Our motto is “Learning is fun”!

We aim to provide a nurturing and secure atmosphere in which a child can develop physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually - growing in confidence and self-esteem and acquiring the skills necessary for formal education.

Who we are


We are a preschool in Acacia Road, Northcliff, providing quality care for children from 18 months – 6 years old.

Northcliff Nursery School was founded in 1971 and have more than 40 years' experience in preschool education.

Our operating hours

Our educational programme runs from 7h00 in the mornings to 12h30 in the afternoons.

An Aftercare facility is available until 17h00.

We follow the Government School Terms and provide an additional Holiday Club during the school holidays.

Age Groups

Our school has four classrooms and the children are divided into four different age groups.

We follow an eclectic approach, using the best educational strategies from the Reggio Emilia Approach, Montessori and OBE programmes.

We also run an acknowledged Grade R programme and are CAPS compliant.

We are registered with the Health Department and ISASA | Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa logo .