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Kindergarten registration now open


Kindergarten registration begins Monday, Jan. 16 for Surrey and White Rock elementary schools.

Children who turn five before Jan. 1, 2024 are eligible to start school in September 2023. Registration takes place online HERE.

Check HERE for a list of documents required for registration.

If you are unsure which school is nearest to you, check HERE. If you have further questions, please contact your neighbourhood school or check our kindergarten registration flyer.

*Please note that parents or guardians applying for a lottery spot in one of our specialty programs (French Immersion, Intensive Fine Arts, Montessori, Traditional and EKOLogy) must still register their child in their local catchment school before Feb. 8. Online applications for the kindergarten lottery for select programs of choice open Jan. 23.

Journeys into Kindergarten

The district, along with community partners, is hosting a series of virtual information sessions and in-person play sessions for parents/caregivers and their children five and under, intended to support children and families as they transition into kindergarten.

The sessions will feature discussions and play-based learning activities, as well as resources and activities to do at home.

The session dates, locations and discussion topics are as follows:

Jan. 11, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Virtual, Microsoft Teams (registration link at bottom)

  • Information about Registering for Kindergarten (parents/caregivers)

Feb. 15, 10 to 11 a.m. – Virtual, Microsoft Teams (registration link at bottom) 

  • Dispelling the Myths of Kindergarten (parents/caregivers)

March 6, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. – In-Person, FRAFCA Awashuk, 14589 108th Ave.

  • An Eagle Takes Flight (parents/caregivers and children)

April 18, 3 to 6 p.m. – In-Person, Metis Family Services, #100-7485 130th St.

  • Springing into Kindergarten (parents/caregivers and children)

May 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – In-Person, Options, #100-6846 King George Blvd.

  • Let’s Play (parents/caregivers and children)

May 25, 10 a.m. to noon – In-Person, Clayton Community Centre, 7155 187A St.

  • Read & Play (parents/caregivers and children)

June 6, 10 a.m. to noon – In-Person, Unwin Park, 13313 68th Ave.

  • Outdoor Learning (parents/caregivers and children)

To register for the virtual Microsoft Teams sessions, click here.

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