Black Gold School Division

Our Schools – Your Children – The Future

Pre-Kindergarten

About Our Program

Black Gold School Division (BGSD) offers Pre-Kindergarten programs in many of the communities in which we operate. To find your local program/school please visit BGSD’s Bus Planner – School Eligibility Page. For more detailed information, contact the ECS department at Ph: 780.955.4576. 

Please note: Programs and class preferences are subject to change based on enrolment, space and program viability. We encourage families to register early to avoid disappointment.

Our Pre-Kindergarten programs provide:

  • Learning guided by a certificated teacher.
  • Educational services in an inclusive preschool setting.
  • Small class size.
  • Individualized program planning with parents to address each child’s needs.
  • Specialized, intensive service in areas of special needs.
  • Integrated and individual speech and language services.
  • Access to Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, and Psychological Services.
  • Regular parent contact and family-oriented programming sessions.

For a Comprehensive Guide for Parents/Guardians on our Early Childhood Services Programs, please see the e-booklet below.


How to Register

  • Follow the link to the online registration page (see below).
  • Register online via PowerSchool Registration. A paper copy of the registration form will not be available. 
  • Parents will create an account with PowerSchool Registration/Infosnap (this is not a PowerSchool Parent Portal account) and then enter all their students’ registration information.
  • The form will allow the parent to choose the program in which they want to register.
  • Birth certificates and citizenship documentation etc. can be uploaded via the online registration process or handed in at the school.
  • All documentation is to be received by the specified deadline to ensure your registration is complete. 


Are you registering your child in
Pre-Kindergarten for the
ONGOING/CURRENT school year (2019 – 2020)? 

Online registration is now open for
2019 – 2020 Pre-Kindergarten programs.

i.e. use this button if you are new to the area, mid-year and
want to register your child in classes for this
current school year (2019-2020). 

 

 

 


Are you registering your child in
Pre-Kindergarten for

NEXT YEAR starting September 2020 (2020 – 2021)?

2020-2021 registration for Pre-Kindergarten will
open March 25 2020 | 9:00 a.m.

If you intend to register your child for next year
(starting September 2020),
ensure you select the 2020 – 2021 registration button and
ensure you are using the correct registration year form.
Any registration for next year that is entered into the
2019 – 2020 (current) system will not be carried over and
any registration entered prior to the
March 25, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. opening date
will not be processed.  

This button will not be LIVE until March 25, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

 


When Is My Child Eligible To Attend Pre-Kindergarten?

Children may begin Pre-Kindergarten in a school within our Division in September if they are four (4) years of age as of December 31 of the respective school year. Children who qualify for Program Unit Funding (PUF) may qualify if they are three (3) years of age as of December 31 of the respective school year and meet the criteria for PUF.    


Pre-Kindergarten Locations (2019 – 2020 Programs – Subject to Change)

BEAUMONT

CALMAR AND AREA

DEVON

LEDUC

THORSBY AND AREA


Children with Special Needs

For more information about programming for children with special needs, please contact Niki Gill, ECS coordinator, 780-955-4534, niki.gill@blackgold.ca.


Is Transportation Provided?

We do not provide transportation to Pre-Kindergarten students.