Kindergarten Registration 2018

Kindergarten Registration 2018

Kindergarten Registration is from January 29 – February 2, 2018. The Office will be open from 8:00 – 3:00 pm each day for registrations. There are new requirements for 2018-19 so please review these requirements below. The requirements are also outlined in this attached guide GVSD61_RegistrationGuide

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the School’s Office or  check www.sd61.bc.ca

To register your child, a parent or legal guardian must provide school-age eligibility, proof of citizenship and proof of home address.

School-age Eligibility and Citizenship

  • A child must reach five years of age by December 31st of the school year to be eligible for enrolment. Students born in 2013 are eligible. Documentation can include:
  • Child’s original Birth Certificate
  • Canadian Passport
  • Landed immigrant authorization
  • Indigenous and Northern Affairs Status Card

Proof of Residential Address

Every school in the Greater Victoria School District is connected to a catchment school. Students must register at their catchment school. To determine your catchment school visit the School Locator Tool at www.sd61.bc.ca

For Home Owners

Two of the following documents are required:

  • Purchase of home agreement
  • Property tax assessment
  • Home Owner’s Insurance
  • Notice of Assessment
  • A purchase agreement (with subject removal and a deposit receipt if a recent purchase)

If a homeowner is only able to produce one of the above, they must also produce two of the following:

  • Canadian bank or credit card statement
  • BC vehicle registration
  • Income tax statement
  • Insurance documents

For Renters

To provide proof of home address the following is required:

  • A rental agreement signed by the landlord with landlord’s contact phone number

In addition, two of the following are required:

  • Canadian bank or credit card statement
  • BC vehicle registration
  • Income tax statement
  • Renters Insurance documents

Kindergarten Student Transfer Process

Parents who wish to have their Kindergarten child attend a school other than their catchment school can submit a transfer application at their catchment school during Kindergarten Registration Week.