Ártúnsskóli - preschool division

About the preschool

 The opening hours of the preschool division are from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Ártúnsskóli is a joint primary school, preschool, and after-school program. The preschool is divided into three groups 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.

The Principal is Ellen Gísladóttir.

The Assistant Principal is Hólmfríður Hannesdóttir


Ártúnsskóli - preschool division

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 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.

Teikning af konu að kasta hlutum eins og sirkúslistamaður.

Preschool activities

Operational plan

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.

School curriculum

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.

Parent partnerships

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.


Mynd af leikskólalóð Ártúnsskóla

The Center for Ártúnsskóli

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.


Photos from Ártúnsskóli