“Welcome to Canada and Your New School” – The Newcomer’s Guide to the Canadian School System

This guide, developed by the Prairie and Northern Territories (PNT) Settlement Worker in School (SWIS) Coordinator who is part of the Saskatchewan Settlement Umbrella – SAISIA, will present newcomer families and students with important information about the public school system in Canada.

Welcome to Canada and Your New School (The Newcomer’s Guide to the Canadian School System)

The information will provide parents/guardians with a better understanding of what to expect during their child’s education. It will also provide tips for student success and help parents/guardians communicate with their child’s school. This guide is intended to provide newcomers with an overview of school policies and procedures in order to assist the settlement process.