Henderson Elementary School
The little school with the Big Heart
StrongStart Program


​School District 47 will be offering licensed preschool starting September 2022. See SPECIAL NOTICE on the StrongStart webpage for information and registration links. Pre-register before July 15, 2022. 

StrongStart 2021/2022 

The Henderson StrongStart is open and offering in-class programming for the 2021/2022 school year. 

March 2022

Starting on Monday March 28, 2022 drop-in programming will resume at StrongStart. We ask that adult participants continue to wear a mask while attending the program. 

Snacks will be again offered to participating children. 


Children birth to pre-kindergarten entry can attend with their parents/caregivers. Attend one or more sessions per week. Nutritious snacks provided for participating children.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:45am-11:45am
The first Tuesday of the month Strong Start is held in a local park. See School District 47 Early Learning site for location.

Wednesday: 11:45am-2:45pm
Closed for the last Wednesday of the month for admin meeting.

StrongStart programs run throughout the school year following the elementary school calendar. Programs will not be running on statutory holidays, two weeks at Christmas and at Spring Break as well as all elementary school district professional development days.

For StrongStart programs details (programs available and scheduled closures), a monthly StrongStart Calendar can be found on the StrongStart webpage: CLICK HERE

Virtual StrongStart is being offered. Click here for details. 

All children participating in StrongStart BC are registered with the Ministry of Education. 


A fillable electronic registration form is available below. Completed registration forms are emailed to strongstart@sd47.bc.ca. 

StrongStart Registration fillable.pdf

As part of attendance, families will be asked to complete a Daily Health Check. The document can be found here: Daily Health Check

Paper registration forms are available at the Henderson StrongStart and the School Board Office (4351 Ontario Avenue).