Queen Mary Community Elementary
North Vancouver School District
Information Sessions & Workshops

​​​​​​​​​​​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. 


Thank you to all who attended our Kindergarten Orientation Session on May 21st.

Here is a copy of the Power Point that was shared with families:  K Orientation PP 2024 May 21 .pdf

​The Kindergarten Gradual Entry Schedule for September will be emailed to families at the end of June.

Queen Mary's Welcome to Kindergarten Photo Booklet (PDF attached)

MY NEW SCHOOL-QM May 2024.pdf

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​

Childhood Experiences Questionnaire
Our school is partnering with the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP), a research institute at the University of British Columbia, to do the Childhood Experiences Questionnaire (CHEQ). The CHEQ is an online questionnaire completed by parents and caregivers as their child enters Kindergarten. 
NVSD_CHEQ Letter to Families.pdf


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


Impact North Shore​

Impact North Shore is an organization that supports im/migrants and newcomers to Canada. They offer many services including a school support program called Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS), to help newcomer students and their families settle into their North and West Vancouver school and communities. Learn more about their many services! Visit impactnorthshore.ca.​

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.​

Handouts provided by the Community Health Nurse (VCH)

BC Healthy Kids Program.pdf                    LunchesToGo.pdf               VCH - Screen Time and the Young Child.pdf

VCH-mouth care for 3-6-year olds.pdf

For topics about health and wellness please visit our school link to Vancouver Coastal Health​