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In-person registrations and English proficiency evaluations are suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

At this time all newcomer registrations will be processed in the following way:

  1. A registration form will be completed for each child in the family.  
  2. A copy of the following documents will need to be copied or scanned and sent with the registration. (Photo of the document will be acceptable at this time) 
    • Visa/passport/immigration papers
    • Health Card if you have one
    • Birth certificate and/or Baptismal certificate (if you have one)
    • Original transcripts of educational documents (translated versions if available) and
    • Medical documentation, if available (for example-immunization records)
  3. Complete the Settlement and Support Worker in Schools (SSWIS) Form and sign.
  4. Once signed, it should also be returned to sspizawka@gscs.ca with the registration and other documentation.
  5. Once all documentation has been received, families will be contacted for an initial language assessment. This may take place using a virtual technology such as Google Meets or Teams or FaceTime if available.
Until face-to-face classes resume, student(s) will be connected with an English as an Additional Language (EAL) teacher if EAL support is required. Supplementary learning opportunities will be provided to the student(s) until regular classes resume, at which time, the student(s) will be assigned to a homeroom class/teacher within Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools.

Students who have a high English Language proficiency will be connected with a regular classroom teacher in the neighbourhood school. 


English Speakers from Other Countries

Families will need to complete a registration form for each child in the family.

A copy of the following documents are required to be copied or scanned and sent with the registration  to sspizawka@gscs.ca (a photograph of the document will be acceptable at this time):
  • Visa/passport/immigration papers and Health Card (if you have one);
  • Birth certificate and/or Baptismal certificate (if you have one);
  • Original transcripts of educational documents (translated versions if available); and
  • Medical documentation, if available (for example-immunization records).

 Learn more about our English as an Additional Language Program.