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Ösp Preschool opened in 1980 and is located in the heart of Fellahverfi. The preschool has three groups: Skýjaland, Regnbogaland, and Stjörnuland. The Gerðuberg City Library and the natural wonder of Elliðaárdalur are both located nearby. The preschool places a strong emphasis on providing a rich language environment, promoting language development, environmental education, and cultural diversity. Ösp Preschool takes part in the project "Language Development and Literacy in Fellahverfi", we contribute to a stronger self-image for children, who can make their dreams come true.
The Preschool Director is Halldóra Sigtryggsdóttir
Want to know more about Ösp? 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 Ösp are joy, friendship, and respect
Ösp Preschool is a culturally diverse preschool that prioritizes language development, social equality, and the overall well-being of everyone involved in the preschool's activities. The preschool's educational philosophy is rooted in social constructivism, which draws on philosophy, psychology, sociology, and pedagogy. It is influenced by several scholars, including John Dewey and Lev Vygotsky. At Ösp, well-being, equality, play, democracy, creativity, and language cultivation serve as guiding principles and are integrated into all aspects of the preschool's work.
What's ahead for Ösp? In Ösp's 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 is being prepared
Do you want to know more about the philosophy and daily operations of Ösp? In Ösp's school curriculum, you'll find detailed information about the school's philosophical emphasis and approach to play, learning, and work.
Here you can find preschool calendar for Ösp for the academic year 2022-2023 The preschool calendar provides information about professional development days and other useful information for parents.
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.
Ösp Preschool falls under South Center. South Center provides a wide range of services to the residents of Breiðholt 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.