Officials with the provincial government have announced six new pre-primary locations in the Quad Counties.
The province’s pre-primary program is being expanded to:
Antigonish Education Centre
Tamarac Education Centre
St. Andrew’s Consolidated School
Whycocomagh Education Centre
H.M. MacDonald Elementary School
East Richmond Education Centre
There will also be a new location at Baddeck Academy.
They’re among 130 new classes set to open across the province in the fall.
Provincial officials say the additions mean early childhood spaces will be offered to 2, 600 children in total; they’ll require 250 new Early Childhood Educators.