- 20 Jun 2019 11:34 AM
So here's a list of five top international kindergartens options to save new expats in Hungary some time and trouble when finding the right kindergarten, nursery or 'play school'.
1. Apple Tree Kindergarten and Nursery
This English language institution also focuses on providing its youth with a love of nature. Epic extra curricular classes are also available such as judo, chess, dance, kids yoga, English Literacy, and cooking.
The general curriculum is formulated based on research in the UK, the US, and Hungary, combining the best methods from all three nations.
Apple Tree accepts students between 16 months and 6 years old, and provides four healthy meals each day.
Early childhood education can be a difficult decision. Under the Rainbow puts parents at ease with their qualified diverse staff and philosophy of individualized learning styles.
This facility accepts youth ages 1.5-7 years and is situation in the beautiful Buda Hills where young pupils can have constant contact with the nature around them. The institution believes in fostering new knowledge while refining social skills.
3. Planet Kids
This well established facility offers a broad curriculum with emphasis on the arts, physical education, and computer studies, in addition to the Hungarian preparation courses.
Planet Kids offers an English curriculum adherent with Early Childhood Education Standards. This institution also emphasises character education, encouraging its students to be model citizens inside and outside of the classroom.
The facility also focuses on serving healthy food and will accommodate extraneous dietary needs at no additional cost.
Plum Pudding Kindergarten offers parents a year-round opportunity for English curriculum with optional extra curricular classes like Hungarian folkdance, ballet, ski, and crafts.
Students are also offered monthly medical and dental check-ups, mitigating some of the parental duties. Year-round festivities take place for both students and parents to enjoy such as Holiday events and birthday celebrations for each student.
Happy Kids fosters a multicultural environment with an English curriculum for kids age 1.5-7 years old.
Afternoon activities like art club, ballet, pop, judo, and football are available for youth. Happy Kids can also provide minibus transport for busy parents, safely delivering students one or both ways between home and school.
Happy Kids emphasizes a healthy menu with three meals and a changing menu that can be found online.
Words by Briana Ghaffery – intern at Xpatloop