To register your child for pre-primary, please visit your regional centre for education website.
Pre-Primary FAQ: Registration and Eligibility
This is a voluntary program. Families can choose whether they want to register their children.
The Pre-primary Program is open to all children who have reached the age of four years on or before December 31 of the year they enroll.
Children can attend the program only for one year.
Children must live within the catchment area, as defined by the regional centre for education, of a school that is offering the Pre-primary Program.
It is recommended that parents wait until they have received confirmation of the pre-primary opening date.
Your child must live within a school community that is offering pre-primary.
Yes. Children who will be five years old on or before December 31 of the year they enroll, are eligible to attend the Pre-primary Program before going into grade Primary.
Children are eligible to attend Pre-primary Program for one school year only. That may be the age of 4 or 5 (on or before December 31 of the year they enroll).
The Pre-primary Program is going into the second phase of a 4-year implementation. Only children who live in the school community where Pre-primary is offered are eligible to attend.
The official start date will be determined by the regional centre for education but it will be around the first day of school. Some sites may choose to stagger the start dates having the Pre-primary children start a day or 2 before or after the other children.
Registration information will be posted on your regional centre for education website, but it is expected to start soon.