Province announces expansion of Pre-Primary program

The second-phase of the province's Pre-Primary program is larger than originally expected.

The province will add 130 new pre-primary classes this fall, in 87 school communities across Nova Scotia.

It had been previously announced that another 70 classes would be added to the system this September.

The program will be expanded each year until September 2020, when it will be available to all four-year-olds.

The following local schools will begin offering the Pre-Primary program this September:

Brookfield Elementary School Brookfield
Chiganois Elementary School Debert
Debert Elementary School Debert
Kennetcook District Elementary School Kennetcook
Cobequid Consolidated Elementary School Old Barns
Oxford Regional Education Centre Oxford
Cyrus Eaton Elementary School Pugwash
River Hebert District School River Hebert
Winding River Consolidated School Stewiacke
Frank H. MacDonald Elementary Thorburn
Thorburn Consolidated School Thorburn
Rawdon District Elementary School Upper Rawdon
Walter Duggan Consolidated School Westville

More information about the program and how to register is available on the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development website.