This is a list of the best kindergarten schools in Nairobi. Joining kindergarten is a big step that marks the beginning of your child’s academic journey. It is therefore very important to source the best kindergarten that will lay a strong foundation for your child’s academic journey.
In no particular order, here are some of the best kindergarten schools in Nairobi
1. Stepping Stones Kindergarten
Stepping Stones Kindergarten offers a unique early years learning experience for young children from the age of 9 months to 6 years. The school follows the British National Curriculum for Early Years Foundation Stage, which ensures that each child is carefully monitored.
Location: Lang’ata North Road, Near Mamba Village.
Contact: 0769 505 233.
All Saints Cathedral Kindergarten is an exclusive kindergarten with classes from playgroup to PP2. It engages young learners with games and activities that help them to develop their hand-eye coordination, shape & colour recognition, visual discrimination, beginning phonics, fine motor skills and more.
Location: All Saints Cathedral Church, Opposite Serena Hotel, Nairobi Town.
Contact: 0710 458 983.
Kiota School Kindergarten is a child-centred institution that offers an integrated curriculum that borrows from different systems. This in effect entrenches versatility in readiness for a dynamic world.
Location: Dennis Pritt Road, Kilimani.
Contacts: 0719 532 989/ 0798 703 101.
4. Imani Montessori Kindergarten
Imani Montessori Kindergarten uses the Montessori approach that allows children to learn at their own pace and encourage them to explore their passion and interest. The kindergarten’s dedicated teachers and personalised approach to education will provide your child with the skills they need to excel in life.
Location: Mbabane Road, Off James Gichuru Road.
Contact: 0726 510 092.
Playstreet School Kindergarten provides a holistic education in a happy, secure and stimulating learning environment, in which all members of the school community can grow in confidence and realise their highest potential.
Location: Along Ole Dume Road.
Contact: 0705 661 383.
St Bakhita School runs two kindergartens, one in Eagle Plain Estate along Mombasa Road and another one in Sabaki, Mlolongo. They offer the Competency-Based Curriculum to young learners and nurture the values that CBC emphasises.
Contacts: 0716 025 586/ 0716 025 285.
Potterhouse School’s early years’ section caters for children ages 2-5 years. The school’s environment ensures that children feel safe and secure as they adjust to days spent away from home.
Contact: 0722 252 551.
8. Lavington Kindergarten
Lavington Kindergarten endeavours to make your child’s start at school enjoyable and secure. The school fosters all-around development of your child through fun child-centred activities.
Location: Kingara Road, Lavington.
Contacts: 0733 700 145/ 020 386 7857.
9. Appleton Schools
Appleton Schools offers academic programmes that include daycare, pre-primary and primary school. The school offers a caring, nurturing and safe environment for children to learn. The daycare section admits kids from 2-4 years and the pre-primary section from 4-6 years.
Location: Kilimani and Ngong.
Contacts: 0713 696 029/ 020 212 4619/ 0706 667 337.
St Hannah’s School has a good early learning centre comprised of playgroup (from 1.5 years), reception class, pre-primary 1 and pre-primary 2. The early learning centre’s classes are beautifully designed with displays to arouse a pupil’s natural curiosity as well as enhance learning.
Location: Ngong Road, Corner of Ole Dume Road and Kilimani Road.
Contacts: 0720 831 866/ 020 211 2655.
It is located along Ngong’ Road in Nairobi’s leafy suburb of Karen. They teach using the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) – EYFS curriculum for children aged three to five years old.
Contacts: +254723392957, +254 734 838 333
The school is located in Lower Kabete. Their educational programme is guided by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Key Stage 1 of the British National Curriculum.
Contact: 0716 639 282