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Halifax Early Childhood School (HECS) was founded in 1959 by a group of parents interested in providing an enriched program of pre-school activities for their children. HECS is the oldest established pre-school in the city of Halifax.

Unique half-day and full-day preschool program for 2 to 5 year!

Big News for the 2018-19 School Year! Halifax Early Childhood School will be offering both half-day and full-day preschool programs. Same great program and teachers - now with more flexibility for modern families. Contact us now to register or to book a tour. Space for our full-day program is limited!

We proudly congratulate our director Sara Lordy on her achievement as one of the 2017 recipients of the Prime Minister’s Awards in Early Childhood Education.

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Encouraging a child means that one or more of the following critical life messages are coming through, either by word or by action: I believe in you, I trust you, I know you can handle this, You are listened to, You are cared for, You are very important to me.

Barbara Coloroso
Author, Kids Are Worth It

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