Preschool & Kindergarten in Setia Tropika, Johor Bahru

Cherie Hearts International Preschool & Kindergarten with Daycare and Nursery Facilities:
Setia Tropika, Johor Bahru

Cherie Hearts Setia Tropika, Johor Bahru is the first Cherie Hearts centre to be opened when the brand was launched in Malaysia. The branch was officially opened in April 2009 as an international mid to high-end childcare & preschool by the current Managing Director and Owner of the Cherie Hearts National Master Franchisee, Mrs Sonia Lim.

Cherie Hearts is now a household name for those who are living in Kempas and Setia Tropika. It is the first choice for parents when deciding on infant care, daycare, nursery, preschool or kindergarten in the area. 

The children who have graduated from Cherie Hearts are testimony to the care, love and education that is poured out by the excellent Cherie Hearts team. 

Cherie Hearts Setia Tropika programs & operating hours 

We open from 7.30 am to 7.00pm from Monday to Friday and 9.00am to 1.00pm on Saturdays. 

Programmes available at Cherie Hearts Setia Tropika are as follows:

Infant Care 2 months to 17 months old
Playgroup 1 18 months old to 2 years old
Playgroup 2 3 years old
Nursery 4 years old
Kindergarten 1 5 years old
Kindergarten 2 6 years old

Considering the current pandemic situation, Cherie hearts also provides Virtual Learning Classes for the aforementioned age groups.

Our understanding of online teaching for kindergarten and other age groups equips us to provide quality education and learning to your child using virtual learning techniques.

Why send your child to Cherie Hearts Setia Tropika 

We know that every child is precious and every child has incredible potential. At Cherie Hearts Setia Tropika, we aim to give our best to each child who walks through our gates. Here are some reasons to consider enrolling your little one at Cherie Hearts Setia Tropika.

Class size

We are a preschool in Johor Bahru that aims to give each child individual attention and thus, we make sure to keep our class sizes small. A smaller class ensures that students are safe at all times. Student-teacher ratio is as follows:

Infant Care (2 months to 17 months old) 1:3
Playgroup 1 (18 months old to 2 years old) 1:5
Playgroup 2 (3 years old) 1:8
Nursery (4 years old) 1:10
Kindergarten 1 & 2 (5 & 6 years old) 1:12


As the winner of the 2015 Reader’s Choice Award for best preschool, we take pride in providing the best care and education for our little Cherians. We understand that the holistic development of children is important, and thus, give focus to all areas – physical, intellectual, emotional, social and language

Special programs offered

Besides the usual childcare and preschool programmes, Cherie Hearts Setia Tropika also provides the following services:

Student Care 7 years old to 12 years old
Emergency Care 2 months old to 12 years old
Flexi Care(Customized Hour) 2 months old to 12 years old
Enrichment Programmes 4 years old to 12 years old

Other facilities

Cherie Hearts Setia Tropika is a kindergarten in Johor Bahru that sits on a 15,000 square feet space. The wide area allows us to have spacious classrooms that provide the best learning environment for students. 

The dance room and playground on our premises provide the space needed for children to develop physical and motor skills. 

Our well-equipped art room is a space that is much loved by children. Whether it’s learning about colors, craft or messy painting, your child will enjoy the creative outlet that the art room provides. 


Cherie Heart’s curriculum is based on Singapore’s national curriculum. 

We aim to hold a high standard in education and we know that with the right foundation, children will excel and succeed in life. 

As Singapore’s curriculum is widely accepted globally, your child will not have any problems enrolling to other schools for the primary grades. 

Activity based learning

Children learn better when they are given the chance to participate in the lessons. At Cherie Hearts Setia Tropika, we provide activity-based learning activities that will help your child absorb concepts and retain the lessons that are taught. 

Focus on each child

As our classes are small, our teachers will be able to give each child individual focus. By doing so, we make sure that none of our students are lagging in their development and ensure that we remain as one of the best preschools in Johor Bahru. 

Parent-teacher day/meetings are also scheduled regularly for the benefit of the child. 

How to get to Cherie Hearts Setia Tropika

Cherie Hearts Setia Tropika is easily accessible with a car. It is located close to the North South Expressway. 

If you are coming off the expressway, head towards Jalan Setia Tropika 1/21. Main roads that are close by include Jalan Setia Tropika Utama, and Jalan Kempas Lama. You are close by when you can see landmarks such as Boon Siew Honda, Star Concord Logistics and Johor Seafood Shellout restaurant.  

Attached is our Waze and google map link to our precise address and location of Cherie Hearts Setia Tropika for your convenience of finding us.

Fun facts about Setia Tropika, Johor Bahru 

Setia Tropika is a town in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The township is owned by Setia homes which is a member of SP Setia Berhad

A Growing Township

It is a township that strives to stay innovative to ensure they offer a lifestyle above other townships. It showcases the modern-day living with its perfect combination of contemporary designs within landscaped greenery. Setia Tropika is spread across 740 acres prime land. 

It is said to be the most rapidly growing township since its inception. It currently has more than 3500 residential and commercial units, and the number is still increasing. Setia Tropika also developed the Central Business District (CBD), a commercial hub for the town. CBD offers the residents of Setia Tropika amenities and total conveniences as well as the general public.

Plenty of Amenities

There are plenty of amenities in this township. The award winning 12 acre town park is the go to place in the evening for some fresh air and exercise. If you need groceries, supermarkets and hypermarkets are just a short drive away. As for shopping malls, there are plenty nearby, including Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru and AEON Mall Bandar Dato’ Onn.

Safety and Security

Setia Tropika is fully gated and guarded. This modern township that features sensible homes and integrated commercial units is one that ensures the safety of its residents and their homes with 24-hour security. You can truly rest and relax after a long day’s work. The tight security at Setia Tropika is a plus for our kindergarten as we know that our students are always safe. 

We welcome you to visit us and discover how our unique curriculum can benefit your child.

We’d love to hear from you! Feel free to contact us at 07-244 2917/017-751 1248. Our centre manager, Miss Ungku Fitri, will be at your service and assistance at any time convenient to you.

For more information on Cherie Hearts, visit our website at www.cheriehearts.com.my

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