Powell River Board of Education
Learners Preparing for the Challenges of Tomorrow
Registration and Information

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​​Kindergarten Students

Please register by completing our registration form, make a copy of your child's birth certificate or passport and fax it to your school of choice by March 31, 2020.  Please refer to "Our Schools" page for school address information.  Every registration must be accompanied with government issued proof of age (child must be five by December 31st of the registration year).  A copy of the birth certificate or passport is preferred. The Ministry of Education stipulates that parents may defer the enrollment of their child for not more than one year.  Please see 'SD47 Registration Package' below.  Students registering after March 31st cannot be guaranteed a placement at their school of choice or local area.

For information on Kindergarten Gradual Entry please refer to the following documents:

What Is Kindergarten Gradual Entry.pdf

Summer checklist - gradual entry.pdf

 


French Immersion Kindergarten

Please contact James Thomson Elementary by phone or email the Principal to see if space is still available.  If space is available, please complete our registration form, make a copy of your child's birth certificate and fax it to James Thomson by March 31, 2020 James Thomson Elementary.  Every registration must be accompanied with government issued proof of age (child must be five by December 31st of the registration year).  A copy of the birth certificate or passport is preferred. The Ministry of Education stipulates that parents may defer the enrollment of their child for not more than one year.  

 

Grade 1 to 7 Students (including French Immersion) new to the Powell River School District or students wishing to transfer to a school outside of their catchment area

Please register by completing our registration form, and faxing it to your school of choice by March 31, 2020.  Please refer to "Our Schools" page for school address information.  Please refer to "Our Schools" page for school address information.  Students registering after March 31st cannot be guaranteed a placement at their school of choice or local area.

 

Grade 8-12 Students new to the Powell River School District

Please register by completing our registration form below, and fax it to Brooks Secondary School.

 

Partners in Education Program - Powell River (new registrations)

Please apply online at https://forms.sd47.bc.ca/Pages/pieform.aspx or in person at the Partners in Education Office.

 

Partners in Education Program - Island Discovery (new registrations)

Please apply online at https://islanddiscovery.ca/registration/process/

 

International Student Program 

Students wishing to register with the International Student Program should download an application from the International Student Program Website.

 

What are the "Catchment" areas?

Catchment areas are pre-defined geographical regions designed to balance out the number of students in each school. It is acceptable to enrol your student in a school outside of your catchment area. Please ensure that you register with your preferred school prior to March 31st as registrations are accepted on a first-come first-serve basis. Please refer to the Boundaries page for more information.

 

Registration Form

Please find our registration form below. 

SD47 Registration Package

 

Henderson After School Program

School District 47 Powell River offers an after school program for families in the Powell River Area. For more information on the After School Program please read the following information.