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Ártúnsskóli is a joint primary school, preschool, and after-school program. The preschool is divided into three divisions where 61 children can attend at a time. The youngest children are in Árholt, then they go to Lágholt and the oldest children are in Háholt. The preschool has about 15 staff.
Principal: Ellen Gísladóttir
Assistant Preschool Director: Svava Björk Ásgeirsdóttir
Want to know more about the preschool division? In this very short video, we give a glimpse of the preschool activities. It was made by Erla Stefánsdóttir and Antonía Lárusdóttir for the Department of Education & Youth.
The school's values are success, respect, and well-being
The motto reflects the focus of the school work as a whole. We strive for excellence, respect individuals and the environment, and embrace diversity. The school prioritizes comprehensive instruction in students' native languages, environmental education, outdoor learning, health promotion, fostering creativity, and teaching life skills.
What's ahead for Ártúnsskóli? In the operational plan, you'll find, among other things, the school's internal and external evaluations for the last year, an improvement plan, the preschool calendar, and much more.
The curriculum for the preschool division is being prepared
Do you want to know more about the philosophy and daily operations of Ártúnsskóli preschool division? In the school curriculum, you'll find detailed information about the school's philosophical emphasis and approach to play, learning, and work.
We are all in this together, and as the proverb goes it takes a village to raise a child. Reykjavík City preschools make targeted efforts to consult with and increase parent involvement in preschool activities. All Reykjavík City preschools have parent associations and parent councils.
Ártúnsskóli falls under East Center. East Center provides a wide range of services to the residents of Árbær, Grafarholt, Grafarvogur, and Kjalarnes and is a comprehensive information source for municipal services. The Center provides welfare services, school services to preschool and primary schools, day care and recreational counseling, and various other services.
The Act on the Integration of Services in the Interest of Children’s Prosperity has come into effect. The goal is to ensure children and guardians receive the right assistance, at the right time, from the right parties. Families and children in need of early support have guaranteed access to a contact person in the child's immediate environment, such as in preschool or primary school. The contact person offers information and guidance on services and ensures that children and guardians have unhindered access to these services. Children, youth, and guardians can contact the school contact person to request integrated services.
The contact person for Ártúnsskóli's preschool division is: Timea Sóos
For more information about the legislation and services, visit the website at farsaeldbarna.is