Finding a preschool or kindergarten in Singapore that is right for your child can be a daunting task. Preschool and Kindergarten are where they soak things up like little sponges, adopt skills and learning styles that will carry them through to Primary and High School. Great things start from small beginnings. Choosing the best preschool for your child is as important as choosing a university. Perhaps, even more. According to a study in South Korea, having a high-quality early childhood education could improve certain aspects of adulthood. These include cognitive skills improvement and better access to social and economic resources. Plus, health-wise, they have reduced health risk behaviors and can alleviate mental stress.
We’ve checked out some of the best preschools and kindergartens in Singapore and put together a handy round-up to help you make the most of your search. From expensive preschools and kindergartens to affordable, full-day, and half-day programs, Montessori to Reggio Emilia, there is something for everyone. What’s more, we update this guide regularly – so feel free to check back to discover the most comprehensive list of the best preschools and kindergartens in Singapore!
What are the Things to Consider When Choosing a Preschool in Singapore?
With preschools promising you the best for your little one, how do you choose? Some families prefer to put their child in a school that’s merely a block or two away, while some prefer specific curriculums and extra activities. Others need infant care, while some are looking for specific bilingual programs. Whatever it is that you require, we’ve got you covered. Here are things to consider when choosing the best preschool in Singapore:
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At NTUC First Campus' My First Skool, their holistic curriculum keeps curious minds engaged as they explore and discover the fascinating world around them. They have over 140 centers nation-wide, and they're one of the most sought after pre-schools in Singapore. Their teaching staff are qualified educators and early childcare professionals who adore children, and their schools are designed with safety and learning in mind. So your child will feel right at home in My First Skool's nurturing environments!
The Little Skool-House has been driving discoveries and building knowledge better since 1994. Their robust pedagogy enables learning in both English and Mandarin, integrating across six subject domains: Language & Literacy, Math, Science, Creativity, Physical Self, and Social Development. Coupling their unique Storytelling method with their fantastic ‘Formation Program’ which combines Drama Pedagogy in Mandarin, a Builders & Innovation Project as well as a structured Reading Program, 93% of The Little Skool-House children have been assessed to be highly proficient in both English and Mandarin by the end of K2 according to a Nanyang Technological University study. They are also the chosen preschool for some of Singapore’s most prestigious institutions with award-winning teachers for the past 8 consecutive years.
At Nexus, Early Childhood begins with Nursery Year 2, ages 3 to 6 years. The curriculum in their Early Childhood is based on the globally recognised IB Primary Years Program (PYP). All learners will experience learning in a second language, which is taught through immersive daily language lessons and families have the option of French or Mandarin. Curriculum standards are based on those recognised by PISA and OECD. They use Singapore standards for Math, the UK and New Zealand standards for English, and the Australian Science curriculum.
The campus emulates an “open classroom” concept and teaching is facilitated through open plan learning. School facilities such as the new treehouse for Nursery to Year 2 learners are constructed around this teaching approach and enable students to explore concepts outdoors.
Mulberry Learning is an award-winning Reggio-inspired preschool and the world’s first and only preschool network certified by the USA for Habits of Mind™, a framework for intelligent thinking that is also adopted by Singapore’s Ministry of Education for its Gifted Education Program. They promise a fun bilingual learning experience for each child. Their Reggio-inspired Project Inquiry Program is conducted both in English and Chinese. There are currently 11 Mulberry Learning preschools around the island, with their newest preschool at Braddell. In 2021, look forward to the opening of 4 new centers (Bukit Batok, Changi Business Park, Namly, and Punggol).
Mulberry Learning, 11 locations across Singapore, with 4 new centres (Bukit Batok, Changi Business Park, Namly, and Punggol) opening in 2021, 65 6653 8082, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.mulberrylearning.com
XCL World Academy (formerly known as GEMS World Academy) Nursery and Early Years Program (Pre-K - KG2) for children aged 2-6 years is designed to encourage students to be curious, creative, collaborative, kind, and considerate. They learn by connecting in meaningful ways; in a stimulating and safe learning environment while building foundational literacy skills. Class sizes are a maximum of 14 students in the Nursery and 16 students in Pre-K, KG1 and KG2 allow for personalized attention to suit individual students' needs to bring out the best in them.
For the academic year 2021-2022, the school will be offering a unique English-Mandarin Bilingual Program for students in Pre-K, KG1 and KG2 with equal exposure to both languages, and also a complimentary Extended Care Program from 7 am to 7 pm for Nursery and Pre-K students. The goal of the Early Years Program at XCL World Academy is to create a dynamic and joyful community of young learners who have the solid educational foundations they need to continue their journey through to Primary School.
Since 1972, Dover Court International School Singapore has been one of the leading inclusive British international schools in South East Asia. Their Lower Primary School starts for kids at age 3 and comprises of Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. In Nursery and Reception children learn through our Early Years Curriculum, developed within the framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
Dover Court International School Singapore, 301 Dover Road, Singapore 139644, www.dovercourt.edu.sg
Raffles Kidz International nurtures and inspires children to be life-long learners through an exploratory and purposeful play approach to learning. They are a multi-award-winning premium pre-school brand from Singapore with many parents providing favorable testimonials and recommendations to families looking for the right school. Starting their first center in 2014, the school has since expanded to 4 centers with most centers running a full house. The school integrates the Montessori and Inquiry-based approach to learning while offering a bilingual curriculum that caters to the holistic development of the whole child. Many parents also appreciate the seamless transition into primary school as the school helps to build a strong academic foundation in core subjects like Literacy and Numeracy. Lessons are carefully tailored and taught by passionate and well-trained teachers. The school's innovative learning environments at each center have also been carefully designed for children to be active agents in their learning.
In the most important foundation years at AIS, the opportunities to learn, to be inspired, to grow and to develop are limitless. AIS knows that giving children the best start to their education journey is so important, as it will have a positive impact on their future learning. Providing the right setting is a key part of a successful foundation, which is why they have created a bespoke environment for its youngest students that is innovative and creative, yet warm and purpose-built for them. A new way to educate bright, inquiring minds from 2 months to 6 years!
Stamford American Early Learning Village welcomes children aged 2 months to 6 years and is specially designed for the preschool years from Pre-Nursery to Kindergarten 2. Inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy, the learning spaces feature child-height windows and doors, six outdoor playgrounds and a covered swimming pool among other world-class facilities.
Their world-class curriculum includes specialist languages of Mandarin or Spanish, English as an Additional Language (EAL) support, a Bilingual English/Mandarin program and they are the only school in Singapore to offer the world-renowned Suzuki Violin Program from the age of 3, with the option to progress to cello from KG2.
Stamford’s unique curriculum is guided by the USA Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Year’s Program (PYP). STEAMInn – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, and Innovation is integrated across the curriculum.
The Early Learning Village is just minutes away from the Elementary & Secondary Campus and offers a first-class international program to all children of preschool age. Register for the next Virtual Open House. Book a Live Virtual Tour.
Stamford American International School, Early Learning Village 3 Chuan Lane, Singapore 554350 +65 6602 7247, www.sais.edu.sg.
Dulwich College (Singapore) is an international school for students aged 2-18 years with a British independent school ethos. DUCKS (Dulwich College Kindergarten School) is the first international school in Singapore to introduce ‘Forest School’ into the DUCKS early years program, pioneering the movement here to provide real-world learning and problem-solving opportunities to young children. Forest School builds on the Nordic concept of ‘Friluftsliv’ (open-air living) – going back to the forest – and the positive effects on children’s wellbeing and learning. It allows children to apply academic skills, build emotional resilience and learn to manage risk through self-initiated interactions with nature. It progresses from the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) in Toddler, Nursery, and Reception to an enriched version of the English National Curriculum (ENC) in Years 1 and 2. The aim is to strike a balance between student self-guided exploration, explicit teaching, including developing confident and happy children with a zest for life and a love of learning. Children are inspired and have the freedom to inquire and steer their learning in a dual-language (English and Mandarin) environment.
Children at Swallows and Amazons will receive an early childhood education that promotes a love of learning, so work becomes child’s play! Students learn through purposeful play and the curriculum focuses on the comprehension and application of knowledge rather than the regurgitation of facts. It nurtures the Habits of the Mind approach, and promotes strategic reasoning, insightfulness, perseverance, creativity and craftsmanship through the 16 habits of the mind. These life skills include persistence; listening with empathy; managing impulsivity; striving for accuracy; questioning and posing problems; gathering data through all senses; creating, imagining, and innovating; responding with wonderment and awe; taking responsible risks; finding humour; thinking independently; and remaining open to continuous learning.
CIS’ kindergarten program is designed to stimulate imagination, creativity, and self-discovery in children aged two to five. The school’s rigorous international curriculum is delivered within the Primary Years Programme (PYP) framework. From pre-kindergarten, students can choose to enter the English immersion program, which incorporates daily French or Chinese lessons, or the Chinese-English bilingual program where students learn equally in both Chinese and English. From grade 1, students can elect to enrol in the French-English bilingual program.
The Grange International Preschool (TGIP) caters to young learners from 3 - 6 years old (Nursery 2 – Kindergarten 2) and sits on a lush 3-acre compound at the heart of Yio Chu Kang Road. This preschool offers an inspirational learning environment alongside a unique pedagogy based on progressive educational concepts globally. Students get the opportunity to appreciate, understand and respect their natural surroundings. This includes an eco-garden and farm with organic fruit and vegetable plots and edible flowers.
TGIP uses the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC), which supports whole-child development through play-based learning. It is designed around current best educational practices essential to children’s learning and development in an early childhood setting.
Star Learners' unique literature-based curriculum immerses every child in rich and exciting worlds, and opens up a world of opportunities for them to tackle concepts in multiple learning areas. Children aged 18 months to 6 years learn essential skills such as problem-solving, creative and critical thinking, and communication. Under the ECDA partner operator scheme, Star Learners is the largest appointed partner and is committed to accessibility and developing a generation of young children with strength of character, confidence and creativity.
Established in 1995, Brighton has been one of Singapore's favorite Montessori preschools for 25 years and counting. Providing an authentic Montessori curriculum, a child-centered environment to aid learning, and dedicated, qualified teachers. Brighton Montessori is the first Montessori preschool in Singapore to introduce worksheets (for the higher levels). These help children revise the concepts they have already mastered and introduce the concept of schoolwork to children in preparation for the transition to formal education. All children are coached individually during lessons, with the teacher helping each student during lesson time until core concepts are mastered over the course of the term. This way, students can learn at their own pace and excel in their own ways.
Tanglin’s infant school is committed to ensuring children embark on their learning journey in an environment that provides stimulating, exciting experiences, and where strong pastoral ethos help children feel safe, secure and happy to learn. They value each child as an individual and work hard to nurture their personal strengths and interests. This is achieved through creative and integrated learning experiences in a stimulating environment where children feel valued, confident and independent. As children progress, emphasis is placed on literacy and numeracy. Submit your application here
Tanglin Trust School, 95 Portsdown Road (Wessex Estate), Singapore 139299, +65 6778 0771, www.tts.edu.sg
Kinderland is a bilingual preschool that provides infant care (2 - 18 months) and preschool education (18 months - 6 years). Kinderland was founded in 1978 with a mission to provide a music-infused curriculum that enhances language literacy for young children. Kinderland's multidisciplinary lands of Kineticland, Intelliland, Natureland, Digiland, EQland and cReativeland cover six developmental domains based on areas identified by the Singapore Ministry of Education in the Nurturing Early Learners framework. The preschool's Music program has helped unlock children's potential across the region through the keyboard, percussion instruments, and solfege singing. Apart from the Music program, the curriculum covers Literacy through I.T, the S.T.R.E.A.M. program, and much more. To learn about Kinderland's time-tested curriculum, register for a center tour.
Children in the early developmental stages learn best when given the time and space to explore and play. XCL American Academy provides students with everything they need to encourage learning in the ways that make them happiest from an early age.
Their approach to learning in Early Childhood is tailored to the developmental needs of students at each age and stage. Each subject area is approached from each child’s developmental perspective and level of understanding. Emphasizing a student-centered approach, teachers care for each child’s needs as they make discoveries about the world around them.
North London Collegiate School (Singapore) opened its doors to students last year, after phenomenally successful openings in Jeju, South Korea, and Dubai, UAE. Their First School programme is designed to inspire children and to foster curiosity, inquiry, and reflection. A team of warm and dedicated staff identifies potential at an early stage and creates an environment that enables them to discover new knowledge, skills, and understanding. The school aims to ensure that every member of the school feels valued, supported, and encouraged. The strong academic foundation is developed in a warm and friendly community, a truly unique educational offering for families living in Singapore.
One World Preschool, Mountbatten, is a dedicated campus for young learners who are 3 to 6 years old. It's a cheerful, modern space, complete with free-flow classrooms and imaginative play areas to keep young children engaged. Their play-based curriculum is anchored by the English National Curriculum and gives equal importance to music, movement, and art for balanced, whole-child development. Children will learn kindness and respect diversity from experienced preschool teachers who embody these core values of the school. If you're looking for a warm and caring preschool environment in the East of Singapore for your child, One World Preschool, Mountbatten is the perfect place for your little one.
Global Indian International School (GIIS) has fully-fledged preschool facilities at both its campuses - the SMART Campus at Punggol and the East Coast campus. Their Global Montessori Plus (GMP) program for students from 2.5 to 5 years follows the Maria Montessori approach, combined with best practices of renowned early childhood programs worldwide. It helps mould young students into confident learners while developing a solid academic foundation. Small class-sizes, state-of-the-art early childhood facilities, dedicated Early Years educators, the option of a regular (9am to 12.30 pm) or extended (9 am to 3.30pm) program, and a moderate fee structure all make GIIS’ preschool program a compelling choice for early learners.
Global Indian International School, SMART Campus: 27 Punggol Field Walk, Singapore 828649; East Coast Campus: 82 Cheviot Hill, Singapore 459663; +65 6914 7100, email@example.com, https://singapore.globalindianschool.org
The Reggio Emilia philosophy inspires the Early Learning Center program at Singapore American School. The early learning center's emphasis on concept-based and inquiry-driven learning means classes develop their own projects, guided by teachers who design lessons and activities around students’ interests. The newly renovated early learning center features large, bright learning hubs filled with kid-friendly spaces. Each hub accommodates two classes that work collaboratively with a focus on learning through relationships. The Atrium community space hosts a library nook, block area, makerspace, and dress-up corner, while outdoor areas provide open-air learning opportunities and room to run and play.
St. Joseph's Institution International Elementary School was founded in 2007 and is set in a beautiful green and central location on Thomson Road, the Elementary School caters to children from Prep 1 (Aged 4) to Grade 6 (Aged 12). As a school with a Lasallian Catholic foundation, its community welcomes students, teachers, parents, friends, and supporters of all faiths and cultural backgrounds. St. Joseph's Institution International is proud to have a community of 1,800 students across two schools on one campus catering to students from pre-school to Grade 12 for students between the ages of 4 and 18.
EtonHouse now has a strong regional presence with many schools across Asia. They place great emphasis on creating a carefully planned and well-resourced environment that is warm, welcoming and engaging. EtonHouse also offers an outstanding second language program that lays the foundation for a strong bilingual foundation if you’re looking for that route for your child. They offer an excellent staff to child ratio too which is a big factor if your little one needs more attention.
EtonHouse International, 13 locations in East Coast, Bukit Timah, Robertson Walk, Orchard (Claymore), Thomson, Newton and Sentosa, +65 6746 3333, www.etonhouse.com.sg. Click here to view the Little Steps VIDEO School Tour at EtonHouse Singapore!
GESS is an international school in Singapore that caters to students from 2 to 18 years. The school's Pre-School section provides to students from 2 to 5 years (Toddler Programme to Pre-Primary Program). The curriculum is built upon the world-renowned IB Primary Years Program and also borrows the Reggio-Emilia Philosophy. At the GESS Pre-School, your child will be able to continue being a child as they use an age-appropriate, play-based learning approach. Children are able to spend ample time outdoors and see knowledge come alive!
Josiah Montessori has been in the preschool industry for 22 years and is one of the best schools offering Montessori-based teaching. The centers operate based on a curriculum centering around the Montessori method and Musical Arts Program (MAP), designed to provide a curriculum for young children to be balanced, holistic, and effective in both their body and mind. Their centers offer infant care (2-18 months), childcare (18 months to 6 years old) and kindergarten (only in Tampines). Josiah's unique and newly developed curriculum, which combines the Montessori method with MAP, is very well received as it gives balanced attention to academic excellence and creative development. Their children are taught Dance, Singing, Classical Music Appreciation, Speech and Drama as well as Arts. Best of all, these 5 enrichment programs are all weaved into the curriculum without extra charge!
Established in 1980, Lorna Whiston has built a reputation over the past 40 years for high-quality education and teaching excellence across Singapore and Malaysia with their signature programs: English Enrichment, Speech & Drama, and Preschools. With small class sizes and two fully qualified teachers in all classes, every child is given the individual attention needed to support their growth ready for entry to Primary School. They offer a unique bilingual program that ensures children to develop excellent communication skills in both English and Mandarin. Full-day students benefit from a suite of specially designed Master Classes that develop a wealth of skills in different learning areas every afternoon.
Lorna Whiston Kallang Wave: #01-28 Kallang Wave Mall, 1 Stadium Place, Singapore 397628
Lorna Whiston Winchester: 9 Winchester Rd, Singapore 117783
My Learning Haven is committed to offering quality childminding and educational services to the local community. They offer infant care service (One North only) and childcare services for children aged from 2 - 18 months (infant care) and 18 months - 6 years old (childcare). My Learning Haven Methodology is based on the concept of Learning Through Play. Their education style comes through the vibrant playrooms designed for creative learning to occur in an unhurried manner. Their rooms transform as the year goes along. With various interesting themes, children will never be bored with the environment. Children are engaged in different and unique play experiences as they move from one room to another. This concept aims to ensure children's uninterrupted time to delve into each activity, focusing on developing new skills.
Suntec City Mall: 3 Temasek Boulevard, #03-374 to 378, +65 6235 0159, +65 9817 1032 (Whatsapp)
One North: 29 Media Circle, #02-02 Alice@Mediapolis, +65 6970 0628, +65 9075 9092 (Whatsapp)
Blue House welcomes and guides children from 18 months to 6 years of age through Nursery, Preschool and Kindergarten programs. Blue House offers two, three, or five days per week with the option of half or full-day programs for all age groups. Blue House is inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach and subscribes to an emergent curriculum. The emergent curriculum and access to a wide range of resources and materials allow children to go further, deeper, and more broadly into their inquiries than a pre-determined curriculum might allow. Blue House classrooms and outdoor spaces have been carefully curated to provide rich opportunities to feed children's curiosity and connect with nature. Blue House also has a strong community ethos. Parents are actively invited into the classrooms to share knowledge and skillsets. Coffees are available at The Pantry, an onsight cafe built by parents for parents.
At White Lodge, children are invited into a diverse learning environment with personalized education. Incorporating the theories of High Scope, Reggio Emilia and Howard Gardner, students learn through play, with indoor and outdoor activities that nurture the development of talent and skills. Subjects range from reading, writing, numeracy, Mandarin and science to music and movement, arts and crafts.
White Lodge recently opened their first Forest School, 2 new branches and new programs that are flexibly designed to accommodate the needs of children and parents.
White Lodge, 8 locations in Bukit Timah, Upper Bukit Timah, West Coast, Loewen Gardens, Phoenix Park, East Coast, Upper East Coast and River Valley, +65 6255 4230, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.whitelodge.com.sg
Established in 1995, Chatsworth prides itself on providing a holistic and top quality education at moderate fees. Chatsworth opened an Early Childhood Centre at the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year. This purpose-built centre is catered for younger learners aged 3 to 5 (K1 and K2) and equipped with stimulating classrooms and facilities for learning and playing. Their small class sizes and student-centered focus enables each student to receive the attention and support they need to develop into confident, happy individuals. Located amid lush greenery next to Singapore’s nature reserve, the school provides wide-ranging facilities and inspiring views.
Kanopy Forest Preschool provides a unique Early Childhood Education program that immerses young learners aged 18 months to 6 years old in an inspirational, child-led Forest School experience. Its unique curriculum is a breath of fresh as it exposes children to Mandarin naturally during its daily outdoor time.
Little Footprints Preschool currently has 24 centers located in multiple heartland areas across Singapore. They offer a comprehensive curriculum that focuses on all aspects of learning and a team of passionate educators with a ‘best-in-class’ mindset. Little Footprints Preschool nurtures their children’s young minds and cultivate strong values with a well-rounded education that focuses on the holistic development of the children. By providing quality and affordable childcare, the brand has been appointed as a Partner Operator under the Early Childhood Development Agency. A majority of the Little Footprints centers have also attained Singapore Pre-School Accreditation Framework certification.
Melbourne Specialist International School (MSIS) is located in the lush Dempsey area of Singapore since 2014. It offers a unique and innovative model for teaching a range of students with special needs, aged between 3 - 21 years. Melbourne Specialist International School uses an integrated approach to deliver its program to students. An essential part of this approach is to bring arts-based therapy and teaching closer together using the Foundation – Year 10 Curriculum Framework from Victoria, Australia, as a guide.
This small but cozy kindergarten packs a punch, as it was born out of a vision to provide a safe and stimulating environment for children to thrive and grow. The founders of the Masterminds Kindergarten have combined their experience of 30 years to design a Montessori-based curriculum that prepares their students comfortably for the local primary school while keeping it balanced and well-rounded to support holistic development. The school has aligned with The Gifted Lab to incorporate a program within their curriculum to support the development of critical thinking progress from a young.
The MOE Kindergarten programme is a 4-hour Kindergarten 1 and 2 programme for children aged 5 and 6 years old. You can enrol your child either in the morning session (8am – 12pm) or afternoon session (1pm – 5pm). MOE Kindergarten is one of the few pre-schools in Singapore which offers a programme in the three official Mother Tongue Languages – Chinese, Malay, and Tamil Languages. With an emphasis on nurturing early childhood bilingualism through the Starlight Literacy Programme, your child will develop a strong foundation in their future language learning.
MOE Kindergarten, Islandwide locations, www.moe.gov.sg/microsites/moekindergarten/index.html
Located in the heart of Orchard, this beautiful little preschool is a firm favorite among families. For kids aged 2-4, Little Hands is a joyful, fun-filled experience. They believe that children learn through their senses and make an effort to constantly engage and stimulate each child through their sense of sight, smell, touch, hearing, and taste. Even snack time has them trying new foods, tastes, and smells!
A lovely preschool with several locations that look after little ones from 9 months to 7 years old. They run bi-lingual, English and Mandarin programs, and adult accompanied classes all the way through to kindergarten. Their curriculum, intelligences@play, is inspired by the Multiple Intelligences Theory which reinforces the fact that all children are different and learn in a different way.
Bibinogs - River Valley, UE Square Mall, #02-11 81, Clemenceau Ave, Singapore 239917, +65 6733 0416, http://bibinogs.com
Bibinogs - East Coast, Serene Centre, #02-05/06, 10 Jalan Serene, Singapore 258748, +65 6466 4167
Bibinogs - Bukit Timah, King’s Arcade, #B1-01, 559, Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269695, +65 6466 5357
Housed in a cute house with a garden, Little Oaks uses the Montessori curriculum with a focus that children learn differently. As well as a traditional program, they also run Premier Pitch for soccer enthusiasts, Tennis for bat and ball lovers, and Drama Playhouse for the theatrical kiddos at home.
Little Oaks Montessori Kindergarten, 98 Farrer Rd, Singapore, 259226, +65 6463 3720, email@example.com, www.littleoaks.com.sg
PCF started its first child care center with the aim of supporting working mothers by giving them the assurance and peace of mind knowing that their children are in good hands. Since 2012, all PCF child care and kindergartens are collectively branded as 'PCF Sparkletots Preschool'. The programs that PCF Sparkletots Preschool offers may differ from the individual branches. Nursery 1 for children aged 3 years, is available at selected PCF centers. Also check out the largest Early Years Center in Punggol North, which emphasizes on outdoor play and learning!
PCF Sparkletots Preschools, Islandwide locations, www.pcf.org.sg
Catering for children aged 18 months to 6 years old, they offer many programs. This is an award-winning pre-school and challenges children in reading, writing, and English. They are committed to raising the standards in education and follow 5 core values, Heart, Integrity, Prosperity, Growth, and Expansion. They all ensure that while your child is learning they are also having fun!
Adopting a Reggio-Emilia inspired curriculum, Odyssey features a uniquely low child-teacher ratio to ensure little ones are given the most focused attention and hence develop in an optimal learning environment. The team of experienced faculty is rigorously handpicked and supported by the preschool's degreed Curriculum Specialists, so parents can be assured that their child is placed in the best of hands.
Odyssey, The Global Preschool, Loyang Besar, Fourth Avenue, Wilkinson Road, Still Road South, + 65 6781 8800, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://theodyssey.sg/
Bright Path is an all-inclusive preschool that offers individualized programmes based on each child's learning challenges and requirements. Catering to kids between 3-6 years of age, Bright Path understands that not every child is the same and some just need a little extra attention and help to do their best. This is why they offer integrated learning, intervention programmes, and specialized therapies to help kids with learning challenges.
Bright Path, 55 Fairways Drive, Singapore 286846, www.brightpath.com.sg
Pat’s Schoolhouse is renowned for excellence as a leading preschool provider for children aged 2 months to 6 years. They believe that learning should be fun, hands-on, as well as intellectually challenging. They have both English and Mandarin programs for your budding linguist reinforcing the importance of Mandarin at home.
Pat’s Schoolhouse, Locations include Aroozoo, Buckley, Claymore, Prinsep, Jubilee, Still Road, Lakeside, Mount Emily, River Valley, Ridgewood, Serangoon, Siglap, Tanglin, Sembawang Country Club, Shaer, The Grassroots’ Club, Kovan, Fairways, +65 6781 2288, email@example.com, www.patschoolhouse.com.
Time for school, kiddos! Aimed at providing a great start to children's school life, RainTrees Kindergarten, named after the signature tree in Singapore, is a creative and nurturing international pre-school giving ample chances for kids aged between 2 and 5 years to explore, experiment and discover. With a huge outdoor garden, families love the fact that it is a play-based curriculum based on the UK Early Years Foundation Stage.
Currently looking after over 400 families in Singapore, Shaws offers preschool education for children where children learn through adventure and exploration. Children learn in a child-friendly environment, with trained and professional staff. The children learn the tools and skills that will enable them to explore and research any topic that interests them. Check out their little league too where they run sports programs, holiday camps, and birthday parties!
Shaws Pre-Schools, Locations including Mountbatten, Katong Post, Braddell Heights, Lorong Chuan, Carmichael, and Tanjong Katong, www.shaws.com.sg.
Sir Manasseh Meyer International School (SMMIS) is a not for profit, child-centered school that provides an intimate pre-school inspired by the principles of Reggio Emilia. Open to children from 18 months - 4 years old, low student-teacher ratios ensure each child receives individual and nurturing attention. Established in 1996, SMMIS moved into a state-of-the-art campus in Sembawang in 2016, which includes an indoor, sensory gym carefully designed for pre-school as a safe environment to create challenges that develop fundamental motor skills and facilitates fun! A key part of the SMMIS experience is making friends across different nationalities and cultures through shared activities and interests. Imbued with the vibrancy of Jewish values, tradition, and culture, they are a diverse community that welcomes students of all nationalities and faiths. Mandarin and Hebrew are taught as language options.
The pre-school curriculum at The British Council Singapore encompasses the areas stipulated in both the Singapore Kindergarten Curriculum Framework (KCF) and the United Kingdom’s Early Years Foundation Years (EYFS). The focus here is on hands-on learning, developing the whole child, and they put a strong emphasis on language and learning (English and Mandarin). They offer pre-nursery (age 4 ), Kindergarten 1 (age 5), and Kindergarten 2 (age 6).
British Council (Singapore) Pre-School, 11 Tampines Concourse #01-02/03/04 Singapore 528729, +65 6807 1573, firstname.lastname@example.org, https://www.britishcouncil.sg
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