Open Door Basel is an early English literacy and play centre offering daily reading & writing classes and morning playgroups for English speaking families in the Basel area.

Open Door Basel is an early English literacy and playgroup centre where school children are taught to read and write and toddlers enjoy a fun learn-through-play environment.

Don’t miss our upcoming event! Visit us on 10 August for “Open Day at Open Door Basel”. Learn about our Playgroup Programme, tour our facilities and discover why Open Door’s community is so special.

English classes

Using Oxford Tree and Jolly Phonics learning materials, our early English literacy classes have been designed to motivate and inspire young minds. We want your children to not only read and write well, but to love doing it.

Playgroup & Arts class

With learn-through-play activities such as arts and crafts, sing-along songs, story time and outdoor discovery trips, our Playgroup programme focuses on the essential elements of child development.

Why Open Door Basel

Located in Basel’s Gundeli district just a short walk from the SBB station, Open Door Basel is a non-profit organisation run by experienced staff who give priority to your children’s emotional and educational growth. Our doors have been open for nearly four decades – a testament of our success as well as our commitment to our learning community.

Our results speak for themselves

In a recent customer service survey, parents overwhelmingly expressed their satisfaction with our services.


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