Preschool

Language acquisition that begins early and unfolds in a natural environment leads to life-long competence.

“The sooner, the better” – a proven fact when it comes to learning a language. It is precisely at the preschool stage that children are at an age when they are particularly receptive to language influences. This is why it is important not only to practise speaking both languages often, but also to use them naturally in daily life. As a result, the preschool years will prove to be a varied and exciting time for both children and parents.

Bilingual Education

Our private, bilingual Preschool is open all day from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and can be attended by children from the age of three to school entry level. Children are supervised by German- and English-speaking staff, who use their native languages to communicate with the children. In this way, German and English are spoken in roughly equal measure throughout the day at our Preschool, and the children grow up naturally bilingual. In our Preschool, your children receive the ideal preparation for attending the bilingual SIS Primary School.
 

Areas of Focus

The work in our Preschool at SIS Berlin is based on the state preschool curriculum of Berlin, as well as on the concept developed by SIS, which includes six areas of learning. Imparting early reading and writing skills, playfully encouraging mathematical thinking and hands-on learning through projects are all important aspects of our work with the children. The children go on field trips in the area or explore nature right at our doorstep in our own garden on a regular basis. Our programme is rounded out by play, sports and movement, both indoors and out.
 

Rooms and Facilities

Our Preschool is located on the quaint grounds of a former manor not far away from Berlin’s city centre. The protected parkland is an ideal area for children to discover the world around them. Our modern and age-appropriate rooms and facilities offer an excellent learning environment for children to grow up with both the German and English languages from an early age.
 

Girlfriends at SIS Swiss International School
Boy drawing with colours at SIS Swiss International School