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Preschool for 3 year old; Yr1 in english teaching followed by Yr2 naonari or 2years of naonari?

Preschool for 3 year old; Yr1 in english teaching followed by Yr2 naonari or 2years of naonari?           reply
10/05/2013 12:55 - Pre-school / Montessori
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Help

My First child who be 3 years old in May name is down for 2 gaelscoil in my area, so hoping he will get a place in one of them. I have 2 years of pre school so im not sure to place him in either;
a playschool(teaches basic irish words) or montessori English speaking for year1
then A Montessori Naonari for Year 2 (4year 4months)
or
Montessori naonari for both years????

Then

Gaelscoil hopefully when he is 5 years and 4months

Any suggestions be grateful on the naonari aspect as Iv no Irish at all!! Also would it hard to adjust to a montessori teaching after 4 years?



re : Preschool for 3 year old; Yr1 in english teaching followed by Yr2 naonari or 2years of naonari?           reply
15/07/2013 12:40 - Pre-school / Montessori
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I placed my twins into a naonari last year, they were 3. I have little or no irish, my partner is filipino, so he has none either. After one year, they have almost fluent understanding of irish, and they can speak it fairly well too. Me personally I would go for the 2 years of naonari but try to find 2 different ones to send him to, as the teachers in our one were saying some kids dont progress as well the second year of it :)




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