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Early Learning

Full Day Kindergarten

Kindergarten.pngA high quality, play-based kindergarten program has long-term benefits for children's academic and social skills and helps them to succeed in school and in life.

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Just B4 Preschool

preschool.pngSchool District 47 is offering licensed preschool in two locations starting in September 2023. The Just B4 program is for children turning 5 and starting kindergarten in 2023.

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strongstart.pngStrongStart is an initiative that supports smooth and successful transitions for children and families into kindergarten, supports families as the primary educators of their children, and makes school facilities and resources available to the preschool population.

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StrongStart GO

strongstart%20GO.pngStrongStart GO is an outdoor/nature program offered in community neighbourhoods and parks.

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Virtual StrongStart

virtual%20learning.pngSD47's Early Learning Team provides virtual programming for families to use at home with their children.

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Ready, Set, Learn 

ready%20set%20learn.pngReady, Set, Learn events are held in SD47 elementary schools and provide a fun, family-oriented atmosphere with the intent of supporting children’s transitions into kindergarten.

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Seamless Day Kindergarten combines the care and support of before and after school care with the rich and exciting learning of Kindergarten. 

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Early Learning Framework

BC.pngThe Early Learning Framework guides and supports all educators working with children from infancy to eight years of age. It was developed through a collaborative process and focuses on integrating theory with practice. It focuses on reconciliation, indigenous worldviews and inclusive practices, and connects with the K-12 curriculum, core competencies and primary program principles.  Learn More 

Related Information

Early Learning Framework

Play Today Handbook

Let's Play Parent Handbook

From Theory To Practice

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