In addition to the playgroup, the community schools Het Gebouw and Merenwijk also have a preschool play class. It is an intermediate form between the playgroup and group 1 of primary school.
A pedagogical employee from SPL and a teacher from the primary school supervise the play class. The older toddlers move on to the preschool play class as soon as they are ready. They do more challenging play/learning activities that suit their level.
The toddlers regularly do something together with the toddlers from group 1 and 2. This way they get to know the toddlers and are optimally prepared for the step to primary school. That transition happens in a natural way and becomes a lot less exciting.