Is it possible to give to your child the world-class education while staying in Kazakhstan? Yes, it is! There are number of kindergartens and schools in Kazakhstan with international curriculum and English teaching language.

Haileybury Kindergarten
Haileybury Astana’s Kindergarten gives the best start to your child’s education.
Here at Haileybury Astana we use the internationally recognised International Early Years Curriculum. This curriculum is designed to support whole child development.
Our highly qualified and experienced teachers deliver the curriculum in English and we have a high ratio of staff to students. Our local teaching staff speak English, Kazakh and Russian so all children have full access to learning.
Our facilities are purposefully designed and resourced to cater for young children and provide a stimulating and inspiring environment in which children feel safe and comfortable.
Each topic is carefully chosen and planned to capture children’s imaginations and encourage their active participation in every aspect of academic study.
We chose to use the IEYC because it gives all children a solid foundation on which to build lifelong learning.

Contact details:
Tel: +7 (7172) 55 98 55 (ext. 122)
Email: [email protected]

Kindergarten Branch "Astana International School"
Kindergarten Branch "Astana International School" AEO "Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools" opened on 2 September 2014 and teaches children from the age of 3 to 6-7 years old, implementing the Primary Years Programme (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate.
The program is designed for students from 3 to 12 years old and is based on inquiry and practical-oriented learning.
We constantly monitor all the achievements in the field of early childhood education and provide an environment where children can personally grow and enjoy every day of their childhood.

Contact details:
Tel: +7 7172 91 61 77
Email: [email protected]  

Maple Bear Kindergarten

Maple Bear combines the best of Canadian educational practices to bring Canadian bilingual early childhood, elementary and high school education to students around the world. With over 550 schools in more than 38 countries, Maple Bear is the trusted choice of parents of over 52 000 students preparing for lifelong success in learning through the excellence of Canadian methodology that nurtures 21 st century skills.

Junior Kindergarten (4 - 5 years)

The Kindergarten 1 program expands to emphasize subject streams: language arts, STEM subjects, creative and cultural expression, and personal and social awareness and physical skills and well-being. The focus on developing the whole child is sustained, as they manipulate their environment, experiment, clarify information, and integrate ideas.

Senior Kindergarten (5 - 6 years)

Competence in language, reading, and STEM subjects is developed systematically and teachers integrate subject knowledge into a variety of active techniques suitable to the developmental stages of the children. Upon completion of the Maple Bear preschool program, students are well prepared for the primary school of choice and have a strong foundation for lifelong learning.

Contact details:
Tel: +7 702 8206106
Email: [email protected]

Junior International Preschool
At Junior International Preschool (JIPS), we understand that choosing the right kindergarten for your child is one of the most important decisions in your life. Thus, we strive to create a supportive and developing environment for your child, so that he/she will feel like home - comfortable and at ease. We value the individualities and needs of your child and, therefore, use an individual approach to maximize the potential of each child. That’s why we have chosen the International Preschool Curriculum for our kindergarten, striving always to provide a high-quality, well-rounded and personalized preschool education, combining with best practices in early childhood education! Children are our future, and together we will do everything within our power to fill children’s every day with happiness, energy and aspiration for new achievements to benefit themselves as well as their community.

Contact details:
Tel: +7 701 999 6887

Zebra Montessori PreSchool
We are happy to provide Montessori education for the international community of Astana. We accept children from 1 to 6 years old. The setting is a comprehensive learning environment where children's natural passion for learning is guided by qualified English speaking Montessori teachers. As you may already know Montessori education promotes independence, creativity, self-discipline, respect, responsibility, maturity, care of the environment and other people, trustworthiness.
Our curriculum includes:
- Practical Life Exercises
- Sensorial Activities
- Math
- Language
- Music
- Art

Working hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 3pm.
Ages of children: 1-6 years old
Setting capacity: 20 children
Language of instruction: English language with opportunities to learn Russian

Contact details:
Tel: +7 701 729 0123
Email: [email protected]

Marshmallow Academy
In fact, our name derives from the famous and groundbreaking "Marshmallow Test" research which included preschoolers, sweets and one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century, Walter Mischel.
It took place at Stanford University in the 1960-s and continued for almost 50 years!
Nowadays, it's becoming more challenging to juggle work and life. However, choosing the right childcare is a guarantee of a happy atmosphere in your family.
We realise that early education is one of the most important aspects of a child's development. Let us help you and take the weight off your shoulders.
At Marshmallow Academy we aim to prepare your children academically, as well as nurture their individuality, We also aim to bestow upon them an insatiable love for education. Our philosophies of good manners and kindness will accompany their education. Our kind, awe-inspiring teachers will make everyday of your little ones a remarkable and fun-filled experience.

Contact details:
Mobile number: +7 775 1201515
Address: Baitursynuly 9, Highvill Astana, Block F2
Email: [email protected]