3’s starts in August. Please call any one of our schools for more information

June 2018

Our Montessori classes will be “graduating” this month as the children are now ready to move to ‘big’ school next September. How exciting!

February 2016

We are now enrolling for the new 2 year ECCE Free Pre-School Scheme which starts in September.

Please contact us by email or call to any of our schools for more information.

August 2014

Ladybird Creche Name Change. Hopscotch Childcare have changed the name of our school at The Bypass Bandon to Bandon Montessori and Creche. Hope you like it!

Hopscotch Childcare

Hopscotch Childcare is one of the largest childcare providers in the Munster region.

We provide Montessori and a Full Day Care service throughout Cork. We operate 5 childcare centres in Bandon and Clonakilty in West Cork, Bishopstown in Cork City and Cobh in East Cork.

At the heart of our schools is the care & happiness of the children. All our schools reflect this with our qualified caring staff, Child-Centred Montessori Curriculum and our child friendly secure facilities.

Our services include Sessional, Part Time, Full Time and Afterschool childcare, Monday to Friday, 51 weeks of the year.

We offer a flexible childcare service to parents in all our centres. Our supervisors will tailor the child’s care to suit your requirements.


ECCE Scheme

All Hopscotch Centres are registered for the Governments Pre-School Scheme. Children aged 3 yrs and upwards are eligible.


  • Registered for ECCE, TEC & CEC
  • Montessori Sessions
  • Purpose built facilities
  • Full Day Care
  • All age Groups
  • Afterschool club
  • Primary School Collections
  • All staff childcare qualified
  • Regular HSE visits



Contact us

Bishopstown     021 4663000

Clonakilty         023 8836907

Cobh                 021 4202012


Rosewood       023 8820830

The Bypass     023 8852350