…a place where excellence in childcare is not just a part of our practice, but a habit.
Conveniently located in the fast growing urban area of the 22nd district, the Vienna English Pre-school offers modern facilities in a magnificent setting. We take great pride in what we do and that reflects in our practise. We have been a model of excellence for more than 15 years, continuously raising the bar by providing unparalleled, child-centred education and care.
Our private, English – speaking kindergarten serves children aged 18 months to 6 years in three developmentally-appropriate programmes, tailored to suit each group’s individual needs and emerging interests. We are committed to making sure that our kindergarten is the right place for your child - and for you. We recognise the great charge we have been entrusted with when parents leave their children under our care and we work hard to ensure that we live up to that responsibility, leaving parents secure in the knowledge that their children are safe and well looked after with us. The key ingredients to our success include; a team of highly qualified, diligent and motivated teaching staff, excellent facilities, wonderful surroundings, a non-selective intake policy and a welcoming, respectful and positive atmosphere.
Providing outstanding pastoral care and a secure supportive environment for our young pupils, is at the heart of everything that we do. We are a proudly multicultural kindergarten and we value the richness this diversity brings to our learning environment. Our pupils and their families represent a wide range of nationalities, which is why we find it essential that our young learners develop positive attitudes and behaviours towards those with different identities to their own and embrace and respect each other’s beliefs and cultures. Intentional efforts are made to teach cultural understanding and tolerance to our young learners by giving them insights into diverse cultures, thus empowering them to make a positive change for a more equitable and peaceful world.
Excellence in English
We are renowned for the quality of our English language programme, delivered by a team of experienced and highly qualified native- English speaking staff, which has brought us at the forefront of early years education in Vienna and has afforded us an enviable reputation in our field.
In our full immersion English setting, children are exposed to a high standard of spoken English all throughout the day.
Every group boasts two or three native English speaking teachers and assistants, who place a great emphasis on developing children’s English language skills through daily story times, songs, rhymes and fingerplay, as well as circle time discussions and games designed to broaden children’s vocabulary, increase their confidence and improve their communication skills.
Although, English is the language we focus on predominantly at the V.E.P, German lessons have been incorporated into the curriculum to provide some exposure to our non-German speaking children, in order to help them better integrate into the Austrian society. This is a statutory requirement in all non-German speaking kindergartens in Austria and we are happy to oblige.
Our native German speaker, Alex, who is also one of the Green Group teachers, delivers short lessons designed to teach children basic German skills through a range of activities on a weekly basis.
You can read more about our staff in the individual group sections on the website.