Our concept

Building and strengthing… 

  • Personal competence
    to set limits, gain in self confidence, deal with
    criticism, deal with emotions, develop creativity,
    self awareness and concentration.
  • Social competence
    playing, speaking and working together, learning how to resolve conflicts, listening to each other, respecting people and their possessions, politeness.
  • Skills
    practical life skills, mathematics, reading, writing, oral skills, geography, history, science, art and craft, music.

Creativity is a primary aim. Children are given the chance to explore different materials and techniques. Freedom of expression is promoted and their imagination stimulated through the creative arts. Every child is born with the innate capacity to learn a language ie imitate sounds, understand words, then later form sentences, until they can speak perfectly. We capitalise on this ability by teaching very young children to speak English effortlessly. For the children this is experienced as an exciting journey into a new world. There is no stress involved – on the contrary…
…it is great fun!

They learn for the future…

  • to speak English confidently
  • to begin to read and write independently
  • to acquire an understanding of numbers, shapes, time and measure
  • to develop practical life skills/li>

Philosophy…
The kindergarten’s (pre-school) philosophy is based on the English school curriculum combined with the needs of children with English as a first and second language.

Our aim is to give children the chance to acquire or keep (children returning from abroad) the Englishlanguage as well as have an excellent foundation in literacy, numeracy, creativitiy, social and emotional skills.

We also apply some Montessori aspects such as the aspect of “life skills”.

The 21 children aged from 3-6 years are divided into three groups and looked after by two qualified primary school teachers as well as a nursery nurse.

The kindergarten is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac in Hemmingen about 2km south of Hannover.

Kindergarten hours:

  • Full day place: 7:30 am – 4pm
  • Morning place: 7:30 am – 2pm