Our history

The English Kindergarten of Kuopio is a private kindergarten for 3-7 year old children. It was founded in 1969 and is one of the largest English immersion kindergartens in Finland. The kindergarten is a non-profit making organisation run by a committee of eight members elected annually from the parents.

The kindergarten is on two sites, both in the centre of Kuopio. The English Kindergarten is involved with Kuopio city´s internationalisation programme. Since 1992, children from the kindergarten have been able to apply to the bilingual class at Rajala primary school.

The kindergarten fees are eligible for municipal allowance (palveluseteli) or private day care allowance from KELA.