What do you think about Give your child the best education in these Kindergartens and Preschools?

EtonHouse Newton is the first stand-alone pre-school in Singapore to receive the IB PYP World School authorisation.

The PYP is an internationally renowned programme that aims to develop the whole child by aiming for the development of knowledge, conceptual understanding, skills and attitudes in children. The pre-school also offers an established Japanese and Chinese language programme. 

The pre-school's cosy and thoughtful learning spaces are purposefully set up to invite young learners to experiment and be inspired. The large outdoor area supports nature learning, giving children diverse opportunities to engage with the natural world. Below we offer a selection of well-established preschools and kindergartens for you to view and compare.

 

Etonhouse International Preschool Newton

EtonHouse Preschool Newton

EtonHouse is headquartered in Singapore with more than 100 International Schools and Preschools spread across Singapore, Hong Kong, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Middle East and Kazakhstan. The programme at Newton is offered to children from 18 months to 6 years of age, 5 days a week.Together these schools provide high quality international education to over 10,000 children globally and 61 different nationalities in Singapore alone. More here

 

Kinderland - Choa Chu Kang (Beside Lot One)

Kinderland Educare Services is a member of Crestar Education Group, a leading provider of quality infant care, bilingual kindergarten and preschool education for children 2 months to 6 years of age. Kinderland’s curriculum integrates the best education approaches and methodologies from the West and the values of morality and inter-personal relationships of the East; this is achieved through a team of in-house expertise in curriculum research and development, continuous teachers’ training and strong affiliations with renowned preschools and institutions of higher learning in different countries. The music-infused curriculum enhances language literacy in young children. Use of keyboard, percussion instruments, solfege singing and rhythm training provide crucial support for brain development in the child’s early years.  More here

 

NurtureStars Child Care Centre 

NurtureStars Pre-school is a joint-collaboration between Kinderland Educare Services Pte Ltd and SAFRA, an organization formed since 1972 to offer social, sports, recreational and educational facilities for ex-NSmen and current NSmen and their families. The unique partnership leverages on SAFRA’s one-stop clubhouse facilities and Kinderland’s expertise in the Early Childhood Education to provide high quality pre-school education in a holistic learning environment to the families of more than 330,000 SAFRA members as well as to the community. With the privilege to freely access SAFRA’s comprehensive club facilities and amenities, NurtureStars is able to provide a suite of developmental programmes especially in Sports such as soccer, gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and swimming to complement the classroom learning experiences. More here

 

Swallows and Amazons Kindergarten

Preschool and Kindergarten education is not just about getting ready for Primary 1 or first grade - the IQ (intelligence quotient). It is about curiosity, exploration, experiences, self-esteem and interactions - the EQ (emotional quotient). Children have an innate sense of wonder and awe and are natural explorers. At Swallows and Amazons Kindergarten teachers know why, when and how they can help ‘play’ become an enriching, meaningful learning experience so that children can fulfil their potential, making independent learners with high self esteem and confidence. More here

 

Nafa Arts Kindergarten - EAST COAST CAMPUS

NAFA Arts Kindergarten is the first Arts-themed Kindergarten in Singapore. NAFA Arts Kindergarten encompasses both academic and arts education in music, art, speech and drama and dance. NAFA Arts Kindergarten is now a direct operating entity under NAFA International Ltd, and also affiliated with Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, a leading arts institution in the region. More here

 

Rain Trees International Kindergarten

Rain Trees, established here in Singapore in 1999, is an independent, international kindergarten, nursery and preschool that provides a fun, friendly and challenging environment for children in the age range of 2 to 6 years of age. Parents and children of Rain Trees are mainly from the international community in Singapore. Rain Trees offers an informal parent and toddler group on Wednesday and Friday mornings 9.15am til 11.15am. More here

 

Hungry Caterpillar Kindergarten

The Hungry Caterpillar is a creative concept in pre-school education, established in Singapore in 1999. Upon graduating, students are ready to spread their wings and take on not only primary school, but the world! In addition, Hungry Caterpillar students were selected as International Children's Day 'friendly ambassadors' to welcome all the young travelers arriving at Singapore Changi Airport. More here

 

Rosemary Hall Montessori Kindergarten - Robinson

Rosemary Hall has a richly resourced environment designed to create an aesthetically beautiful environment, with a world-class curriculum that engages and encourages children to enjoy learning at pre-school (kindergarten and childcare). They have attracted children from 14 different nationalities, who are exposed to a rich, culturally diverse environment where they can learn much and develop important social skills.  More here

 

Pearlbank Monterssori Kindergarten

Pearlbank Monterssori Kindergarten's unique curriculum provides holistic development for the children. It is also effective in helping children learn to read and write as well as acquire a strong foundation for mathematics. Together with parents, they seek to raise a morally responsible child who is CREATIVE and has a strong desire to explore, discover & learn. More here

 

White Lodge - Upper East Coast Kindergarten

White Lodge aims to nurture the children’s ability to think broadly and creatively, to cultivate advanced language abilities as well as their number, writing and social skills.  Children are taught to develop confidence in themselves, and a belief that they have the ability to tackle any challenge or task. More here

 

Little Ones Singapore

Little Ones Kindergarten play-based program places emphasis on the individual needs of each child. They encourage curiosity in all children and offer opportunities to learn through hands-on experiences. Through these learning experiences Little Ones Kindergarten also promote children’s communication and language development and provide opportunities to share stories, reflect through play and express ideas. More here

 

ZEE Juniors

ZEE SchoolHouse's vision is to provide a haven for children, parents and teachers to experience personal success and joy for learning. Lawrence, director and principal said, “Every child learns differently, we are giving a child the freedom to explore and the guidance based on one’s strengths and needs. It takes a village to raise a child and we are here to nurture the trust and care between our centre and the family.”  Their mission is to prepare children for success in their kindergarten and beyond through creative, productive and play experience. More here

 

Kinderland Educare Services

Kinderland Educare Services is a leading regional provider of quality infant and child care services and bilingual kindergarten and preschool education to children two months to six years of age. The music-infused curriculum enhances language literacy in young children. Use of keyboard, percussion instruments, solfege singing and rhythm training provide crucial support for brain development in the child’s early years.  More here

 

Aaytozee - Hilview

ZEE SchoolHouse's vision is to provide a haven for children, parents and teachers to experience personal success and joy for learning. Lawrence, director and principal said, “Every child learns differently, we are giving a child the freedom to explore and the guidance based on one’s strengths and needs. It takes a village to raise a child and we are here to nurture the trust and care between our centre and the family.”  Their mission is to prepare children for success in their kindergarten and beyond through creative, productive and play experience. More here

 

The Winstedt School

Located in Kallang - Singapore's sports district - The Winstedt School transforms learning and education by empowering and nurturing students who have learning differences. The mainstream international curriculum focuses on a continuum of skills from Reception 1 (USA equivalent to Kindergarten) to Year 7 (USA equivalent to Grade 8). Small classes - with a student-to-teacher ratio of 6:1 - allow for successful learning with specialized teachers who cater to a student's needs for structured and multi–sensory learning. More here

 

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis provides quality Kindergarten care nurturing children between the levels of Playgroup to Kindergarten. Like a tiny caterpillar transforming into a beautiful butterfly, children at Metamorphosis Kindergarten develop beautifully in their growing years. The educators guide the children through each stage of learning with loving care and concern.  More here

 

Ministry of Education

Kinderland Educare Services is a member of Crestar Education Group, a leading provider of quality infant care, bilingual kindergarten and preschool education for children 2 months to 6 years of age. Kinderland’s curriculum integrates the best education approaches and methodologies from the West and the values of morality and inter-personal relationships of the East; this is achieved through a team of in-house expertise in curriculum research and development, continuous teachers’ training and strong affiliations with renowned preschools and institutions of higher learning in different countries. The music-infused curriculum enhances language literacy in young children. Use of keyboard, percussion instruments, solfege singing and rhythm training provide crucial support for brain development in the child’s early years.  More here

 

Totsville Montessori Centre - AMK

Totsville Montessori was incorporated in 2009 as an Enrichment Centre in the heartlands of Bishan with a humble intention to create natural learning opportunities in a homely and cozy environment. Totsville Montessori currently has 3 Kindergartens and 2 Enrichment Centres, and will continue to grow from strength to strength.  Following the philosophy of Maria Montessori, Totsville Montessori adopts the hands-on learning approach and one-on-one teaching approach using concrete as well as abstract methods.  More here

 

Learning Vision

Grounded in best international early childhood practices, Learning Vision's curriculum empowers children to become critical thinkers and creative learners, confident and ready for school, and inspired with the passion for lifelong learning. The Preschool Curriculum caters to children in the Nursery 2, Kindergarten 1 and Kindergarten 2 levels The Early Years Curriculum is a holistic, child-centred and exploratory curriculum that centres on developing children's communication and language skills, creative expression, physical skills and well-being, as well as personal and social development. More here

 

Kinderland - Marine Parade

Kinderland Educare Services is a member of Crestar Education Group, a leading provider of quality infant care, bilingual kindergarten and preschool education for children 2 months to 6 years of age. Kinderland’s curriculum integrates the best education approaches and methodologies from the West and the values of morality and inter-personal relationships of the East; this is achieved through a team of in-house expertise in curriculum research and development, continuous teachers’ training and strong affiliations with renowned preschools and institutions of higher learning in different countries. The music-infused curriculum enhances language literacy in young children. Use of keyboard, percussion instruments, solfege singing and rhythm training provide crucial support for brain development in the child’s early years.  More here

 

The Word Learning Centre

Located at the Woodlands Civic Centre , the school is easily accessible , conducive and open to all who want to view its premises and operation. The Preschool programme is a five day preschool/kindergarten programme that includes a two day sensorial exploration catering to kids of 2.5 years  to 6.5 years Unlike many other schools, we cover science topics under the same levels, providing the child to grow in the awareness of his/her surroundings. More here

 

Early Years Montessori

Established since 1996, Early Years Montessori is a private, coeducation and multilingual kindergarten offering Montessori preschool education through a hands-on, experiential approach with an emphasis on respect, independence and inquiry-based learning. EYM provides a safe, rich and caring environment for children aged two-and-a-half through six years. The programmes are holistic in nature, meeting or exceeding MOE standards, and supplemented by specialized activities in music, art, community engagement and global understanding. More here

 

Bibinogs Play School

BibiNogs is a specialist bilingual and Chinese language preschool. Their proprietary BibiNogs BE curriculum brings contexts and life experiences in a fun and engaging manner in their bilingual and pure Mandarin immersive classrooms to help the children make sense of the world around them. They aim to groom children to be confident and expressive, kind and considerate, and appreciative of global cultures in an immersive and holistic language environment. More here

 

Alphabet Playhouse

Within these walls, young explorers will unearth rare gems of knowledge and discover a dazzling treasure of fun and friendship. Together, they will go through quests with numbers and words. Wise mentors will light the path of each young explorer, helping them unlock mysteries that they will encounter along the way. More here

 

Chatsworth East Campus

Chatsworth East opened its doors in August of 2005. What began as a small school in 2005 has grown to almost full capacity in just a few short years. East Campus is part of the Chatsworth Group of Schools, which also includes the Orchard Campus that meets the educational needs of students from Kindergarten through High School. More here

 

LEAP Schoolhouse

With laughter, engagement and active participation at the heart of the LEAP approach, learners 8 months to 6 years enjoy a rich literacy programme, with alternate days of English and Chinese instruction.  LEAP SchoolHouse was founded and managed by Mr Lincoln Lim and Mrs Esther Lim in 2009 and the school which is located at City Square Mall started out as an Enrichment Centre catering weekly bilingual programmes for preschool children and babies. The school gradually expanded its services to include a Weekday Kindergarten programme for children between 2 and 6 years.  More here

 

BibiNogs Kids Academy

BibiNogs is a specialist bilingual and Chinese language preschool. Their proprietary BibiNogs BE curriculum brings contexts and life experiences in a fun and engaging manner in their bilingual and pure Mandarin immersive classrooms to help the children make sense of the world around them. They aim to groom children to be confident and expressive, kind and considerate, and appreciative of global cultures in an immersive and holistic language environment. More here

 

House on the Hill

Situated in a beautiful conservation building in a quiet but centrally located part of Mount Sophia, House on the Hill raises the bar in all aspects of early childhood care and education. At House on the Hill, they areserious about play.  The best way to guide children as they learn is to provide hands-on opportunities to explore curated materials in a prepared environment. More here

 

Pibo's Garden Preschool - Dunearn

Pibo’s Garden Playschool is part of the Nurture Education Group established 15 years ago. With changes in the early childhood education landscape, they hope to extend our services to the expatriate community in grooming unique and all-rounded individuals.  Their unique garden concept aims to develop the children through play and stimulate learning outside the confines of the classroom. More here

 

Carpe Diem Kindercare

Here at Carpe Diem, they passionately believe that each child is UNIQUE in their talents, strengths and personalities and they aspire to bring out the best of their potential.  What is more, if you have passion and love to nurture the younger generation to prepare them for life in school and beyond, and to seek personal satisfaction to run your own business, talk to them to find out more about the business opportunities they can offer to make your dream comes true in owning a preschool. At Carpe Diem, the teachers are the HEART of their learning values in shaping young minds, preparing them for life in school and beyond. More here

 

Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse - The Grandstand

At Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse, they create an intriguing and thought-provoking learning environment that challenges and stretches children’s learning and development. With changes in the early childhood education landscape and incorporation of the students’ parents’ feedback over the years, Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse was established in 2013.  Their aim is to harness enthusiasm and fuel curiosity in our young learners through our creativity-inspired curriculum and experimental pedagogical approach. More here

 

Cambridge Preschool - ROBERTSON

Focused on developing real world skills like critical thinking and collaboration, Cambridge Pre-School draws on the Theory of Multiple Intelligences in nurturing each child’s invidual strengths.  Key academic areas are the “fundamental literacies” of reading, writing and mathematics along with a strong Chinese curriculum. Cambridge Pre-school, with 20 years of early childhood education experience, equips your child with the future skills to Open Future Doors of opportunities. More here

 

Alphabet Playhouse - East Coast

Alphabet Playhouse is where adventure and discovery take flight. They believe that a child’s imagination is boundless, just like his/her expedition for new knowledge and experiences.  This is why Alphabet Playhouse focuses on bringing out your child’s greatest potential through a series of well-crafted programmes, aimed at stimulating his/her courageous and curious minds. More here

 

Brighton Montessori The Grassroots' Club

At Brighton Montessori, the children are challenged to their maximum potential in a creative, stimulating and supportive learning environment led by a team of dedicated Montessori trained teachers with a hands-on Montessori approach. Following the philosophy of Maria Montessori, Brighton Montessori adapted the hands on learning approach and one to one teaching approach with concrete to abstract methods for both Phonics and Mathematics. With a legacy of 20 years, Brighton Montessori is committed to providing quality education and we warmly welcome you to experience the Montessori magic for yourselves. More here

 

Bright Juniors - Corporation Drive

These local child care centres span the island and focus on four key learning areas: Thematic Topics in English, Integrated Mathematical Concepts, Phonics and Reading Skills, and Thematic Topics in Chinese. They nurture the children holistically, cultivate positive learning attitudes in them and help them to develop effective learning skills. They value and respect each child’s learning style and promote interdisciplinary activities to help their children make meaningful connections to the real world and the hildren are granted ample opportunities to engage in quality interactions with their teachers and peers. More here

 

British Council Preschool - Toa Payoh Centre

British Council Preschool's team of over 100 teachers and trainers in Singapore are trained to help students achieve their goals. They’ve been working with the people of Singapore for more than 60 years and are proud to have played a part in the Singapore story through our work in English language, Education and arts, and we continue to focus our work in these three areas so that we can also be part of Singapore’s future. They believe that this diversity brings great value to us as an organisation but also to you, their customers and students.  More here

 

Children's Cove - Orchard

Children’s Cove believes that it takes a village to raise a child and that every child is unique and creative and they focus on building a respectful, responsive and reciprocal relationship with their children and working with families they serve. They establish an environment for meaningful and lasting relationships to develop between teachers, children, and families. Their timetable serves as a guide and they follow every child’s care and routine requirement and pledge to give children time and space to grow. More here

 

Raffles House Preschool - Robin Close

Raffles House's mission is to educate the whole child, in order to set in the child, a passion for life-long learning, and pursuit for academic and character excellence. Active learning is carried out through learning centers and concrete experiences. Learning objectives are clearly defined and supported by enjoyable and creative activities and experiences. More here

 

Odyssey The Global Preschool - Wilkinson

Odyssey Wilkinson is Odyssey’s first campus which opened its door in 2008. The campus occupies a land area of 4500 sqm. with state-of-the-art classrooms and large outdoor spaces, within a beautiful residential estate in the East Coast among a mix of landed properties and private condominiums.  Odyssey Wilkinson is authorized by the International Baccalaureate* (IB) to provide the Primary Year Programme (PYP).  More here

 

Maple Bear Havelock ([email protected])

Introduced by legendary Singaporean educator Patricia Koh (the founder of Pat’s Schoolhouse), Maple Bear has grown from three centres in 2014 to 20 across the island in 2017 (four are set to open between now and May) – a testament to its proven and dynamic curriculum first developed by Canadian educators to incorporate global best practices.  With an immersive bilingual learning experience, Maple Bear stands out for its family-like atmosphere, where children across age groups become friends, and educators are truly generous with their time, skills and expertise. A Canadian preschool, elementary, and high school brand operating more than 200 schools globally in ten countries. More here

 

Les Petits Gaulois - Bedok

The only preschool on the East Coast offering French/English bilingual programmes for littlies, Les Petits Gaulois has small classes (max 12 kids per 2 teachers), and a thematic teaching method that plays to children’s interests. Their unique and progressive curriculum incorporates French National Education standards within the framework of local MOE requirements.  Big thumbs up also for its huge outdoor playground and – bonus! – they even offer Mandarin. More here

 

Julia Gabriel Centre - Orchard

Julia Gabriel Centre offers Speech and Drama programmes (2-18 years), Language Arts Programmes (2-12 years) and Adult Accompanied Programmes (6 months-4 years). Children attend once a week (with the exception of the accompanied programmes which require children to attend a minimum of twice a week) and can continue on throughout the school holidays with our five-day holiday programmes.  Their specialised EduDrama methodology, which uses drama, role play or imaginary play as tools for creating confident and expressive communicators, characterises every programme and working practice in these centres.  More here

 

WhizzKidz Singapore

Whizz Kidz offers loads of great activities including Lego, Fun Science, Movie Making, Invention Club, Sports and Artz. The coaches and instructors are qualified, energetic and fun!  Holiday camps have been running for many years, well established, organized and educational camps hosted in world class facilities. More here

 

MindChamps PreSchool - Bukit Timah

One of Singapore’s largest and most popular preschool brands with over 30 centres across the island, MindChamps offers a rigorous and academically orientated programme for children from 18 months. With a focus on creating champion learners for life, the school has an impressive global advisory board comprised of leading educators, and offers a cutting-edge curriculum featuring proprietary academic and enrichment programmes.  Their mission is to build a world of MindChampions who possess the 3 Minds (Champion, Learning & Creative Minds) and are empowered with the mindset of 100% RESPECT, Zero Fear. More here

 

Camberley Pre-School - Balmoral

At Camberley Pre-School, they value and respect children for their individuality and uniqueness. Through their holistic inquiry-based curriculum, they instil in the children a love for learning, as they tailor children's experiences towards their many interests and curiosities.  All Camberley Pre-School centres are set up with the careful selection of colours and natural materials to achieve an aesthetically pleasing and conducive environment for children’s learning, play and rest. More here

 

GEMS World Academy

GEMS Education, the parent company of GEMS World Academy (Singapore) runs a global network of award-winning international schools in Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle-East and Africa. GEMS educate over 250,000 students from 151 countries and employ 20,000 education professionals, specialists and staff from over 80 countries. From humble beginnings in 1959, GEMS have grown into an internationally recognised name with global reach and reputation. We have offices in New York, London, Singapore, Delhi and Dubai. More here

 

Camp Asia

Camp Asia's vision is to be the leading day camp provider for children aged 3 to 11 years in Asia. They are committed to placing children and parents at the forefront of everything we do. They are constantly seeking and acting on the opinions of our parents, children and staff They are building strong relatioships with their host schools to get the best out of their excellent facilities. More here

 

The Little Skool-House - Orchid Country Club

Rolling out a number of new locations in the coming months, Little Skool House is a well-known infant care centre and preschool rolled into one.  The Little Skool-House International Pte Ltd was established in 1994 to meet the growing demand of quality premium pre-school bilingual education. Long hours make it perfect for working families whilst their rigorous curriculum prepares littlies for the demands of local primary school. More here

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                                                    Suzanne
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                                                    Eton house sounds like a good solution for early learning but then there are so many to choose from. This list is great as it gives me an idea of what to consider as every operator has a different Mission by the looks of what I am reading here.

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