Early Learning

Cobden District Public School has been offering the Early Learning Kindergarten Program (ELKP) since September 2010.

The Kindergarten Program 2016

The goals of the program are to:

  • Establish a strong foundation for the early years by providing young children with an integrated day of learning;
  • Provide a play-based learning environment;
  • Help children make a smoother transition to Grade 1;
  • Improve children's prospects for success in school and in their lives beyond school.

The play-based learning program provides children with developmental opportunities in six areas of learning:

  1. Personal and social development;
  2. Language;
  3. Mathematics;
  4. Science and technology;
  5. Health and physical activity; and
  6. The arts.

For additional information regarding ELKP, you can visit the Ontario Ministry of Education website.