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School District 5
T. M. Roberts Elementary School


September 2024 Entry

Registration packages for September 2024 are available for download or pickup at the office with registration commencing Thursday, February 1st.  Parents can also register online. The registration link will be posted to the district and elementary school websites. A birth certificate or passport, along with proof of B.C. residency must be provided at the time of registration. For English Kindergarten, we will only accept registrations for catchment area students. If you would like to attend TM Roberts, and do not live in our catchment area, you are asked to register at your catchment school and complete a school transfer request. This catchment area does not apply to French Immersion registrations. β€‹

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Kindergarten Registration Ad for 2024.pdf​

TM Registration Package Fillable.pdf

Family Request for Student Placement Form Fillable.pdf

French Immersion Parent Information.pdf



School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay) welcomes all children born between January 1, 2019, and December 31, 2019, and encourages parents to register their children at their catchment area school for September 2024 kindergarten entry. Registration and enrolment application forms shall only be accepted by the catchment area school commencing on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at 8:30 a.m.

School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay) provides all students with a warm and caring learning environment. We offer our kindergarten students a developmentally appropriate program along with access to computer technology, a Fine Arts program and student services support. French Immersion kindergarten is available at T.M. Roberts Elementary School.

School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay) will continue to use the online registration option for kindergarten students. A registration link will be posted on the District and elementary school websites.

Please do not complete an online application for children that have been enrolled in StrongStart programs in the province. If your child has been enrolled or is currently enrolled in a local StrongStart, they will be automatically enrolled in their catchment school. Please contact your catchment school directly to confirm registration. If you are unsure which school is your catchment area school, please visit the school locator on our district website.

All registrations will be dealt with on a first-come, first-serve basis. A birth certificate or other legally acceptable document, along with proof of B.C. residency (i.e., mortgage statement, rental agreement, or utility bill) must be provided at the time of registration. Registrations will not be completed until such documentation is made available.

Please register early to ensure your child can attend your catchment area school. Parents who wish their child to attend a school outside their catchment area are required to first register their child at their catchment area school. To request a transfer, pick up a β€œFamily Request for Student Placement Form” from your catchment area school or download the form and return it to the School Board Office. Board Office staff will only begin to accept these completed forms on Thursday, February 1, 2024. Forms can be submitted via email to Please refer to Administrative Procedure 300 for more information.


French Immersion is available in both Cranbrook and Fernie:

β€’ Cranbrook - Kindergarten or grade one: please register at T.M. Roberts Elementary
β€’ Fernie - Grade 4: please register at Isabella Dicken Elementary

For more information, please contact:

Carlene Lochrie, Principal, T. M. Roberts Elementary School (250-489-4575)
Janet Kuijt, Principal, Isabella Dicken Elementary School (250-423-4651)

If you have any questions, please contact your neighbourhood school or the school board office at 250-426-4201 (extension 0) or toll-free 1-866-489-4201.
We look forward to your child joining us in School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay).