Pre-Primary Program

Pre-Primary Open House Dates:

  • North River Elementary School: June 21st 6:00 to 7:00

Parents of the Chignecto-Central Regional Centre for Education (CCRCE) now have access to important information regarding the provincial Pre-Primary program.

The Pre-Primary site locations opening for the 2018-19 school year in CCRCE have been announced. The new sites are:

  • Brookfield Elementary
  • Chiganois Elementary School
  • Cobequid Consolidated School
  • Cyrus Eaton Elementary
  • Debert Elementary
  • Frank H MacDonald
  • Kennetcook District
  • Oxford Regional Education Centre
  • Rawdon District Elementary
  • River Hebert District School
  • Thorburn Consolidated School
  • Walter Duggan Consolidated
  • West End Memorial
  • Winding River Consolidated


These sites are in addition to our existing Pre-Primary sites which include:

  • Bible Hill Consolidated
  • Hilden Elementary School
  • Junction Road Elementary School
  • New Glasgow Academy (Africentric Pre-primary)
  • North River Elementary School
  • Shubenacadie District Elementary School
  • Trenton Elementary School
  • West Highlands Elementary School

Registration for all sites begins immediately. To register, click here. Return the completed registration form with proof of address by e-mail to or by fax to 902-896-5747 or by mail to:

Chignecto-Central Regional Centre for Education
Attention Pre-Primary Program Manager
60 Lorne Street, Truro NS B2N 3K3

Parents/guardians will be requested to bring their child's birth certificate, provincial health card to Pre-Primary Registration orientation once dates and times are announced.

The Pre-Primary program is voluntary and is open to all children who are at least four years old by December 31st, 2018 and live within school catchment.  Children can only attend the Pre-Primary program for one year. Please Note: Children of African Nova Scotian descent within Pictou County are eligible to register for the New Glasgow Academy Pre-Primary program regardless of catchment.