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Tri-County Regional School Board Pre-Primary 2017-18

Tri-County Regional School Board Pre-Primary 2017-18

Nova Scotia's pre-primary program will start in September 2017. During the first phase of the pre-primary rollout, we will open 50 pre-primary classes in 44 schools across the province.

Location:

The Tri-County Regional School Board will be opening five new Pre-Primary Sites in the 2017-18 school year.

  1. Carleton
  2. Hillcrest
  3. Port Maitland
  4. Weymouth
  5. Drumlin
  6. Yarmouth Central (Early Years Centre)

Eligibility:

The pre-primary program is voluntary. It's open to all children who are at least four years of age by December 31.  Children can only attend the Pre-Primary program for one year. 

Registration:

Please visit the following DEECD website for FAQ and details on how to register:  

https://www.ednet.ns.ca/pre-primary/faq-registration

You may pre-register by phone, by calling toll-free 1-833-424-2084.

Hours and Days of Operation:

Pre-primary will be offered during standard school hours. It will be closed during all school in-service days, storm days, professional development days, holidays and the summer months. Please check with your school board about class cancellations or closures. The opening dates of the new programs are yet to be determined but will occur in the month of September 2017.

Transportation:

Transportation for pre-primary will not be universally available across the province at this time.

Meals:

The program will provide children with a morning snack when they arrive and an afternoon snack. Snacks will follow the Standards for Food and Nutrition in Regulated child care and will emphasize foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and healthy protein sources. Parents will be required to send a lunch with their child.

Staffing:

The program will be staffed by Early Childhood Educators. There will be one educator for every 10 students in the classroom, where there is a class of 20 children.  Where there are more than 20 children (maximum 24), there will be 3 staff.

Supplies:

The pre-primary program will provide all supplies, materials and resources as part of the program.

Inclusive Environment:

The Pre-primary Program is an inclusive program open to all children who are eligible. Children with special needs will continue to have access to services and supports they would have if they were at home or in a community based program, while they are in Pre-Primary.

Curriculum:

The Pre-Primary Program is a play based and developmentally appropriate for this age group. It will follow the Nova Scotia Early Learning Curriculum Framework, which recognizes that children learn best through play, and helps educators to create responsive learning environments for children. 

National Aboriginal Day 2017

June 21st often coincides with the summer solstice. National Aboriginal Day is now part of a series of Celebrate Canada days, beginning with National Aboriginal Day and followed by Canadian Multiculturalism Day on 27 June, and concluding with Canada Day on July first. 

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Nova Scotia Aspiring Learders Program
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BUS STOP INFORMATION 2016/17 SCHOOL YEAR

Parents and Guardians are encouraged to access our new Bus routing/Stop  information System (BusPlanner Web) accessed by clicking here.

Or available at  https://busplannerweb.tcrsb.ca:444.

Parents/ Guardians /Students are reminded student’s should attend their respective Bus Stop 5 minutes before the Scheduled pickup. 

Please check frequently as changes are ongoing. Additional information or questions may be emailed through the Contact tab, please include all information.

Should there be difficulties with accessing through the Web, please contact the Transportation Dept. directly through 902-749-5174 or 902-749-5663.

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Approved Yarmouth County Catchment Areas for when the new Yarmouth Elementary School is completed and Arcadia Consolidated Elementary School closes.

Existing School Catchment Areas_020615.pdf

Revised - Proposed Catchment area for MGEC - YCMHS_020615.pdf

New Yarmouth Elementary-Comb ACES_PS - Jan 28, 2016.pdf
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