Nursery 1


This drop-off pre-nursery program, carried out in both English as well as Chinese, is perfect for older toddlers who are ready to learn and discover (and conquer) the world through meaningful, hands-on and multi-faceted experiences.

  • Bilingual program with 1.5 hours of English and 1.5 hours of Mandarin immersion daily
  • Curriculum content/goals covers all learning domains: cognitive development, numeracy, language and literacy, fine and gross motor development, social-emotional development, and creative and aesthetics expression. Curriculum is theme-based and close to children’s lives, making learning meaningful and fun.
  • Hands-on activities like art & craft, object exploration, group projects and learning through body/senses and through movement
  • Body-Brain Kinesiology activities to stimulate physical and cognitive development
  • Physical activities include gross motor activities (at gym/playroom) and fine-motor/pre-writing activities to promote overall physical development of child
  • Classroom routines and self-help activities designed to promote independence, self-confidence, self-regulation and socialization skills
  • Proprietary English Phonics as well as Mandarin Phonics (Hanyu Pinyin) introduced in every class.
  • The Mandarin segment is conducted 100% in Mandarin by native Chinese speaking teachers
  • No prior knowledge of Mandarin required
  • No parental involvement and socks are required
  • Small class size (max 12 students with 2 teachers)
  • Available at King’s Arcade (MOE/ECDA-registered Kindergarten) and Tides.
  • King’s Arcade N1 (year child turns 3) :
    8:30 am to 12:30 pm or 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.
    Option to enroll 4x a week, Mondays to Thursdays or 5x a week, Mondays to Fridays
  • Tides N1 (year child turns 3) :
    8:30 am to 12:30 pm
    Option to enroll 3x to 5x a week