General Information

Northern Lights School 2019/20

  • The Kindergarten program is 5 days a week from 8:30 – 3:00. The morning program is a mixed group of JK/SK/Grade One/Two children.  Program options are 2, 3, 4 or 5 days, full day or half-day. The half-day program is from 8:30 – 12:30.  Supervised outside arrival between 8:30 – 9:00.
  • Grade One/Two is a 4 day program from Monday to Thursday from 8:30 to 3:00 with the Grade One/Two Main Lesson offered after lunch..  Supervised outside arrival between 8:30 – 9:00.
  • Adventure Program is Friday for ages 6-9 from 9:00 – 3:00.
  • Nature & Art Program is Friday for ages 10-13 from 9:00 – 3:00.
  • After School Care is 5 days a week from 2:30 – 6:00.
  • The school year is from September 3 – June 12.  There is a 2 week Christmas Break and a 2 week March Break. There is a 2 day autumn mid-term break and  3 or 4 professional development days.
  • See After School Care Handbook for Care Days & Holiday schedule.

Procedure for Application

  1. Parents submit the application form with a copy of the child’s birth certificate and a recent photo of the child. Applications are submitted on-line or to Northern Lights School, 250 Dog Lake Rd., Thunder Bay, Ont.,P7G 2G2. A non-refundable fee of $100 is required with the application. E-transfers to [email protected]. Cheques are to be made out to ‘Northern Lights School’.
  2. Once the application has been received a parent-teacher interview will be held within 3 weeks of receiving the application. The interview is to be held without the child present. Interviews are not required with re-enrolment, except by the request of a teacher.
  3. A confirmed acceptance of the child will be made and the parents notified within 3 days, unless further information is needed for acceptance. A time will be set-up for a visit to the child’s home.
  4. Upon acceptance the parents are required to submit 10% of the tuition and a signed Enrolment Contract.  In signing the contract, the parents are making a legal commitment for the school year.

Note: for the Parent and Child Program, click here.

Note: for the After School Care Enrolment, click here.

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