Pre-Kindergarten

Holy Redeemer's Pre-Kindergarten program is a Catholic faith infused, student centered, play based program in a literacy and numeracy rich learning environment. Our Pre-Kindergarten program supports all students to learn and grow by working along side our experiences and caring staff.  Our Pre-Kindergarten program strives to ensure all students enjoy their first school experience and are excited to work and learn with their friends.  This program is half days (three hours) on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for mornings (8:15 - 11:15 AM) or afternoons (12:15 - 3:15 PM).

(Age requirement is 4 years old by December 31, 2018) 

Fees: Community students - $200.00 per student per month, Program Unit Funded (PUF) students – no cost

Teacher: Mrs. Andrea Boyle

Educational Assistant: Mrs. Diana Chrystian

If you would like to visit our school and schedule a tour, please contact our principal, Mr. Joe Dumont, by email josephd@eics.ab.ca or by phone at 780-922-4522.

More information regarding Elk Island Catholic Schools Pre-Kindergarten Programs:

Vision Statement:  We believe that early childhood programming provides a solid foundation for learning and fosters creative, inquisitive, confident learners.

 Mission:

  • EICS supports strength-based, faith-based early childhood programming
  • EICS provides resources (people, time and funding) to facilitate successful early childhood programming
  • EICS has a shared philosophy and unified vision for early childhood programming
  • EICS has a cohesive community of early educators who co-create and collaborate with parents, school staff, and children
  • EICS early education staff have a united understanding of curriculum expectations and work together towards realistic and achievable outcomes and goals
  • EICS supports inclusive planning and practice with developmentally appropriate activities and environments to help build on the strengths of every child.
  • EICS supports purposeful play-based early childhood programming and is responsive to the emergent interests of children
  • EICS supports childhood programming that is developmentally appropriate, responsive, flexible, safe, fun and engaging.

 

Early Childhood Links

Galileo

http://galileo.org/earlylearning/

Alberta Education

Programming for Children with Special Education Needs

https://education.alberta.ca/media/159758/ecs-sn-programming.pdf

CMEC Statement on Play Based Learning

https://education.alberta.ca/media/1626383/cmec-play-based-learning_statement_en-2013.pdf

The First Six Years

https://education.alberta.ca/early-childhood-education/childhood-development/