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Pilke Playschool Jyväskylä

English daycare

Groups

Playschool

Pre-school

Fees

Maximum 324 €/month

Opening hours

Mon – Fri 7.30 – 16.30

Applying

Pilke Playschool Jyväskylä is a private service voucher daycare center. Apply for the service voucher in Jyväskylä website and fill in the Pilke Daycare application.

Pilke Playschool Jyväskylä is an English kindergarten in Jyväskylä

Pilke Playschool Jyväskylä  is located in Jyväskylä. The school is structured with introductory action groups, play school and pre-school groups. The school syllabus is based on Finnish pre-school requirements and the English national curriculum.  English is spoken throughout the school and the staff works closely with the children to encourage language development.

We want to ensure a safe learning environment for all children. Our focus is in pedagogy and in developing the children’s social skills and personal achievements. The daily activities in the school vary depending on the age and individual skills of each child. We encourage all children to enjoy Music, Art, Drama, Craft, Sport and Basic Computer Skills. In the ­Junior groups the emphasis is on children learning through play.

Pilke Playschool Jyväskylä got 9,6/10 from customer satisfactory inquiry made by Jyväskylä city.

Focus

English language

Location

Contact information

ILS-johtaja-blackwhite

Manager

Suvi Schuurman

Tel. 050 462 5838
suvi.schuurman@pilkepaivakodit.fi

Kalevankatu 10
40100 Jyväskylä

Apply for Pilke Playschool Jyväskylä

Päiväkodit Jyväskylä
Fill in the Pilke daycare application

Apply for the service vouchure in Jyväskylä website

Frequently asked questions

According to the children under our care:

It is when you get hugs and play with your friends.

It is when you're on a trip or doing something exciting.

It is when you get to sleep a good nap.

It is when you can be yourself.

It is when someone comforts you when you feel bad.

It's when you learn some new play that you can play at home with your family.

The most important goal of Pilke playschools is: to provide the child with a good day to learn - every day.

The playschool is opened as usual in June and in August. July is the holiday season, but care is provided when necessary. Ask the manager of the playschool for details on July opening hours.

Sleeping is not obligatory, but we encourage everybody to rest after lunch and listen to the stories or peaceful music.

Before the start of early childhood education, a common meeting will be arranged to discuss the service contract and the start of early childhood education. Everydayfeedback when dropping off and picking up the child are an important part of catching up and discuss the child’s progress and any concern the guardians may have. Other forms of contact are phones, text messages and emails. All playschools also have notice boards which are worth checking. The playschools also arrange regular parents' evenings and other events, not to forget the annual early childhood education conferences (known as “vasu”).

In Pilke playschools, the breakfast and snack menu has been designed by a nutritionist, which meets the new 2018 early childhood education recommendation. The list includes a versatile selection of Finnish berries, root vegetables and vegetables and whole grain products. We make a conscious effort to cut off sugar-impregnated yoghurts, quarks and sausages. The amount of additives has also been reduced. A warm lunch is provided by our external partner. We also consider special diets. Ask more details from our early childhood educators. For children under 12 months of age, we provide infant formula if needed.

A Typical Day

The daily routines at the daycare center always depend on the size of the unit and its goals, so this timetable is just a general guideline. The actual timetable for a typical day can be seen on each group's notice board.

7:30 Welcome! Playschool doors open. We start our day playing and having fun with friends.
7:45-8:15 Breakfast time (Served until 8:00)
9:00-10:30 Outdoor play and exploration
10:30 Morning circle - songs, stories and discussion
10:45–12:00 Centre time (inside or outside) – this can be art and crafts, music, drama, science, language, sport…
12:00 Lunch, healthy habits and good manners
After lunch time, the children are read a story and have a relaxation time with music or stories.
13:30 For children who are not sleeping, quiet focused activity with their early childhood educator.
14:00 Wake up time and free play
14:30 Afternoon snack
15:00 Story time
15:30–17:15 Outdoor play and exploration
17:30 Playschool closes and we say “see you tomorrow!”