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Program Information


Springfield School offers kindergarten programs in both French Immersion and English. Children should be five years old as of December 31st of the current school year to register.

If you are unsure about whether your child can start Kindergarten, use the Division's Kindergarten Entrance Calculator HERE

Our Program Offers:

  • Child Centered Learning
  • Timely Assessment of Skills Reported to Parents
  • Quality Lessons/Centers Designed to Give the Students the Necessary Skills to Be Successful in Grade One
  • Current Technology in the Classrooms including Computers and SmartBoards

Students Take Part In:

  • Numerous Field Trips
  • Music Class
  • Assemblies
  • Library Class
  • Christmas Concert
  • Computer Class
  • Book Bag Program
  • Gym Class

Parent Testimonial

**Words are from a Springfield Kindergarten Student parent. Videos and Images are from several PRSD Kindergarten classrooms.

Early Learning

In addition to regular Kindergarten programming, École Springfield Elementary School also runs programming for students three and four years of age who have special programming needs. This includes, but is not limited to, children:

  • who have speech and language delays
  • who have cognitive delays
  • who are on the autism spectrum

A speech pathologist, occupational therapist, and physical therapist help the teacher with assessing the individual needs and suggesting programming for the children. The program has educational assistants to aid the teacher in delivering individual student programs. To learn more and determine if your child qualifies for the Early Learning Intervention Program, please contact the Peace River School Division's Early Learning Coordinator at 780-624-3650 ext 33314.

French Program

French Immersion:

French Immersion Programming is offered from Kindergarten to Grade 4 at École Springfield School.  This program allows children to be introduced to the French language at the Kindergarten level and continue programming until Grade 4. After leaving École Springfield Elementary School students can continue to take French Immersion Programming at T.A. Norris Middle School and then Peace River High School.

French as a Second Language:

Students at the Grade 4 level have the opportunity to study French as a Second Language with 30 minutes classes each day. The students learn commands, the days of the week, months of the year, numbers 1-31, and weather in French. The students learn chants, songs and games as well. This program is for all children who would like to know more about one of Canada’s official languages. It’s challenging and fun, helping to foster a love of languages.

Lunch Program

Milk Program:

We start our milk program in the fall and it runs till June. There will be information sent out prior to the launch.
Hot Lunch Program:

A Hot Lunch Program is offered to students throughout the year and runs from fall till June. It is supplemented by the Nutritional Grant. There will be information sent out prior to the launch.
Breakfast/Lunch Program:

Springfield offers a Breakfast and Lunch Program to students who forget their lunches at home.  In our canteen is a selection of breakfast and lunch items for children to access.  In supply is a variety of breakfast cereals, milk and sandwiches.

Volunteers are always welcome to make up the weekly collection of sandwiches or go shopping for the program.  Please contact the school if you are interested in volunteering.

Recycling Program

Paper Recycling

Springfield has a recycles paper, plastics and cardboard.

When weather permits, the students and teacher  walk the recycling to the community recycling bins.  The students work together to make sure all the paper gets recycled.  They also inform their classmates about the types of paper that can be recycled.

Juice Box Recycling:

Springfield also recycles juice boxes.  The boxes are stored in large plastic bags and taken to the recycling bin at the end of the year.

Milk Box Recycling:

With the help of the Peace River Bottle Depot, Springfield is also recycling our milk boxes.

AMA Crossing Guards

Springfield students have an opportunity to participate in the AMA Crossing Guard program. Depending on the number of interested students, the program runs with two student AMA crossing guards per day. Students participating in the AMA patrol will be available for parent-pick up at 3:45.