Pre-Kindergarten Program

Come join the Our Lady of the Angels Catholic School family, where your child will learn
within a faith-rich environment centered on care, support, and joyful discovery.

Pre-Kindergarten at OLA School offers a rich numeracy, literacy and communication experience for children aged 4 years by December 31, 2018.  As an inclusive School Division, we also offer PUF (Program Unit Funding) services for children aged 3 or 4 years by December 31, 2018. 

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Visit our Pre-K Calendar here

Our Lady of the Angels Pre-Kindergarten program is a Catholic faith infused, student centered, play-based program in a literacy and numeracy rich learning environment. Our Pre-Kindergarten program supports all students to learn and grow by working alongside our experienced and caring staff.  Our Pre-Kindergarten program strives to ensure all students enjoy their first school experience and are excited to work and learn with their friends. 

Child must be 4 years old by December 31, 2018

Program Information:

  • 4 days/week (Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday - occasional Wednesday classes to replace no-school Fridays)
  • AM Class: 8:30 - 11:30 am
  • Cost: $2,000.00 per year
  • First month fee of $200.00 required at registration to hold spot

As part of the well-rounded curriculum, the program includes exploration in the following important areas of early childhood development.

  • Literacy
  • STEM/Tinkerlab
  • Sensory Exploration
  • Numeracy
  • Dramatic and Imaginative Play
  • Fine and Gross Motor Movement

The program is taught by a knowledgeable and caring certified teacher and is served by a multidisciplinary team of consultants such as Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and an Educational Assistant.

As an inclusive School Division we also offer funded programming to children ages 3 or 4 years by December 31, 2018.  For information or to inquire about assessments please contact:

  • Marg Schimpf
  • Early Learning Consultant
  • Fax: 780-467-5469
  • Email: margs@eics.ab.ca

Vision Statement:  We believe that early childhood programming provides a solid foundation for learning and fosters creative, inquisitive, confident learners.

 Mission:

  • EICS supports strength-based, faith-based early childhood programming
  • EICS provides resources (people, time and funding) to facilitate successful early childhood programming
  • EICS has a shared philosophy and unified vision for early childhood programming
  • EICS has a cohesive community of early educators who co-create and collaborate with parents, school staff, and children
  • EICS early education staff have a united understanding of curriculum expectations and work together towards realistic and achievable outcomes and goals
  • EICS supports inclusive planning and practice with developmentally appropriate activities and environments to help build on the strengths of every child.
  • EICS supports purposeful play-based early childhood programming and is responsive to the emergent interests of children
  • EICS supports childhood programming that is developmentally appropriate, responsive, flexible, safe, fun and engaging.

Alberta Education Programming Information for Children with Special Education Needs 

Early Childhood Links

Galileo

http://galileo.org/earlylearning/

Alberta Education

Programming for Children with Special Education Needs

https://education.alberta.ca/media/159758/ecs-sn-programming.pdf

CMEC Statement on Play Based Learning

https://education.alberta.ca/media/1626383/cmec-play-based-learning_statement_en-2013.pdf

The First Six Years

https://education.alberta.ca/early-childhood-education/childhood-development/