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A Childcare and Nursery School Trusted by Parents Across Pickering 

Register Your Child for Childcare in Pickering

Watching your child's early growth and development can be a very exciting time. Teaching them values like sharing and developing a healthy attitude towards education at this stage will enable your child to succeed later in life. At Colwell Nursery School and Kindergarten, we provide a safe and enriching environment where your child can truly learn to thrive. Not only do we prepare your children to succeed in school later, but we providefundamental values to foster their growth as individuals.


When choosing a nursery and daycare centre for your child, picking a place with years of experience and documented successes are crucial. At Colwell Nursery School and Kindergarten, we have the expertise that comes with over 40 years of experience in promoting children's holistic growth in Pickering and Ajax. We treat children of all ages as individuals, valuing their unique personalities. Our team follows a personalized approach with every child, facilitating their development.


While a pre-school only accommodate children in their immediate years preceding formal schooling, as a nursery, we have a place for all children between the ages of 18 months to 12 years. Unlike most pre-schools, 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 at 905-839-0074 or send us your queries. 

We Also Service the Ajax Area

The Advantages of Our Nursery School in Pickering

Nursery schools do more than provide babysitting services. They focus on enriching and preparing your child for school. With over 40 years of experience, Colwell Nursery School and Kindergarten provides these services throughout the Durham region. Parents look to us to help their children get ready for school or make the adjustment once they enroll in their classes.


We offer varied schedules to ensure your child can attend and receive these benefits:

  • Full-day and half-day programs
  • Before and after school care

Please visit Our Programme page for more detailed information and click on the bulletin board to see our current classroom activities.

Experienced and Loving Staff

Whatever programme you choose, you can depend on trained, professional care. With our staff alongside them, your children will be safe, learn—and have some fun along the way.


You can meet the staff and see our school when you call 905-839-0074. We will show you and your child around our classrooms and introduce you to other Colwell parents.

Now Registering for the 2020-2021 School Year!

Registration packages are available in softcopy format on our registration page as well as hardcopy format at the school. If you haven’t already, please contact us to book an appointment to visit the school and take a tour!

Registering for Ages 18 Months to 12 Years!

How Can a Private Kindergarten Benefit Your Child?

The bottom line is that a low student to teacher ratio means personalized attention and at a time when developmental gaps between children of the same age will never be greater in your child’s academic career, personalized attention is crucial. Read more.

Colwell Kids Doing Great Things!

Malcom McColl – At 16 years of age, he is the youngest member of the Canadian World Bridge Team, placed among the most talented players in the world. Read more.

Kendra Armstrong – At 11 years of age, she is already an accomplished singer and actress, exuding the talent and confidence of a performer well beyond her years. Read more.

Benjamin Hall – At 8 years of age, he is already well on his way to building a successful writing career, having recently won Ajax Library Services’ “Quest for Heroes” Short Story Contest. Read more.

Classroom Theme Boards

Classroom activities in both our classrooms are planned around our weekly theme. Activity centres, circle time, songs, and role-playing games reflect the weekly theme, whatever it may be. Click on the bulletin board below to view out classroom theme boards!

Nursery School Classroom | Click Here to Enter! Kindergarten Classroom | Click Here to Enter!

755 Oklahoma Dr, Pickering, ON, L1W 2H4

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