Coastal Kindergarten

Greater Victoria School District

Children in Coastal Kindergarten Program will:

· Engage in rich educational experiences that meet the BC Kindergarten curricular outcomes in natural settings

· Discover local neighbourhoods, parks, trails, forested areas and explore aquatic environments

· Explore Aboriginal ways of learning and knowing

· Learn through purposeful exploration and play both outdoors and indoors within the traditional Songhees and Esquimalt Nations and beside the Salish Sea

· Participate in safe, supportive daily physical activity and healthy living

· Foster inquiry skills through carefully-crafted experiences that facilitate conceptual, cognitive, and language growth in English and in other languages including Lkwungen vocabulary

· Experience well-planned opportunities that nurture social-emotional learning,

self-regulation and positive relationships with teachers and peers

· Learn the importance of environmental stewardship as this outdoor classroom becomes the community for which they are responsible for.

Learning through Play

Stewards of the Environment

Coastal Kindergarten Information Session

Interested parents need to attend the Coastal Kindergarten Information Session on Wednesday, January 15th at James Bay Community School gymnasium at 7 pm. Families must attend this session or send a proxy in order to be eligible to register.

If you have further questions about this Information Session, please contact:

Janine Roy, District Principal of Learning Initiatives: 250-475-4156

Registration Information

Registration for Coastal Kindergarten will take place on Tuesday, January 21 at both James Bay Community School and South Park Family School (see below).

About South Park Family School