What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
Sevgi Dunyas Anaokulu
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
International pre school
What grade levels are represented at this school?
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
There is a bus service provided by the school, but the location of the school is so central in Karsiyaka it has easy access for all types of transport.
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
The facilities are great, with a wide range of activities for the pre schoolers such as:
arts and craft, dance and movement, story telling, nursery rymes and puppet shows (all in English). Basic concepts of mathematics and science, music, literature, drama and role plays (these are just a few from the top of my head.
What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home
country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?
The pre school has brought in the uks system of how it runs and also celebrates days such as easter and christmas (which isnt celebrated in Turkey). It teaches the children all about different cultures and countries while also educating them about Turkeys culture. The school is very broad minded and will easily involve any aspects of what you want your child to be involved.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
The parents' input is very inportant for the school, they believe in keeping open communications between parent-teacher with meetings open through out the year.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
I would say arrange a tour of the school with as many questions as you would like answering. I searched high and low to find a pre school like this for my son in Izmir, I feel comftable knowing he is there in an English speaking enviroment with native speakers, and knowing it is like a 2nd home for him.
i am very delighted with what the pre school offers. The contact number is
0090 232 369 50 50