TO PARENTS OF CHILDREN BORN IN 2015
[Junior Kindergarten (Year 1) Registration]
PARENTS OF CHILDREN BORN IN 2014
[Kindergarten (Year 2) Registration for children who have not attended Year 1]
Registration for September 2019 will be held:
John Sweeney Catholic Elementary School
Monday, February 11 at 10 am to 2 pm
Tuesday, February 12 at 4 pm to 7 pm
The mother, father or legal guardian of the child being registered for Year 1 (JK) or Year 2 (SK) is asked to be present at the above noted place and time. The following will be required: a birth certificate or other legal proof of your child’s age, a Catholic Baptismal Certificate of either parent or child, and your child’s immunization records. The child who is being registered is welcome to visit the school at the time of registration. If you are a non-Catholic, but wish to explore a Catholic education for your child(ren), please review the WCDSB Admissions to Catholic Elementary Schools policy; https://www.wcdsb.ca/about-us/policies-and-administrative-procedures/admissions-to-elementaryschool-apa001/.
To make the application process faster, please go online to the board website (link provided below) and complete an online registration. This link will also provide you with steps required to find the school within your boundaries and what to bring on registration day.
Online Registration Form: https://www.wcdsb.ca/our-schools/register-for-school/entering-kindergarten/
The Immunization of School Pupils Act, 1982 states that the Region of Waterloo Public Health must have a record of your child’s immunization in order to attend school in Ontario. School Immunization reporting will now occur online. If you choose not to list immunizations for your child, you must contact the Region of Waterloo Public Health at 519-575-4400 x. 5003 for exemption information.
Parents are encouraged to arrange a visit to a family physician for a hearing and vision screening prior to the child’s entry to school.
Children with special needs (e.g., speech and language, vision, hearing, intellectual) should register in the school in their home area.
If you have any other questions or concerns please call us at 519-579-5212.