Children are always curious and begin learning from the day they are born. Young children learn through play, so providing time and space for play every day supports a child’s development and learning.
To discover more about play, please enjoy this handbook.
Greater Victoria School District Early Learning Opportunities
The Greater Victoria School District is committed to providing rich, stimulating learning opportunities for young children in our community:
- Strong Start Centers in six schools
- Kindergarten programs are offered in every elementary school, and some schools also offer:
- Early French Immersion Kindergarten
There are many places in our community that also provide fun, play-based activities, such as:
- Greater Victoria Public Libraries
- Local Recreation Centres
- Fabulous parks in Victoria, Saanich, Esquimalt, Oak Bay, and View Royal
- Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary