Preschool is an area composed of three rooms with children between 3 and 6 years. In this educational response there is also a complementary activity room and a plastic arts atelier, located abroad.

Whenever possible, these rooms have vertical heterogeneous groups, in order to provide a greater dynamics in the room, which happens in the interaction between children of different ages and stages of development.

In a free but structured environment, the pedagogical model is systematically and consistently implemented, offering to around 68 children a wide range of experiences that combine daily and spontaneous discoveries with an activity plan with artistic approach given by the Languages of Art project .

The teaching component in preschool education is free. The amount of the monthly fee paid by users refers to the activities of the family support component.

  • In case of emergency, we know what to do.

    Paediatric first aid, a training course that reminded us how to act in case of emergency.

  • APIA, a home for kids and adults

    “Quatro paredes caiadas, Um cheirinho a alecrim, Um cacho de uvas doiradas, Duas rosas num jardim, Um São José de Azulejo Mais o sol da Primavera, Uma promessa de beijos Dois braços à minha espera É uma casa portuguesa, com certeza! É com certeza, uma casa portuguesa!”.. »

  • Training at APIA

    The place of the book for childhood as a stimulus of development and learning in kindergaten.


APIA has educational responses to nursery and preschool groups and has about 130 children. APIA has agreements with Social Security and with the Ministry of Education.