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Klettaborg Preschool is in Hamrahverfi in Grafarvogur, next to the district's primary school. When the preschool opened on June 1, 1990, there were three divisions, but in February 2004 a fourth division was added. Fálkaklettur and Arnarklettur are for the older children and Hrafnaklettur and Kríuklettur are for the younger children. Around 71 children between the ages of one and six attend the preschool at any given time.
The Preschool Director is Júlíana S. Hilmisdóttir
Want to know more about Klettaborg? 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 values of Klettaborg are joy, respect, and safety
At Klettaborg preschool, we prioritize creating a positive and creative language environment where joy, respect, and safety are at the forefront in children's communication and surroundings. Our vision is that children will actively seek knowledge and be eager to take on the challenges of everyday life. To achieve this vision, we primarily use John Dewey's theories in our philosophy of education, which emphasizes that children are independent, thinking individuals who construct their own experiences to develop and learn.
Do you want to know more about the philosophy and daily operations of Klettaborg? In Klettaborg's school curriculum, you'll find detailed information about the school's philosophical emphasis and approach to play, learning, and work.
What's ahead for Klettaborg? 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.
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.
Klettaborg Preschool 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.