January 31, 2014
DSBN Announces Full Implementation of FDELK
September, 2014, all DSBN public schools offering Kindergarten will have
full-day programs. Next school year, parents will be able to access Full Day
Kindergarten at any one of 82 public schools located across Niagara.
is a significant announcement,” said John Dickson, Superintendent of School
Support Services. “No matter which public school parents enroll their children
into, they will be able to enjoy the many benefits of the Full Day Early
Learning Kindergarten program.”
September, the final 18 DSBN schools will begin offering Full Day Kindergarten.
• A.K. Wigg, Fonthill
• Applewood, St. Catharines
• Burleigh Hill, St. Catharines
• Caistor Central, Caistor Centre
• E.W. Farr, Fenwick
• Glen Ridge, St. Catharines
• Glynn A. Green, Fonthill
• Lockview, St. Catharines
• Martha Cullimore, Niagara Falls
• Meadowvale, St. Catharines
• Parliament Oak, NOTL
• Pine Grove, St. Catharines
• Smith, Grimsby
• Steele Street, Port Colborne
• St. Davids, NOTL
• Victoria, Niagara Falls
• Woodland, St. Catharines
• Westmount, Thorold
believe that full day learning is immensely beneficial for young children. In
Kindergarten, students develop a strong foundation with the skills, knowledge
and positive attitude necessary for lifelong learning,” added Dickson.
Thursday, February 6, parents will have an opportunity to register their
children for Full Day Kindergarten at any one of the DSBN’s public elementary
schools at the Kindergarten Open House event from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. At the
Kindergarten Open Houses, parents will be able to meet the teachers, see the
classroom, get a sense of the program and register their children for school.
Registration is simple and should only take ten minutes. Those interested can
bring their child’s birth certificate and immunization record.
more information about the open houses, to view the video FAQ and to download
the kindergarten registration form, click here.