Welcome to School District 10 Early Learning page. With a focus on learners from StrongStart through Grade 3, the purpose of this site is to celebrate our children and the adults who work to support and nurture their learning.
Strong Start – A drop in program for children age 0-5 and their parent/caregiver. StrongStart programs currently operate in Nakusp, New Denver, Burton, Fauquier and Edgewood. The Nakusp and New Denver StrongStart centres are open five days per week and operate with the regular school calendar. Daily schedules include free play, arts and crafts, clean up, snack, gym, circle time, and good byes! The Burton, Fauquier, and Edgewood Centres operate in each location one day per week for a total of three days per week . For more information regarding these times please contact the Edgewood Elementary School.
New Denver Strong Start Hours:
Monday and Friday : 9:00am – 12:00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 2:00pm – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Nakusp Strong Start Hours:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday : 8:45am – 11:45am
Tuesday and Thursday: 12:30pm – 3:30 pm
*For Nakusp StrongStart You can also follow news and upcoming events by requesting to join the Nakusp Early Years Group Facebook Page: Nakusp Early Years Facebook Group – Strong Start
Burton, Fauquier, Edgewood Strong Start Hours:
Edgewood School Website: Edgewood Elementary School – Strong Start, Early Learning
Burton: Tuesday 10:30am – 3:30pm
Fauquier: Thursday 8:15am – 1:15pm
Edgewood: Wednesdays 11:00am – 3:30pm
Ready Set Learn
Ready, Set, Learn is a program for children that is designed to introduce school readiness through different activities and experiences. Children will learn ways to enhance their literacy and numeracy skills as well as their gross and small motor coordination. Children need to be accompanied by an adult to participate.
The 2017 Ready, Set, Learn Schedule for Nakusp Elementary School is available with the three sessions as follows:
Friday May 12th: 1:00-3:00pm (Reading and Literacy)
Friday May 26th: 1:00-3:00pm (Small and Gross Motor)
Monday May 29th: 1:00 – 3:00pm (Numeracy)
To register please call Nancy at 250-265-3638 ext. 3320 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Starting Kindergarten is an exciting milestone, but it can also create anxiety for both children and parents. For more information and tips on transitioning into Kindergarten please download a school brochure below.
Video Link – Helping your kindergartener with separation anxiety – video source: Anxiety BC