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Preschool Registration

How to Register your Child for Preschool

Step 1: All parents must register their child for preschool using the NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION link. *Please do not contact Central Office*

Step 2: School staff will contact parents directly to set up a screening appointment for every child. Screenings will take place before June.

Step 3: Based on needs identified through the screening and assessment process, schools will register students into Early Learning Programs. Students who do not qualify will be placed on a waitlist as community play partners (children without identified needs).  

Step 4: Schools will admit community play partner students to Early Learning Programs based on space and available staffing supports. The start date for community play partners will be determined by individual schools.

Update to Westwind Early Learning Programs (previously known as Preschool)

In 2020, Alberta Education announced changes to its Pre-Kindergarten funding and program mandate for children three years eight months to five years of age.

During the transition period, Westwind has tried to maintain consistency for children and families. However, with increasing student needs and a reduction in funding, our Early Learning Programs (previously known as Preschool) must be adapted. 

Moving forward, Westwind will now admit students into Early Learning Programs based on need first, as identified through a screening and assessment process. Then, based on space and available staffing supports, community play partners (children without identified needs) will be admitted to the program once staff have completed screening and assessment processes.

 

Learn more about Early Learning Programs HERE.

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