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We offer a variety of inclusive programs designed for young children (2.5 to 5 years old) to take part in prior to starting kindergarten.

French Immersion

We are pleased to offer Pre-Kindergarten at Ecole St Gerard where your child can experience a gentle introduction to French in a play-based program.

Eligibility and Registration:

Your child must be four years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year. Children who have an identified language delay will be asked to join one of our other Pre-Kindergarten programs to gain age-appropriate language skills in English prior to starting French Immersion. Having a strong language base is essential for the development of children’s literacy skills.

Registration for French Immersion Pre-Kindergarten will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration forms and a $55 registration fee.

Program Schedule:

Monday-Friday AM or Monday-Friday PM

Monthly user fees for French Immersion Pre-Kindergarten: $265.00

To register your child for French Immersion Pre-Kindergarten contact Ecole St Gerard (780) 532-5398

Montessori

Montessori Pre-Kindergarten is offered at Mother Teresa Catholic School. Through the Montessori philosophy, students learn in an environment that supports and respects each child’s unique development and at his/her natural rate of progress.  Each child is given the chance to fulfill his/her potential possibilities to become an independent and balanced individual.

Eligibility and Registration:

To attend Montessori Pre-Kindergarten your child must be three years of age by the month that they enroll. Registration for Pre-Kindergarten will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration forms and a $55 registration fee.

Program Schedule:

Monday-Friday AM, Monday-Friday PM, or M/W/F AM. Parents can choose a 5 half-day program or a 3 half-day program.

Program Fees:

5 half-day program is $330 per month and 3 half-day program is $200 per month.

To register your child for Montessori Pre-Kindergarten contact Mother Teresa Catholic School (780) 814-9732

Community Programs/Early Intervention

Our community Pre-Kindergarten programs offer a play-based learning enviornment for community students with typical or advanced skills, as well as children who require tailored supports and services.

Community Pre-Kindergarten is located at St. Clement, St. Catherine, St. Kateri, and Holy Cross. Please see below to determine how your child can attend these programs:

Community Students

Would your child benefit from social interaction in his/her community school prior to starting kindergarten? Is your child demonstrating typical or advanced abilities to speak, interact and think?  Your child may be able to attend our Pre-Kindergarten programs at St. Clement, St. Patrick, St. Kateri, St. Catherine and Holy Cross. 

Eligibility and Registration:

Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year. Children attend 5 half-days per week and the monthly fee is $265 for this program. As part of a routine screening process, your child will participate in a specialized play-based assessment to collect information about his/her strengths and abilities. Please contact the Catholic Education Centre (780) 532-3013 to begin the registration process. Registration for Pre-Kindergarten will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration forms and a $55 registration fee.

PUF

Alberta Education provides funding for children whose learning and development is delayed and who require an early childhood program tailored to meet individual needs.

If your child qualifies for PUF (Program Unit Funding) it is important that you contact us to begin the registration process. Please call the Catholic Education Centre (780) 532-3013  to discuss options for your child’s education with our Supervisor of Early Learning.

Children with Speech-Language Needs

Does your child have difficulty with expressing thoughts? Have difficulty understanding? Have a limited vocabulary? If you have concerns about your child’s speech or language development, it is recommended that you communicate these concerns with Alberta Health Services to receive information that is specific to your child’s needs and abilities. Your child may qualify for free early intervention through our Pre-K program. Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year. Please call your nearest AHS Speech-Language Pathology department to schedule an appointment:

  • Grande Prairie (780) 513-8126
  • Beaverlodge (780) 354-2647
  • Spirit River (780) 864-3063

Children with Developmental Delays

If you have concerns about your child’s behavior, cognitive development or physical development (including fine motor and gross motor skills) it is recommended that you communicate these concerns with your family doctor and Alberta Health Services to receive information that is specific to your child’s needs and abilities. Your child may qualify for free early intervention through our Pre-K program. Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year.

  • Please call Alberta Health Services Early Intervention department for further information (780) 513-7500.

Children who are English Language Learners

Is the primary language spoken in the home something other than English? If your child is an English Language Learner who would benefit from play-based learning opportunities he/she may qualify for our free Pre-Kindergarten program. We have a limited number of these spaces available at St. Clement, St. Patrick, St. Kateri, St. Catherine and Holy Cross. 

Eligibility and Registration:

Your child must be four years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year. Please contact the Catholic Education Centre (780) 532-3013 to begin the registration process.

Rural Schools

We are pleased to welcome preschool aged children into our rural community schools, helping to ensure a strong foundation for learning and easing the transition to school prior to Kindergarten.

St. Mary’s Catholic School, Sexsmith

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be four years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year.
  • Registration for Pre-Kindergarten will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration forms and payment of a $55 registration fee.

Program Schedule:

  • Monday-Friday AM (5 mornings);  2 afternoons; or 3 afternoons

Program Fees:

5 half-day program is $265 per month; 3 half-day program is $165; 2 half-day program is $130 

To register your child for Pre-Kindergarten contact St. Mary’s School (780) 568-3631

Ste Marie Catholic School, Spirit River

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be four years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year.
  • Registration for Pre-Kindergarten will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration forms and payment of a $55 registration fee.

Program Schedule:

  • Childrne can attend up to 5 half-days (M-F AM)

To register your child for Pre-Kindergarten contact Ste. Marie School (780) 864-3585

St. Mary Catholic School, Beaverlodge   

We are pleased to offer a new Pre-Kindergarten program starting in September 2017.

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year.
  • Registration for Pre-Kindergarten will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration forms and a $55 registration fee.

Program Schedule:

  • M/W/F AM or T/Th AM. Parents can choose a 3 half-day program or a 2 half-day program.
  • Chidlren who qualify for PUF can attend 5 half-days (M-F AM)

To register your child for Pre-Kindergarten contact St. Mary Catholic School (780) 354-2944

 

Click here to Register your child today online!

Note: Adobe Reader is required to view, complete, save or email forms. You can download the software for free on the Adobe Web site.  Please download and complete form, do not complete using web browser.

We offer a variety of inclusive programs designed for young children (2.5 to 5 years old) to take part in prior to starting kindergarten.

French Immersion

We are pleased to offer Pre-Kindergarten at Ecole St Gerard where your child can experience a gentle introduction to French in a play-based program.

Eligibility and Registration:

Your child must be four years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year. Children who have an identified language delay will be asked to join one of our other Pre-Kindergarten programs to gain age-appropriate language skills in English prior to starting French Immersion. Having a strong language base is essential for the development of children’s literacy skills.

Registration for French Immersion Pre-Kindergarten will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration forms and a $55 registration fee.

Program Schedule:

Monday-Friday AM or Monday-Friday PM

Monthly user fees for French Immersion Pre-Kindergarten: $265.00

To register your child for French Immersion Pre-Kindergarten contact Ecole St Gerard (780) 532-5398

Montessori

Montessori Pre-Kindergarten is offered at Mother Teresa Catholic School. Through the Montessori philosophy, students learn in an environment that supports and respects each child’s unique development and at his/her natural rate of progress.  Each child is given the chance to fulfill his/her potential possibilities to become an independent and balanced individual.

Eligibility and Registration:

To attend Montessori Pre-Kindergarten your child must be three years of age by the month that they enroll. Registration for Pre-Kindergarten will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration forms and a $55 registration fee.

Program Schedule:

Monday-Friday AM, Monday-Friday PM, or M/W/F AM. Parents can choose a 5 half-day program or a 3 half-day program.

Program Fees:

5 half-day program is $330 per month and 3 half-day program is $200 per month.

To register your child for Montessori Pre-Kindergarten contact Mother Teresa Catholic School (780) 814-9732

Community Programs/Early Intervention

Our community Pre-Kindergarten programs offer a play-based learning enviornment for community students with typical or advanced skills, as well as children who require tailored supports and services.

Community Pre-Kindergarten is located at St. Clement, St. Catherine, St. Kateri, and Holy Cross. Please see below to determine how your child can attend these programs:

Community Students

Would your child benefit from social interaction in his/her community school prior to starting kindergarten? Is your child demonstrating typical or advanced abilities to speak, interact and think?  Your child may be able to attend our Pre-Kindergarten programs at St. Clement, St. Patrick, St. Kateri, St. Catherine and Holy Cross. 

Eligibility and Registration:

Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year. Children attend 5 half-days per week and the monthly fee is $265 for this program. As part of a routine screening process, your child will participate in a specialized play-based assessment to collect information about his/her strengths and abilities. Please contact the Catholic Education Centre (780) 532-3013 to begin the registration process. Registration for Pre-Kindergarten will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration forms and a $55 registration fee.

PUF

Alberta Education provides funding for children whose learning and development is delayed and who require an early childhood program tailored to meet individual needs.

If your child qualifies for PUF (Program Unit Funding) it is important that you contact us to begin the registration process. Please call the Catholic Education Centre (780) 532-3013  to discuss options for your child’s education with our Supervisor of Early Learning.

Children with Speech-Language Needs

Does your child have difficulty with expressing thoughts? Have difficulty understanding? Have a limited vocabulary? If you have concerns about your child’s speech or language development, it is recommended that you communicate these concerns with Alberta Health Services to receive information that is specific to your child’s needs and abilities. Your child may qualify for free early intervention through our Pre-K program. Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year. Please call your nearest AHS Speech-Language Pathology department to schedule an appointment:

  • Grande Prairie (780) 513-8126
  • Beaverlodge (780) 354-2647
  • Spirit River (780) 864-3063

Children with Developmental Delays

If you have concerns about your child’s behavior, cognitive development or physical development (including fine motor and gross motor skills) it is recommended that you communicate these concerns with your family doctor and Alberta Health Services to receive information that is specific to your child’s needs and abilities. Your child may qualify for free early intervention through our Pre-K program. Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year.

  • Please call Alberta Health Services Early Intervention department for further information (780) 513-7500.

Children who are English Language Learners

Is the primary language spoken in the home something other than English? If your child is an English Language Learner who would benefit from play-based learning opportunities he/she may qualify for our free Pre-Kindergarten program. We have a limited number of these spaces available at St. Clement, St. Patrick, St. Kateri, St. Catherine and Holy Cross. 

Eligibility and Registration:

Your child must be four years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year. Please contact the Catholic Education Centre (780) 532-3013 to begin the registration process.

Rural Schools

We are pleased to welcome preschool aged children into our rural community schools, helping to ensure a strong foundation for learning and easing the transition to school prior to Kindergarten.

St. Mary’s Catholic School, Sexsmith

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be four years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year.
  • Registration for Pre-Kindergarten will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration forms and payment of a $55 registration fee.

Program Schedule:

  • Monday-Friday AM (5 mornings);  2 afternoons; or 3 afternoons

Program Fees:

5 half-day program is $265 per month; 3 half-day program is $165; 2 half-day program is $130 

To register your child for Pre-Kindergarten contact St. Mary’s School (780) 568-3631

Ste Marie Catholic School, Spirit River

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be four years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year.
  • Registration for Pre-Kindergarten will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration forms and payment of a $55 registration fee.

Program Schedule:

  • Childrne can attend up to 5 half-days (M-F AM)

To register your child for Pre-Kindergarten contact Ste. Marie School (780) 864-3585

St. Mary Catholic School, Beaverlodge   

We are pleased to offer a new Pre-Kindergarten program starting in September 2017.

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year.
  • Registration for Pre-Kindergarten will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration forms and a $55 registration fee.

Program Schedule:

  • M/W/F AM or T/Th AM. Parents can choose a 3 half-day program or a 2 half-day program.
  • Chidlren who qualify for PUF can attend 5 half-days (M-F AM)

To register your child for Pre-Kindergarten contact St. Mary Catholic School (780) 354-2944