A child’s guardians may contact a preschool worker or a pupil welfare worker for a discussion whenever they feel in need of help in matters concerning the child or their family. Worries can arise for example concerning the child’s development, relations to others or when the family is going through life changes. There are no topics too big or too small to be discussed – it is important that you’re not left alone with your worries!
Pupil welfare refers to actions taken to ensure that the pupils have possibilities to engage in their studies properly, to have good mental and physical health and to enjoy good social wellbeing. The goal in pre-primary educational pupil welfare is to cooperate with preschool personnel and the guardians in order to promote the children’s welfare and development of their learning abilities.
Pupil welfare personnel in preschools consists of a curator, a psychologist, a child clinic nurse and a child clinic doctor. The goal is to cooperate with preschool personnel and the guardians in order to promote the children’s welfare and development of their learning abilities. Curators and psychologists can work with an entire child group or having personal meetings with just one child. Parents can also have discussions with the curator and/or psychologist. A psychologist can survey the child’s learning abilities in a psychological assessment. Several experts can be included to take care of the child’s case. It is also possible to comprise a multidisciplinary expert group whose members are selected in cooperation with the guardians.
The goal with collective pupil welfare services is to support the children’s holistic welfare, and to promote their cooperative skills, social interaction skills and emotional skills. In addition, the services aim to guarantee healthy, safe and accessible preschool facilities.
Do the following
Pupil welfare personnel can be reached by phone, through Wilma-messages and email.
To whom and on what terms
Pupil welfare is always provided with the guardian’s consent. Any issues concerning the child are taken care of in full cooperation with the family, using commonly agreed practices, listening to members of the family and respecting their wishes.
Basic information and legislation
A pupil in pre-primary education is entitled to pupil welfare services that comprise looking after the holistic well-being of the child, both as an individual and a group member. A pupil in pre-primary education may receive personal health care services provided by a child health clinic as well as a psychologist's and a school social worker’s services. If necessary, a multidisciplinary expert group is set up to support the child.
The goal of pupil welfare services is to create a healthy and safe environment in which the child can learn and grow, support learning, alleviate and prevent obstacles to learning and learning difficulties, protect the pupils’ mental health and prevent exclusion.
Pupil welfare services in pre-primary education are implemented by the municipal authorities in cooperation with the child’s parents or guardians and the child.
Pohjoinen Koulutie 3 B, 04130 Sipoo
Jokipuiston esiopetus provides preschool and supplementary early education and care for 6-year-old children before the compulsory education begins.
Katajatie 12, 04130 Sipoo
Leppätien kielikylpyesiopetus is a language immersion preschool adjacent to the Leppätie Language Immersion School in Nikkilä.
Iso Kylätie 8, 04130 Sipoo
During the school year 2020–2021, Lukkarin esiopetus is housed in temporary premises in Nikkilä.
Vesterängintie 18, 01120 Västerskog
Metsärinteen kielikylpyesiopetus is a language immersion preschool adjacent to the Metsärinne Language Immersion Day Care Centre in southern Sipoo.
Söderkullan koulutie 7, 01150 Söderkulla
Sipoonlahden esiopetus is a preschool in Sipoonlahti comprehensive school. Preschool education is provided together with pupils at grades 1 and 2.
Satotalmantie 11, 04240 Talma
Talman esiopetus is a preschool located in the same building as the Talma school.
Spjutsundintie 71, 01190 Box
Boxby förskola is a preschool located in the Boxby school premises.
Gumbontie 210, 01120 Västerskog
Gumbostrand preschool provides preschool and supplementary early education and care for 6-year-old children before compulsory education begins.
Iso Kylätie 3, 04130 Sipoo
Kyrkoby förskola is a preschool located adjacent to the Kyrkoby school in Nikkilä in northern Sipoo. The preschool provides education in Swedish.
Salparintie 11, 01180 Kalkkiranta
Salpar förskola is a preschool located in the Salpar school premises.
Söderkullan koulutie 7, 01150 Söderkulla
Söderkulla förskola is a preschool located adjacent to the Söderkulla school and housed in the same building with the Sipoonlahti school.
Södra Paipis förskola
Koulumäki 50, 04170 Paippinen
Södra Paipis förskola is a preschool located in the southern Paipis (Paippinen) region, and shares a building with a school and a day care centre.
Vanha Kylätie 17, 04130 Sipoo
Nickby barnträdgård is a private day care centre and preschool located in northern Sipoo.
Uudensillantie 65, 04130 Sipoo
Lehmuslinnan päiväkoti is a private day care centre and preschool located in northern Sipoo.