We look forward to partnering with you as your child begins their important educational journey. The following outlines information for registration as well as some important links you may wish to review.
The Pre-primary Program is open to all children who have reached the age of four years on or before December 31 of the year they enroll.
Children can attend the program only for one year.
Children must live within the catchment area, as defined by the centre for education, of a school that is offering the Pre-primary Program.
- Parents/guardians must present the following:
Category A: proof of ownership of dwelling or long-term lease or rental of dwelling; legal documents indicating NS residence; parent or guardian filing income tax returns as a NS resident
Category B: NS hydro bill, NS cable bill, Provincial driver’s license, Provincial registration of automobile, Canadian bank accounts or credit cards
- A child must be registered in the neighbourhood school where they reside. If not sure which school serves your home address, call the CBVRCE Transportation Division at 902-562-4595.Parents/guardians who reside separately and have joint custody must choose which of their neighbourhood schools their child(ren) will attend.
There is a section on the registration form to identify Ancestry and Aboriginal Identity which you are encouraged to complete. Accurate demographic information allows our centre for education to support children and their families by acknowledging and celebrating our rich cultural, racial and ethnic backgrounds. This information also assists us when seeking out resources and planning supports to better serve our children now and into their future. Therefore we encourage all parents and children to identify their Ancestry and Aboriginal Identity.
Parents/Guardians are encouraged to communicate, upon registration, any support or special needs of the child or area of concern ie: medical, behavior, speech, hearing etc so that appropriate planning for pre-primary entry can take place.
Questions: Rhoda Muller (Pre-Primary Program Manager with the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education) at 902-794-1048 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Appendix A:Consent for Publication of Student Personal Information and Student Work
From time to time, the schools, Centre for Education, and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development would like to publish examples of student work, or personal information about a student such as the student’s name, photograph, and school attended. This is done to recognize and encourage student achievement or learning, and to inform others about the school and its programs and activities. Showcasing students, their work, and their achievements is an important part of school life, and is a very positive experience for students.
• Before the school, centre for education, or the department does these things, we need your permission. Please sign this form to let us know whether or not you give your permission.
I __________________________, consent to the school, to the Cape Breton Victoria Regional Centre for Education, and the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development publishing my child’s name, image (photo), grade, course, and school attended, including being photographed or interviewed by the media.
I also consent to the Cape Breton Victoria Regional Centre for Education publishing my child’s student work, and the department using my child’s student work (such as student writing) for the purposes of teacher professional development, and photos in a publication or on its website. This consent is limited to the purposes of recognizing and encouraging student achievement, teacher professional development, building school community, and informing others about the school and its programs and activities.
I understand that I may withdraw this consent at any time by contacting my child’s school principal, in writing. This consent is valid for one year after the date of signing.