Important dates

We’re welcoming new students to Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School for September 2019. Here are the dates for entrance application submission for all grade levels, informative tours, casual meetups, and financial assistance applications.

If we haven’t already met (and even if we have), we’d love to see you in person soon.

Need more details on our Open House, information sessions, tours and interviews? Learn more and arrange your visit.

Testing and Admission

November 30, 2018: Early decision for Grades 2 to 12. Please note that we highly recommend early application to ensure your spot.

February 10, 2019: Regular decision for Kindergarten to Grade 12

February 11, 2019: After this date, “rolling“ admission begins. If spots are available, we consider applications. Note that late placement is limited; however we encourage you to contact the Enrollment Office to inquire. 

Kindergarten and Grade 1 Group Assessments

Applicants for Kindergarten and Grade 1 gather on campus to participate in a group assessment for pre-readiness skills in literacy, numeracy, and social responsibility. All applicants in Kindergarten and Grade 1 will be contacted regarding booking these assessments. 

January 24 and January 25 (applicants choose one morning): Kindergarten Group Assessment morning, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

January 28, 2019: Grade 1 Group Assessment morning, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. 

SSAT

All applicants for Grades 6 to 12 must take the SSAT to complete their STS application. For your convenience, we hold two testing sessions at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School:

November 10, 2018

April 27, 2019

Please visit the SSAT website to register, and for more information. Be sure to indicate STS as your score recipient. If you can’t make either of the sessions on our campus, please seek additional test centres and dates on the SSAT website.

Financial Assistance Applications

The STS Scholars application for Grades 5 to12 is due with your STS admission application.

February 17, 2019:
Forever Woods Scholarship application due for new students.

Bursary application due for new and current families. 

March 1, 2019: 
Forever Woods Scholarship application due for current STS students.

Not sure if you’re eligible for financial assistance?

Review opportunities

Get to Know Us

Please free to pass along our invitation to anyone that may also want to spend a great fall day with us.

Friday Morning Coffee Sessions

October 19, November 16, December 14, January 18
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Are you starting to scout schools for your family and want a taste of STS? Our relaxed, informative Friday morning coffee sessions are the perfect introduction.

Learn more about our coffee sessions.

Or

Call 403-938-8326 to reserve your spot now.

Private Information Sessions

October 2019 to February 2019

We’ll come to your home or workplace to tell your group about Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School.

Learn more about our custom visits. 

To book an in-home or workplace presentation for groups of six or more, please email admissions@sts.ab.ca or call the Enrollment Office at 403-938-8326.