Pre-Kindergarten

St. Martin's Pre-Kindergarten

Welcome to Pre-Kindergarten! 

2020/2021 School Year

As part of a well-rounded, play-based curriculum we will explore the following areas of early childhood development:

  • Experience the beginning of an educational journey in a faith-filled setting,    
  • Build relationships with our peers, teachers and school community,
  • Support and enhance your child’s independence and growing confidence,
  • Experience dramatic and imaginative play with friends in class,
  • Explore early literacy and numeracy concepts,
  • Expand language and communication skills,
  • Develop critical thinking skills through “Loose Parts” and “Tinkerlab” activities
  • Introduce classroom routines,
  • Participate in fine and gross motor movement activities.

All EICS Pre-Kindergarten classes are taught by knowledgeable and caring certified teachers with the support of a multidisciplinary team made up of Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Educational Assistants and the Early Learning Consultants.

EICS offers Pre-Kindergarten programming for children aged 4 years on or before December 31st.   As an inclusive School Division, we also offer to program for children with mild/moderate or severe delays.  Please refer to the Brighter Beginnings section of the EICS website for further information about Program Unit Funding.

St. Martin's Pre-Kindergarten runs 2 full days (Tuesday & Thursday)  per week.  Field trips and other special school activities will be organized by the teacher at each school.

Fees:

Community children - $3000 per year.  This can be paid in monthly installments.

Registration:

To register for Pre-Kindergarten please do the following:

1a) Log into PowerSchool (if you have a PowerSchool Account) and click "SchoolEngage - Student Forms".  This will bring you into the SchoolEngage, our forms management system

1b) If you are a new parent recently registered with the division and do not yet have a PowerSchool account, please log directly into SchoolEngage at https://eics.schoolengage.ca/#/home

2) Click on the graduation hat icon on the left and click the name of the student you wish to register for Pre-Kindergarten

3) Click "New Form" beside the form titled "Pre-Kindergarten Registration" and submit the form to the school hosting the program.

Early Childhood Links: 

Galileo

Alberta Education Programming for Children with Special Education Needs

CMEC Statement on Play-Based Learning

The First Six Years

Circle of Security