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School Registrations for September 2019

posted Jan 9, 2019, 12:25 PM by Jacqueline Jennings   [ updated Jun 27, 2019, 12:47 PM ]

Welcome to Ethel Gardiner Public School. Please find below information and links regarding registering your child(ren) for school.


Kindergarten registration for the next school year is well underway at the Halton District School Board. We are busy planning for the 2019-2020 School Year and we need your Kindergarten Registrations.

Registration forms are available at schools and on the HDSB website (

If you have any questions, please contact the school. 905-877-3849

Learn more at (Search: "Kindergarten").  


Kindergarten Registration Forms and Information

Grades 1-8:

Register your child for school by completing the Student Registration Form​.  Please bring a hard copy of the registration form along with the required documents listed below to Ethel Gardiner Public School.  The registration form can be found on the Instruction and Forms page of this web site. 

HDSB Welcome Centre - Welcoming new/returning st​udents and families to Halton: 

Contact Information:  PHONE:   905-335-3665 ext. 3440 WEB:

Who comes to the Welcom​​​e Centre?

Students from Grade 1 to age 21 must register through the Welcome Centre if any of the following apply:

  • entering the Ontario school system for the first time and whose first language is not English (or is a variety of English different from the variety used for instruction in Ontario Schools)
  • entering HDSB with an International Student Visa (or any visa including Visitor Visas)
  • entering HDSB with a work permit or a study permit - student and/or parent /guardian holds the permit
  • entering HDSB with their Permanent Residence Status application in progress
  • entering HDSB from a French language school from a French language school board
  • re-entering Ontario after an absence of a year or more  (for students whose first language is not English)
Summer Operations at the Welcome Centre:

For the month of July and August, the Welcome Centre will be open from 8am - 5pm  Monday - Thursday. Assessments will be booked for the following days;

July 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th and 25th, 30th, 31st  August 1st, 6th, 7th and 8th 

The Welcome Centre will book assessments  Monday to Friday 8:30 - 3:00 pm during the weeks of August Intake and School Start Up  (August 19 - September 13th)

Families need to email or call to book an appointment. 905-335-3665 ext. 3440

Mandatory documents to bring when registering your child for school:

  • Proof of child’s age: birth certificate or passport or baptismal/faith record for your child
  • Proof of address (any two of the following documents): lease or deed, car registration, utility bill, residential telephone bill, moving bill, property tax bill, bank statement, credit card statement, correspondence with a government agency
  • Proof of child’s citizenship: birth certificate or passport, Record of Landing (IMM 1000)or Permanent Resident Card
  • Proof of custody: if you are not the parent and your child is under 18 you must provide proof of custody (court order)

​More information:

HDSB - Register My Child for school