Early Education

Program Eligibility

Early Education (Pre-Kindergarten) programming at Queen Elizabeth supports children who are between the ages of 2 years and 8 months and 4 years and 8 months of age by September 1 of the current year to reach emotional, social, intellectual and physical developmental milestones. Children are often referred at different ages through community agencies (such at the Wetaskiwin Health Unit, and may be eligible for PUF funding. 

Program Benefits

Early Education Programming offers:

  • Small class,
  • Play-based, and
  • Language-rich learning environments

Children and families benefit from:

  • Family-focused support, and
  • Access to Certificated Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and other Educational Consultants

Program Goals

The Early Education Program places an emphasis on:

  • Communication skills
  • Fine and gross motor development
  • Social interaction
  • Individualized programming based on unique strengths and needs of each child
  • Helpful strategies for parents and caregivers to support their child to learn, work, engage and play in healthy, positive ways


The Early Education Program at Queen Elizabeth School offers daily classes in either the morning or the afternoon based on the Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools Regular School Year Calendar

Program Brochure