Pre-primary Program

Pre-primary Contact:

Jacq Cameron


Allison Joudrey

PRE-PRIMARY CHILDREN turning four years of age on or before December 31, 2021, are eligible to begin pre-primary in September 2021.

Parents/guardians will be required to present:

  • Identification for their child with their date of birth (birth certificate)
  • Health card number and expiry date
  • Proof of residence (e.g. driver’s license, utility bill)

If you are unsure which elementary school your child would attend, please check out the catchment area calculator on our website or call the Bus Garage at 902-541-8252.

To register for pre-primary click here.

About the Pre-primary Program

Each program uses a play-based pedagogy, emphasizing the importance of learning through play. Each classroom will be staffed with trained early childhood educators with a focus on an active learning environment and inclusive practices to all individual needs.

Below is more information regarding the provincial curriculum framework, the pre-primary educators will be following in the classrooms.  The Parent Handbook and the Pre-primary Behavior Guidance Policy are also available below for your reading.

PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to attend a Pre-primary Program outside of your home school catchment area, you must first apply for a student transfer.

Additional Pre-primary Information (click on the title below to access the document):

Pre-primary Parent Handbook

Pre-Primary Program Fact Sheet

Behavior Guidance Policy

Nova Scotia’s Early Learning Curriculum Framework

Check out these bilingual YouTube videos to see/hear what a pre-primary classroom looks/sounds like!