Kindergarten

A child entering Kindergarten must be five years old by the last day of December of the school year in which he or she begins Kindergarten. For example, a child registering for Kindergarten in September 2021 needs to be five years old by December 31, 2021.

Duffield School offers Kindergarten programming that students will attend Mondays, Wednesdays and alternate Fridays or a Tuesday and Thursday program for a total of 475 instructional hours.

Kindergarten programming includes Early Language, Math, Citizenship, Music and Physical Education taught through an integrated play-centred approach.

A child entering Grade 1 must be six years old by the last day of December of the school year in which he or she begins Grade 1. For example, a child registering for Grade 1 in September 2021 needs to be six years old by December 31, 2021.