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Chubby Cheeks Nursery



Chubby Cheeks Nursery (CCN) is one of the largest chains of nurseries in the UAE, with branches in Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah and Sharjah. Besides private campuses in major emirates, Chubby Cheeks Nursery has three government branches for Government Contracts for Ministry of Health and Prevention, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority and Dubai Customs Authority.

It is an award-winning chain of nurseries that offers children a friendly, warm and nurturing environment. Chubby Cheeks Nursery Sharjah branch and other campuses accept children aged 45 days to 4 years old and cater to their academic and developmental needs through the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework. Parents consider it a prestigious early childhood educational institute in the UAE as the nursery won the Top Mums Choice Award 2014-2015. It is also one of the most affordable nurseries in Dubai

All campuses have a wide range of facilities to support academic and extracurricular activities for the holistic development of children.

Campus of Chubby Cheeks Nursery

All campuses of Chubby Cheeks Nursery are equipped with facilities that meet the academic, social, emotional and physical needs of children.

  • Children’s gym with mini bikes, treadmills, etc
  • Children’s library and ICT corner for audio-visual learning
  • Small world role play corner – A large role play area with a kids-sized supermarket, dress-up station, kitchen, train, etc.
  • Outdoor play area with swings, slides and equipment
  • Indoor play area with soft play, ball pool, merry-go-round, climbing wall, etc
  • Smart rooms and ICT corners for audio-visual learning
  • Learning corridors and sensory play areas
  • State-of-the-art baby room with a sleeping area
Chubby Cheeks Nursery campus
All Chubby Cheek Nursery campuses are designed keeping kids in mind. (Image Credit: Chubby Cheeks Nursery)

Each classroom has themed zones for various activities, such as sensory play, deconstructed role play, circle time, mini library and continuous provision activities. Baby rooms are usually on the farthest corners of the campus to ensure a peaceful and calm environment.

Location of Chubby Cheeks Nursery

Chubby Cheeks in Dubai has campuses at the following locations.

Chubby Cheeks Nursery Discover Garden 59, 5 Street 5, Jebel Ali Village, The Gardens
Chubby Cheeks DIP Opposite Al Warood School, Ground Floor, Al Bayan Business Park building, Dubai Investments Park, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks Skycourt Dubailand Skycourt Tower C, Dubailand, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks Karama 27 Za'abeel Street, Al Karama, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks JVT Park View Tower – Jumeirah Village Triangle, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks Barsha Unit 7, Ground Floor, Damac Smart Heights Tower, TECOM, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks Business Bay Al Quoz 1, 60 St., Villa 6 Behind Dubai International School, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks Dubai Marina Marina Residence – Gate 2, Al Khayay St, Dubai Marina
Chubby Cheeks IMPZ Dubai Production City Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Production City, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks International City Russia V21, International City, Russia Cluster, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks DePS Twar Deira Private School, Al Twar 3, Deira, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks Indigo Valley Street – 13 A St, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks Mamzar Villa 96 Al Wuheida St, Deira, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks Al Nahda Al Kaabi Building, G floor, Al Itihad Road, Al Nahda 1, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks Mankhool Villa Number 8, 42nd St, Mankhool
Chubby Cheeks Jadaf Al Rimmal Building B, Shop 2-1, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks Al Furjan Topaz Avenue Building, Jebel Ali Village, Al Furjan
Chubby Cheeks JLT Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai
Chubby Cheeks Arjan Flamingo Tower, Z, Al Barsha, Al Barsha South
Chubby Cheeks (MOCD) Al Qusais Baghdad Street, Al Qusais, Al Qusais 1
Chubby Cheeks Sharjah Ground Floor, Bin Ham Towers, Sharjah

Chubby Cheeks Abu Dhabi branch details are here:

Chubby Cheeks Mushrif Hadbat Al, Za’faranah, Zone 1, Mushrif
Chubby Cheeks Muroor Shakhbout Bin Sultan Street, Hadbat Al Za'faranah, Zone 1

Chubby Cheeks Ras Al Khaimah is at the following location in RAK. 

Chubby Cheeks Mina Al Arab Mina Al Arab - Ras al Khaimah

Chubby Cheeks has a campus in Ajman.

Chubby Cheeks Ajman Al Rumaila – Omar bin Al Khattab Street, behind Ajman Cooperative Society Honda Showroom

Why Chubby Cheeks Nursery?

Chubby Cheeks Nursery is a trusted early childhood educational institution in the UAE for children aged 45 days to 4 years old.  It is an award-winning nursery delivering top-notch educational programmes in a safe and secure environment. 

The nursery has received a 5-star rating in the Jawda Quality Improvement Programme. It is an international quality improvement programme for early years setting, for self-development and self-improvement. Chubby Cheeks has also won the Nursery of the Year - silver award by Mother, Baby and Child Awards 2017. Besides these, Chubby Cheeks has also won Indywood Educational Excellence Award, Tops Mums Choice Award, ISO 9001:2008 Certification, Dubai Quality Group Award and Emirates Women Award. 

It follows the British EYFS curriculum for its unique educational programme that covers a wide range of activities. All the activities are planned considering the key areas of learning as per the EYFS framework. The unique aspects of the programme include speech and language development and much more. 

Teachers, assistants and other faculty members at this institution are qualified and experienced professionals. Most teachers hold a CACHE Level 3 Diploma or relevant qualifications. They are aware of the requirements of the educational programme and frameworks adopted by the nursery and implement their strategies to full effect. 

The nursery has various facilities that ensure that children receive a top-notch education in the best learning environment. All the Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah campuses have advanced facilities to keep children active and busy throughout the day.

Chubby Cheeks offers free transport services for kids in Dubai. The school bus shuttles through almost all the areas in Dubai.



Age Groups at Chubby Cheeks Nursery

Different age groups at Chubby Cheeks Dubai and other branches are categorised as follows:

PhaseAge Group
Baby Room 2 Months - Walking
Toddler 1 - 2 Years
Preschool Class 2 - 3 Years
Foundation Classes 3+ Years

Chubby Cheeks Nursery Curriculum

Chubby Cheeks Nursery follows the British Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework. It is a British Early Childhood Educational Framework that caters to the academic and non-academic needs of kids. Chubby Cheeks Nursery Dubai branches follow FS2, fully licensed by the KHDA. Children aged 4-6 years can enrol for British Curriculum Foundation Stage 2 – equivalent to KG1 in Chubby Cheeks Dubai campuses. 

The nursery believes that early years education should be practical. In Chubby Cheeks Nursery, children spend time in structured and unstructured play inside and outside the classroom. The classes are small-sized to help with special individualised attention.

A day at Chubby Cheeks Nursery Barsha Heights and all other branches is a mix of adult-led time and time where kids can explore their ideas and initiative. Teachers assist children and observe them while they play. All observations are used in the observational assessment against developmental milestones.

During Foundation Stage 2, discrete phonics is introduced through Oxford Reading Tree Scheme and Floppy’s Phonics. Maths lessons are supported by the Power Math Scheme of work and associated Maths mastery strategies.

Chubby Cheeks nursery kids
Kids benefit from EYFS curriculum at the nursery (Image Credit: Chubby Cheeks Nursery)

Chubby Cheeks Sharjah, Ajman, Dubai and RAK campuses have smartly incorporated the areas of learning and other essential components of the EYFS curriculum. The EYFS framework helps kids' natural progression into the National Curriculum at the beginning of Year 1.

The nursery also has some unique programmes, such as the CCN Spirit Of Universal Love (SOUL) Programme to add a sense of social responsibility among children. CCN Let's Talk Program helps children with speech and language development. 

Other initiatives include Happiness and Education Through Art (He-ART) programme, a healthy eating programme, a foreign languages programme and extracurricular activities.


Admission and Fees

How to Apply to Chubby Cheeks Nursery?

There is a form on the official website of the nursery. Parents can fill it out and wait for the nursery to contact them and explain the admission process. 

For Chubby Cheeks Nursery admissions, parents must submit these documents:

  • Copy of the child's passport
  • Copy of father's/mother's passport
  • Copy of the child's birth certificate
  • Copy of child's immunisation and medical record
  • 4 passport-size photographs (attached to each form).

Fee Structure at Chubby Cheeks Nursery

Once paid, Chubby Cheeks Nursery fees are not refundable or transferable. All term fees are paid before the child starts the nursery to secure the seat—registration, medical, and craft fees must be paid in full before the agreed starting date.

Contact the nursery to learn more about Chubby Cheeks Nursery fee.



Extra-curricular Activities at Chubby Cheeks Nursery

Chubby Cheeks Nursery Discovery Gardens and all other campuses have a comprehensive extracurricular program that ensures the holistic development of children. The CCN enrichment programme includes the following activities:

Karate Ballet
Sports Science Experiment
Colours and themes National and international events
Sand Play Field Trips
Puppet Show Little Muslim Programme

Childcare Options

As one of the biggest chains of nurseries, preschools and childcare institutions in the UAE, Chubby Cheeks offers exceptional childcare services. Several options are available at all campuses as per the needs of children. Parents can enrol their kids in any of the following programmes:

  • Morning nursery programme - ends at 11:00 am.
  • Mid-morning nursery - from 11:30 am to 02:30 pm
  • Half-day nursery programme - lasts from 08:00 am to 02:30 pm.
  • Extended day - from 11:30 am to 05:00 pm
  • Playgroup - from 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
  • Full-day programme - from 07:00 am to 06:00 pm.

Babies younger than one year spend their time in specifically designed baby rooms with sleeping facilities.

Health and Safety Measures

The health and Safety of children and staff are paramount to Chubby Cheeks Nursery Ras Al Khaimah and all other branches. The nursery has implemented a stringent and robust health and safety policy to safeguard children and staff members. The nursery has a clinic managed by a full-time Department of Health (DOH) registered nurse. The clinic regularly keeps an eye on the height, weight and temperature of children. The hired paediatrics also perform audio screening, eyesight checkups and other developmental checks.
Chubby Cheeks Nursery Abu Dhabi and other campuses are designed on the guidelines of the UK Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED ). The classrooms are spacious, with high ceilings ensuring plenty of natural light. Anti-skid flooring is used throughout the nursery, and the walls are painted with lead-free and non-toxic pleasing colours. Air purifiers minimise the risk of infection at Chubby Cheeks Nursery International City and other campuses. Smoke detectors and fire alarms are present in each zone. The toys and equipment are lead-free, non-toxic. They are according to the standards such as the British Standards Institution (BSI), the International Organization for Standardisation (ISO), and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

The campus is secured by the security team at the entrance and exit points. The entire campus is monitored via CCTV cameras.



Mode of Communication with Parents

Several modes of communication are available for teachers and parents at Chubby Cheeks Nursery. Parent-teacher meetings are held many times a year to keep parents informed. The nursery also has a communication book filled by teachers to notify parents.

The nursery also has an official website that provides information. Chubby Cheeks also has an active presence on popular social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, where they share the latest developments and events.

Chubby Cheeks Nursery Contact Details

Chubby Cheeks - Discovery Garden

  • Telephone: +971-4-435-6598 | +971-56-549-2511

Chubby Cheeks - DIP

  • Telephone: +971-4-885-0564 | +971-56-549-2513

Chubby Cheeks Nursery JVC

  • Telephone: +971-50-284-3446

Chubby Cheeks - Sky Court

  • Telephone: +971-4-330-4255 | +971-56-549-2514

Chubby Cheeks Nursery Al Furjan

  • Telephone: +971-50-891-5096

Chubby Cheeks Nursery - Jaddaf

  • Telephone: +971-4-223-6400 | +971-54-581-0794

Chubby Cheeks Karama

  • Telephone: +971-4-354-6911 | +971-56-549-2516

Chubby Cheeks Barsha Heights

  • Telephone: +971-4-554-5908 | +971-56-549-2535

Chubby Cheeks Al Nahda

  • Telephone: +971-4-223-8811 | +971-56-549-2512

Chubby Cheeks Nursery MOCD

  • Telephone: +971-50-217-9315

Chubby Cheeks Nursery Arjan

  • Telephone: +971-56-549-2514

Chubby Cheeks JLT

  • Telephone: +971-56-549-2514

Chubby Cheeks - Business Bay

  • Telephone: +971-4-548-4775

Chubby Cheeks Nursery Dubai Marina

  • Telephone: +971-56-549-2514 | +971-52-123-690

Chubby Cheeks - Indigo Valley Nursery

  • Telephone: +971-4-268-2896

Chubby Cheeks - Al Mamzar

  • Telephone: +971-4-331-0555 | +971-55-796-7502

Chubby Cheeks - International City

  • Telephone: +971-50-602-9432

Chubby Cheeks - DePs Al Twar

  • Telephone: +971-56-422-9670

Chubby Cheeks - Indego Valley, Al Twar

Telephone: +971-4-268-2896

Chubby Cheeks - Mankhool

  • Telephone: +971-50-602-9125

Chubby Cheeks  - Al Mushrif

  • Telephone: +971-2-644-0042 | +971-54-584-7196

Chubby Cheeks - Khalifa City, Muroor

  • Telephone: ‎+971-2-312-5622

Chubby Cheeks - Al Tawawun, Sharjah

  • Telephone: +971-6-525-5870 | +971-56-549-2515

Chubby Cheeks - Ajman

  • Telephone: +971-55-280-3859

Chubby Cheeks Ras Al Khaimah

  • Telephone: +971-7-243-2251 | +971-56-549-2532

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