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Kindergarten 2017/2018

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Last updated on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.

Registration for Kindergarten will begin on Monday, February 6th, 2017

Welcome to R.A. Riddell Kindergarten

Junior and Senior Kindergarten

Our school is an exciting, enriching place for young learners as they explore the world around them, learn to solve problems, and make new friends. Beginning in junior kindergarten, our program is a two-year continuum that helps our youngest students get off to the best possible start. Your child will be challenged and encouraged to do his or her very best. Our caring teachers are with them every step of the way.

Please visit the Kindergarten page for more information

Registration

Registration for September 2017 will start on Monday, February 6, 2017.  Applications are available in the school or can be printed from the links below.

During the regular school day, children are involved in many different kinds of activities designed to help young learners explore, discover and grow. They will have opportunities to initiate learning and play, as well as take part in more structured play-based learning under the guidance of a teacher and early childhood educator.

The teacher and early childhood educators are guided by a curriculum document based on the existing kindergarten program and research and other early learning curricula.

Play-based Learning

Through play-based learning and small group instruction, children develop a strong foundation for learning in all areas, including language and math, engage in healthy physical activities and the arts, and develop socially and emotionally through interaction with their peers and the educators who guide them.

Through informal meetings, parent conferences or written reports, parents will receive regular updates that include comments on the child’s learning. The reports also include suggestions for parents to support their child’s learning.

 

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