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Pre-school Fees for Kids coming to Canada 

rajan.phatak
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Posted On: 8/11/2019
rajan.phatak
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I am coming to Canada on a Work Permit along with my wife and my son.

My wife has a visitor's visa whereas my son has got Student Visa. My son is 4 years old and should be eligible to go to pre-school.

I just wanted to confirm following things

  • I understand that schools in Canada begin from the month of September. However we would be shifting in the month of October. Will there be any issue in getting admission in the middle of the year?


  • What are fees for the pre-schools in Canada for the students coming along with parents with Work Permit and are not residents?
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Posted On: 8/31/2019
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Hello,

Thanks for sharing your question with us. It is great that you are looking into this type of information before your arrival.

According to one of our Education Experts, it is possible to start school in the middle of the school year or semester.

Students can start school at any time but starting in the middle of the school year or semester might make it difficult to get credits for the courses he or she is studying. In terms of credits, they generally apply more to higher grades like middle or high school grades.

Again, it is possible to start school in the middle of the school year or semester.

Since your children are in elementary school, in terms of extra work or homework, it may be something that you may want to discuss with your children's teachers once they are enrolled and begin attending school. It may help to have a discussion with them to find out if and what is needed for your children to catch up.

You can find some additional information regarding enrolling children in school here:

How do I enrol my child in school?

Regarding the fees, you will have to contact the schools directly for some information specific to your situation.

I hope this information is helpful. Please let us know if you have further questions and if there is any follow up to your question/situation.

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