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Programs

Early Years

Successful learning, positive behaviour and good health can be directly linked to nurturing and supportive early development 

NLPS’ Early Years Program works with community partners to enhance programs and provide services and support for families and young learners, in order to meet the developmental needs of children prior to entering school. We strive to create warm and welcoming environments in our schools for families with young children.

Early Years programs include Ready, Set, Learn & StrongStart Centres

Ready, Set, Learn events

Nanaimo events

All families with children 3-5 years old are invited to a FREE Ready, Set, Learn Spring 2022 event. All events are from 4-6pm. Registration is required.

  • Thursday, May 12: Deverill Square

Ladysmith event

All families with children 3-5 years old are invited to a FREE Ready, Set, Learn Spring 2022 event. The event will be held from 4 – 6 pm. Registration is required.

  • Thursday, May 26: Kinsmen Park & Playground

StrongStart Centres – If you haven’t already registered, registration is available online – it can be done on a computer, tablet or phone. Find out more.

Inclusion in NLPS

Inclusion is the belief that all students should, where possible, receive their education in age-appropriate regular classrooms in their neighbourhood schools. The school district, together with parents, determines the support(s) needed for successful inclusion.

Inclusion is a continuum of options designed to foster the feelings of belonging, acceptance and community.

Family Wellness Hub

The Nanaimo Family Wellness Hub on Wednesday, May 18 from 11am until 3pm is intended for families with children from birth to 8 years. This FREE event will be held at Country Club Mall and includes Public Health Supports, Early Learning & Development, Aboriginal Services, Family Resources, Healthy Eating and more…