Childcare

Our Childcare Services

NTUC First Campus offers Infant Care programmes for infants from 2 months to 17 months old. Our Relationships-Based Curriculum fosters a sense of trust and security between the child and their educators, enabling effective learning experiences for these young children to maximise their holistic potential within this “golden window” of child development.

Playgroup

Nursery

Kindergarten

PG

N1 to N2

K1 to K2

Age

18 months to 2 years old

3 years old to 4 years old

5 years old to 6 years old

Operating Hours

Generally, our Infant Care and Childcare Centres operate from Mondays to Fridays, from 7 am to 7 pm, and on Saturdays from 7 am to 2 pm.

Note: For further information regarding the operating hours of your preferred centre, kindly refer to the respective centre’s page for more details.

Brands

My First Skool
Little Skool-House

Fees

My First Skool
Full-day childcare: $680/mth*

* Before subsidy for children who are Singaporean and before GST. It is based on ECDA’s Anchor Operators Scheme (AOP) fee cap (My First Skool is an Anchor Operator funded by the Early Childhood Development Agency).

Note: All fees are subject to revision. Additional charges for registration, uniforms, and insurance may be applicable.

Little Skool-House
Full-day childcare (POP Centres): Up to $720/mth^

Full-day childcare (non-POP Centres): For specific fees, please contact Little Skool-House directly.

^ Before subsidy for children who are Singaporean and before GST. It is based on ECDA’s Partner Operators (POP) Scheme fee cap.

Subsidies

All parents with Singapore Citizen children enrolled in childcare centres licensed by ECDA are eligible for a basic subsidy. For working applicants, the basic subsidy for full-day childcare is S$300 per month. For non-working applicants, the basic subsidy is S$150 per month. Additional subsidies are also available with means testing specifically for working mothers.

For more information about preschool and childcare subsidies, kindly refer to this link.

Locations

Find My First Skool childcare locations
Find Little Skool-House childcare locations

Registration

Register your interest at My First Skool
Register your interest at Little Skool-House

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