2016-2017 Preschool Calendar

Vancouver Start Smart Preschool operates on the same schedule as the public school system. We are closed for all statutory and public school holidays, as well as professional development days.

September 6 First Day for Tuesday/Thursday 3 year old classes– gradual entry in effect
September 7 First Day for Monday/Wednesday/Friday 4 year old classes–gradual entry in effect
September 12 First Full Day for  Monday/Wednesday/Friday 4 year old classes
September 13 First Full Day for Tuesday/Thursday 3 year old classes
September 30 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
October 10 Thanksgiving Day – No  Preschool
October 21 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
November 10 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
November 11 Remembrance Day — No Preschool
December 5 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
December 14,15 Last Day of classes before Winter Vacation
December 16 Winter vacation period starts:  Christmas Break — No Preschool
January 3 Schools reopen after Winter vacation
January 30 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
February 13 BC Family Day – No  Preschool
February 24 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
March 11–March 26 Spring vacation — No Preschool
March 27 Schools reopen after Spring vacation
April 14—17 School Closed for Easter break including Good Friday and Easter Monday
May 5 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
May 22 Victoria Day – No  Preschool
June 15 Last Day for Tuesday/Thursday 3 year old classes
June 16 Last Day for Monday/Wednesday/Friday 4 year old classes