Kindergarten Program 

Before and After School​​​

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Kindergarten Parent Questionnaire

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Ready, Set, Go Workshops!

  • ​​Attend a Ready, Set, GO! Workshop​ to prepare your child for Kindergarten! All workshops take place from 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Call 311 to register for a workshop in your area.

Kindergarten is an exciting milestone for your child and for you! 

Registration

Although schools are closed, we are still accepting Kindergarten registrations online!

Part 1 – Online Registration

  • Online registration is available as the first step of the registration process.
  • Once signed in, parents will need to fill out an online registration form for their child.

​​Part 1 - Registe​r Online Here!

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If you have never used the online registration portal, you will need to create an account first:

Part 2 – Complete Registration In-Person

  • The second part of the registration process involves going to your home school to show required documents (listed below).​

  • NOTE: At this time, our schools are closed until Monday, May 4, 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 health situation. You will be contacted to complete Part 2 of your child’s Kindergarten registration after schools re-open.

    What Do I Need To Register my Child?

    After you are contacted by your home school, parents must bring the following documents with them to their appointment (required documents):

  • ​Birth Certificate (required for Year 1 and Year 2) 
  • ​Year 1 children are required to be 4 years of age on or before December 31, 2020.
  • ​Year 2 children are required to be 5 years of age on or before December 31, 2020.​
  • Roman or Eastern Rite Catholic baptismal certificate. If your child has no Roman/Eastern Rite Catholic baptismal ​certificate, your child may be admitted if one parent can provide a Roman/Eastern Rite Catholic baptismal ​certificate. Please refer to the ​Board's Operating Policy I-22 for more information.
  • Proof of address 

    Please note:
    Children currently registered in their Catholic school’s Year 1 Kindergarten program are not required to register for Year 2. Placement in Year 2 will be processed by the school, unless otherwise stated.

Kindergarten Checklist

If you are a parent seeking information about your child's entry into Kindergarten in September, here's what you need to know!

  • Register online here​ + bring the required documents to your family's home school once schools reopen and an appointment is made. To find out your home school, please click here
  • Halton Region’s Ready, Set, Go!​ offers parents with a number of tips and resources to better prepare their child for Kindergarten
  • Contact your home school to learn more about parent orientation evenings, first school visits, and Kindergarten entry dates held at the school
  • If you require before and after school care, visit our website here

How Can I Prepare my Child for Kindergarten?

The Ministry of Education's website offers information on how to prepare your child for Kindergarten. Visit: How can I prepare my child for starting Kindergarten?​

School Visits and Entry

Entry into Kindergarten in September is a gradual process. For further information about the gradual entry process, please contact your home school.

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