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Early Childhood Development

2024 REGISTRATIONS START IN OCTOBER 2023

 

Selby Msimang Preschool is one of the leading and the oldest Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres in the area of Edendale in Pietermaritzburg. Our pre-primary school is situated next to Nichols Primary School. We cater for children from 1 year to 6 years of age.

 

Sifunda Ngokudlala

At Selby Msimang Preschool (SMP), we believe that children learn best through play, exploration, and social interaction. That’s why we offer a variety of educational activities designed to engage children and promote their physical, social, and cognitive development.

Giving Feedback

We also prioritize communication with parents and guardians. We provide regular reports on your child’s activities, meals, and nap times.

Our staff is always available to answer any questions you may have and to provide updates on your child’s progress.

ABOUT US

Welcoming environment

A welcoming environment is essential for any preschool as it provides a comfortable and secure space for children to learn and grow.

We have created a warm and friendly atmosphere that encourages children to feel safe and happy. And in our premises parents feel welcome and we involve them in their child’s learning and this helps to build a strong sense of community.

Experienced teachers

Teachers are the backbone of any preschool, and they play a crucial role in a child’s early years of development. Teachers at Selby are nurturing, patient, and enthusiastic about working with young children. They have a passion for teaching and a deep understanding of child development.

clean facilities

A clean and safe environment is essential for any preschool as it provides a healthy and hygienic space for children to learn and play. We maintain clean facilities that are free from hazards and this we achieve by regular cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting of toys, surfaces, and equipment.

affordable rates

Affordable rates allow families from different backgrounds to access quality early childhood education. We strive to offer competitive rates that are within reach of most families while maintaining high-quality teaching standards.

Visit Our Creche

Choosing the right preschool for your child is an important decision, as the preschool years are a time when children learn and grow rapidly.  

You’re welcome to visit us so you can see our facility and meet the staff in person. This will give you a good sense of the school’s environment and culture.

Curriculum

Our curriculum is age-appropriate and includes activities such as music, art, story time, and outdoor play.

Reading/Writing

Math/Science

Art

Critical Thinking

Maths + Read/Write

A preschool curriculum that focuses on reading and writing is designed to help young children develop early literacy skills.

We also offer maths that is designed to help young children develop early numeracy skills. Our curriculum includes activities such as counting, sorting, pattern recognition, shape recognition, and basic addition and subtraction.

Art + Critical Thinking

A preschool curriculum that focuses on art is designed to help young children explore their creativity and express themselves through a variety of art forms.

We also train our young learners on critical thinking with a view to helping them develop the ability to think critically and solve problems.

Our Valuable Staff

FT Gule

FT Gule

Principal

T Dlamini

T Dlamini

Teacher

M Mthembu

M Mthembu

Teacher

L Mlangeni

L Mlangeni

Teacher

Z Kunene

Z Kunene

Teacher

M Mthiyane

M Mthiyane

Teacher

S Madlala

S Madlala

Teacher

HT Mqoza

HT Mqoza

Teacher

N Dlamini

N Dlamini

Teacher

N Mofokeng

N Mofokeng

Teacher

P Nkosi

P Nkosi

Teacher

N Sibiya

N Sibiya

Teacher

Testimonials & Gallery

Lingijabulisa kakhulu izinga lemfundo elitholwa ingane yami kulesi sikole. Impela kumina i Selby Msimang Preschool ingu ngqa phambili.

“Selby Msimang Preschool has been a wonderful experience for our family. Our child loves going to school every day and has learned so much in their care. The teachers are attentive and nurturing, creating a warm and welcoming environment for the children. We highly recommend Selby MP Preschool to any parent looking for a quality early education program.”

    “As a first-time parent, I was nervous about sending my child to preschool. However, Selby Msimang Preschool exceeded my expectations. The staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and truly cares about each child’s well-being. The curriculum is engaging and age-appropriate, helping my child develop the skills they need to succeed in school and in life. I highly recommend SMP to any parent looking for a safe and nurturing environment for their child.”

    “Our family has been a part of Selby Msimang Preschool for several years, and we couldn’t be happier. The teachers and staff are experienced and dedicated to providing the best possible education and care for each child. The curriculum is well-rounded and challenging, ensuring that children are well-prepared for the transition to kindergarten. We highly recommend SMP to any family looking for an exceptional early education program.”

    CONTACT US

    Selby Msimang Preschool

    LOCATION

    4901 Scott St,

    Edendale

    Pietermaritzburg, KZN, 3217

    TEL: 083 743 0379

    Bring Your Child to Our School and Be Happier

    WE ARE FULLY COMPLIANT:

    Licence Number: 10/1/8/93 and EMIS Number: 312095

    Business Hours: Monday – Friday from 08H00 to 13H00