June 29, 2017 -

The Kindergarten Program

Beginning in September 2016, the Ontario government has introduced The Kindergarten Program. With the new program, Junior Kindergarten has been renamed Kindergarten Year 1 and Senior Kindergarten renamed Kindergarten Year 2. The updated kindergarten program is designed to help every child reach his or her full potential through a program of learning that is coherent, relevant, and age appropriate.

September 2017 Public School Registration for Kindergarten Year 1 & Year 2

Registration for Kindergarten Year 1 (formerly Junior Kindergarten) and Kindergarten Year 2 (formerly Senior Kindergarten) took place on Monday, January 23, 2017. If you were unable to attend, you can still register your child by contacting one of the public schools listed below. Registration is for children being enrolled in school for the first time.

Please bring this information to the attention of any person who has children of school age.

Registration Requirements for September 2017 Registrations:

  • Proof of Child's Age (birth certificate or passport)
    • Kindergarten Year 1 (formerly Junior Kindergarten): Born in 2013
    • Kindergarten Year 2 (formerly Senior Kindergarten): Born in 2012
  • Immunization Records
  • Proof of Residence (document with physical address on it – driver's license, utility bill, etc.)
  • Emergency Contact Information
  • Court Documents for Custody/Access (if applicable)

Fillable Registration Form:

To save you time, we have provided a fillable student registration form that can be filled-out and printed and brought to the registration.

English Program

For more information about our English program, contact the principal at one of the following schools:

School Principal Location Telephone
Clayton Brown Public School Wayne McKinnon 27 10th Street, Hearst (705) 362-4591
Cochrane Public School Kristen Niemi 453A Chalmers Avenue, Cochrane (705) 272-3246
Diamond Jubilee Public School Rodger Mineault 61 Devonshire Street, Kapuskasing (705) 335-2811
Elk Lake Public School Sharon Bowes First Street, Elk Lake (705) 678-2229
Englehart Public School Keri Shepherdson 70 Eighth Avenue, Englehart (705) 544-2345
Federal Public School Angela Parker 80 Tweedsmuir Road, Kirkland Lake (705) 567-5288
Golden Avenue Public School Doug Turcotte 117 Golden Avenue, South Porcupine (705) 360-8054
Iroquois Falls Public School Danielle Delaurier 900 Centennial Street, Iroquois Falls (705) 232-6651
Joseph H. Kennedy Public School Kelly Pearce 422 Fourth Avenue, Matheson (705) 273-2324
Kerns Public School Sharon Bowes Hwy 65W, Con. 4, Lot 9, Thornloe (705) 647-0225
New Liskeard Public School Gavin Date 141 Dymond Street, New Liskeard (705) 647-7341
Pinecrest Public School Kristi Couture 542 Toke Street, Timmins (705) 264-7972
Schumacher Public School Patricia Chertow 64 Croatia Avenue, Schumacher (705) 360-1780
Smooth Rock Falls Public School Rodger Mineault 50 Third Street, Smooth Rock Falls (705) 338-2755
Temagami Public School Allan Bowes 11 School Road, Temagami (705) 569-3450
W. Earle Miller Public School Rosemary Quinn 200 Victoria Avenue, Timmins (705) 268-5555

French Immersion Program (For English speaking children)

For more information about the French Immersion program for English speaking children, contact the principal at one of the following schools:

School Principal Location Telephone
Bertha Shaw Public School Lynda Mitchell 109 Powell Avenue, South Porcupine (705) 360-8052
Central Public School Terry McMillan 23 Station Road, Kirkland Lake (705) 567-4030
Cochrane Public School Kristen Niemi 453A Chalmers Avenue, Cochrane (705) 272-3246
Iroquois Falls Public School Danielle Delaurier 900 Centennial Street, Iroquois Falls (705) 232-6651
Joseph H. Kennedy Public School Kelly Pearce 422 Fourth Avenue, Matheson (705) 273-2324
New Liskeard Public School Gavin Date 141 Dymond Street, New Liskeard (705) 647-7341
Timmins Centennial Public School Tanya Vincze 545 Wilcox Street, Timmins (705) 264-8282

French as a Second Language Program

For more information about the French as a Second Language program, contact the principal of the closest French Immersion school listed above.

Last updated: January 24, 2017