Bright Futures Start Now

The Calgary Academy Kindergarten program provides students with a strong foundation in core and emerging literacies, and the self-confidence and sense of independence necessary to enjoy school and engage successfully in Grade 1.

FULL-DAY PROGRAM

This five-days-a-week program integrates seamlessly into the Calgary Academy Grades 1-12 programs.

PLAY-BASED LEARNING

For young children, intellectual, physical, and social-emotional abilities emerge and are strengthened through play.

12:1 STUDENT-TEACHER RATIO

Kindergarten is the start of a child’s learning journey. They need time and attention to fully develop, and our 12:1 student-teacher ratio helps makes that possible.

Literacy and numeracy

A systematic, multi-sensory, and playful approach to build the foundational building blocks for early literacy and numeracy.

Motor skills and sensory play

Developing physical literacy, including fine and gross motor skills, and enhanced through a team of learning specialists.

Developmental play and creativity

Building student agency, relationship and social interaction skills, routines, self-awareness, personal growth and well-being.

Outdoor nature exploration

Fostering a connection with children and the natural world, building on their innate sense of curiosity, and nurturing an early love of learning.

Social-emotional wellbeing

Mindfulness and restfulness are embedded throughout the day to develop a sense self-awareness and emotional regulation. Social skills instruction is designed to help build emotional vocabulary, self-expression, communication skills, and empathy.

Authentic learning

Kindergarten children are naturally inquisitive and curious. Student interest drives collaborative project-based simulations, and learning experiences integrated with art, music, movement, drama, and more.

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

Bright Futures Start Now

The Calgary Academy Kindergarten program provides students with a strong foundation in core and emerging literacies, and the self-confidence and sense of independence necessary to enjoy school and engage successfully in Grade 1.

A great place to grow

The earliest years in a child’s education are the most impactful. Our Kindergarten program will give your child the head start on the skills, knowledge, and strategies they require to enjoy school and engage successfully in Grade 1.

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A great place to grow

The earliest years in a child’s education are the most impactful. Our Kindergarten program will give your child the head start on the skills, knowledge, and strategies they require to enjoy school and engage successfully in Grade 1.