Are you considering the big move? Is it really time for your little one to go to a nursery? A big high–five to all us, stay-at-home moms. We survived. Yayy!!! But hold that celebratory dance. At least till you have found a good nursery. Depending on where you live, there can be no nursery nearby or dozens. I found 10 Nurseries in JLT alone after a quick online search.

I called them all up for all you guys and here is a little curtain raiser of what they are offering:

Mosiac Nursery

nurseries in JLT

Location: Cluster T, JLT

Curriculum: Creative Curriculum

Contact:  04 425 6670. Website.

Timing:  8 am to 6 pm, Sunday to Thursday

Transport: Available

Teacher-Student Ratio: KHDA Approved Ratio*

Teacher-Qualifications: KHDA Approved Qualification**

Languages Offered: Arabic/ English

Fee Structure: Click here

How is progress reported?

Progress is periodically reported through a weekly newsletter, Term Report, and PTA. Other than that, you can always request a one-to-one session with the teacher anytime.

Does the nursery provide references for admissions into school?

Yes. Swiss International School and Regent International gives priority to students from Mosiac Nursery.

Policy on Potty Training

The child is not required to be potty trained. The nursery assists parents in getting their child potty trained.

Why Mosiac Nursery?

Mosiac Nursery offers a creative curriculum. It has a play based learning and is closer to the American and IB curriculum.

 

Learning Ladder Nursery

nurseries in JLT

Location: Cluster V and Cluster Q

Curriculum: EYFS

Contact: Website 
04-277 5720 or 056 728 3801 (Cluster V)

04-5546878 or 056 725 3424 (Cluster Q)

Teacher Student Ratio: KHDA Approved Ratio*

Teacher Qualifications: KHDA Approved Qualifications**

Fee Structure: Click here

Languages Offered: 

Why Learning Ladder?

Learning Ladder is one of the good nurseries in JLT that accepts children from a very early age (four months).

 

Oakfield Early Learning Center

special needs nurseries in JLT

Location: Mazaya Business Avenue, Opposite Cluster J

Curriculum: British EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) curriculum

Contact:  04 360 7338 Website

Timing:  8 am to 6 pm, Sunday to Thursday

Teacher Student Ratio: KHDA Approved Ratio*

Teacher Qualifications: KHDA Approved Qualification*

Languages Offered: Arabic

How is progress reported?

Apart from requesting a meeting anytime, progress is reported through learning journal. The early learning center will be opening a portal soon where parents can track their child’s progress online.

Does the nursery provide references for admissions into school?

Yes

Policy on Potty Training

The child is not required to be potty trained.

Why Oakfield Early Learning Center?

This Early Learning Center is headed by Ms. Francis Wood (an OFSTED inspector from UK). This nursery is also perhaps the only special needs nursery in JLT. It currently has 22 special needs children, including 9 impacted by Down Syndrome, 6 with Autism and only from William Syndrome.

The nursery also offers optional snacks and lunches catered by SCAFA.

 

Kids World

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Location: The Crest Executive Tower

Curriculum: British EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) curriculum

Contact:  04 4534272 Website

Timing:  8 am to 6 pm, Sunday to Thursday

Transport: Available

Teacher Student Ratio: KHDA Approved Ratio*

Teacher Qualifications: KHDA Approved Qualification**

Languages Offered: Arabic and French

Fee Structure: Click Here

How is progress reported?

Parent Teacher Meeting is held three times a year. At the end of the year, report cards are sent. Apart from this, progress is periodically reported through learning journals and also a daily book.

Does the nursery provide references for admissions into school?

Yes.

Policy on Potty Training

The child is not required to be potty trained. The staff at the nursery follows up with the parent’s direction.

Why Kids World?

It is one of the very affordable nurseries in JLT at 1950/month and also offers transport facility.

 

Dewdrops Nursery

affordable nurseries in JLT

Location: Cluster X and Cluster Y

Curriculum: British EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) curriculum

Contact:  04 3686399 (Cluster X), 04 4229397 (Cluster Y) Website

Timing:  8 am to 6 pm, Sunday to Thursday

Transport: Available

Teacher Student Ratio: KHDA Approved Ratio*

Teacher Qualifications: KHDA Approved Qualification**

Languages Offered: English

Fee Structure: Click here

How is progress reported?

Parent Teacher Meeting is held once a year. Learning Journals are also sent at the end of each week.

Does the nursery provide references for admissions into school?

Yes.

Policy on Potty Training

The child is not required to be potty trained. The staff at the nursery follows up with the parent’s direction.

Why Dewdrops Nursery?

Dewdrops Nursery offers parents the advantage of paying per month instead of per term. It is also one of the affordable (2000 AED/month) nurseries in JLT. The nursery also offers transport facility.

Kids Kingdom

nurseries in JLT

Location:  Icon-2, Cluster L

Curriculum: British EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) curriculum

Contact:  +971-4-5521585 ,  +971-5-54630515, Website

Timing:  7.30 am to 6 pm, Sunday to Thursday

Transport: Available

Teacher Student Ratio: KHDA Approved Ratio*

Teacher Qualifications: KHDA Approved Qualification**

Languages Offered: Arabic/French/English

Fee Structure: Click Here

How is progress reported?

Parent Teacher Meeting is held once a term. Learning Journals are also sent at the end of each week.

Does the nursery provide references for admissions into school?

Yes.

Policy on Potty Training

The child is not required to be potty trained. The staff at the nursery follows up with the parent’s direction.

Why Kids Kingdom?

The nursery encourages parents to take part in the child’s educational development. Parents can participate in the process as volunteers in the nursery.

 

Four 2 Four Early Learning Center

nurseries in JLT

Location:   Gold Crest Views 2, Cluster J,

Curriculum: i-Vibgyor Approach

Contact:  +971 44517450 Website

Timing:  7.00 am to 6 pm, Sunday to Thursday

Transport: Available

Teacher Student Ratio: KHDA Approved Ratio*

Teacher Qualifications: KHDA Approved Qualification**

Languages Offered: Arabic/English

Fee Structure: Click Here

How is progress reported?

Parent Teacher Meeting is held once a term. Weekly emails are also sent at the end of each week. The nursery has also recently developed an app to keep parents informed of their child’s progress.

Does the nursery provide references for admissions into school?

Yes. Also, Regent International School and Sunmark School give priority to students from Four to Four Learning Center.

Policy on Potty Training

The child is not required to be potty trained. The staff at the nursery follows up with the parent’s direction.

Why Four to Four Early Learning Center?

This early learning center in JLT has expanded its learning by adding physical development including music in the original EYFS curriculum.

 

Venus Early Learning Center

nurseries in JLT

Location:    Cluster U

Curriculum: EYFS and American Curriculum

Contact:  044212256 Website

Timing:  7.30 am to 5.30 pm, Sunday to Thursday

Transport: Available

Teacher Student Ratio: KHDA Approved Ratio*

Teacher Qualifications: KHDA Approved Qualification**

Languages Offered: Arabic/English/ French plus one extra language.

How is progress reported?

Parent Teacher Meeting is held once a term. Weekly emails are also sent at the end of each week.

Does the nursery provide references for admissions into school?

Yes

Policy on Potty Training

The child is not required to be potty trained. The staff at the nursery follows up with the parent’s direction.

Why Venus  Early Learning Center?

Venus Early Learning Center has a traditional focus, imparting the basic values of UAE. The nursery also Russian and Spanish apart from English, French and Arabic. This early learning center in Dubai offers American Curriculum along with EYFS.

 

 

Paddington Nursery

Nurseries in JLT

Location:   Armada Towers, Cluster U

Curriculum: EYFS

Contact:  +971 050 1542938 Website

Timing:  7.30 am to 5.30 pm, Sunday to Thursday

Transport: Not Available

Teacher Student Ratio: KHDA Approved Ratio*

Teacher Qualifications: KHDA Approved Qualification**

Languages Offered: Arabic/English/French/ Sign Language

Fee Structure: Click Here

How is progress reported?

Parent Teacher Meeting is held once a term. The nursery also has an app that keeps parents updated about their child’s progress.

Does the nursery provide references for admissions into school?

Yes

Policy on Potty Training

The child is not required to be potty trained. The staff at the nursery follows up with the parent’s direction.

Why Paddington Nursery?

Paddington Nursery offers parents the chance of keeping a close watch on their child’s learning process through the nursery’s app. It is also a Nursery approved by KHDA, DMCC and the Dubai Ministry of Education.

 

Rainbow Valley Nursery

nurseries in JLT

Location:   Arch Tower, Cluster G

Curriculum: EYFS

Contact: +971 4 4232540 Website

Timing:  7.00 am to 6.00 pm, Sunday to Thursday

Transport: Available

Teacher Student Ratio: KHDA Approved Ratio*

Teacher Qualifications: KHDA Approved Qualification**

Languages Offered: Arabic/English/French

Fee Structure: Click Here

How is progress reported?

Parent Teacher Meeting is held once a term. App with photos.

Does the nursery provide references for admissions into school?

No.

Policy on Potty Training

The child is not required to be potty trained. The staff at the nursery follows up with the parent’s direction.

Why Rainbow Valley Nursery?

Rainbow Valley Nursery accepts kids at a very early age (from three months).

 

Kids Kare Nursery

Nurseries in JLT

Location:   Al Sheera Towers, Cluster E

Curriculum: EYFS

Contact:  971 444 176 73 Website

Timing:  8.00 am to 6.00 pm, Sunday to Thursday

Transport: Not Available

Teacher Student Ratio: KHDA Approved Ratio*

Teacher Qualifications: KHDA Approved Qualification**

Languages Offered: Arabic/English/French/ Sign Language

How is progress reported?

Progress is reported through a daily communication book. Term Reports and Parent Teaching Meetings are also held. Other than that, a monthly development check is conducted on every child and parents are informed accordingly.

 

Does the nursery provide references for admissions into school?

Yes

Policy on Potty Training

The child is not required to be potty trained. The staff at the nursery follows up with the parent’s direction.

Why Kids Kare Nursery?

Kids Kare Nursery accepts children from an early age of 3 months. It is approved by the KHDA, Dubai Ministry of Education and also DMCC.

These are 10 Nurseries in JLT. If I have left any out, do let me know.

Not looking for Nurseries in JLT?

And if you’re not in JLT and still looking for a nursery, refer to my guide on how I found a good nursery for my son. And like my Facebook Page to ask me anything I missed out.

 

*The KHDA Approved Teacher Studio ratio varies with different age groups. For babies, it is 3 kids to one teacher. For 2-3-year-old, it is six kids to one teacher. For 3 plus, it is 8 kids to one teacher.

**The KHDA approached Teacher Qualification is CACHE 3 (or equivalent)for teachers and CACHE 2 (or equivalent) for teacher assistants.

10 Nurseries in JLT