Welcome to Discovery Preschool Calgary!

We are so glad you found us. Historically our school has been a feeder for the local elementary schools: Alexander Ferguson (Shaganappi), Killarney, and Richmond.

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Visit our Events page to learn about our field trips, special in-house events, and more! If you still have questions check out the FAQs page for more information on things from our fees to our typical daily schedule in the classroom.

Wait list registration information for the 2019/2020 school year is available on the Registration page. You can also check out this year’s school calendar at the following link: 2019/2020 Calendar.

Registration information for the 2020/2021 school year will be released in early 2020 and key dates will be posted on our website by the end of November 2019. Stay tuned to our site for more information.

Current Spaces Available (2019/2020 school year):

  • No current spaces are available – only wait list applications are being accepted for the 2019/2020 school year, but interested families are still encouraged to contact the registrars at registrar@discoverypreschoolyyc.com

Discovery Preschool is a parent co-operative offering a nurturing, stimulating environment that is Reggio and project inspired. With the teacher in the role of researcher, the children contribute to and negotiate the curriculum in partnership. The daily schedule provides time for interactive play in a variety of interesting centers, gathering time, snack and group activities (e.g. yoga, drama, art, drumming). The students display and revisit their learning through photos, artwork and an artifact gallery. Family and community play a crucial role in supporting the children’s inquiry and learning. Parents volunteer in the classroom on a rotational basis and each family assumes a job that contributes to the running of the program.

Parent Testimonials:

“I’ve seen my child grow so much at discovery. She’s gained life skills and confidence, the free play and child driven curriculum always has her excited to go to school. Plus we’ve made so many new friends in the neighborhood and we look forward to carrying these friends into elementary school.”

“My daughter has socially grown in leaps and bounds. She has made so many wonderful little friends, learned so many new skills, and absolutely adores the teachers. She loves to tell me about the new creative projects they are doing in the studio. The teachers’ imaginations and take on learning are wonderful.”