Provincial Pre-Primary Program
The Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD) launched a new Pre-Primary Program in September 2017.
NEW - Provincial Pre-Primary Program Expansion for 2018-2019
On March 7, 2018, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development announced the expansion of the Pre-Primary Program for the 2018-2019 school year. Click here to read the news release.
Pre-Primary will be offered at the following new locations in 2018-2019:
Atlantic Memorial-Terence Bay School (Pre-Primary Program will be offered at Atlantic Memorial site)
Central Spryfield Elementary
Chebucto Heights Elementary
East St. Margaret’s Elementary
George Bissett Elementary
Humber Park Elementary School
Inglis Street Elementary School
Musquodoboit Valley Education Centre
Ross Road School
Sambro Elementary School
Sir Charles Tupper Elementary School
Springvale Elementary School
Upper Musquodoboit Consolidated School
William King Elementary School
Registration for the new Pre-Primary Programs will begin on March 19, 2018.
To be eligible, a child must have reached his/her fourth birthday on or before December 31, 2018 and live within the catchment area of the school offering the program. Children who would attend the Terence Bay site of Atlantic Memorial - Terence Bay Elementary can register for the program at Atlantic Memorial.
Registration takes place at each school.
Parents/guardians must present the child's proof of age, legal name (as listed on birth certificate, passport, immigration papers, legal name change certificate or adoption documents), proof of residency (such as a current utility bill, lease agreement, etc.), Nova Scotia Health Card (MSI) number and expiry date at the time of registration.
What is Pre-Primary?
Pre-Primary Fact Sheet (link)
All information about this program can be found by visiting www.ednet.ns.ca/pre-primary .
Provincial Pre-Primary Program: September 2017 – June 2018
The current Pre-Primary locations for the 2017-2018 school year are:
Admiral Westphal Elementary
Colby Village Elementary
Duncan MacMillan High
Harbour View Elementary
Hillside Park Elementary
Joseph Howe Elementary
Nelson Whynder Elementary
Oyster Pond Academy
Rockingstone Heights School
St. Stephen’s Elementary
South Woodside Elementary
Sycamore Lane Elementary
For more information about the program please contact one of our Pre-Primary Supervisors: