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Cedarbrae School

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Grades and Programs: K-6

School Hours: AM: 8:20 ~ 11:40 PM:12:30 ~ 3:00

School Location

10631 Oakfield Drive SW
Calgary AB
T2W 2T3

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Cedarbrae School is located in the southwest community of Cedarbrae, serving the community of Cedarbrae. Students from Cedarbrae School move on to Louis Riel School for Grades 7 to 9 and then to Henry Wise Wood High School.

About the School

The school was built in 1976 and is situated on 8.5 acres. The school has 10 classrooms, a library, rooms for music and art, a networked computer lab and a high school-sized gymnasium. Cedarbrae School officially opened a creative playground as part of the school community's millennium project. In 2004 a garden and outdoor classroom was created at the school’s entrance to provide students with on-site opportunities for environmental learning and stewardship.

About School Name

The school was named after the community it serves.

School Mission

To provide a safe, nurturing and stimulating learning environment in order for each individual to maximize his or her potential. We strive to provide opportunities for all to be:
  • engaged and confident learners
  • responsible, contributing citizens within our community considerate of self, others and the environment
  • collaborative decision-makers

  • School Motto

    Soaring To Success

    Unique Points

    • We place a strong emphasis on developing an integrated and balanced curriculum to support each child’s development: intellectually, socially, physically, emotionally, and creatively. We provide many ways for our students to express and represent their learning.
    • Virtues program to promote character development.
    • Rick Hansen program to inspire all students to make a difference in the lives of others.
    • Student Leadership and Student Voice opportunities include: patrols, stewardship / social responsibility projects, special days planning, intramural program, health/wellness, choir, big buddies, environmental /recycling groups, etc.
    • Multi-aged groupings to promote community building and care/support for one another.
    • Grade 5-6 volleyball and badminton clubs.
    • Swimming program for K-4 students; Outdoor School program for Grade 5-6 students; in line skating for all students, with a family skate night; after school programs in partnership with the City of Calgary.
    • Daily physical education program, with an emphasis on healthy choices.
    • A strong and well supported Music program for all students K-6.
    • Hosts various arts based performances, special events.
    • Field trips are planned at every grade level to support classroom learning.
    • Our Robotics program was introduced to K- 6 students in 2008-09, and will continue as a whole school integrated project.
    • Multiple technologies to support and enhance student work and learning: computers, iPads, digital and video cameras, digital voice recorders, Read and Write Gold, Dragon Naturally Speaking; Smartboards in every classroom.
    • Calgary Reads program to support young readers.
    • Roots of Empathy program in our Grade 1 classes.
    • An Artist in Residency projects made possible through the Cedarbrae School Council
    • The Cedarbrae School Council is an active and vibrant part of the school community. Parent involvement is a valuable component of our school community.
    • Highly committed to professional development and continuous learning for all staff.
    • We offer a noon supervision program that accommodates students on a full-time or drop-in basis. Our lunchroom offers an optional milk program as well as special fun lunches throughout the year.


    Student Enrolment (September 2013 )
    Total Enrolment: 230


    KindergartenGrade 1Grade 2Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6
    40364229302825


    Principal:
    Patrick Murphy
    School Board Trustee: Sheila Taylor
    CBE Ward: Ward 11
    Chief Superintendent: David Stevenson
    Area: Area V
    Director (Area): Sydney Smith
    Notes for Substitute: Grade 1- 6 Early Dismissal: Friday 12:17 PM Kindergarten AM from 8:20 - 11:10 Monday through Thurs

     

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