Preschools in Central Singapore: play-based, Montessori, Reggio Emilia and international

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For working parents who like to have the kids close by, here’s the guide to preschools in Central!

By now, you’ve scoured all the family-friendly neighbourhoods in Singapore and decided on Central because it’s nice to be where the action is. Whether it’s the trendy but traditional Tiong Bahru, a day trip out to the touristy Chinatown or chilling out by Robertson Quay, there’s no shortage of quirky and fun places to explore. And if you’re looking for the best watering holes, eateries and shopping haunts in Singapore, Central’s where it’s at. So now that you’ve found your favourite area to hang out, it’s time to stop flicking through the preschool guides of the East Coast and the West, check out our top pick of the Central’s preschools, infant care and child care, Montessori and Reggio Emilia-based curriculums. There’s no shame in being a little kiasu: you’ll probably end up on three different waiting lists for that perfect preschool, but it’s worth it. And here’s where you start. We’ve put together our picks according to the following neighbourhoods: Tanglin, Queenstown, Bukit Merah, Newton, Kallang and Downtown Core for the school that’s the perfect distance between home and work.

Do you have a great preschool to recommend? Write to us at honeykidsasia@thehoneycombers.com and tell us what you love about it!

TANGLIN

EtonHouse, Tanglin Trust School, Pat’s Schoolhouse, BibiNogs, White Lodge Kindergarten, Between Two Trees, Da Little Preschool By-The-Park, Children’s Cove, MY World Preschools, Little Hands, The Preparatory Place

Children are inspired to learn amidst the lovely EtonHouse surroundings. Image credit: EtonHouse.

EtonHouse

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

EtonHouse International Education Group first opened its doors in 1995 and now has over 100 international schools across 12 countries. The school provides an engaging and supportive environment, where children are encouraged to be curious, and learn through experience and understanding. The EtonHouse preschool program follows its unique Inquire Think Learn Curriculum (ITL), inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach. It has won several awards for outstanding and innovative practice as well as for exceptional leadership in its team. Vanda and 215 Upper Bukit Timah are licensed childcare centres, while EtonHouse Zhong Hua Pre-School at 681 Bukit Timah Road is the first childcare centre in Singapore to exclusively offer a Chinese only programme for Nursery 1 to Kindergarten 1. All the branches are equipped with facilities to support academic and extracurricular activities, enabling students to reach their true potential. All three EtonHouse campuses in the West are located around Bukit Timah.

Claymore (International)
15 Claymore Road
Singapore 229542
Tel: 6737 3322
claymore@etonhouse.edu.sg
www.etonhouse.com.sg

Read EtonHouse’s full profile on HoneyKids School Selector

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Tanglin Trust School provides a great support system for kids in their reading journey. Image credit: Tanglin Trust School.

Tanglin Trust School

  • Preschool and up
  • Full-day
  • 7:55am – 1:50pm

Tanglin Trust School is a not-for-profit school with over 90 years’ experience in providing British-based education with an international perspective in Singapore. Tanglin provides a unique learning environment for children from Nursery through to Sixth Form, following the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) for children three and up. Though Tanglin’s academic traditions and approach to teaching are firmly grounded in an enhanced and rigorous English National Curriculum, many aspects of school life have a global focus and are contextualised to Singapore. As the only school in Singapore offering both IB and A Level at Sixth Form, students have the opportunity to choose the best pathway for them. Tanglin is a place where children can thrive, inspired by passionate teachers and supported by excellent pastoral care.

(Tanglin)
95 Portsdown Road
Singapore 139299
Tel: 6778 0771
admissions@tts.edu.sg
www.tts.edu.sg

Read Tanglin Trust School’s full profile on HoneyKids School Selector

Pat’s Schoolhouse

  • Infant care/Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am – 7pm

Since 1988, Pat’s Schoolhouse has been well known for its dedication and commitment to early childhood education. It nurtures students to be ‘Bold, Vivacious and Inspiring’, and to celebrate every moment of their childhood. The school’s exceptional bilingual immersion core curriculum combines features from internationally-renowned programs within the framework of local Singapore schools. Using the thematic approach, children from 18 months to six years are taught a diversity of topics ranging from Art and History to Natural Science, in both English and Mandarin. Pat’s Schoolhouse remains a favourite for its warm and welcoming environment.

Pat’s Schoolhouse Tanglin
110 Alexandra Road
Singapore 159921
Tel: 6781 2288
www.patschoolhouse.com

Read Pat’s Schoolhouse’s full profile on HoneyKids School Selector

BibiNogs

  • Preschool/Enrichment
  • 1.5-4h
  • 9am-1pm

BibiNogs believes that learning happens naturally when activities are fun, hands-on, multi-dimensional and related to children’s lives. Warm, fun and engaging activities and environments will make children learn naturally and enthusiastically. With programs for kids starting from six months of age, BibiNogs has a variety of Bilingual and Mandarin adult-accompanied programs and drop-off programs for babies and toddlers, a Kindergarten for preschoolers, and enrichment programs that bring out the passion for learning in Mandarin and English for children of all ages!

BibiNogs Kids Academy
Serene Centre #02-05/06
10 Jalan Serene
Singapore 258748
Tel: 6466 4167
enquiry@bibinogs.com
www.bibinogs.com

Read BibiNogs’ full profile on HoneyKids School Selector

White Lodge Kindergarten

  • Playgroup/Preschool
  • 3h/5h sessions
  • Contact the school directly for schooling hours

Dedicated to providing children with an environment that values long term emotional and intellectual growth, since 1999, White Lodge has since flourished. Incorporating the theories of High Scope, Reggio Emilia and Howard Gardner into its teaching guidelines, the school places tremendous importance on creative education for young children. White Lodge offers a range of programs for children aged 1.5 to 5.5 years. Each centre is equipped with a library, outdoor play equipment, and facilities for water and sand play.

Phoenix Park
310 Tanglin Road
Singapore 247975
Tel: 6235 5310

White Lodge Loewen Gardens
75e Loewen Road
Singapore 248845
Tel: 6255 4230
www.whitelodge.com.sg

Read White Lodge Preschools’ full profile on HoneyKids School Selector

Between Two Trees

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

Nestled in between two tree-like wings of a stately house, Between Two Trees is the perfect environment to inspire and nurture young minds. The sister school of Between Two Trees Early Learning School, B2T uses a Reggio Emilia inspired approach to give children the opportunity to work on their own projects and interweaves their interests with more structured learning in languages and math. In addition to a trampoline, sand and water play spaces, B2T also has an edible garden perfect for cultivating little green thumbs.

Between Two Trees Early Learning School @ Dempsey
73 Loewen Road #01-19/20
Singapore 248843
Tel: 6733 9768
enquiry@betweentwotrees.sg
www.betweentwotrees.sg

Da Little Preschool By-The-Park

  • Infantcare/Playgroup/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

With four campuses all set in green surroundings, Da Little Preschool provides a positive and encouraging learning bilingual environment with hands-on and fun activities such as excursions, show and tell, messy art and hip-hop. Children aged 18 months to six years learn to interact through group activities, meet guided learning goals and make meaningful connections with their atypical peers.

DABTP@Evans
26 Evans Road #01-08
Singapore 259367
Tel: 6734 6543
evans@dabtp.com.sg
www.dabtp.com.sg/dabtp

MY World Preschools

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

MY World Preschools was founded by Metropolitan YMCA and has been nurturing students since 1980. It offers quality child care and preschool education that emphasises character development and building strong values in its students. MY World uses a special ‘spiral’ approach, revisiting old concepts and skills as new ones are learnt. It adopts a learner centric and inquiry-based approach and offers programs for children from two months to six years of age – these include infant care, playgroup and N1-K2.

MY World @ Stevens
60 Stevens Rd
Singapore 257854
Tel: 6839 8385
ccstv@myworld.org.sg
www.myworld.org.sg

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Children’s Cove uses a bilingual integrated learning approach with a focus on children-guided play-based learning. Image credit: Children’s Cove.

Children’s Cove

  • Infantcare/Playgroup/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

Since 2010, Children’s Cove has opened its doors to locals and expats alike, enrolling children from the age of two months to six years. Children’s Cove balances indoor and outdoor experiences along with an effective bilingual integrated learning approach focusing on children-guided play-based learning, project and inquiry. By implementing Home-School partnerships, the educators are able to plan experiences and facilitate learning and development suited to each individual child.

Children’s Cove @ Orange Grove
30 Orange Grove Road
RELC Building #08-01
Singapore 258352
Tel: 6737 1690
og@childrenscove.sg
www.childrenscove.sg

Little Hands

  • Preschool/Enrichment
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 8:30am-12:40pm

Every day is a new day at Little Hands with a theme-based integrated curriculum full of surprises and offering a variety of activities to meet the children’s sensory needs. With a healthy dose of both garden play and free play in addition to circle time, this is truly a free-form learning experience that promotes fun. Plus Little Hands has partnered with Sportball SG and a practising artist to provide interesting and stimulating extra-curricular activities.

Little Hands Pte Ltd
31 Balmoral Road
Singapore 259810
Tel: 6835 2354
info@littlehands.com.sg
www.littlehands.com.sg

The Preparatory Place

  • Childcare
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

Looking for a home away from home? The Preparatory Place promises to provide high quality education and service. Through an inquiry-based approach and project work, teachers expand on children’s interests and offer learning environments that provide opportunities for in-depth experiences as well as purposeful play.

The Preparatory Place
40/42 Fernhill Road
Singapore 259101
Tel: 6737 6427
enquiries@thepreplace.com.sg
www.theprepplace.com.sg

QUEENSTOWN

UWC South East Asia, Learning Vision, Modern Montessori Singapore, Little Bunnies – The Outdoor Classroom, Pearlbank Montessori Kindergarten, Agape Childcare Pte Ltd, Greenfield Montessori, Seedlings Montessori Alexandra, Milagros de Montessori School, The Orange Tree Preschool, Innate Montessori, White Lodge Kindergartens & Schools

UWC South East Asia

  • Preschool and up
  • 8am-2pm

UWCSEA is a mission-driven school with a passionate belief in the importance of education as a force for good in the world. Its infant school program starts at K1 for children from ages four to seven. Inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy, the program combines the best of academics, outdoor activities and social education. Its Dover campus opened in 2010 and is well-equipped with facilities like rope courses, a pool, several fields and even student accommodations. UWCSEA is a not-for-profit organisation and has 15 schools and colleges located around the world.

UWCSEA Dover
1207 Dover Rd
Singapore 139654
Tel: 6775 5344
uwcseadover@uwcsea.edu.sg
www.uwcsea.edu.sg

Read UWC South East Asia’s full profile on HoneyKids School Selector

Learning Vision

  • Infant care/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

With over twenty years in the business, Learning Vision makes it a point to put the children first, creating spacious learning environments that promote independent exploration and a School Readiness Programme for Kindergarten 2 children to be ready for primary school. Staffed by experienced and passionate staff, parents can be sure their children will develop literacy and math skills while also learning to work independently and with peers instead of relying solely on teachers for instructions. There are several centres scattered about the island offering different programs so there’s sure to be a program that suits you and your child.

Kent Ridge – Singapore Science Park I
81 Science Park Drive
The Chadwick #01-03/04
Singapore 118257

The Alpha – Singapore Science Park II
10 Science Park Road
The Alpha, Singapore Science Park II #01-02/03
Singapore 117684

Interlocal (Pasir Panjang)
100G Pasir Panjang Rd
Interlocal #01-08
Singapore 118523

Full-day only
NUH Medical Centre
1 Lower Kent Ridge Road
One @ Kent Ridge #07-01
Singapore 119082

Preschool only
Biopolis
One North, 11 Biopolis Way
Helios #02-01/03
Singapore 138667

Preschool only
Solaris (Fusionopolis)
1 Fusionopolis Walk
North Tower, Solaris #01-14/15/16
Singapore 138628
Tel: 6781 0888
www.learningvision.com

Modern Montessori Singapore

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Half/Full day/Flexi
  • 7am-7pm

Modern Montessori offers students a modern Montessori curriculum, designed to facilitate learning for children aged 18 months to six years (PG-K2). The subjects include Mathematics, Phonics, Sensorial Education, Cultural, Practical life, and languages, all taught using the Montessori techniques. MMI believes that all children want to learn, and when given the freedom to explore, they become active learners. Adopting a child-centred philosophy, lessons are given individually or in small groups, encouraging each child to develop at their own pace.

Biopolis Childcare Centre MMI
1 Biopolis Drive, Amnios, #01-02/03
Singapore 138622
Tel: 6659 6676
enquiry@modern-montessori.com
modern-montessori.com/preschool

Little Bunnies – The Outdoor Classroom

  • Preschool
  • Flexi
  • 9am-12pm

Taking open-air classrooms to a whole new level, Little Bunnies – The Outdoor Classroom has everything a little bunny aged two to three could want, a fresh garden to grow and harvest fresh veggies, shady spots to listen to stories and have a snack, and a pond to watch the fishies swim about. Located in Infinite Studios at Mediapolis, if parents don’t feel like joining in the fun, there’s plenty of cafés about for them to enjoy a nice cuppa while the kids are off being kids.

(One-North)
21 Media Circle
Infinite Studios, Mediapolis #01-08
Singapore 138562
Tel: 9773 3022
littlebunniessingapore@gmail.com
www.little-bunnies-singapore.com

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Pearlbank Montessori Kindergarten encourages creativity through exploration and the arts. Image credit: Pearlbank Montessori Kindergarten.

Pearlbank Montessori Kindergarten

  • Preschool
  • 4h/Enrichment
  • 9am-3pm

With its high teacher to student ratio, Pearlbank Montessori gives each child that passes through its doors the education they need. Integrated into the well-thought out curriculum that encourages creativity through the arts, children of different ages and nationalities learn together and from each other during Montessori sessions to independently explore Mathematics, Language and acquire practical life skills. What’s more, their knowledge is fortified by discussions with teachers.

Pearlbank Montessori Kindergarten
Pasir Panjang Christ Church, Level 2
302 Pasir Panjang Road
Singapore 118643
Tel: 6774 6093
pearlbnk@singnet.com.sg
www.pbkindy.com.sg

Agape Childcare Pte Ltd

  • Infant care/Childcare/Preschool
  • Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

Since 1995, Agape Little Uni has strived to show agape or unconditional parental love to the children, collaborating between parents, teachers and children to identify and nurture a children’s budding talents. Agape has stayed relevant all these years through constant evaluation and revision of the curriculum but has continued to allow children to explore topics and relevant experiences using inquiry-based learning.

agape Little Uni. at Commonwealth
401 Commonwealth Drive
Lobby B Haw Par Technocentre #02-01
Singapore 149598
Tel: 6479 7001
hawpar@agapelittleuni.com
www.agapelittleuni.com

Greenfield Montessori

  • Playgroup/Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

Greenfield Montessori’s theme-based inquiry learning helps children to develop an awareness of the world and how things are interconnected through Montessori materials and a thematic approach. By using the MOE Preschool curriculum as a framework, children learn how to tackle projects and problems in a creative manner through a concrete hands-on approach.

Greenfield Montessori
51 Chwee Chian Road
Singapore 119759
Tel: 6676 7463
vasugipunniya@gmail.com
www.greenfieldmontessori.com

Seedlings Montessori Alexandra

  • Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day/3h Montessori
  • 7am-7pm

Seedlings Montessori Alexandra is a learning centre that provides children with intellectual, emotional and social experiences through the incorporation of the Montessori Method of Teaching into a thematic approach. Seedlings has three centres catering to children 18 months to seven years and offers Montessori Programmes for children one to six years old. The Reading Scheme helps the children to be engaged in the individual reading process and learn at their own pace. Seedling also teaches Soroban mental arithmetic and art buzz with a strong emphasis on visual art and computers.

Seedlings Montessori Alexandra
Block 57 Dawson Road #02-11
Dawson Place
Singapore 142057
Tel: 6472 3457
dawson@seedlings.com.sg
www.seedlings.com.sg

Milagros de Montessori School

  • Preschool/Enrichment
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 8:30am-1pm

Milagros de Montessori is where a journey towards excellence begins. Milagros prepares a top quality Montessori environment for children aged 18 months to six years to develop independence, and all Montessori education materials are imported from Italy and Holland. The two NIDO and CASA programs provide children with the head start or focus needed on specific subjects and the CASA curriculum for children aged three to six years offers Chinese Malay and Tamil as the Mother Tongue language. In addition, Milagros offers both Saturday Montessori Enrichment programs and holiday programs.

(Queenstown)
Blk 21 Queen’s Close
#01-141
Singapore 140021
Tel: 6471 3677
enquire@milagrosmontessori.com
www.milagrosmontessori.com

The Orange Tree Preschool

  • Playgroup/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

Just as an orange tree grows oranges, The Orange Tree implements all-rounded individual learning programs to ensure children develop into bright and competent individuals. By providing a bilingual curriculum with native English and Chinese speakers and a holistic Book-Based Literacy Programme, children are nurtured to become confident bilinguals.

Alexandra (Technopark)
438B Alexandra Road
Blk B Alexandra Technopark #01-02
Singapore 119968
Tel: 6270 7877
www.orangetree.com.sg

Innate Montessori

  • Childcare
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

Innate Montessori aims to turn children into confident, self-starting leaders who are “a child at play but a young adult at work”, thriving on challenges and persevering through them. The school adopts a Multiple Intelligence curriculum through a thematic and project approach, making use of the Montessori philosophy to harness the strengths of each child. Innate makes sure to keep parents up to date with their child’s development, going above and beyond to implement feedback.

Innate@Science Park 2
20 TeleTech Park
Science Park 2 #01-29/30
Singapore 117674
Tel: 6776 0103
innate2010@yahoo.com.sg
www.innatemontessori.com

White Lodge Kindergartens & Schools

See Tanglin for the full description.

  • Playgroup/Preschool
  • 3h/5h sessions
  • Contact the school directly for schooling hours

West Coast
9 South Buona Vista Rd
Singapore 118141
Tel: 6255 4230
www.whitelodge.com.sg

BUKIT MERAH

Arts Kidz Pre-school, Bambini Montessori Childcare, Arts Junior Montessori, Superland Montessori, Mulberry Learning Centre, Kindle Garden, Learning Vision, Children’s Cove, MY World Preschools, Modern Montessori Singapore

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Arts Kidz has a curriculum with a focus on the arts. Image credit: Arts Kidz Preschool.

Arts Kidz Preschool

  • Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

First opened in Tiong Bahru in 2008, Arts Kidz has made an impact with its focus on the arts and specially designed curriculum. Fronted by an international team of enthusiatic and driven Mandarin, Japanese and Korean native speakers and specialist arts teachers, children receive the creative outlet necessary to improve academic learning. Formally located at Tiong Bahru Community Centre, Arts Kidz will be moving to a new campus at Raeburn Park in January 2018.

Arts Kidz Raeburn Park (relocating from Tiong Bahru Jan 2018)
10 Raeburn Park
#02-33
Singapore 088702
Tel: 6456 8003
enquiry@artskidz.com.sg
www.artskidz.com.sg

Bambini Montessori Childcare

  • Infantcare/Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

As a centre that believes in leading by example, Bambini Montessori encourages tolerance, self-control and teaches social skills through collaborative mixed age groupings. Kids from as young as two months are introduced to the Montessori curriculum with at least a two hour work cycle, plenty of free play and a strong Mandarin syllabus. BM has a curriculum with Catholic values and strong virtues as well as a small student to teacher ratio.

(Bukit Merah)
Blk 131 Jalan Bukit Merah #01-1589/1591
Singapore 160131
Tel: 6270 9633
admin@bambinimontessori-childcare.com
www.bambinimontessori-childcare.com

Arts Junior Montessori

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day/Flexi
  • 7am-7pm

Arts Junior Montessori is a multicultural preschool popular among Japanese and accepts children between one and six years of age. The founder, Misugi Momoyo, has international qualifications in Montessori Education in both Japan and the United States and has developed a program that focuses on the joy of learning. In addition to the Montessori curriculum, Arts Junior conducts violin lessons taught through the “Suzuki method” and offers inclusive extra-curricular activities such as Aikido and soccer and the “π-Club (pie club)” for children in kindergarten as well as primary school.

Shriro House
1 Chang Charn Rd
Shriro House #02-02
Singapore 159640
Tel: 6272 1332
info@artsjuniormontessori.com
www.artsjuniormontessori.com

Superland Montessori

  • Infantcare/Playgroup/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

Superland Montessori has an integrated Montessori–based curriculum that aims to instil a passion for lifelong learning and develop resilience by acquiring practical life-skills. With specially designed classrooms to encourage learning and an open-door communication policy, Superland ticks all the boxes for a well-rounded, hands-on approach to learning.

Ganges
Blk 568 Ganges Ave #02-102
Singapore 160568
Tel: 6278 5886
superland@pacific.net.sg
www.superland.com.sg

Mulberry Learning Centre

  • Infant care/Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am–7pm

A multi-award-winning school, Mulberry Learning Centre uses the Attitude-Skills-Knowledge framework to build the ultimate integrated curriculum, using the Habits of Mind, Reggio Emilia project learning and Multiple Intelligences approach. Mulberrians will learn in interesting and beautiful environments, whether through learning stations or through toys, musical instruments and textural materials. Parents can rest easy with school-supported home-to-school transitions through close bonding and daily routines.

Mulberry Learning @ Bukit Merah
168 Jalan Bukit Merah #01-09
Connection One Tower 3

Mulberry Learning Centre @ Alexandra
12 Hoy Fatt Road, #02-01 Bryton House
Tel: 6653 8082
enquiry@mulberrylearning.com
www.mulberrylearning.com

Kindle Garden

  • Playgroup/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

As Singapore’s first inclusive preschool, Kindle Garden works towards creating a personalised learning environment of rich diversity where every child grows in virtue and knowledge. Kindle Garden’s inclusive policies recognise every child’s abilities and makes understanding the first priority when learning through the project approach. Children are not only supported by a team of educators and allied health professionals, Kindle Garden also involves parents in their child’s process through parent conferences, field trips and take-home tasks. Indoor and outdoor play areas are also fully wheelchair-accessible.

(Bukit Merah)
20 Lengkok Bahru #02-05
Singapore 159053
Tel: 6511 7660
enquiry@kindlegarden.com.sg
www.kindlegarden.com.sg

Learning Vision

See Queenstown for the full description.

  • Infant care/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

Learning Vision @ Surbana One
168 Jalan Bukit Merah
Surbana One, Level 3
Tel: 6781 0888
www.learningvision.com

Children’s Cove

See Queenstown for the full description.

  • Infantcare/Playgroup/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

Children’s Cove @ RedHill
3791 Jalan Bukit Merah #01-06
E-Centre @ Redhill
Singapore 159471
Tel: 6893 2696
rh@childrenscove.sg
www.childrenscove.sg

MY World Preschools

See Tanglin for the full description.

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Full day
  • 7am-7pm

MY World @ Leng Kee
52 Lengkok Bahru #01-301
Singapore 150052
Tel: 6473 3109
cclke@myworld.org.sg
www.myworld.org.sg

Modern Montessori Singapore

See Queenstown for the full description.

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Half/Full day/Flexi
  • 7am-7pm

Bukit Merah Childcare Centre MMI Day Care Center
167 Jalan Bukit Merah #04-15c
Singapore 150167
Tel: 6278 8482

Modern Montessori Spooner Childcare Centre MMI
3 Spooner Rd
Singapore 168794
Tel: 6273 0600
enquiry@modern-montessori.com
modern-montessori.com/preschool

CENTRAL AREA

Arts Haus International, Rosemary Hall Montessori Childcare, LeClare Preschool, House on the Hill Montessori Pre-School, EtonHouse, Pat’s Schoolhouse, Learning Vision, Da Little Preschool, MY World Preschools, Modern Montessori Singapore, Superland Montessori

Arts Haus International

  • Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 8:30am-5:30pm

Deep in the heart of Pearl’s Hill and a stone’s throw away from Pearl’s Hill City Park, Arts Haus International teaches young learners to learn S.M.A.R.T. and acquire science, mathematics and arts through research-based pedagogies and technology. Through a holistic learning approaching, kids are not only exposed to a well-rounded education offering Chinese, Japanese and Korean as second-languages, but enrichment classes in Chinese speech, yoga and even the pianica.

Arts Haus International
18 Pearl’s Hill Terrace
Singapore 168975
Tel: 6532 2837
enquiry@artshaus.sg
artshaus.sg

Rosemary Hall Montessori Childcare

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Half day/Full day
  • Contact the school directly for schooling hours

Rosemary Hall’s Montessori-based curriculum places great importance on grooming its students to build strong Character, be Confident and Creative. Its teaching methodology draws inspiration from the Early Years Foundation Framework and the Montessori curriculum. The classes allow students to learn basic concepts such as letters and numbers through an array of imaginative and interactive experiences, including sensory and tactile play, which reinforces their learning and encourages them to be independent learners. The school also provides a range of Afternoon Enrichment Programs, including English and Chinese Speech & Drama.

Rosemary Hall Montessori Robinson Childcare Centre
14 Robinson Road
Far East FInance Building #05-01
Singapore 048545
Tel: 6221 8638
admin@rosemaryhall.com
www.rosemaryhall.com

LeClare Preschool Central Preschools Honeykids Asia Singapore

LeClare Preschool’s rooftop adventure park has a series of playgrounds that are challenging and fun! Image credi: LeClare Preschool.

LeClare Preschool

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

LeClare Preschool occupies its own little patch of heaven with its rooftop adventure park and jungle gym, trampoline and pool play area. As a Reggio-inspired school, LeClare believes the environment is the third teacher for children aged 18 months to six years to explore and construct their own learning. LeClare has also adopted an Integrated-Inquiry approach and a bilingual curriculum as well as a strong emphasis on the arts in the environment such as The Open Space, The Recycling Centre and specialist lessons LeClare Art and LeClare Music.

LeClare Preschool
Shaw Towers #02-07/18
100 Beach Rd
Singapore 189702
Tel: 8388 7377
info@leclare.edu.sg
leclare.edu.sg

House on the Hill Montessori Pre-School

  • Playgroup/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am – 7pm

Since 2011, House on the Hill has been a centre that promotes professionalism, openness and curiosity so that to the child, every day is a special day. As a partner of Nienhaus, the world’s leading brand of AMI-approved Montessori materials, House on the Hill implements a strong Montessori curriculum with a focus on self-guided hands-on learning. Even the food’s great with the nutritional value of the school’s menu endorsed by Ian Marber, an independent nutritionist and co-founder of ‘The Food Doctor’.

House on the Hill Montessori Pre-School
12 Mount Sophia
Singapore 228460,
Tel: 6337 4635
info@houseonthehill.com.sg
www.houseonthehill.com.sg

EtonHouse

See Tanglin for the full description.

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

EtonHouse Robertson Walk
11 Unity Street #02-20
Singapore 237995
Tel: 6221 1050
robertsonwalk@etonhouse.edu.sg
www.etonhouse.com.sg

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Pat’s Schoolhouse

See Tanglin for the full description.

  • Infant care/Childcare/Preschool
  • Half day/Full day
  • 7am-7pm

Raffles
11 Beach Rd #03-01
Singapore 189675
Tel: 6781 2288

Prinsep
30 Prinsep Street
Income @ Prinsep #04-01 and #05-01
Singapore 188647
Tel: 6781 2288
www.patschoolhouse.com

Learning Vision

See Queenstown for the full description.

  • Infant care/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7:30am-7:30pm

Learning Vision @ Raffles Place
101 Cecil Street Tong Eng Building
#01-02
Singapore 069533
Tel: 6781 0888
www.learningvision.com

Da Little Preschool

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  • Playgroup/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7:30am – 7:30pm

Da Little Preschool at Cecil
141 Cecil Street #01-01
Tung Ann Association Building
Singapore 069541
Tel: 6225 5506
info@dalittleschool.com.sg
www.dalittlepreschool.com.sg

MY World Preschools

See Tanglin for the full description.

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Full day
  • 7am-7pm

MY World @ Tiong Bahru View
9B Boon Tiong Road #01-515
Singapore 163009
Tel: 6271 0355
cctgb.view@myworld.org.sg
www.myworld.org.sg/index.php

Modern Montessori Singapore

See Queenstown for the full description.

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day/Flexi
  • 7am-7pm

MMI Pinnacle
1d Cantonment Road #03-37
Singapore 085401
enquiry@modern-montessori.com
www.modern-montessori.com

Superland Montessori

See Bukit Merah for the full description.

  • Infantcare/Playgroup/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

Outram
240 Outram Road
Singapore 169043
Tel: 6221 5110
superland@pacific.net.sg
www.superland.com.sg

ORCHARD

Trehaus, Brainy Child, Halifax Montessori, Ichiban Montessori, Chiltern House Preschool, Modern Montessori Singapore, Superland Montessori, House on the Hill

Trehaus Central Preschools Honeykids Asia Singapore

Work while your kids play at Trehaus. Image credit: Trehaus.

Trehaus

  • Childcare
  • Flexi
  • 9am-6pm

Trehaus is the perfect place for working parents who need a break. Children can be dropped off to play in this fully supervised Reggio-Emilia inspired play space while mum has a meeting or dad finishes up some paperwork over a cup of well-deserved coffee. When the kids are all tuckered out, they can curl up in the sleeping nook for a nap. Keep an eye out for the new Thinking Tots Language Playgroups and Playschool that’s just launched!

Claymore Connect
442 Orchard Road #03-01
Singapore 238879
Tel: 9843 8077
hello@trehauscowork.com
www.trehauscowork.com

Brainy Child

  • Playgroup/Preschool
  • Full-day
  • 9:30am-1pm

Brainy Child offers lessons to children aged 17 months to seven years, including weekend playgroup sessions, both parent-accompanied and unaccompanied, as well as enrichment classes and holiday programs for children already enrolled in a preschool. Not only is the staff dedicated and well-educated, ready to provide high-quality education and care suited to each individual child, but they also cover second language needs in Mandarin and Japanese for international students.

(Orchard)
150 Orchard Road
Orchard Plaza #05-38-43
Singapore 238841
Tel: 6733 7669
enquiry@brainychild.sg
www.brainychildmontessori.sg

Halifax Montessori

  • Playgroup/Preschool/Childcare
  • Half-day/Full-day/Flexi
  • 7am-7pm

Started in 1996, Halifax Montessori Childcare Singapore aims to develop well-rounded, responsible children who are able to adapt and be resilient to the changing environment. Along with its prime yet serene location near the Kampong Java Lotus Pond, the school presents a bilingual environment that ensures children are exposed to both academic and cultural activities and the classroom is stocked with materials that changes to suit the curriculum theme.

(Rochor)
No. 7 Halifax Road
Singapore 229260
Tel: 6392 2007
enquiry@halifaxmontessori.com.sg
www.halifaxmontessori.com.sg

Ichiban Montessori

  • Infant care/Student care
  • Half-day/Full-Day/Flexi
  • 8:30am-5pm

When it comes to family, Ichiban Montessori’s definitely number one. Offering a comprehensive thematic curriculum at subsidised fees, this Montessori school not only covers topics to build awareness about the self and the world, but also gives kids plenty of opportunities to share and exchange this knowledge during Show and Tell. There’s even a kid-gym with kid-sized exercise bikes – talk about stimulating!

Ichiban Montessori Childcare Centre (Purvis) Pte Ltd
17 Purvis Street
Singapore 188596
Tel: 6333 9392
icb_purvis@yahoo.com.sg
www.ichibanmontessori.com.sg

Chiltern House Preschool

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

Named after Julia Gabriel’s parents’ home, Chiltern House strives to recreate the nurturing qualities of home, and aims to nurture independence in children aged 18 months to six years, and cultivate positive self-esteem and self-image as well as a love of learning. Children are able to explore their interests and experiment with the various learning centres and with small class sizes, children gain the full attention needed from teachers. Within the comprehensive preschool curriculum, Chiltern House has a dedicated Learning Support program for kids who require extra help.

Chiltern House Forum
Forum #04-01
583 Orchard Road
Singapore 238884
Tel: 6737 1966
chforum@chilternhouse.com.sg
www.chilternhouse.com.sg

Modern Montessori Singapore

See Queenstown for the full description.

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day/Flexi
  • 7am-7pm

Modern Montessori
15 Claymore Road
Singapore 229542

Modern Montessori International
400 Orchard Rd
Singapore 238875
Tel: 6738 2131
enquiry@modern-montessori.com
www.modern-montessori.com

Superland Montessori

See Bukit Merah for the full description.

  • Infantcare/Playgroup/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

UE Square
81 Clemenceau Ave #04-15/16
Singapore 239918
Tel: 6278 5886
superland@pacific.net.sg
www.superland.com.sg

House on the Hill

See Central Area for the full description.

  • Playgroup/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

(Rochor)
12 Mount Sophia
Singapore 228460
Tel: 6337 4635
info@houseonthehill.com.sg
www.houseonthehill.com.sg

KALLANG

Enfant Educare Pte Ltd, Learning Vision, MY World Preschools

Enfant Educare Pte Ltd

  • Childcare
  • Half-day/Full-day/Emergency care
  • 7:30am- 7pm

Enfant Educare’s curriculum has it all in one, the thematic approach is integrated with the Montessori and project approach and includes Multiple Intelligences activities for children aged 18 months to 6 years. Children are also able to explore different arts and cultural activities such as dramatic play, puppets and enrichment activities such as Kindermusik, dance and abacus.

(Kallang)
26 Horne Road BH Building
#02-00, #03-00
Singapore 209062
Tel: 6294 9686
enfant@singnet.com.sg
www.enfant.com.sg/home

Learning Vision

See Queenstown for the full description.

  • Childcare
  • Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital
99 Bukit Timah Road
#01-01 Alfa Centre
Singapore 229835
Tel: 6781 0888
www.learningvision.com

MY World Preschools

See Tanglin for the full description.

  • Childcare/Preschool
  • Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

MY World @ Boon Keng Preschool
4 Boon Keng Road #01-110
Singapore 330004
Tel: 6293 0279
ccbk@myworld.org.sg

MY World @ St George’s Preschool
Block 14 Street George’s Road #01-70
Singapore 320014
Tel: 6298 2543
ccstg@myworld.org.sg
www.myworld.org.sg

NEWTON

Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse, Chatsworth International School, EtonHouse, Mulberry Learning Centre

Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse Central Preschools Honeykids Asia Singapore

Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse treats play as ‘work’ and has a range of programs including art. Image credit: Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse

Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse

  • Infant care/Playgroup/Preschool
  • Mid-day/Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am-7pm

At Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse, play is ‘work’ and using a creativity-inspired curriculum and experiential based approach, Kiddiwinkie guides learning and provides children with the resources to develop interests in literature, science and imaginative play. Kiddiwinkie also offers weekly “Dancing Toes” dance lessons, piano and violin coaching. Fronted by a team of passionate and resourceful international teachers, Kiddiwinkie’s bilingual program includes Mandarin, Japanese and Korean. Children aged 18 months to six years are guaranteed a differentiated and holistic curriculum.

Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse @ Newton
420 Clemenceau Ave North, #01-02
Singapore 229492
Tel: 6463 3465
enquiry@kiddiwinkie.com.sg
www.kiddiwinkie.com.sg

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Chatsworth International School

  • Preschool and up
  • 9am-3:30pm

Chatsworth International School is an internationally-minded community of students, academic and support staff, collaborating to provide a holistic learning experience. With a mission to Inspire, Educate & Enlighten, Chatsworth is an IB World School that teaches the Primary Years Programme (PYP) for children aged three through to 11. Children in the Junior Years section are placed in a student-centred, inquiry-based learning environment. The school offers stand-alone subject lessons in Physical Education (PE), Music, Library and Mandarin. It also has an extensive English as a Second Language (ESL) Program to help students master the English language.

Chatsworth International School Orchard Campus
37 Emerald Hill Road
Singapore 229313
Tel: 6737 5955
information.orchard@chatsworth.com.sg
www.chatsworth.com.sg

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EtonHouse

See Tanglin for the full description.

  • Playgroup/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am – 7pm

EtonHouse Newton
39 Newton Road
Singapore 307966
Tel: 6352 3322
newton@etonhouse.edu.sg
www.etonhouse.com.sg

Mulberry Learning Centre

See Bukit Merah for the full description.

  • Infant care/Childcare/Preschool
  • Half-day/Full-day
  • 7am–7pm

Mulberry Learning Centre @ Cairnhill
1 Anthony Road, #02-06/07
Singapore 229944
Tel: 6653 8082
enquiry@mulberrylearning.com
www.mulberrylearning.com

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