Virtual Kindergarten Information Session for Newcomer Families
Are you new to Canada and have a child starting kindergarten at an HDSB school in September 2024?
Come join HDSB Youth Settlement Specialists for a virtual session and learn more about:
- The Kindergarten Program
- Preparing for School Routines
- Available Settlement Support
- Question and Answer Portion
Sessions offered in different languages. The form will close on February 2nd, 2024 at 3 p.m.
Register for Kindergarten Information Sessions
A Closer Look at the HDSB's Kindergarten Program
Kindergarten in the HDSB establishes a strong foundation for learning in the early years for four and five-year-olds, provided in a safe and caring play-based environment that promotes the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of all children. In this video, you will see the HDSB's Kindergarten program in action.
Kindergarten in Ontario establishes a strong foundation for learning in the early years for four and five-year-olds, provided in a safe and caring play-based environment that promotes the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of all children.
All Halton District School Board schools offer the full day every day kindergarten model. In this model, children attend school full day, five days a week. Classrooms are staffed by a teacher and an early childhood educator.
Please visit your school's website for additional Halton District School Board and school-specific Kindergarten Orientation Information, including:
Learning and Growing in Kindergarten
Learn more about starting kindergarten, English language learners, special needs, before & after school care and view resources for starting school.
Looking for more information on the Canadian school system?
If you are new to the Canadian school system and have registered at your school, please contact the
Youth Settlement Specialist
in your region.