Preschools for English-Speaking Families in Prague
A guide to some of Prague's expat-friendly kindergartens
There's lot to consider when choosing a preschool for your little one, especially if you live in a foreign country.
According to the US Department of Education, preschool plays a large role in later academic success.
Children in high-quality preschools have longer attention spans, stronger social abilities, and better language and math skills well into their elementary school careers.
In fact, 20 or 30 years after they've put down their wooden blocks and stepped away from the sand table, they're still reaping the benefits. They're more likely to graduate from university, more likely to hold well-paid jobs, even more likely to own their own apartment.
To help you with this difficult decision, Prague.TV has compiled a list of top preschools around town. We hope it makes selecting the right place for your child that bit easier.
Chittussiho 45/14, Prague 6
Phone: +420 245 005 095
At our Early Years School we encourage the children to “Learn and Grow” in an atmosphere which is stimulating and nurturing. We believe that learning takes place both indoors and out and we have created an environment which enables children to be active explorers through purposeful play activities. Through our theme based curriculum children can become knights and princesses, community helpers, world travelers, archaeologists and much more. Prague.TV Directory Listing
THE PRAGUE BRITISH SCHOOL (KAMÝK)
K lesu 558/2, Prague 4
Phone: (+420) 226 096 200
The Prague British School school was founded in 1992 to serve both the Czech and international communities in Prague. PBS is an independent English language, multinational day school, providing a British education for children aged 3 to 18 years. Prague.TV Directory Listing
INTERNATIONAL MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF PRAGUE
Hrudičkova 2107/16, Prague 4
Phone: (+420) 272 937 758
The International Montessori School of Prague is a private school serving children aged 18 months to 12 years. We are committed to educating children through the Montessori Method, being the only school in the Czech Republic to hold an accreditation from the American Montessori Society. Our English immersion program welcomes students of all nationalities and cultural backgrounds to share our joy of learning. Prague.TV Directroy Listing
THE LITTLE MOLE INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL OF PRAGUE
Riegrovy sady 38, Prague 2
Phone: (+420) 731 723 991
Located within a Vinohrady park, Little Mole offers English-language classes for children aged six months to six years. The nursery and the preschool has a flexible 8am-5pm program. The mission of The Little Mole International Preschool is to provide quality care for children through a cooperative partnership between parents and staff. Our focus is to provide a stimulating early care and educational experience to promote each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. Our goal is to develop and support each child’s desire to be a lifelong learner. Prague.TV Directory Listing
Pod Spravedlností 1361, Prague 5
Phone: (+420) 775 725 969
Staffed by native speakers, this English-language preschool in Zbraslav accepts children aged two to six of all nationalities. The FlowerGarten schedules range from half days (7:30am-1pm) to full days (7:30am-5pm), two to five times per week. Summer camps are also offered. Prague.TV Directory Listing
DUHOVKA PRESCHOOL Hanspaulka
Kozlovská 9, Prague 6
Phone: (+420) 733 317 843
Hanspaulka-based Duhovka is a bilingual (Czech/English) Montessori preschool open to children of all nationalities, from ages 2½ to seven. Duhovka offers four different programs: three mornings per week (7:30am-12 noon), three days per week (7:30am-6pm), five mornings per week or five days per week. Prague.TV Directory Listing
Dobrovského 20, Prague 7
Phone: (+420) 220 514 919
Based in Letná, Cocoon is a multilingual (English/French/Czech) crèche and day care center. The crèche caters to children aged one to 3½, features two classes of 10 and has a flexible 7:30am-7pm schedule. Attendance is possible on a regular, irregular or "emergency" basis. Babysitting services also available. Prague.TV Directory Listing
MERIDIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL - MERIDIAN KIDS
Frýdlantská 1350/1, Prague 8
Phone: (+420) 286 581 805
Meridian's Kobylisy-based English-language preschool accepts children of all nationalities between the ages of 2½ and five. The daily program runs from 7:30am until 4pm. Classes typically have a child-to-teacher ratio of 5:1 or 6:1 and a psychologist visits the children every three months. Prague.TV Directory Listing
V Šáreckém údolí 2315/41, Prague 6
Phone: (+420) 220 961 561
Global Preschool is a nurturing early years community for children from 6 months to 5 years of age. The school first opened its doors in 1996, offering a Montessori based preschool program. In August 2006 GCIS moved to a renovated villa in the quiet picturesque, country setting of Šárka’s valley. The aim is to have happy and confident children who will develop with a healthy awareness and appreciation of others and the environment. Prague.TV Directory Listing
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