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Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

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The best preschools, pre nursery and international kindergartens in Hong Kong

The first steps into education can seem overwhelming. And not just for the little ones! There is so much to research for such a crucial time. Little Steps has gained access to the most trustworthy source of information  – other parents! We have combined reports to construct a comprehensive list of Preschools and kindergartens from central to Kowloon. And check back regularly for updated reports from others for you.

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  • ESF Kindergartens Hong Kong

    ESF KINDERGARTENS: 5 Locations In Hong Kong

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    The five ESF International Kindergartens - Abacus, Hillside, Tsing Yi, Tung Chung and Wu Kai Sha - offer an English medium education for children aged 3 to 5 years. All five kindergartens cater for K1 and K2 children aged 3 to 5 years who attend for three hours a day, for either a morning or an afternoon session. The kindergartens offer safe and spacious learning environments which are designed specially to meet the needs of young learners. Students that attend an ESF International Kindergarten for two terms before the primary school interview will receive priority for an interview at ESF Primary Schools.

    ESF Kindergarten, 5 locations in Hong Kong, 852 25742351, info@esfcentre.edu.hk, www.esfkindergartens.org.hk.

  • Singing Rightmind Hong Kong.

    RIGHTMIND INTERNATIONAL NURSERY AND KINDERGARTEN: Ap Lei Chau

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Rightmind is a school rich in Chinese classical wisdom with a focus on promoting early literary skills to give your child the foundation of love for reading from their early years. With the teaching of Putonghua, English, French and Spanish, they expand your child's ability to communicate with the world and experience different cultures.

    The first six years are of paramount importance when it comes to the formation of character, and staff teach by example. Through Dizigui, Rightmind Kindergarten has been delivering the best virtues for your children for more than ten years.

    Rightmind International Nursery and Kindergarten
    Shum Wan campus: G/F Broadview Court, No 11 Shum Wan Road, Hong Kong, +852 2795 1018, South Horizons campus: UG/F, Block 26-28, South Horizons, Phase 4, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong, +852 2875 0452, hello@rmkg.edu.hk, www.rmkg.edu.hk

  • City Kids Pre-School: Mid-levels Hong Kong

    CITY KIDS PRE-SCHOOL: Mid-Levels

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    A favorite in the Midlevels, City Kids is set in a beautiful historical building surrounded by greenery.  Offering both playgroups and preschool for kids 2.8-5 years, this gem provides a play-based curriculum in a bright natural setting.  The outdoor playground is a favorite for the kiddos and a perk for a city-based school.

    City Kids Pre-School, 2/F, East Wing, 12 Borrett Road, Midlevels, Hong Kong, +852 25224446, officemanager@citykidshk.orgwww.citykidshk.org.

  • Invictus Hong Kong

    INVICTUS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL HONG KONG: Singapore's Award-Winning Primary School

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Singapore's award-winning primary school, Invictus in Hong Kong accepts students in Kindergarten 1 to Year 13 (3-18 years). Invictus School Monterey Place campus located at Tseung Kwan O offers courses for K1 to Year 6. The Chai Wan campus offers courses for Middle and High school. With fees for primary at only HKD100,000 per year, Invictus is among the most affordable private education options in Hong Kong, while simultaneously being certifiably world-class quality-wise!

  • Kent College Hong Kong

    KENT COLLEGE HONG KONG: Opening Soon!

    Hot off the press, the UK independent school Kent College is planning to open a campus in Hong Kong following the successful launch of a Dubai branch. The 130-year-old Kent College in Canterbury, UK is a co-ed independent school for students aged three months through to 18 years. The school is yet to make a new announcement on its previous plan to open a Hong Kong campus in August 2020.

    Kent College Hong Kong, +852 3151 5588, info@kentcollge.hkwww.kentcollege.hk

  • Norwegian International School

    NORWEGIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (NIS): 2 Locations In New Territories

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Norwegian International School (NIS) is a school like no other in Hong Kong. It’s a school where you’ll find wide-open spaces, lush greenery, and students who love to spend time learning both indoors and outdoors. It’s a school where the students, families, and staff truly are a learning community together. NIS, at both its Primary and Kindergarten campuses, showcases the very best of life in Tai Po. Learning about the world around them in the classroom leads seamlessly into time spent outdoors, where students help vegetables grow over the course of weeks and study with wonder the decades-old trees that tower above them in the playground.

    • Norwegian International School (NIS)www.nis.edu.hk
    • Primary Campus: 170 Kam Shan Road, Tai Po, New Territories, +852 2658 0341, office@nis.edu.hk
    • Kindergarten Campus: 175 Kwong Fuk Road, Tai Po, New Territories, +852 2638 0269, kinder@nis.edu.hk
  • Mills International Preschool Hong Kong

    MILLS INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL: Yau Tong

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Mills offers a caring and stimulating environment for up to 300 girls and boys aged 6 months to 6 years. The school provides a rigorous and international education following the British National Curriculum with Mandarin as an integrated language. It partners with Kids’ Gallery and Star English to bring you a vast range of co-curricular activities. Each classroom is fully equipped with the latest learning aids and technology.

    Mills International Preschool, The Spectacle, 8 Cho Yuen Street, Yau Tong, Hong Kong, +852 27176336, preschool@millsinternational.edu.hkhttps://mills.edu.hk/.

  • Tutor Time International Hong Kong

    TUTOR TIME INTERNATIONAL: 4 Locations In Hong Kong

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Whether enrolled full- or part-time, your child will benefit from Tutor Time's total immersion bilingual English and Mandarin programs. With programs for children aged 6 months to 6 years old, Tutor Time has something for every family. Children are guided and encouraged by experienced teachers, and advance through each program at their own pace. They have locations in Dorset Crescent, Braemar Hill, Caine Road and Yuen Long.

    Tutor Time, 4 locations in Hong Kong info@tutortime.com.hkwww.tutortime.com.hk

  • Highgate House School: The Peak & Tai Tam Hong Kong

    HIGHGATE HOUSE SCHOOL: The Peak

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    At Highgate House, the main aim is to nurture all-round development, preserving children’s wonder and delight in learning. Established in 1992, Highgate House School is the only accredited Steiner Waldorf preschool in Hong Kong and is fully registered by the EDB. Children who are not hurried through childhood are more likely to become well-adjusted adults; the firm foundations they build at Highgate ensure that education is one for life. Their integrated curriculum is offered from birth to 6 years, in either English, Bilingual or pure Mandarin.

    Highgate House - The Peak, Highgate House School, 100 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong, +852 28496336, info@highgatehouse.edu.hkhighgatehouse.edu.hk

     

  • Kornhill International: Quarry Bay Hong Kong

    KORNHILL INTERNATIONAL: Quarry Bay

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Kornhill International Nursery and Kornhill Anglo-Chinese Kindergarten provide a holistic educational program for boys and girls between the ages of 2 to 6 years. The curriculum is developed with both international and local students in mind, with a merging of curriculum elements from both overseas and local programs. This includes Mandarin lessons starting from K1.

    Kornhill International Nursery, 16 Hong Shing Street, Kornhill, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2884 4186, inkids@kornhill-edu.comwww.kornhill-edu.com

  • Yew Chung International School: Kowloon Tong Hong Kong

    YEW CHUNG INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: Kowloon Tong

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Yew Chung International School (YCIS) combines the best of both Eastern and Western cultures by promoting proficiency in the two major world languages, Chinese and English. YCIS nurtures its students to be outstanding leaders, and caring global citizens in a bilingual learning environment. Operating in Hong Kong for over 80 years and initially specializing in early childhood education, YCIS now provides education from early childhood through primary and secondary, culminating in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

    Yew Chung International School, 3 To Fuk Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong,+852 23387106, admissions@ycif.comwww.ycis-hk.com/en/academics/early-childhood-education

  • Fairchild Junior Academy: Sai Ying Pun Hong Kong

    FAIRCHILD CANADIAN NURSERY & KINDERGARTEN: Sai Ying Pun

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Fairchild Canadian Academy places great emphasis on nurturing well-rounded children. By providing children with a sensory-rich and play-focused environment with learning experiences in creative arts, music and movement, STEM, and nature exploration, children can achieve life-long skills in an authentic and meaningful way. Fairchild Kindergarten offers high-quality early childhood education programs based on the Early Learning Framework from Ontario and the Reggio Emilia approach for children from 2 to 6 years old with international and dual-language (English and Mandarin) streams. They also have a playgroup offering play-based programs for children from 12 months.

    Fairchild Kindergarten, G/F & 1/F, Kong Chian Tower, Block 1, 351 Des Voeux Road West, Sai Ying Pun, HK, +852 28032638, info@fairchild.edu.hkwww.fairchild.academy

  • Stamford American School Primary

    STAMFORD AMERICAN SCHOOL HONG KONG: Pre-Primary Through School In Ho Man Tin

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Stamford American School Hong Kong offers world-class international education. They provide individualized learning for every child, based on an inquiry-driven education for children aged 5 to 18 years. The elementary years at Stamford (Pre-primary to Grade 5) build a strong foundation of skills and academics through the IB Learner Profile and American standards-based curriculum.

    Stamford American School Hong Kong,  25 Man Fuk Road, Ho Man Tin, Hong Kong, +852 2500 8688, admissions@sais.edu.hk, https://www.sais.edu.hk

     

  • Box Hill International Kindergarten And Pre-schools Hong Kong

    BOX HILL INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTENS AND PRE-SCHOOLS: Various Locations

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Box Hill (HK) International Kindergartens and Pre-schools were started in Australia and they adopt the EYFS program with English as the medium of instruction providing a full immersion of English learning environment for young children. Their Chinese curriculum both in Cantonese and Mandarin also gives children key skills for interfacing with various types of primary schools. The schools are led by professional and experienced teachers, children will be enjoying a joyful yet meaningful learning journey at Box Hill through abundant purposely planned activities.

    Box Hill (HK) International Kindergarten and Pre-schools, 3 branches, click here for full addresses and contact details, https://boxhill.edu.hk/

  • Maple Bear Canadian International School Hong Kong

    MAPLE BEAR CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTEN HONG KONG: New Territories

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Located amidst Tseung Kwan O's greenery, Maple Bear offers a safe and spacious environment for children to explore and engage with nature. The kindergarten provides knowledge and skills for children aged 18 months to 6 years to lay the foundation for elementary school. The curriculum is designed to reflect on the best Canadian bilingual education, integrated with a child-centric and activity-driven approach to empower the future generation.

    Maple Bear Canadian International Kindergarten Hong Kong, Shop 7, G/F Alto Residences, 29 Tong Yin Street, Tseung Kwan O, +852 2813 4887, admissions@maplebear.hk, www.maplebear.hk

  • French English Academy Hong Kong

    FRENCH ENGLISH ACADEMY: Southern District

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    The French English Academy is a bilingual kindergarten conveniently located near the scenic Repulse Bay beach. The core subjects are taught in French and English, designed to help children acquire creative thinking, pattern recognition, and problem-solving. The huge space offers an outdoor playground, indoor sandbox, and space for nap time. For more about the school curriculum, click here.

    French English Academy, 109 Repulse Bay Road Hong Kong, +852 2388 0026, info@feahk.com, www.feahk.com

  • Guidepost Montessori Hong Kong

    GUIDEPOST MONTESSORI: 5 Locations

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Guidepost Montessori is one of the largest networks of private Montessori schools in the United States, and globally, over 50 schools are serving 3,500 children from New York, Southern California to Shanghai, and Hong Kong. They have five different locations across Hong Kong (Kennedy Town, Discovery Bay, Chai Wan, Pok Fu Lam and Discovery Bay) and their beautiful campuses are welcoming and create an ideal place for your child to explore and discover their own potential. The Montessori curriculum offers a knowledge-rich environment through a child-led model. Children learn joyfully, through working with carefully sequenced, hands-on materials. Your child’s enthusiastic exploration naturally leads to a solid foundation and advanced academics. All of the classrooms are fully dual-language, led by English and Mandarin-speaking Guides.

    Guidepost Montessori, various locations in Hong Kong, https://www.guidepostmontessori.com/

  • Climbing Wall Shrewsbury Hong Kong

    SHREWSBURY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL HONG KONG: Preschool And Kindergarten In TKO

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Offering a bespoke program of study to students between the ages of 3 and 11, the team at Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong knows a thing or two about primary education and the journey of successful graduation.  Stamford builds social-emotional skills through the Second Step Program, focusing on outdoor education and developing life skills. Students develop diverse skills through the IB Learner Profile, Approaches to Learning, and a broad range of specialist courses in the arts, science, languages, and more.

    Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong, 10 Shek Kok Road, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong, +852 2480 1500, admissions@shrewsbury.edu.hk,  https://www.shrewsbury.edu.hk/

  • Malvern College Pre-school Hong Kong

    MALVERN COLLEGE PRE-SCHOOL HONG KONG: Central & Kowloon

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong believes the Early Years are crucial for laying a firm foundation for future learning and success, with a program inheriting the Malvern College ethos and core values, which is tailored to develop the potential in every child through a stimulating and developmental environment. The campuses have been designed to reflect the Reggio Emilia education philosophy which views the “environment as the third teacher”.

    • Malvern College Pre-school Hong Kong, G9-12, Coronation Circle, 1 Yau Cheung Road, Southwest Kowloon, Hong Kong
    • Malvern College Pre-School Island West , G/F, 1/F, Viking Court, 165-166 Connaught Road West, Hong Kong, +852 3898 4668, www.malvernpreschool.hk.
  • The Harbour School Hong Kong

    THE HARBOUR SCHOOL: Kennedy Town

    Best Preschools, Pre-Nursery, Kindergartens In Hong Kong

    Located in Kennedy Town, The Harbour School’s campus for Pre-K and K (4 to 6-year-old) called the Harbour Village is over 4000 square feet of indoor space providing exceptional and personal education in a high teacher to student ratio setting to prepare its students for primary school and more. As the saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child, and so the Harbour Village is an intentionally small school where each student knows and is known by the whole community. The first step in learning is to love it and at THS, our faculty wholeheartedly embrace this by making the learning experience special and joyful for each student. Students here learn to develop their interpersonal skills and confidence to advocate for themselves and for others. The Harbour School is WASC-accredited and offers a Pre-K to Grade 12 program based on the U.S. curriculum, emphasizing on 21st-century skills including creativity, collaboration, communication, and empathy. Students enrolled in the Harbour Village will automatically receive a place in Grade 1 at The Grove, THS’s primary school.

    The Harbour School, 2/F, 23 Belcher's Street, Kennedy Town, +852 3612 1090, admissions@ths.edu.hk, www.ths.edu.hk

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