Pre-K & Kindergarten

Early Learning Program

Battle River School Division Early Learning offers inclusive programming at C. W. Sears Elementary.  Full day programming, for PUF students, runs two days a week.  These programs focus on providing a learning environment in which specific learning needs are met.  Each class is supported by a higher than average ratio of staff to children. The emphasis is on supporting children with delays/disabilities who are between 2.8 years of age and less than 4.8 years on September 1st of the current year, in reaching their maximum potential in all areas of development.  

A certified teacher facilitates all programming.  The teacher works closely with parents as equal partners in reinforcing the child’s developmental skills. Educationally relevant supports and services are implemented, as required.  Direct consultation and, where necessary, 1:1 service from a speech language pathologist, occupational therapist, physical therapist, and psychologist/behaviour consultant is available to support effective programming.

Please contact the office at (780) 662- 3010, to obtain further information about this program.

Kindergarten (ECS)

CW Sears offers full day Kindergarten (ECS) classes on alternating days, Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays with alternating Fridays.  Our skilled teachers offer literacy and numeracy programming within a highly engaging structured environment. 

School Amendment Act, 2017 and Age of Funding Eligibility Change

To ensure alignment through the Early Childhood Services (ECS) system, the age of funding eligibility for specific groups of children will be changed starting in the 2018/19 school year. This ensures all children within the ECS system meet the requirement of being 5 years of age by December 31, 2020 to attend Kindergarten.