Early Learning Program & Kindergarten
“As a parent, you don’t know everything. I’ve been given suggestions and strategies. It’s great to have that support and I felt very grateful for it."
— Comment from a Palliser parent whose child is in an early learning program
Give your child the jump on lifelong learning! Register now
Early Learning Programs
Palliser Regional Schools’ Early Learning Programs will develop your child’s:
- Social Competence
- Language and Thinking Skills
- Physical Health and Well-Being
- Emotional Maturity
- Communication Skills and General Knowledge
Palliser Regional Schools’ Kindergarten Programs focus on early literacy skills to develop and ensure your child’s success throughout school and life. Children entering kindergarten for 2017-2018 must be five years old by Dec. 31, 2017.
Contact the Palliser Regional Schools' elementary school near you to register. All Early Learning Program registrations are required to pay a $10 non-refundable fee.
Please bring your child’s birth certificate with you to register.
Check in at a Developmental Checkup
Palliser Regional Schools encourages all parents of preschool-aged children (3-5) to attend a free Developmental Checkup to assess the child’s developmental strengths and any areas requiring support. Please call the school to book an appointment on the following dates:
Arrowwood Community School
April 25, 2017
March 31, 2017
May 12, 2017
Coalhurst Elementary School
April 28, 2017
Dorothy Dalgliesh School, Picture Butte
March 28, 2017
Huntsville School, Iron Springs
May 4, 2017
Jennie Emery Elementary School, Coaldale
April 7 and June 2, 2017
John Davidson School, Coaldale
May 5, 2017
Milo Community School
May 3, 2017
Noble Central School, Nobleford
March 29, 2017
Sunnyside School, near Lethbridge
To be announced. Please call the school for information
Vulcan Prairieview Elementary School
May 26, 2017
Faith-based schools in Calgary
Please contact the school for information.
For general information about the early learning and kindergarten programs in Palliser, please contact:
Co-ordinating Principal of Early Learning Nathan Sillito
Take a look inside a literacy-rich kindergarten classroom
Take a look at a a kindergarten class at Sunnyside School to see what a literacy-rich, play-based learning environment looks like.
You'll see a room full of joyful student playing games, having fun and demonstrating their readiness for Grade 1.