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New for 2021

Beginning in September, all Pre-Kindergarten programs across the division will run Monday to Thursday for 3 hours. Class times may vary between morning or afternoon, depending on your community. Fridays will be used for home visits, one on one assessments, family activities, and for professional collaboration with supporting staff.

* Washroom support is provided, so students do not need to be potty trained to attend Pre-Kindergarten.

Pre-Kindergarten Application and Referral Form


It is a FREE educational program for children between three and five years old
It allows children to learn through play and exploration in a structured environment
It helps children develop language, concentration, memory, social, fine motor and gross motor skills
It actively involves the family in each child’s education through home visits with the Pre-K Home Visitor
Pre-K classes will have access to Speech Language Pathologist services

Pre-Kindergarten programs support the overall development of children and focus on five key domains: 
Social-Emotional Development
Language-Literacy Development
Intellectual Development
Physical Development
Spiritual Development


Classes run for 3 hours
Students attend regular classes from Monday to Thursday.
The program operates from September to June.
New students are accepted throughout the year as spaces become available.

Registration INFORMATION

Please contact your school for specific information regarding the program format and application process. There are eight classes available in Meadow Lake and one in each of the below listed schools.

J.H. Moore Elementary (Lashburn)

Jubilee Elementary (ML)

Lakeview Elementary (ML)

Pierceland Central School

Ratushniak Elementary (Maidstone)

St. Walburg School

Turtleford School

Early Learning Intensive Supports (ELIS)

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Education’s Early Learning Intensive Support Program is for three and four-year old children with significant developmental delays requiring intensive support to meet their potential. A medical diagnosis is not required to qualify but there are a limited number of spaces available so not all children will be accepted to receive this support.  Factors such as the age of the child and other available services may impact selection. And, although children who are three or four years of age can attend the program, priority will be given to four year olds with preference to children who are not enrolled in another early learning program where intensive supports are being provided.

Support will be provided through a collaborative team approach to meet individualized needs and to promote strengths from learning and participation. The unique needs and circumstances of the child, the class and facility will be considered for each situation.

To learn more about this program please see the family brochure. 

ELIS Family Brochure

To apply for the program, please complete the ELIS application form. 

ELIS Application Form

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