Full-day Kindergarten

Full-day Kindergarten programming promotes play and curiousity, supporting students who are learning English or living in socially vulnerable neighbourhoods.


  • Develop early reading, writing and math skills
  • Learn to share, co-operate, be responsible, problem-solve, self-express and make decisions
  • Participate in group and individual classroom activities
  • Develop positive attitudes toward learning
  • Develop a sense of confidence and self-esteem


  • Improved ability to socialize and play with others
  • Increased independence
  • Development of healthy habits and well-being

Program delivery

  • Full-day classes scheduled for five days per week
  • Organized activities within a play-based learning environment
  • Flexible instruction based on students’ needs and interests
  • Supports like speech and language services, physical therapy, occupational therapy and family resource co-ordinator services


Students must be four on or before March 1. Learn more about registering for Kindergarten, or contact a school offering Full-day Kindergarten. 

Alberta curriculum

All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Full-day Kindergarten will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.


Some yellow busing options are available. For more information, contact a school offering Full-day Kindergarten or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.


Full-day Kindergarten

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