Why First Steps Preschool?

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Personalised Childcare

First Steps Preschool accepts only 2 new enrolments at any time and a teacher is attached to help new enrolled children settle in.

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World Class Education

Based on the philosophy of world-renowned child therapist, Magda Gerber from RIE™ USA and the research of Hungarian paediatrician, Dr Emmi Pikler from Pikler-Lóczy.

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Innovation Focused Preschool

Our young learners focus on knowledge discovery over rote-learning to develop the skills needed to become future leaders and innovators.

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Digital-Age Technology

Integrating digital teaching tech and equipment into our curriculum, we Singapore's most forward-looking early years institution.

Infant Care / Childcare Subsidy

You will qualify for Basic Subsidy with First Steps Preschool if your child is a Singapore Citizen.

Working mother:
Basic Subsidy for Child Care: $300
Basic Subsidy for Infant Care: $600
Non-working mother
Basic Subsidy for Child Care: $150
Basic Subsidy for Infant Care: $300

Note: Basic Subsidy amounts stated above are for full day programmes only. Amount will differ for other programme types.

In addition, families with monthly household incomes of $7,500 and below (until Dec 2019) or $12,000 and below (from Jan 2020) are now eligible for an Additional Subsidy, with lower-income families receiving more.

Ref: Ministry of Social and Family Development

First Steps Preschool

Nurturing the innovators of tomorrow

Started in 2014, First Steps Preschool is a leading Innovation-Focused school. Strongly influenced by the philosophy of world-renowned child therapist and infant specialist, Magda Gerber from RIE™ USA and the insightful research of Hungarian paediatrician Dr Emmi Pikler from Pikler-Lóczy, we prepare children to face future challenges and seize opportunities brought about by globalisation, modernisation and technological advancements. Our preschools and childcares are spread across the island at Admiralty, East Coast, Macpherson, Sengkang and Yishun.

Preparing Your Child For Tomorrow

Leading, Innovation-focused Curriculum

Taking a truly international approach to curriculum, we strive to become Singapore’s gold standard in Early Years Education and make quality education more accessible.