Pre-Kindergarten builds children's strengths and skills in a playful, language-rich environment. Children must meet provincial criteria to be eligible.
Build social skills and confidence in a playful and welcoming environment
Develop speech, language and motor skills through exploration and guided activities
Learn to share, problem solve and express themselves
Discover new experiences, friends and a love of learning
Improved ability to socialize and play with others
Opportunities to share and celebrate the diversity of each other
Family activities to help support their child’s learning before Kindergarten
10 to 12 children per class
Playful and engaging learning environment
Flexible instruction based on children’s needs and interests
Families and children have direct access to multidisciplinary support
ELIGIBILITY FOR SEPTEMBER 2020
Pre-Kindergarten is for children with severe developmental delays who are between the ages of 2 years and 8 months and 4 years and 8 months old by September 1 of the year they are attending, as per Alberta Education criteria.
Pre-Kindergarten may be available to children for one or two years of programming, depending on children’s needs and eligibility.
REGISTRATION FOR PRE-KINDERGARTEN
To register for Pre-Kindergarten, your child will need to meet program eligibility requirements based on an assessment or diagnosis from a healthcare provider.
If your child has a report (dated after March 1) from Alberta Health Services or another healthcare provider, or is scheduled to receive an assessment after March 1:
Email your child’s assessment and contact information to PreK@epsb.ca. OR
Phone 587-489-4740 and fax your child's assessment to 780-498-8778.
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Children enrolled in Pre-Kindergarten will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.
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Edmonton Public Schools
Centre for Education
1 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4G9 780-429-8000