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Admission and Registration for the 2017-2018 School Year

The re-registration period will take place from January 30 to February 3, 2017. Registration period for new students begins February 6, 2017.

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  1. Registration period for new students (February 6 to 28, 2017)
  2. Re-registration period for current students (January 30 to February 3, 2017)
  3. Age related admission criteria
  4. Eligibility (bill 101) criteria
  5. Interboard agreements (will be available as of April 1, 2017
  6. Homeschooling
  7. Enrollment Criteria
  1. Registration period for new students (February 6 to 28, 2017)

    Parents must call their zoned school to make an appointment for registration. It is important that you have all required documents with you at the time of registration.


    Required documents
    • The child's original long version birth certificate bearing parents' names
    • A proof of parents' Canadian citizenship
    • Two Qu├ębec proof of residency (ex. Tax receipt, any utility bill, etc.)
    • Child's last report card if attended a school the previous year
    • Application for Certificate of Eligibility to English education will be filled out at the school during your appointment.

    Note: Some schools may require other documents

  2. Re-registration period for current students (From January 30 to February 3, 2017)

    Students will receive the 2017-2018 re-registration form on January 27, 2017. Parents are required to review and return the completed form to school by February 3, 2017. Any modification to the re-registration form must be accompanied by proof and related documents.

    Here is the link to an explanatory, step by step video regarding re-registration. Every student will receive a re-registration form based on their status:

    1. Click here to view video

  3. Age related admission criteria

    Early admission to elementary school

    • Parents /Guardians wishing to apply for a derogation for a child who does not meet the age criteria should contact their zoned school for the necessary information.
    • Once the requirements to qualify for consideration have been satisfied, completed derogation documents should be returned to their school on or before April 13, 2017. Derogation requests will only be reviewed if the eligibility to receive an English instruction has been confirmed and the application is deemed to be complete.

    Elementary school
    • The student must be at least 5 years of age prior to October 1st to be admitted to kindergarten and 6 years of age prior to October 1st to be admitted to Cycle One (Grade 1)

    • OR
    • The student may be admitted prior to the age stipulated above if certain conditions are met and approval is granted by the school board.

    High School
    • Student must be under 18 years of age prior to July 1st;
    • Student more than 18 years of age can contact the school's guidance counselor for pathways available to them.

  4. Eligibility (Bill 101) criteria

    Your children could be eligible for English education! The Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board can facilitate that process and help you to determine if your children are eligible to attend an English school.

    Did you know that a child is eligible if:
    • The mother or father is a Canadian citizen who has received the major part of his/her primary school instruction in English in Canada;
    • The grandfather or grandmother is a Canadian citizen who has received the major part of his/her primary school instruction in English in Canada;
    • The mother or father is a Canadian citizen and their child has received or is receiving primary or secondary instruction in English in Canada and that such education is a major part of his/her education; the siblings of such a child are also eligible for English instruction;
    • A child has severe learning disabilities and instruction in English can facilitate the learning process;
    Please Remember

    • Only students who are eligible for English instruction can attend a Sir Wilfrid Laurier school.
    • Students may not attend any Sir Wilfrid Laurier school until they have been confirmed eligible or obtained provisional acceptance for English instruction.
    • Students with an Eligibility Certificate for a temporary stay must be renewed prior to expiration.
  5. Interboard agreements

    Students who reside outside the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board territory
    • It is the responsibility of the parents/guardians to request an Interboard Agreement from the school board which has jurisdiction over their child.
    • A request for an "Agreement" will only be considered when the form is completed in full by the School Board in question and if a reasonable explanation for the request is provided to our School Board.
    • The "Agreement" is valid once approved by both school boards and is good for one year only. A request for renewal must be made annually
    • The Interboard Agreement document will be available as of April 1, 2017.

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