Early Learning Programming

SAA - Early Learning Website Link

Take a few moments to check out our Early Learning Website! It is full of great information and activities to help your child! 




SAA - Early Learning Programming

At kindergarten - grade three, teachers will provide students with a program that is focused upon building a strong foundation in literacy and numeracy through our SAA Learning Framework.

Sister Alphonse Academy Kindergarten Program Information

Our regular half day Kindergarten program offers 475 hours of instruction in the morning or afternoon. We also offer a Full Day Everyday program with 950 hours of instruction and a Progressive Program (half day programming until you feel your child is ready for a full day, and then all day programming until end of June).

Highlights of our program include:

  • Learning through play approach
  • Inquiry Based Learning
  • Animated Literacy Program
  • Science of Reading Components
  • Kinder-cooking
  • Home Reading Program
  • Field trips
  • Mass at St. Albert Parish


***Children must be 5 yrs of age by Dec. 31/2022 to enrol.*** Click on the "Kindergarten Age Eligibility Calculator" to receive more information and to aid you in determining whether your child is old enough to attend kindergarten.


 - HALF DAY - No fee

 - FULL DAY - $325/month + lunch supervision and special event fee ($65). Children enrolled in Full Day programming attend school for the full day.

 - PROGRESSIVE - No fee until your child starts with full day programming. 


The school office and/or school staff will contact you about a having your child come in for an hour in Kindergarten for an orientation sometime during the last week of June.


Your child will attend on ONE of the staggered start day in late August or early September. Your child’s first day of school will be provided at the end of June.

2023/24 BELL TIMES:

 - AM & Full Day Entry Bell: 8:15 am

 - AM Dismissal: 11:07 am

 - Full Day Dismissal: 2:58 pm

** The offering of Half Day PM, Full Day and Progressive programs is dependant upon enrolment and resources**

2023/24 Kindergarten SUPPLY  LIST:

  • 1 large backpack
  • 1 lunch bag
  • 1 pair of indoor running shoes (non-marking soles)
  • 1 full change of clothes that can be left at school

Child Care

We currently have an agreement with SIGIS to provide child care at Sister Alphonse Academy. They provide half day childcare for our kindergarten students and before and after school care for Kinder to Grade 6 students. More information on their programs can be found at the SIGIS website.