Nipawin's school system is a full curriculum system with almost all options available for students. Our comprehensive hight school offers a wide variety of academic and practical courses wherein students can take part in numerous events and extra-curricular activities available. Our elementary schools offer the benefits of smaller classes and a more comfortable setting yet are not lacking in technology and other services available to larger schools.
Busy Bee Pre-School
Busy Bee Preschool is a non-profit co-operative association of parents whose purpose is to operate a preschool facility of high standards for 3 and 4 year olds in our community. We have a teacher and teacher's assistant who are passionate about promoting learning through experiences, practicing in school related skills, encouraging creativity and direct activities to bring out the best in each child.
Classes run every year from the beginning of September until the end of May at Wagner Elementary School here in Nipawin. Depending on the enrollment, students attend class Tuesdays and Thursdays or Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 – 12:00. We can only take 16 children per class and will run up to 2 classes, so get your registrations in!
Your child must be 4 by December 31 of the school year. If a child turns 3 years of age during the year she /he can enroll at that time but must be potty trained.
See Bottom of Page for the Busy Bee registration and information booklet.
Registration usually takes place at the Moms N' Tots sale held every May in Nipawin. Look for posters throughout the community and online advertising for registration dates and times in the Spring or please contact:
Lisa Vavra (306)812-9556 or
Becky Pickering (306)276-8395
Little Achievers Pre-School
Little Achievers Pre-school is licensed by the Early years branch of the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education and are approved to accept Pre-School aged children between the ages of 2.5years-5 years. We offer FULL DAY Childcare and follow a pre-school age appropriate curriculum that allows for growth and development of all developmental areas to ensure Kindergarten readiness.
We understand the importance of the Early Years. This is a time of remarkable growth where children are experiencing rapid development, learning new skills & progressing steadily towards physical, intellectual & social emotional milestones. Our Achievers Ready for School program is filled with investigation & exploration, where children can refine & expand their skills & knowledge.
We understand that each child is unique. It is with this in mind that we try our best to assess each child on an ongoing basis. Parents receive a weekly email detailing their child’s weekly and a quarterly assessment/report keeping track of your child’s progress and development allowing us to cater to your child’s specific needs.
Our goal is to offer the families of Nipawin a High quality Pre-school experience where the children are able to learn & grow in a nurturing, safe, child centred space. We believe in the value of both structured and non structured activities.
Our Achievers Ready for School Pre-School Program allows for a variety of valuable daily experiences; including art explorations, science, math and early literacy development through education & ongoing project work which is planned from the ongoing interests and questions of our children. We've created an environment where the child's natural desire to learn is stimulated through meaningful, appropriate and playful learning experiences. We strive to develop the whole child by focusing on all learning areas.
At Little Achievers Pre-school & Childcare Centre we offer a High Quality Learning experience through play, in a safe, nurturing, child oriented environment by offering a wide range of experiences that are essential for the development and growth necessary in the pre-school years. We constantly strive to offer excellence in Child Care, Learning & Teacher-Student Interactions.
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(306) 812-7674 (texting)
The licensed Nipawin Day Care Centre on 9th Avenue West provides care for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age. There are forty-one spots available with a few spaces for special needs. Subsidy is available with the day care. The trained staff provided a caring environment with snacks, meals and activities.
Hours of operation are from 7:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m..
Central Park Learning Centre Day Care is the second day care under the Nipawin Day Care Co-operative. Meals, snack, and activities are provided for the same prices as the 9th Avenue West location. There are 14 spaces including some "special needs" spaces. Children from ages 6 weeks to 6 years are cared for by a trained staff under the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Open Door Playcare is a Licensed Day Care facility that has space for 36 children between the ages of 6 weeks to 12 years of age.
Our mission is to provide safe, affordable, high quality childcare for the community. In doing so, we provide children with opportunities to learn and grow by exploring their interests through play. We are commited to our families that we serve, fostering respectful and caring relationships with children, parents and staff. We believe that children learn best through play and playing is not separated from learning. At Open Door Playcare each child is viewed as a unique individual and experiences are developed to enhance and enrich the development of our children.
218 Centre Street
hours of operation: 7:30 am - 6:00pm
KidsFirst is a voluntary program that helps families build on their strengths and have the healthiest children possible. Help and assistance are provided to address each family's unique needs. KidsFirst enhances parenting knowledge, provides support, and builds on family strengths. The program is designed to enhance existing programs already in our community.
KidsFirst addresses the barrier of transportation and provides early learning opportunities for children and parents. Our program is culturally responsive and appropriate and offers services in non-traditional ways through outreach and home visiting.
Central Park Elementary School - Kindergarten to Grade 3
Wagner Elementary School - Grade 4 to Grade 6
L.P. Miller Comprehensive School - Grade 7 - Grade 12
Nipawin Bible College
"Located on the south edge of Nipawin, NBC offers various courses with a core focus on biblical instruction in a great community and relational setting. They seek to disciple and grow students through various opportunities and ministry settings, providing a good foundation for a life of living out one's faith. Classes run from September to April with an average student body of sixty students. NBC attracts students from across the three prairie provinces each year and has a strong Alumni support base dating back to its beginnings in 1934."
Cumberland Regional College
Since 1975, Cumberland College has been providing high quality training and education programs for adults in northeastern Saskatchewan. With campuses in Nipawin, Melfort, and Tisdale, affordable training is available close to home!
The training options are virtually endless! From university, diplomas and certificates to adult basic education, there is bound to be a program or course to fit your needs!