“All children are born with a curiosity about themselves, other people, and the world around them, and in this sense are born learners.”
(British Columbia Early Learning Framework)
The Sooke School District is engaged in a number of initiatives aimed at supporting families with children ages 0 to 5. The District has five Strong Start Programs and one Strong Start Outreach Program. These drop-in programs are free to parents or caregivers and their children.
Using Ready, Set, Learn funding, the District hosts an open house for three year olds in early February and supports additional programs for preschoolers. This year, these programs include Mother Goose, Victoria Conservatory of Music’s Head Start Program, and Books for Breakfast.
The District is an active member of the Westshore’s Family and Early Childhood Resource Network. This group also oversees the Family and Early Childhood Resource Centre located on the grounds of Ruth King Elementary School in Langford. The Centre offers a variety of programming for families with young children.
For more information about any of our early learning initiatives, please contact Ramona Melanson at 250-474-9865 or firstname.lastname@example.org