Welcome to the Queen Mary Community Elementary School Parent Information page.
We value and encourage parent/guardian involvement in our school community and recognize that providing opportunities for parents to come together to engage in topics relevant to their child's education, development and well-being as integral to school community involvement. For the 2015-16 school year, there will be a number of such opportunities organized for parents.
For all REGISTRATION information click HERE
WELCOME TO KINDERGARTEN
Kindergarten Orientation Session Documents:
REVISED 2021-22 Kindergarten gradual entry schedule and Kindergarten start-up information (emailed to families Aug. 30): Kindergarten Gradual Entry REVISED message AUG 30.pdf
Welcome video for your children - from our QM Kindergarten teachers – LINK HERE
NVSD Kindergarten Orientation Presentation - VIEW HERE
Queen Mary's Welcome to Kindergarten Photo Booklet (PDF attached)
Queen Mary K handbook.pdf
Welcome to Queen Mary - presentation for parents/guardians. (PDF attached)
K Orientation PP June 2021.pdf
Queen Mary takes learning outside- WATCH this short VIDEO HERE
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program in an Early Years Setting- LINK HERE
When I go to Kindergarten This booklet is designed by the Ministry of Education specifically for children and is helpful for parents / guardians as a starting place to talk about Kindergarten with their child - LINK HERE
Queen Mary's Parent Advisory Council
Join the QM PAC Facebook Page - LINK HERE
You are welcome to take part starting now - meet other parents/guardians, enjoy social events, get involved in fundraisers and volunteer opportunities, stay informed, contribute ideas and feedback to the school community!
Other Kindergarten Program References:
B.C.'s Early Learning Framework: early_learning_framework.pdf
Full Day Kindergarten – Ministry of Education Program Guide: fdk_program_guide.pdf
Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) - The primary focus of SWIS is to provide
assistance to parents and their children with first-year settlement
needs through referrals and cross-cultural education. LINK HERE for more information.
For local daycare facilities: Click HERE
The Child Care Resource and Referral program provides a list of child care providers by neighbourhood but they also provide an educational component of what to look for when looking for quality child care. Call 604-985-7138 and ask for a parent information.
For topics about health and wellness please visit our school link to Vancouver Coastal Health