Principal, Catherine Mary, 30 years of Teaching Experience.

Having FUN is important.. Helps the learning process.

Providing a platform for children to gain confidence.

A Proven programme – Zero to 8000 students in 4 years.

8,000 Students can’t be wrong!


Only 8 students to a class. Quality Lessons with Good Lesson Plans.

Preschool Phonics & Reading Classes and Playgroup Pre-Nursery in Sengkang & Jurong East

Childhood development is an important stage of life and provides a foundation for future growth as an individual. Helping children develop and learn is our passion, and we offer Playgroup and Pre-nursery left & right brain development programmes in Sengkang & Jurong East in Singapore, suitable for ages 15 months to 3½+ years  to enhance their skills and abilities. Whether your child is progressing fast or needs help to catch up with their peers, we will nurture their development in a calm, positive environment that reinforces their learning as they progress onto  Little Readers’ Phonics & Reading and Creative Writing Programmes suitable for children from 3½ to 8 years old.

Catherine Mary Mendoza is the founder and principal of Little Readers and Genius Tots with more than 34 years of experience in the teaching industry. She was one of the first to introduce Phonics & Reading into the Pre-School and Kindergarten curriculum,which has been the key to the success and popularity of the LITTLE READERS programme.

About Us

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We are two companies in one and there is a reason for this. First let me introduce Little Readers Pte Ltd.

Little Readers was established in 1993. We are the pioneers in Phonics & Reading in Singapore under the flagship programme, 'The Reading Programme (Phonics and Speech)'. Most of the classes were run at RC Centres, Community Centres, PCFs & Childcare Centres. Little Readers grew to a staggering 150 centres island wide, 101 teachers and more than 8000 students.

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SPEECH & DRAMA JUNE Holiday Programme!
Develop Your Child's Confidence & Creativity
31 May to 24 June 2017
Age: 4–8 years
Day: Wed & Fri
Time: 1pm–2.30pm (Sengkang)
Time: 3.30pm–5pm (Jurong East)
Fees: $200 / 8 lessons (current students)
Fees: $240 / 8 lessons
***NEW Branch in JURONG EAST (near MRT)
*20% off 1 month trial
*1 month (paid) trial *NO deposit *NO registration fee
For enquiries & registration, call us today @ 81385397 (Mon-Sat 9am-3pm) to book a visit!

***CURRENT Branch in Sengkang (near Buangkok MRT).
*1 month (paid) trial
*NO deposit
*NO registration fee
Register today! Places are filling up fast ...
Call us today @ 81385397 to book a visit.
(Mon-Sat 9am-3pm).

GENIUS TOTS Mega Minds Programme
• Playgroup & Pre-Nursery Classes
• 15 months to 3.5+ years old
• Phonics & Reading (3.5 to 7 years old)
• Creative Writing & Reading Comprehension (K2& P1)
* 1 month trial - 4 lessons @ $123
* FREE assessment
* Reading Aloud Presentation at the end of each term.

A Comment From A Professional

The structure of the lesson plans is excellent and in my opinion, the programme is the best I have ever seen. ~Pauline Steele~...
Phonics and Reading Programme A special thanks to LITTLE READERS and Teacher Anna … Today Kavin is able to read a story book in front of a class with students and parents. Being in this reading class in less than...

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For more information on our Phonics & Reading and Playgroup & Pre-nursery  classes in Sengkang, and how they could be suitable or your child, call 8138 5397 now! One of our staff members will be on hand to help you with any enquiry.

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