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.


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, Iqlimah Zain.

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, Geraldine Merican Choo.

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, Yvonne Lim.

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Benefits of a Play-Based Preschool

Benefits of a Play-Based Preschool

As a parent, you’ve probably heard the adage: “Children learn best through play.”  Research on play-based learning has shown that play promotes the development of important cognitive, socio-emotional and physical skills in preschool children, such as the ability to...

What are the foundations of success?

What are the foundations of success?

Confidence, Creativity, Grit & Resilience have been found to be closely linked to lifelong success.  Also known as 21st Century competencies, children don’t just pick these skills up – they need to be fostered through meaningful real-life experiences, in the early...

The Serious Business of PLAY

The Serious Business of PLAY

There is plenty of research that shows us that children learn best through PLAY! What is play?  How do children learn through play? Serina Teo, Curriculum Specialist at Shaws Preschool, shares how children learn through play, and  tips & tricks on how best to...

Preparing our K2 children for Primary in 2021

Preparing our K2 children for Primary in 2021

What key skills & experiences do our preschoolers need to smoothly transition into big school? How do we ensure they are ready even in the midst of Covid-19? Our Shaws Preschool Curriculum Team, Imeelia Ismail-Tan (Director of Curriculum) and Serina Teo...

OPEN HOUSE – 6 Feb 2021

OPEN HOUSE – 6 Feb 2021

By Appointment Only. Book your School Tour HERE. For more information, contact Dana at dana@shaws.com.sg or 97892255. * Health checks, Trace Together and travel declaration upon arrival and masks are to be worn in the schools. Anyone who has a person serving a Stay...

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