Children must be five before the end of December 2020, to be eligible to start school in September 2020. Section 15 of the Education Act states that a child must begin kindergarten at the beginning of the school year in the calendar in which he/she turns five years old unless:
a) The child is exempted from school attendance under section 15 of the Education Act; or,
b) The child is still four years of age on September 1 of that calendar year. In such a case, the child may, at his/her parents’ discretion, enter school either that year or the following year. School Entry Age - Policy 301 6.1
Complete the online registration form prior to going to the school:
Beginning October 15th, 2019 please visit your neighborhood school between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm to register your child. It is not necessary to make an appointment.
The following physical documentation is required for registration at the school:
- Birth Certificate
- Medicare Card
- Immunization Records
- Proof of Residence (copy of phone/electric bill, etc.)
For additional information, please contact your neighborhood school.
Out of Bounds Enrolment at a School:
- Kindergarten to Grade 12 students born in Canada who DO NOT speak English as their home language.
- Kindergarten to Grade 12 students born outside Canada, regardless of language spoken at home