Top Kindergartens in Hong Kong
Need to choose a kindergarten for your toddler? Asia Tatler selects some of the best kindergartens in town
By CINDY CHAN
Jul 11, 2011
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Nurturing the next generation is no easy task and choosing the right kindergarten is essential to a child’s growth. Understanding your difficulties, we have selected some of the best kindergartens in town to help you with the treacherous task ahead.
 

Victoria International Nursery (Causeway Bay)
Founded in 1965, Victoria International Nursery has been providing high quality education for 46 years with nine nurseries and kindergartens across Hong Kong and Kowloon. Their bilingual classrooms focus on learning through play and inquiry activities to facilitate optimal development in early childhood.

Annual School fees: HKD$50,000 - $72,000*
Address: 32-36 High Fat Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2578-9998
Website: www.victoria.edu.hk
 


Kingston International Kindergarten

Located in Kowloon Tong, Kingston International Kindergarten uses English and Putonghua as the languages of instruction, proving an outstanding environment and opportunity for children to develop their language abilities. They also have implemented a program of inquiry that encourages students to take an active role in learning by asking questions and taking actions.

Annual School Fees: HKD$82,500*
Address: 12 Cumberland Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Tel: +852 2337-9049
Website: www.kingston.edu.hk 


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Kiangsu & Chekiang School

Kiangsu & Chekiang School (established in 1953) is one of the most prestigious kindergartens on Hong Kong Island. They are also one of the first schools in Hong Kong to offer an English-medium curriculum coupled with daily lessons in Putonghua for children. A lot of parents select this kindergarten because a lot of their students are able to go to a good primary school after their graduation, including the school’s primary section.

Annual School Fees: HKD$51,000*
Address: 30 Ching Wah Street, North Point, Hong Kong
Tel: 2570-4173
Website: www.kcs.edu.hk
 

Yew Chung International Children’s House
Yew Chung International Children’s House currently have two campuses that are on Waterloo Road and Kent Road in Kowloon Tong. Under their Early Childhood Education Section, Yew Chung International School offer a whole day programme for children from the age of three to five. It features a bilingual and multicultural programme under the principles and practice of the internationally recognised framework of the Practise Guidance for the Early Years Foundation Stage of England and incorporates a unique blend of Western and Chinese educational philosophies.

Annual School Fees: HKD$137,900*
Address: 3 Somerset Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2338-7106
Website: www.ycis-hk.com
 

Small World Christian Kindergarten
Small World Christian Kindergarten emphasises on nurturing children for a well-balance growth. Each class has a daily putonghua language component and provides special education needs inclusion classes with their internationally and locally trained teachers.

Annual School Fees: HKD$ 42,970*
Address: 10 Borrett Road, Central, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2525-0922
Website: www.swck.edu.hk
 

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Braemar Hill Nursery School

With a child-focused curriculum, Braemar Hill Nursery School follows a holistic approach that promotes learning supported by sensory stimulation when encouraging all aspects of a child’s individual development. It also has a loving and caring environment for children to build up their sense of identity and self-esteem.

Annual School Fees: HKD$82,056*
Address: Chun Fai Centre, 9 Chun Fai Road, Jardine’s Lookout, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2578-7922
Website: braemarhillnurseryschool.net
 

Island Children’s Montessori Kindergarten
Island Children’s Montessori Kindergarten offers a Montessori curriculum recognised by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI). The Montessori Method uses a child-centred approach to help children develop their potentials by providing them with an environment prepared for self-directed learning and personal guidance from specially trained teachers.

Annual School Fees: HKD$68,000*
Address: Dragon View Garden, No.16, Tin Hau Temple Road, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 3427-9100
Website: icms.edu.hk

*Annual School Fee are obtained from the Education Bureau Profile of Kindergartens and Kindergarten-cum-Child Care Centres website (www.chsc.hk).
 

(Main picture from Island Children's Montessori School)

 

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