Welcome to a Wonderful Journey of Learning
It is our shared responsibility to ensure that your child’s first school experience will be a time remembered with joy and a sense of accomplishment. Simcoe County District School Board Kindergarten teachers and early childhood educators strive to provide enriched, varied, exciting, and positive learning experiences for all students. We wish you and your child a warm welcome and a future of exciting learning experiences.
Check out our 'Welcome to Kindergarten' booklet.
Watch our Nutrition and Healthy Eating video for tips on what to pack in your child's lunch!
For more information on childcare programs available in our schools, visit the Before and After School Programs section.
2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration
Is your child turning FOUR in 2017? If so, it is time to register for Kindergarten!
Beginning on January 23, 2017, Simcoe County’s public schools will be registering children for Junior and Senior Kindergarten classes for the 2017-18 school year. Contact your local public school for registration information. You can fill out the parent questionnaire and registration form ahead of time and bring it to your local school. Please note that there are several school-based forms that will need to be completed at the time of registration.
To find your local public school, use the Home School Locator tool. If you are not sure which school serves your area, please call our Planning and Enrolment Department at 705-734-6363, ext. 11218, or 905-729-3600, ext. 11218. For more information about your home school, including contact information, use our School Search.
Schools host orientation sessions in the spring for new students and their parents. Check the date for your school's event. If you'd like more information, contact the school office.
For more information on the registration process and documents needed to register, see our Frequently Asked Questions below.
Kindergarten Start Dates
All Junior Kindergarten (Year 1) students will start school on Thursday, September 7, 2017.
Senior Kindergarten (Year 2) students will start school on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. They are to attend continuously from this time.
Simcoe County Early Intervention Services
The Simcoe County Early Intervention Services provides young children with special needs and their families with a wide range of services and supports to help them develop to their fullest potential.