Celebrating Childhood and your Child’s Learning Journey

Skoolopedia is the leading education portal in Singapore, visited monthly by over 30,000 parents searching for news on schools, education, parenting and children. Skoolopedia helps parents select the best early childhood education and pre-school learning environment for their children to excel in their growing up years.

The Parents’ Choice Awards are based on the reviews and testimonials of parents who are pleased that their children have thrived in their learning journey because of the caring teachers and the holistic curriculum. These awards are in recognition of the schools’ enduring commitment to excellence in curriculum, pedagogy and innovation.

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2022/23 Winners

My First Skool

The Most Outstanding Preschool in Maximising your Child’s Potential

For more than 40 years, NTUC First Campus’ My First Skool has been a leader in early childhood care and education. As the pre-school arm of NTUC (National Trades Union Congress) First Campus Co-operative, we have grown into one of Singapore’s most respected early childhood organisations since we opened our doors in 1977. As one of the pioneer pre-school anchor operators, we are funded by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) and are committed to providing good quality and affordable early childhood care and education.

We believe in providing children with authentic and varied learning experiences that complement the daily curriculum. To enable all-round development in our children, our child care centres offers specialised programmes and carefully devised curriculum that allow them to learn through non-traditional modes and further develop their areas of interests, be it in STEM, arts, bilingualism or cultural intelligence.

With over 140 centres islandwide, we are dedicated to bringing quality pre-school education within easy reach to young families in every Singapore neighbourhood.

Kidz Meadow Childcare

The Best Preschool Curriculum that Inspires Nature Loving Kids

True to Kidz Meadow’s tagline “where fun and creative learning begins”, we believe that learning through creative play and discovery will develop language, cognitive and social skills in children, in preparation for lifelong learning.

Our niche programme, Nature Magnified, gives opportunities for the children to interact and have a deep connection with diverse natural elements, and this will aid to unlock the children’s fullest potential.

Kidz Meadow Childcare has been providing quality education to preschoolers since 1999. Today, we have established ten childcare centres, offering both infant and childcare services. An appointed Partner Operator with SPARK certification by Early Childhood Development Agency, Kidz Meadow is committed to providing quality programmes for our children and supporting our educators with continuous professional training and development.

Kinderland Academy & Preschool

The Best Music-Infused Preschool Curriculum

Established in 1978, Kinderland Academy & Preschools are a pioneer in Singapore’s early childhood landscape. Kinderland’s unique music-infused curriculum and programmes are developed by a team of in-house early childhood professionals. For more than four decades, Kinderland has also worked closely with affiliates from renowned preschools and institutions of higher learning in Japan, the United States, China and other countries on curriculum research and development. Our renowned music-infused curriculum has proven to boost children’s early brain development. Instrumental musical training develops the part of the brain that controls visual-spatial skills, vital for learning maths and science while sharpening memory and improving verbal intelligence and literacy. The programme reinforces brain development and boosts your child’s rapid brain growth in the first five years of life.

We have established an extensive regional preschool network of over 60 centres in Singapore, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Australia. As a testament to our quality service, we hold the enviable position of being voted the Best Preschool in Singapore by TheAsianParent’s VIP parents in 2021.

ELFA Chinese Preschool

The Best Bilingual Preschool Curriculum with Mandarin Focus

ELFA Chinese Preschool is a bilingual preschool with a strong emphasis on Mandarin acquisition for young children. Established in 2000, we have a network of more than 30 centres across Singapore and China. ELFA is the most awarded Singapore preschool brand in China. We are highly regarded for our quality curriculum and school management system. Our quality preschool curriculum is jointly developed by a team of local early childhood specialists and a panel of advisors from China. Our proven curriculum is uniquely story-based which helps simplify abstract concepts for easy understanding and deepens young children’s mastery of the Chinese language. ELFA hones your child’s love for Mandarin while inspiring young minds and shaping morals during daily lessons.

GUG Preschool

The Best Preschool for Curriculum & Developing Literacy Skills

GUG Education (Growing Up Gifted) is a leading, award-winning preschool and enrichment brand that has over 20 years’ experience in serving children from babies to K2. We stand for the best practises of early childhood education and gifted education, and have helped over 15,000 children achieve important developmental milestones to-date. As Singapore’s pioneer in phonics-based education for very young children, our preschool programme is designed to provide your child with a world-class premium curriculum (5-Point Intelligence®️) that unleashes their potential to learn and grow, using multi-sensorial learning experiences and specially-developed phonics storybooks, games, workbooks and customized resources. With a low teacher-student ratio and thoughtfully designed learning spaces, every interaction with each child is deemed valuable, and enables them to read, write and develop faster.

GUG Preschool offers full and half day programmes for Playgroup to K2 levels. For those unable to attend our preschool, we provide enrichment in the form of Growing Smart and Book + Pen Masters. As the first school in Singapore and globally to launch play-based phonics for babies and toddlers, Growing Smart is an accompanied programme that is suitable for children as young as 10 months old, where they get to enjoy fun and enriching activities that inspire them to become avid explorers of language, music, science, art and math. For Book + Pen Masters, children aged 3.5 to 8 years old can look forward to mastering their literacy skills in phonics, reading and creative writing.

GUG Education has three campuses islandwide in Tampines, Thomson and Katong. Among many other recent accolades, GUG Education has also received the Young Parents Editor’s Choice Preschool & Enrichment Award.

PCF Sparkletots

The Most Outstanding Preschool for its
Curriculum and Pedagogy

Every child can shine at Sparkletots! Gift your little ones with a holistic, educational programme that cultivates lifelong learning skills, builds resilience and prepares them for the future.

Our Sparkletots Curriculum covers six learning domains. Each domain plays an important role in the holistic development of every child.

  1. Aesthetics and Creative Expression
  2. Discovery of the World
  3. Language and Literacy
  4. Motor Skills Development
  5. Numeracy
  6. Social and Emotional Development

Beyond acquiring more knowledge, these learning opportunities also enable our children to develop strong moral values, build self-management skills and nurture essential life skills which will help them succeed in the future.

PlayFACTO School

Best Student Care Brand

PlayFACTO School is Singapore’s leading student care and enrichment brand. With 38 beautiful centers island-wide, PlayFACTO School provides its students with an increased capacity and a strong foundation into effective learning.

Offering a premium curriculum, award winning interior design comfort, healthy and nutritious, MSG-free meals and a smaller teacher-student class ratio for more personalised attention, PlayFACTO School is the only school with Positive Psychology instilled into its curriculum that focuses on wellness and resilience, resulting in happy, confident children.

Our Coding & Robotics curriculum teaches young students to become inventors learning to code easily, have fun seeing their coding take shape into robotics and learn techniques & solutions for the real world. Join us for a day of inventing and fun.

Our unique Creative Math enrichment programme utilizes a fun, play-based learning approach. Through highly interactive and engaging, hands-on activities, our young students build the cognitive framework for a lifetime of success in Math.

With a PlayFACTO School only minutes away from your location, speak to us today about your premium Student Care & Enrichment needs.