2018-19 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 4 First Day for Tuesday/Thursday 3 year old classes– gradual entry in effect
September 5 First Day for Monday/Wednesday/Friday 4 year old classes–gradual entry in effect
September 10 First Full Day for  Monday/Wednesday/Friday 4 year old classes
September 11 First Full Day for Tuesday/Thursday 3 year old classes
September 21 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
October 8 Thanksgiving Day – No  Preschool
October 19 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
November 9 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
November 12 Remembrance Day — No Preschool
December 19,20 Last Day of classes before Winter Vacation
December 21 Winter vacation period starts:  Christmas Break — No Preschool
January 7 Schools reopen after Winter vacation
January 25 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
February 15 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
February 18 BC Family Day – No  Preschool
March 16–31 Spring vacation– No  Preschool
April 1 Schools reopen after Spring vacation
April 19-22 Easter—No Preschool
April 29 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
May 17 No Preschool: Teacher Professional Development Day
May 20 Victoria Day – No  Preschool
June 20 Last Day for Tuesday/Thursday 3 year old classes
June 21 Last Day for Monday/Wednesday/Friday 4 year old classes