June 1, 2011
The Durham District School Board (DDSB) today received the required approval from the Ministry of Education to proceed with program implementation of the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 school years Full Day Kindergarten Program (FDK). Selection of the school sites was based upon Ministry of Education criteria including: equitable distribution of resources; space availability at schools; community need, minimal impact on existing childcare and early years programs; and student achievement needs.
The following Durham District School Board Schools will begin to offer Full Day Kindergarten in September 2013.
|Athabasca Public School
||Grandview Public School
|Bellwood Public School
||Jack Miner Public School
|C.E. Broughton Public School
||Joseph Gould Public School
|Carruthers Creek Public School
||Lincoln Alexander Public School
|Claremont Public School
||Nottingham Public School
|Colonel J.E. Farewell Public School
||Prince Albert Public School
|Coronation Public School
||Rosebank Public School
|Dr. Robert Thornton Public School
||Sunset Heights Public School
|Elizabeth B. Phin Public School
||Uxbridge Public School
|Fallingbrook Public School
||Vincent Massey School
|Frenchman's Bay Public School
The following Durham District School Board Schools will begin to offer Full Day Kindergarten in September 2014.
|Adelaide McLaughlin Public School
||Meadowcrest Public School
|Altona Forest Public School
||Norman G. Powers Public School
|Beau Valley Public School
||Peirre E Trudeau Public School
|Blair Ridge Public School
||Roland Michener Public School
|Brooklin Village Public School
||Roméo Dallaire Public School
|Captain M Vandenbos Public School
||Sherwood Public School
|Dr. Roberta Bondar Public School
||Sir Samuel Steele Public School
|Dr. S.J. Phillips Public School
||Stephen G Saywell Public School
|E.A. Fairman Public School
||T.R. McEwen Public School
|Eagle Ridge Public School
||Terry Fox Public School
|Gandatsetiagon Public School
||Vimy Ridge Public School
|Glen Dhu Public School
||Walter E Harris Public School
|Julie Payette Public School
||Westcreek Public School
|Lakeside Public School
||William Dunbar Public School
|Lester B Pearson Public School
||Williamsburg Public School
|Maple Ridge Public School
||Winchester Public School
The five-year phase in of Full Day Kindergarten will be completed in September 2014. Please click here to view a complete list of the five-year phase in across the Durham District School Board.
More detailed information regarding the Full Day Early Learning Program and registration in the JK/SK program with the Durham District School Board can be found on the DDSB's website.
To determine your home school, please contact our planning department by email at: Planning_Department@durham.edu.on.ca or by phone at 905 666 6421 or 1-800-339-6913 ext: 6421.
A complete list of DDSB schools by area can be found here.
Parents/guardians with further questions can email: Early_Years@durham.edu.on.ca.
More information about the full day learning program and its implementation can be found in this brochure and on the Ministry of Education’s Website at www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng. For more information about the Durham District School Board’s Parent and Family Literacy Best Start Hubs, please visit the Board’s Website at www.durham.edu.on.ca in the Parent Resources section.
The Durham District School Board is responsible for public education in the rural settings of Uxbridge,Brock and Scugog Townships and the urban settings of Ajax, Whitby, Pickering and Oshawa. The Board employs more than 7,000 teaching and educational services staff. With 135 elementary and secondary schools and learning centres, the Board accommodates more than 70,000 regular day students and thousands more who take advantage of a wide variety of continuing education and adult credit courses. More information about the DDSB can be found on the Board's website at www.durham.edu.on.ca.