Get Ready for Kindergarten!

Welcome to our St. John Jaguar Graduates of 2031!! 

We are so excited to have you join our St. John Catholic School community!  We have an amazing group of educators in Kindergarten that can’t wait to have your son/daughter join their class!! 


Having a child start kindergarten is an exciting, yet scary time!  To help answer some of your questions, we have created this page with some very important resources.  Please take the time to read through and watch the videos. 


Meet our Kindergarten Team!  If you have any questions at any time, please feel free to reach out to the school at 519-848-2445, or any member of the Kindergarten team. 


Wellington Catholic District School Board Kindergarten Resources
The Wellington Catholic District School Board has Provided a number of resources to help your child get ready to start kindergarten.  
1.  There is some general information about the Kindergarten Program the following link.
2.  Within this link, there are additional links to information about the Early Years and thinking about Preparing for Change, Building Independence, Academic Skills Start at Home, and Parental Involvement. Here is a direct link to this information as well:
3.  Last year, The Wellington Catholic District School Board Program Department has also created a video about the Kindergarten Program.  This video covers what the two year kindergarten program is all about, how we assess children, and some great tips as you get your child ready.  This video can be found at2020 Ready for School
4.  There is a Welcome to Kindergarten Parent Guide, that is attached below.   It has been translated into Tagalog, Tigrinya, and Vietnamese.  These can be found at: Welcome to Kindergarten: A Guide for Parents