Although the school and daycare share a site, the daycare is operated by a completely separate organization. Schools are not permitted to operate daycares.
There will be 74 daycare spots, operated by K.I.D.S. Incorporated. As well, there will be an additional 40 before-and-after-school spots for school-age kids.
The daycare will open when the school building is complete.
Daycare registration can be done through K.I.D.S. Incorporated.
NEW! As of June 30, 2016,K.I.D.S. Incorporated will also be available on the provincial On-line Child Care Registry for the parents of École South Pointe School to register their children for daycare.
NEW!Effective September 1, 2017, 23 additional roll away before and after school daycare spaces will be made available in a vacant classroom at École South Pointe School through K.I.D.S. Incorporated (subject to provincial licensing requirements), provided that the Minister of Education and Training provides assurance in writing, in advance, to the school division that when the school needs to reclaim the classroom space for instructional or educational purposes that the school division have the authority to reclaim that space and reduce the number of before and after daycare spaces by 23. Temporary daycare transportation École South Pointe School itself will not provide a before-and-after-school daycare program.
However, temporary transportation to neighbouring daycares will be provided. The following provision is a variance from board transportation policy:Transportation service to École South Pointe School will be provided from the opening of École South Pointe School until June 30, 2017, to students attending the following daycares:Waverley Heights Community ClubEpiphany Day CareUnivillage Preschool and Infant Centre Inc.Cairns Child Care CentreAgassiz Child CareKing’s Park Day CareRyerson Day CareThe goal is to provide consistent daycare transportation for South Pointe families during the 2016-17 school year.Updates Pembina Trails will continue to convey updates from K.I.D.S. Incporporated as Pembina Trails staff become aware of them. Information will be distributed via the Pembina Trails website, social media, and email.
Once established, the South Pointe Parent Advisory Council may wish to arrange for direct communication with K.I.D.S Incorporated, including the possibility of a meeting with council representatives and K.I.D.S.