Hive Announcement 08.06.2024 – Schools used for polling station notice

Dear Service Provider,

Please note that Early Learning and Care/School Age Childcare Providers located within a school premises or on the school grounds, and where the school is used as a polling station for elections/referendums on a day which the ELC/SAC service is scheduled to be open are not required:

  • to amend their calendars


  • apply for force majeure

Services providing the ECCE programme are not required to make up that day for the purposes of meeting the 182 day rule in the programme year.

The Early Years Team

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