Give Your Child the Best Learning Experience

Discover why kids and parents love Shaws unique play based preschools in Singapore

Hands-On Learning

Wish to equip your child with useful life skills? Our unique curriculum is filled with experiential learning and play so that your child can learn and explore in a fun, enriching and engaging environment.

Sports Training

Worry no more about excessive screen time. At Shaws, children enjoy sports and outdoor play daily. Sports coaches from Shaws Little League will help your child hone their athletic abilities. The sports that the children do include soccer, rugby, tennis, basketball, baseball, hockey, cricket, soccer, volleyball, golf and athletics.

Bilingualism

Leave nurturing your children’s interest for Mandarin to us. Your child will be exposed to Mandarin from Pre Nursery through songs, stories and cultural learning experiences. In Nursery Two through to Kindergarten, the children will learn to read and write Mandarin through fun activities.

Confident Children

Looking for a preschool or playgroup in Singapore that will develop your child’s confidence and social skills? Then look no further. Children walk through our doors with timid and shy personalities but walk out self-assured.

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About Shaws Preschool

We are one of the first play based preschools in Singapore. For the past 30 years, our child care centres and kindergartens have offered premium early childhood education that observes SPARK guidelines and is premised on learning through play and adventure. Together with our ECDA certified teachers, our preschools in Singapore will help your child’s development by:

✔ Empowering them to research any topic that interests them
✔ Imbuing them with essential life skills such as self-confidence, resilience, speech coherence and respect for others
✔ Instilling a passion for learning
✔ Preparing them for later stages of schooling and life

Our Serangoon Campuses

 

Shaws @ Braddell Heights

Shaws @ Braddell Heights is located in a cosy little cottage within the tranquil Braddell Heights residential estate. Established in 1990, we have served over 800 families in the neighbourhood. Together with a team of 16 teachers, our campus is headed by Principal, Julie Conceicao.

Shaws @ Carmichael

Located on the other side of the road from Shaws @ Braddell Heights, sits Shaws @ Carmichael. Established in 2012, we are located across the road from Carmichael Park. Aside from using the park for sports, our teachers and children worked with NParks to grow a Butterfly Oasis. Together with a team of 16 teachers, our campus is headed by Principal, Latifah Bte Abdullah.

Shaws @ Lorong Chuan

This is our newest school, established in 2017. It is located close to the evocative Serangoon Gardens Village—a beloved neighbourhood blending heritage with modernity. Conveniently situated along the main road, ie Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, this school and its team of 13 teachers is led by our Principal, Deborah Shaw.

Our East Coast Campuses

 

Shaws @ Katong Post

Located in a beautiful heritage building, which also houses the Katong Post Office, Shaws @ Katong Post is next door to the Canadian International School. Don’t be deceived – there is a playground hidden behind this enchanting little building. Together with the team of 17 teachers, our campus is headed by Principal, Yvonne Lim.

Shaws @ Tanjong Katong

Shaws @ Tanjong Katong is within the Crescent Road residential estate along Boscombe Road. Established in 2009, this childcare centre is  located in a serene and tranquil setting, surrounded by private homes. Together with a team of 14 teachers, our campus is headed by our Principal, Salmi Razali.

Shaws @ Mountbatten

Our main campus, Shaws @ Mountbatten, was the first campus to open way back in 1989. This campus alone has served over 1200 families over the last 30 years. We proudly now have second generation of Shaws children enrolled at this campus! This campus, along with the 25 teachers, is headed by Principal, Charlyn Chua.

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Our Parents' TestimonialS

We love the school's belief that life is an educational adventure, beyond just text books, and children learn more outdoors than indoors. We also really like the school campus - the beautiful quirky building and the playground. The teachers that Qaveri has had through the years have been outstanding. They’ve been equal partners with us (the parents) in developing our child into this well-rounded young lady she is today. We are also so pleased with the parents' community that has formed over the years.

Raj and Polly (Mountbatten Campus)
Parents of Qaveri

A few of our friends send their kids to Shaws and have only good things to say about this brand. We love that Shaws encourage outdoor play; kids in Singapore spend too much time being cooped up at home! Little League is also a big plus for us because Adam gets a gentle introduction to different forms of sports. Adam also looks forward to water play every Wednesday and show and tell every Monday. Lastly, the teachers are amazing! They are very approachable and know Adam very well. I am awed by how much energy they have.

Nabil and Priscilla (Lorong Chuan Campus)
Parents of Adam

I chose Shaws because of its nurturing and caring environment. Being able to choose between the half day / extended / full day options and having daily mandarin lessons also met my criteria. Evan loves his teachers, cookery sessions, outdoor play and art classes. According to my son, learning at Shaws is great fun.

Nicole (Carmichael Campus)

Parents of Evan

We chose Shaws because their play based learning approach was inline with how we wanted to expose our child to education at an early age. We love that our son gets to do things like the evening play at the mud kitchen, something that we ourselves enjoyed as kids. Kobe loves Tuesdays because of Shaws Little League!

 

Arvind and Marina (Mountbatten Campus)
Parents of Kobe

We chose Shaws because of the rave reviews from a neighbor. During my first and subsequent visits, I learned more about the play based curriculum which was well-balanced between in-class and outdoor activities. Shaws also offers many program options (half day, full day etc), so we could choose the timing option that worked best for our family. The school has a nurturing vibe which is essential for kids taking the first step away from home. My daughter loves the water play, field trips and songs taught in class. She comes home and sings the songs she learned with much flair and joy.

 

Kanika and Kevin (Carmichael Campus)
Parents of Kiana and Kia

We got a really positive vibe when we visited the school. The Lorong Chuan branch had just opened when we visited and only had a handful of students. But it already felt like a genuinely happy place, with kind, enthusiastic and warm teachers. It also ticked all the boxes for us, with a play-based curriculum, equal emphasis on English and Mandarin, good class sizes and lots of outdoor time. We are thrilled by how much Ellie loves going to school – she’s always upset when she’s ill and has to stay home. She loves her friends, her teachers and her coaches, and always runs off to play as soon as we get to school. She particularly looks forward to water play, sports and after-school swimming lessons.

Ben and Jolene (Lorong Chuan Campus)
Parents of Ellie

Children learn through play. Hands on education. The school focuses on the children’s interests. Bilingual school. Larger than average outside open play area. Multicultural environment. These are some of the reasons why we chose Shaws to be the preschool for our children. Our daughters love the variety of activities that the school has. Especially the show and tell and dress ups.

Marta and Jordi (Mountbatten Campus)
Parents of Martina and Mariona

The school was recommended to us by multiple parents when we moved to Singapore 2 years ago. The happy environment left deep impressions on our minds when we first visited the school. The teachers were friendly and lively! The way we saw them interacting with the young kids felt just right. We placed ourselves on the waitlist and were thrilled when we did get the slot! The school's focus on character based alphabets, the reputation of being the first play based preschool in Singapore and the actual attention to sports outside the classroom clinched it for us. Our child has been going there for close to a year now and we're pleased to see his growth and his happy face while going in! They love the show and tell sessions and sports time.

Megha and Avijit (Mountbatten Campus)
Parents of Abir

We liked that Shaws is truly a play based preschool. The small size of the Katong campus made it feel more intimate and this allowed us to get to know most of the teachers and children. We really like the sense of community that has been built at Shaws. We have a lovely community of staff, children and parents at Shaws and we are very grateful for them being present in our parenting journey. Thomas enjoys being with the teachers and learning from them because they are so caring and nurturing.

Chris and Rhonda (Katong Campus)
Parents of Thomas

We were searching for pre-schools in our neighbourhood and were especially drawn to Shaws because of its key phrase – A World of Learning Through Adventure. It embodied what we hoped for our children to experience. We didn’t want anything too regimented or too rigidly based on academics. Our children love the music and play at Shaws. They often come home singing the songs and showing off the dance steps they learnt from school. We also like the familial feel of Shaws. Teachers seem close knit, and they make the effort to get to know each child well, even if the child is not in their class. Children from different age groups also know and interact with each other, which is great!

Robin and Huiyuan (Carmichael Campus)

Parents of Natasha, Issac and Isabel

I like how Shaws has a very homely feel. The school compound is in a house with an inviting garden and space for kids to run and play in the fresh air. The staff are also friendly, nurturing and invested in my children. Curriculum-wise, I like how there is a right balance between academia and sports, and encouraging the kids without mollycoddling them. My children enjoy the learning games, sports and cookery classes. They have grown close to their classmates and I feel that that can only happen in an environment which they feel happy and safe in.

Karen (Braddell Heights Campus)
Parents of Rebecca and Ben

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