All children who will be five years old by Dec. 31 in the current calendar year are eligible to register for Kindergarten classes that begin in September of that same year. Registration for Kindergarten will take place on the third Monday in January of the year for which the child is eligible. Contact your neighbourhood school for details.
Registration is currently closed, and will reopen in spring 2021. All registration takes place at neighbourhood schools and is not available at the School Board Office. Registration is not available during spring break.
Each school will outline their own process for collecting documents.
Please note: This registration process is the same for ALL grades (1-12).
“In the event that the District may not be able to accommodate a catchment student within the catchment school, the student will be placed on a ‘School Placement List’ prioritized by date and time of application. The District will accommodate the student at a neighbouring school until such time as space is available.” (Policy No. 7008)
Documents Required at the Time of Registration
Please note: Proper documentation is essential. Your registration may be delayed if the required documentation is not provided.
- Proof of age (Birth Certificate)
- Proof of Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status must be provided for both student and parent (Canadian Birth Certificate, Canadian Passport, Canadian Citizenship Card, Landed Immigrant documentation, Permanent Resident documentation/cards)
- Proof of Residence (Mortgage Papers, Property Tax Notice, BC Driver’s Licence, subject-free purchase agreement (less than 6 month move-in date), utility bill)
- Registration Form (also available at your child’s school)
If you have arrived in Canada with a work permit, study permit or visitor record, you will need to contact the School District Office at 604-534-7891 or email@example.com.
Cross Boundary Registration
To register your child in a Kindergarten program outside of your catchment area, please proceed to your catchment school and follow the process outlined for Cross Boundary Registration.
Important Information Regarding Application to Programs of Choice
Optional Accident Insurance
Read our Kindergarten Brochure.
Review our General Registration Info section for more.