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Selected Preschools near SS2 and Sek. 17 in Petaling Jaya

by on 10/01/2020 17073

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This article is updated on 19th July 2024.

Petaling Jaya, being a very modern city, offered a lot of preschool choices. While this is a good thing for parents to get the best early education possible for their child that can fit their needs and schedule, it can be very confusing to list and compare preschools available.

That’s why we came out with our series of Selected Preschools article, to help parents make informed choices and easily compare awesome preschools near their areas. This time, we’re looking at preschools near SS2 and Section 17 of Petaling Jaya.

Read also: Selected Preschools in Tropicana-Ara Damansara , Selected Preschools in Damansara Heights & Selected Preschools in Kota Damansara

Note: The preschools below are listed in alphabetical order. The sequence in which they appear does not in any way reflect the ranking of the preschool.


At Beaconhouse Newlands Early Years, the focus is on who the child is and who the child aspires to be. By inspiring a sense of excellence in education and life, Beaconhouse strives to equip lifelong learners to thrive in the fast-changing and culturally diverse world with open minds, and to embrace their responsibilities with confidence.

The most influential factor of children’s learning success at Beaconhouse is exceptional teaching. The faculty consists of not only qualified and highly experienced professionals but also progressive individuals who are passionate and deeply committed.

To ensure that children thrive, diverse co-curricular offerings educate the whole child, opening the door to the whole wide world through a framework that is guided by the Cambridge curriculum. Dynamic learning opportunities balance a rich, academic environment with creative, purposeful play, helping children build a strong foundation of knowledge about the world around them. They inculcate habits of critical inquiry and scientific analysis such as free exploration, posing hypothesis and drawing conclusions through varied themes and projects.

It is the school’s vision to operate at the forefront of early education globally and progressively. By implementing the best learning strategies, teachers at Beaconhouse prepare children to meet the 21st century with a repertoire of skills that will position them for success. Your child’s future starts with an education at Beaconhouse Newlands Early Years.

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Beaconhouse Newlands Early Years, SS2, Petaling Jaya

No. 37, Jalan SS2/44, SS2, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47300
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Centrally located in Petaling Jaya, Beaconhouse Preschool Gasing aims to deliver world-class early years education through the latest pedagogies and stellar facilities. With its newly introduced IEYC curriculum, parents are assured that their children will receive a holistic, well-rounded education aimed to develop all aspects of their growth. Classrooms come equipped with Smart TVs to make learning more engaging, and a large yard allows opportunities for outdoor play and learning. At the core of the school is a dedicated team of passionate educators, always willing to facilitate hands-on learning and go the extra mile for their students.

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Beaconhouse Preschool, Gasing

No. 168, Jalan Gasing, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 46000
Malaysia
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Rooted in Big Apple’s aim “To Inspire and Nurture Young Minds”, the school’s signature programmes aim to develop the whole child, enabling each and every one of their students to become a competent and contributing member of the society. The core of the school is fueled by a forward-looking curriculum and inspired by experience teachers.

For more than 20 years, families have trusted Big Apple to educate and nurture their children. Here’s why: carefully calibrated programmes that embrace the whole child, individualised teaching that allows each child to learn one step at a time, well-appointed learning spaces, and a community of positively maintained relationships. Students are supported to attain a strong command of fundamental academic knowledge and a mastery of essential life skills through varied interactive learning opportunities and drama-based teaching instructions.

It is the school’s focus to uphold their commitment to support students to reach their personal best with new opportunities and new experiences.

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Big Apple SS2, Petaling Jaya

No. 68, Jalan SS2/24, SS2, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47300
Malaysia
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Casa Bambini Early Childcare Centre, PJ Midtown Seksyen 13 is a charming little nest for children aged 2 months to 4 years. Painted in calming pastel colours, the atmosphere within feels like an extension from home, a place where children can find comfort and love, as well as the opportunity to learn. This brand-new centre hopes to cater to young urban parents who seek nurturing care and quality education for their little ones at an affordable price. It also offers the convenience of drive-through drop offs and pick ups.

Casa Bambini offers childcare programmes that are divided into 4 age groups: Infant & Baby (2- 18 months), Junior Toddler (18 – 24 months), Toddler (2 – 3 years), and Pre Kindy (3 – 4 years). The Baby Programme helps babies grow securely and feel loved. The Toddler and Pre-Kindy Programmes aim to nurture lifelong learners who will be prepared for big school later.

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Casa Bambini Early Childcare Centre, PJ Midtown Seksyen 13

PJ Midtown, G-20, Jalan Kemajuan, Seksyen 13, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 46200
Malaysia
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Kinder Koala Preschool’s core curriculum is augmented by the strengths of a strong, varied list of high quality innovative educational programs. In a magical world of learning opportunities, children are exposed to trilingual immersion programs, Singapore maths, FasTracKids, S.T.E.M. learning, Forest School program, robotics and more. The preschool prides itself on the reputation of providing a positive early educational journey, with an eye to educating children with international methodologies and the most up-to-date learning tools. At the heart of Kinder Koala, the happiness and love of learning that children experience is the most important measure of success for the preschool.

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Kinder Koala Preschool, Petaling Jaya

No. 793, Jalan 17/22, Seksyen 17, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 46400
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Knowledge Tree Montessori Kindergarten, Ara Damansara

Headquartered in Ara Damansara, Petaling Jaya, the Knowledge Tree has three other branches in the Klang Valley currently (Setia Alam, Desa ParkCity & Bukit Jalil), with talks of more underway in Johor as well as Penang. Behind this success is a dedicated team of teachers and staff who have made it their mission to help children learn and develop, with a focus on preparing them for entry into any primary school of their choice.

“The balance of learning and playing has to be taken into consideration. In fact, given due thought, focusing too much on academics alone will do no good for a child, and neither will a curriculum that prioritises play over academics,” the founder stated. “These have to be well proportioned to reap the best results in the outcome of a child’s development during the critical growing years.”

As one of the top kindergartens in Selangor, Knowledge Tree is also known for its stellar after-school activities which covers a vast area of interest such as language classes (Mandarin and Bahasa Malaysia); Music; Arts & Crafts; Speech & Drama, etc. Other than being a well-known kindergarten, Knowledge Tree also offers a flexible childcare service, a safe, homely yet stimulating place where parents can send their kids to after school.

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Knowledge Tree Montessori Kindergarten, Ara Damansara

No. 89, Jalan PJU 1A/1C, Ara Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47301
Malaysia
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Located at The Hub, SS2, this three-storey school is everything but little. Little Tillage, The Hub, SS2 has more than enough room for your child to run around and play. Priding themselves as your child’s home away from home, this school takes on an individualised approach in nurturing young children. They offer an American classroom experience built upon international teaching frameworks that has a focus which builds character, confidence, creativity and critical thoughtfulness and is aligned with the Malaysia MOE curriculum requirements.  

The teachers at this school are dedicated and passionate when dealing with the little ones, and lessons are meticulously planned by the teachers themselves to ensure learning is fun for children. An indoor playground, backyard garden, reading corners, and plenty of enrichment materials ensure that each child at Little Tillage is fully occupied and engaged throughout their time at the school. Little Tillage is committed to instil each child with skills that are useful throughout their lifetime.

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Little Tillage, The Hub SS2

B-G-02, B-M-02, B-M-03, B-01-02, The Hub SS2, No. 19 Sentral, Jalan Harapan, Seksyen 19, SS2, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 46300
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Nobel Early Years, Damansara Jaya is a progressive preschool with a reputation for providing a future-ready education for children below 6 years of age. The preschool inspires students to be 21st Century learners through the delivery of the proven FunGates education system. With over a decade of experience, they have developed a teaching culture that empowers children with the skills and knowledge to thrive in a world that is changing fast.

As a preschool that prepares children for more complex life and work environments ahead, that means education goes beyond just covering academics. The curriculum is infused with the 6 C’s of 21st Century learning: Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Choice and Care.

Nobel Early Years places equal importance in children’s character development, as highlighted in its slogan: “Shaping Noble Hearts and Noble Minds.” Teachers take responsibility in transforming children into well-rounded, happy, confident and resilient individuals to boost their academic attainment and ability to act as active global citizens.

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Nobel Early Years, Damansara Jaya

No 43, Jalan SS22/41, Damansara Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47400
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Polaris Preschool takes their responsibility to guide children through a world of discovery very seriously. In keeping with the meaning of the school name, alternatively known as the North Star, Polaris Preschool sees themselves as ever present guides leading budding young explorers on the path to construct balanced personalities with active, competent minds.

The curriculum reflects ongoing research and development to provide more creative and innovative ways to meet the needs of the community and swiftly changing world. It aims to provide children with a future-ready education built on the Eduwis Education Method. The all-rounded framework delivers practices that educates the whole child based on significant child development theories and philosophies of 8 famous educationists.

Teachers emphasize the importance of learning through discovery and experimentation, and not through rote and recitation. The school is well equipped with nautical-themed facilities and an environment that cultivates an all-rounded child who can think critically and problem solve independently. Along with a balanced, nutritious school lunch system specially designed by the former president of the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association, all children are aboard on a journey to a successful future.

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Polaris Preschool, Seksyen 17, Petaling Jaya

No. 1, Jalan 17/52, Seksyen 17, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 46400
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Puei Chee Kindergarten has a rich and proud history of early learning. The kindergarten has served local families with young children in Seksyen 17, Petaling Jaya for over five decades. The longevity of the kindergarten is a testament to their commitment to providing quality early childhood education. Since its humble beginnings in 1961, the kindergarten has always been driven by the values and knowledge that early childhood education is a crucial determinant of an individual’s life successes, health, and emotional wellbeing.

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Puei Chee Kindergarten, Petaling Jaya

No. 13, Jalan 17/56, Seksyen 17, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 46400
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Rise N Shine Childcare Centre SS2 is a Montessori guided preschool that nurtures children to Rise N Shine like a bright star! Children are exposed to the best possible educational foundation and learning practices right from the very start.

The Montessori curriculum is very closely aligned with our National Preschool Standard curriculum. Children are guided in their own unique strengths and are engaged in their interests through fun activities such as art and craft, cooking, sensory play, music and movement, physical activities and more. The availability of a wide variety of materials and the range of teacher’s expertise allow each child to always be working at his or her level with just enough of a challenge.

There are spaces suited to group activities, areas where a child can choose to work independently and also and an outdoor space where they can participate in active play. The entire space is warm, cozy and inviting, with plenty of natural light to help children feel calm and at home. Even children with mild disabilities do very well in this Montessori environment.

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Rise N Shine Childcare Centre, SS2

No. 44a & 46a, SS2/10, SS2, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47400
Malaysia
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Small Wonder Malaysia aims to help children realize their full potential through innovative methods based on solid research. This trilingual school for children aged 2.5 to 6 years is characterized by safe, quality education and care for children, where they are focused on being school, career, and life-ready. Children thrive in an environment that is open to new ideas and cherishes individual uniqueness.

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Small Wonder Malaysia, Taman Sea, Selangor

No. 1, Jalan SS23/9, Taman Sea, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47400
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Tadika Sejuta Kasih, SS2 offers a safe and nurturing preschool environment for children aged 3 to 6 years. Key learning areas in the curriculum include languages, mathematics, science, art and craft, music, physical development and moral studies. They emphasise on providing children with one-to-one reading – a literacy programme that ensures children are well-versed in English, Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese. Besides benefiting struggling readers, this one-on-one setting is especially effective in identifying potential learning problems such as dyslexia or other special needs. They also want children to gain a competitive edge in this increasingly competitive world by integrating an early coding programme into the timetable.

Being a smaller service, they are able to provide a truly personalised programme based on children’s individual needs. Parents value the intimate connections between the school and the children. It is a refreshing find to witness parents cooperatively supporting the school during times of crisis, in terms of fees and transitioning to online learning. This is the ultimate measure of the school’s success.

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Tadika Sejuta Kasih (TSK), SS2

No. 2, Jalan 19/32, Seksyen 19, SS2, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47800
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Taska Ceritamu is housed in a spacious corner lot in SS 5, Kelana Jaya. They offer educational childcare and playschool services for babies and young children, from age 1 to 4 years.

Parents are able to send children here for a full-day programme that involves a learning schedule in the morning and a fun and relaxing childcare service after. The centre provides nutritious and varied food for kids too.

Ceritamu uses the FunGates Programme, a renowned and trusted education system that has been around for more than 30 years, and is used in over 100 schools. The system revolves around critical and creative learning for kids that is both enjoyable and meaningful.

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Taska Ceritamu, Kelana Jaya

No. 20, Jalan SS5C/5, Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47301
Malaysia
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Nestled in the heart of Damansara Utama, within a prominent commercial building, The Orange Tree Preschool stands as a beacon of quality early years education and care. Established in 2017, it marks the first branch of the esteemed Singaporean preschool to grace Malaysian soil. With a vision to provide an exceptional foundation for children's holistic development, the preschool proudly stands as a testament to its mission – to cultivate responsible, respectful, competent lifelong learners with independent learning capacity and academic proficiency.

The preschool’s curriculum is meticulously crafted to empower children with the ability to adapt effectively to changes and with the skills they need to succeed. It’s evident in the school’s track records that students from The Orange Tree Preschool consistently shine and excel in formal schooling environments, whether they continue their education in public, private or international schools.

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The Orange Tree Preschool, Damansara Utama

Lot G-01, Wisma TA, Jalan SS 20/1, Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47400
Malaysia
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YGLR, SS2 (Tadika Cahaya Merah), a part of Li Ren preschools, cultivates self-motivated learners with good habits and social skills. Outdoor learning and being able to discover new things through plenty of hands-on, real-life experiences are a valuable part of the curriculum offered here. For this reason, safety is of utmost importance. Even before the coronavirus pandemic, teachers are vigilant about making sure all learning environments are free from preventable risks.

A unique, and helpful, pre-enrollment feature that children undergo before joining the school is a talent and potential consultation conducted by a child psychologist, Mr. Walter Tan. He analyses each child’s individual personality, learning preferences and behavioural patterns. With this insight on hand, teachers can then personalise learning according to the child’s unique style and strengths accurately. As much as possible, teachers make every effort to provide for children’s well-being in the continual strive toward nurturing bright, optimistic and energetic children – the spirit of a “Sunshine Li Ren” education.

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YGLR, SS2 (Tadika Cahaya Merah)

No. 1, Jalan SS2/54, SS2, SS2, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47300
Malaysia
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Disclaimer:

Kiddy123's reports on the above preschools were based on what we saw and were told at the time of our visit. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, Kiddy123 Sdn Bhd shall not be liable for damages of any kind that may result from the usage of the information in this article. The best way to decide on the best-fit preschool for your child is to pay a visit to those that you have shortlisted.


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