“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

Kindergarten Programs

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 2018-2019 must be five years old by Dec. 31, 2018.

To Register

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
May 29, 2018

Barons School

Champion School
May 25, 2018

Coalhurst Elementary School
April 27, 2018

Dorothy Dalgliesh School, Picture Butte
April 12, 2018

Huntsville School, Iron Springs
April 16, 2018

Jennie Emery Elementary School, Coaldale
March 16 and May 11, 2018

John Davidson School, Coaldale
May 18, 2018

Milo Community School
May 15, 2018

Noble Central School, Nobleford
April 20, 2018

Sunnyside School, near Lethbridge
June 7, 2018

Vulcan Prairieview Elementary School
June 8, 2018

Brant Christian School
une 5, 2018


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
Phone: 403-485-3429
Email: nathan.sillito@pallisersd.ab.ca

Introduction to Early Learning

Our Partnership with Parents

Resources for Parents

Tips for Your Early Learner

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.