Information to Parents/Guardians Regarding Opening Schedule and Registration for the Pre-Primary Programs for 2018-2019

The Strait Regional Centre for Education is pleased to announce the opening schedule for the Pre-Primary Programs at all fourteen (14) school locations.

  • Orientation Session for Children and Parents/Guardians: Friday, August 31, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Families will visit the school with their child, meet staff and receive program information.
  • First Day for Children: Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Note: Families will be contacted during the week of August 27-30, 2018, to confirm details regarding the orientation at their respective school. Program hours will vary depending on individual school schedules. The Program will run from September 2018 to June 2019.

The Pre-Primary Program locations are as follows:

  • Antigonish Education Centre (Antigonish)
  • Bayview Education Centre (Port Hood)
  • Cape Breton Highlands Education Centre/Academy (Terre Noire)
  • Chedabucto Education Centre/Guysborough Academy (Guysborough)
  • East Antigonish Education Centre/Academy (Monastery)
  • East Richmond Education Centre (St. Peters)
  • Fanning Education Centre/Canso Academy (Hazel Hill)
  • Felix Marchand Education Centre (Louisdale)
  • H.M. MacDonald Elementary School (Maryvale)
  • Inverness Education Centre/Academy (Inverness)
  • St. Andrews Consolidated School (St. Andrews)
  • St. Mary’s Education Centre/Academy (Sherbrooke)
  • Tamarac Education Centre (Port Hawkesbury)
  • Whycocomagh Education Centre (Whycocomagh)

Children who are four (4) years of age on or before December 31, 2018, are eligible to attend. The child’s birth certificate, provincial health card and a completed registration form are required to complete the registration process. The School Registration Form for 2018-2019 may be accessed in the Document Depot section of the website at

Please note that there is no fee to attend the Pre-Primary Program, it is a voluntary program and children may only attend for one year. Parents/guardians are also responsible for transporting their children to and from the program.

For more information on the Pre-Primary Program or to register your child, parents/guardians may contact Carolyn Webber, Manager of Pre-Primary and Early Years Programs at / 902-631-4617. For more background information, please visit