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8-6 Dasan-ro 8-gil (366-591 Shindang-dong)
NIK (Namsan International Kindergarten), Jung-gu, Seoul
NIK is an IB PYP School for international children aged 2-6 years old. We are fortunate to have purpose built facilities with a beautiful, large outdoor playground and are located in the heart of Seoul. At NIK, we strive towards developing internationally minded young people who understand the importance of their role in caring for each other and the world around them. The school’s early years’ program is inspired by the Reggio Emilio approach which draws on a child’s natural curiosity to develop his/her creativity and personal capabilities within the curricular framework of the PYP.
NIK's inquiry-based program is based on the well known belief that young children learn best when immersed in an environment of wonder, care, and exploration. Purposeful play-based experiences designed by our teachers provide learning opportunities for students to extend their existing ideas and develop new ways of understanding how the world works. These learning opportunities also aim to further develop social skills, communication skills, sensory skills, motor skills, and intercultural awareness. This is achieved through thoughtfully planned small group and individual learning activities.
We welcome you to contact us for a personal tour of our exceptional early years campus!
School Bus Service
We offer a door-to-door service with trained drivers and a teacher aid on each bus. Access to public transport is also conveniently located seconds away from the campus.
School Program Hours
Pre K2 Class (2-3 year olds) ~ 9:00am -1:00pm (partial day option)
~ 9:00am – 3:00pm (Full day)
Pre K 3 Class (3-4 years old) ~ 9:00am – 3:00pm
Pre K 3 Class (4-5 years old) ~ 9:00am – 3:00pm
Kindergarten Class (5-6 years old) ~ 9:00am – 3:00pm
By car: From Itaewon travel towards the Yaksu Intersection passing the Namsan Town Apartments. Proceed down the hill towards the Yaksu Intersection passing the Fire Station and Woori Bank on your right.The school is situated a few metres along the small road between the Fire Station and Woori Bank.
By subway: Take the Brown Line Number 6 or the Orange Line Number 3 to Yaksu Station.
Leave the station via Exit 7, which is next to the Woori Bank. Turn left into the road after the Woori Bank and walk 10 metres to a small road up to the right, which leads to the school.
For Taxi Drivers:
약수역 7번 출구 소방서, 우리은행 앞 (버티고개역에서 약수역 교차로 지나기 전, 송도병원 지나 첫번째 횡단보도 우측)
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