Every student, every day.

Early Learning Program

The Horace Allen School Early Learning Program offers 3- & 4-year-old children rich developmentally appropriate learning and play opportunities. Our Reggio-inspired program values every child as a strong, capable learner with an innate curiosity to understand their world.

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If you have questions about the program or your child's eligibility, please contact the school at 403-563-3998.

Program philosophy:

  • Honor the unique nature of each child
  • Offer development in mind, heart, body, and spirit
  • Include outdoor learning experiences
  • Provide opportunities to play and learn through music, art, and movement activities

Program eligibility:

  • Children need to be at least 3 years old on or before December 31st of the current school year to be eligible.
  • Children are encouraged to be fully toilet trained with some exceptions made for children with identified developmental delays or medical needs. Please contact the school to discuss further.
  • Programming is available for children accessing Program Unit Funding (PUF) or mild to moderate support.

Program structure:

  • We are currently accepting registrations for children to attend a morning program, either 2 or 4 days per week. The program will follow the school calendar.
  • A minimum number of registrations are required.
  • Bussing is not available for the Early Learning Program.
  • Morning Program: Monday-Thursday, 8:40-11:40am, 2 or 4 days
  • Afternoon Program: Monday-Thursday, 12:15-3:15pm, 2 or 4 days

Program fees:

  • $75/month for children attending the 2 half-days/week
  • $150/month for children attending the 4 half-days/week

Program supports:

  • Programming is overseen by a Certified Teacher. Children who may require additional support have access to a speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist or other members of the Livingstone Range School Division Learning Services Team.
  • We value parents and guardians as partners in their child's learning journey.

Developmental needs for students:

  • If you think your child may have a delay or needs extra support, please call Early Learning Supervisor Sandi Harrower at 403-625-3356 or email harrowers@lrsd.ab.ca.