Children must be five before the end of December 2018, to be eligible to start school in September 2018. 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
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.
Parents and children will be invited to participate in special events throughout the school year to help with the transition to kindergarten.
The Registration forms can be completed online prior to going to the school:
The following 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