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Learning Through Play

Our nursery school offers play-oriented learning in a nurturing environment, which prepares kids for long-term academic success.

Colwell Nursery is the place where Knowledge, Wisdom and Empowerment to all our children begins.

Trusted Nursery School and Childcare in Pickering and Ajax

Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten offers a safe and enriching environment where your child can truly learn to thrive. As a trusted childcare and nursery school in Pickering and Ajax, we not only prepare your children to succeed in school later, but we provide fundamental values to foster their growth as individuals with unique personalities. Our child care services follow a personalized approach with every child to facilitate their development. While a preschool only accommodates children in their immediate years preceding to formal schooling, as a nursery, we have a place for all children between the ages of 18 months to 12 years. We focus both on academics and non-academic activities and values. 

Would you like to find out more about how we can help your child? Call us to book an onsite tour or to enroll your child. 

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Experienced & loving staff

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Well-rounded curriculum

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Academics & non-academic activities

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Fun & interactive learning

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Why Choose Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten?

As a nursery school, we do more than provide babysitting services. We focus on enriching and preparing your child for school, more so than daycares. With over 40 years of experience, Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten is committed to promoting children's holistic growth throughout the Durham region.


Parents look to us to help their children get ready for school or adjust once they enroll in their classes. At Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten, we have a team of passionate and experienced individuals who are dedicated to serving your kids in the best possible manner.


We look forward to helping you! Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at Colwell Nursery School & Kindergarten.

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Programs Offered


An enriching environment that promotes your child’s total development. You can choose from both our part-time and full-time daycare programs. For us, your child is our priority. 

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The right composition of fun learning and academic activities to prepare your child for kindergarten. We believe in building a home away from your home for your child so that they can feel comfortable. You can be assured that we carefully choose our daycare curriculum, as our focus is your child’s development. 

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A play-oriented program with flexible start times to meet the busy schedule of working parents. We strive to offer an engaging environment for your children. Our daycare facility is fully equipped and always ready to assist you!



When you decide to enroll your child with us, you can enjoy the following benefits and learn that why it is the right choice:\


      Your child gets a regular time interval for eating, playing with other activities.

      It helps in the development of your child’s mental and physical health.  

      It also promotes academic achievement for your toddler.

      It helps your child with behavioural improvement.


Feel free to call us if you have any questions regarding our childcare program in Pickering.

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Programs Offered

We offer well-structured programmes that promote each individual child’s creative, intellectual, emotional, and social development.

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Parent Resources

A supportive partnership between the family and the school will ensure the best possible experience for each child.

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Book a Tour

Let us show you around our classrooms and introduce you to the staff and other Colwell parents.

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