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Kid's Island Nursery School in Dubai was founded by Isabelle Amatoury over 28 years ago. Her philosophy centres on the belief that each child is unique and deserves to be given the opportunity to experience the best possible start to education. Isabelle has more than 37 years of experience in Early Years Education and applies her wealth of knowledge to the daily running of the nurseries and to our parents growing and learning alongside their children.

Kid's Island Nursery School follows the British Curriculum (EYFS), accepting children from 10 months to 4 years of age catering for children ready for preschool and kindergarten, certified by The Pre-School Learning Alliance. Read more about who we are!


How does the nursery communicate with parents?

To communicate quickly and efficiently Kid's Island Nursery in Dubai use Seesaw!

Where is Kid’s Island Nursery located?

Kid's Island Nursery school is centrally located in the heart of Jumeirah 3/Umm Suqeim in Dubai, UAE. Our School is easily accessible from Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Wasl Road or Jumeirah Beach Road.

What are the nursery timings?

Dubai's official school week is Sunday to Thursday. The weekend is Friday and Saturday.
Regular hours: 8:00am to 12:45pm

We also offer Early drop off and Late Pick up!
Early Drop Off: 7:30am to 8:00am

What activities do the children have?

Children at our nursery have all the activities you would expect from a preschool or kindergarten as well some extras we have implemented to get the children to explore their senses and imagination. Activities such as ‘Sensory Play’ or ‘Creative Sand and Water Play’ and ‘Fun Experiments’ allow the children to interact and experience play in new ways. Check out our Parents Information page to see more!

Where is the nursery located?

Kids Island Nursery is located in Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE.
Kids Island Nursery in Dubai:
Google maps location
Coordinates: 25.1775436,55.224865
Makani Number: 21143 85927

What age group do the nurseries accept?

Kid’s Island Nursery school accepts children as young as 10 months to 4 years catering for children who are ready for preschool and kindergarten in Dubai.

What happens when my child completes nursery?

After completing Nursery/Foundation Stage 1/preschool/kindergarten, children then move on to the next level of their education. They attend different Schools throughout Dubai which follow the British, American or International curricula. Check out the well-established and trusted schools we have affiliated with to receive the best transition into big school.

How can I contact the nurseries?

Kid's Island Nursery Schools in Dubai can be contacted:
Within Dubai, UAE: 04 394 2578 or 04 394 2580
Internationally on +971 4 394 2578 or +971 4 394 2580
By email at info@kidsislandnursery.com

Is Kid’s Island Nursery a kindergarten?

Yes! By definition, in Britain and Australia, a kindergarten is an establishment where children below the age of compulsory education play and learn. A kindergarten is more commonly known as a nursery school or a preschool. In North America however, it is expressly a class or school that prepares children, usually five- or six-year-olds, for the first year of formal education.

Is Kid’s Island Nursery a preschool?

Yes! Our nursery in Dubai is a preschool which, by definition, is relating to the time before a child is old enough to go to big school. Preschool can also be defined as a kindergarten or nursery school.

What is a nursery school?

A nursery in Dubai is commonly known as a school for young children. Our nursery schools in Dubai cater for children ages from 1 to 4 years of age. A nursery school can also be called a kindergarten or a preschool in some countries.

What is a kindergarten?

A kindergarten in Dubai is an establishment where children below the age of compulsory education play and learn. A kindergarten is also commonly known as a nursery school or a preschool.

What is a preschool?

A preschool in Dubai is an establishment which provides care and teaching to children before a child is old enough to go to big school. A preschool is also commonly known as a nursery school or kindergarten.

What languages are available at Kid's Island Nursery?

Kid's Island Nursery teaches in English and offers French and Arabic language exposure as part of the curriculum. Additionally, parents can also enrol their children in Arabic or French classes as an Extra curricular activity. Please visit our Extra Curricular Activities page for more information.

Are Cocoon Nursery and Kid's Island Nursery affiliated?

Kid's Island Nursery and Cocoon Nursery are both owned by Isabelle Amatoury. Read the full story of Cocoon Nursery here.