Return to classes in Yukon schools

We are planning for Kindergarten to Grade 12 students to return to classes in school at the start of the 202021 school year. For more information, visit Planning for the 2020–21 school year.

Find a preschool (Learning Together)

The Department of Education offers a free drop-in preschool program called Learning Together. This program is for children under 5 years old and their caregivers.

What is the Learning together program?

  • Led by qualified teachers.
  • Helps prepare children for school routines.
  • Caregivers learn how to support children’s learning at home.
  • Younger siblings are welcome.

Contact the school to register

Whitehorse residents:

Pelly Crossing residents:

Watson Lake residents:

Preschool program French first language

École Émilie-Tremblay offers a full-time pre-kindergarten program (K4). Contact the school for more information.

The typical routine for Learning Together program

  • Playtime:
    • learning toys;
    • puppets;
    • costumes;
    • puzzles;
    • blocks;
    • sand; and
    • water.
  • Group snack:
  1. Children wash their hands.
  2. Help set the table.
  3. Enjoy a group snack prepared by the adults.
  4. Wash their dishes.
  • Circle time:
    • yoga;
    • poems;
    • stories;
    • rhymes;
    • music;
    • movement; and
    • games.
  • Craft time: children and adults work on crafts based on circle time and the monthly theme.
  • Visits to the gym and library.
  • Visits from:
    • Child Development Centre staff;
    • preschool dental therapists;
    • local artists; and
    • other guests related to monthly themes.