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  • Never too young to start on the arts

    Apr 16, 2018, 18:19 PM
    Ms Allison Wong, 48, the group principal of Nafa Arts Kindergarten, says parents want their children to excel beyond numbers and literacy. "It's a paradigm shift," she says. "This generation of parents doesn't see the arts as something you can't make money from. People now appreciate it for its benefits to well-being, to imagination." [Know more]
  • 10 Pre-school Programs In Singapore

    Apr 16, 2018, 18:19 PM
    Kindergartens with this focus offers within its programmes both academic and arts education in music, art and dance such as piano and violin, languages, speech and drama, positive focus and visual arts performances. In Singapore, NAFA Arts Kindergarten is the first and only Arts Kindergarten and is the “junior extension” of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. [Know more]
  • Pre-schools with arts focus growing in popularity

    Apr 16, 2018, 18:19 PM
    By the time Heather was three months old, Ms Lew, 36, had already registered her for a place at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Nafa) Arts Kindergarten. She said: "I didn't want my girl to be in a purely academic environment, and quite a few of my friends said that Nafa's pre- school has music and dance in its lessons." [Know more]
  • NAFA Arts Kindergarten’s arts programme draws interest

    Apr 16, 2018, 18:18 PM
    For an hour every day, students at NAFA Arts Kindergarten (NAK) immerse themselves in the world of the arts. It could be a lesson in clay-sculpting one day and a class on the finer points of ballet the next. The popularity of NAK’s arts programme led to the opening of a second centre in Novena, NAK @ Derbyshire, in March. [Know more]
  • Cheekiemonkie’s review of NAFA Arts Kindergarten

    Apr 16, 2018, 18:18 PM
    NAFA Arts Kindergarten's pre-school programme is unlike other kindergartens as it focuses not only the academic but also arts and moral education for pre-schoolers. Its programme integrates art, drama, music and dance into the curriculum to support its students' holistic growth. [Know more]
  • Success and Joy In Dance, Music And Arts: NAFA Arts Kindergarten (NAK) Review

    Apr 16, 2018, 18:17 PM
    In 2004, NAFA established the first arts kindergarten in Singapore at East Coast. It has proved popular and currently has a long waiting list, with waiting time as long as 3 years! We hear that the number of children on the waiting list for each level is more than 150 and some parents place their children on the waiting list as young as 2 days old. [Know more]