031 303 1984 | 083 266 5665

Ages 18 months to 6 years old.

Welcome to

Daycare and Pre-school

Mrs N Chetty’s passion for education began with a basic Educare course thereafter following through with a Diploma in Foundation phase teaching (Specialising in learning disabilities).

Nichelle’s invaluable academic knowledge and parental knowledge, being a mother of 4 herself, has and will continue to ensure that Cottonfield Pre-Primary School will better meet the dynamic change in education.

Cottonfield has created a unique academic environment that ensures a holistic approach to your young one’s learning journey.

We have been established in 2003.

Teaching Philosophy

At Cottonfield Pre- Primary the principal and staff value cultural diversity and have developed differentiated teaching and learning programs which enable all of our current and future young aspiring minds to feel successful and supported in an all inclusive environment. 

The passion our principal and teachers have to educate is unrivaled.

 “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge” Albert Einstein, a skill that is naturally displayed by Mrs. Chetty and her vibrant staff.

Admission Process

Fees are available on request email the principal /owner  Mrs. N Chetty on 0832665665 or email

Parents who are considering enrolling their child are invited to make an appointment.  During the meeting parents can discuss their needs and concerns and are welcome to view the school.

Term Dates

Cottonfield is closed during Christmas  and Public holidays


Facilities for children from 18 months to 6 years old

Enrichment programmes are offered to children who may need additional assistance with gross motor and fine motor skills, reading and mathematics.

Language and Mathematics

Emergent literacy is encouraged by encouraging conversation, reading out loud daily, phonic awareness and library corner. While in numeracy we introduce counting, estimation, concept of size, mass, measuring and money.

Scientific experiments

With the use of different apparatus we allow a sense of curiosity with different experiments such as objects that sink and float, mixing oil and water and many others.

Fine and Gross motor skill

activities such as threading beads, buttons, pegboard games, puzzles, stencilling all contribute to drawing and writing.

The importance of play in the cognitive development of a childs development has been emphasised by the use of playground equipment.

Different equipment is positioned in the play area to help the child develop coordination, muscle strength, midline crossing and balance.

Drama / Puppets

Stories are taught to kids using puppets, plays and books.

Contruction Play

Children love building houses , garages, castles, and other structures using Legos and blocks . These types of games encourage design, problem solving and building skills. In addition to exercising creativity and imagination.

Sensory Play

Sand, mud and water allows children to develop their awareness to their five senses.

Practical life skill

We encourage good behaviour with positive rewards. We guard against teaching our kids about race and encourage positive relationships with each other.

Current affairs

We believe home or current world events are important. We share world affairs with them weekly.

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