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Ian Bazalgette School

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Grades and Programs: 7-9

School Hours: AM: 8:25 ~ PM: ~ 2:30

School Location

3909 - 26 Avenue SE
Calgary AB
T2B 0C6

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Located between Holy Cross and Valley View Schools in the community of Dover.

About the School

As of May 2008, Ian Bazalgette School has been completely renovated. Renovations have been completed in the following areas: all academic classrooms, 2 new computer labs, construction shop, foods and fashion lab, music room, library, 2 art rooms, drama performing area, cafeteria (hot lunch program) and lunch room. Along with these state of the art instructional spaces, Ian Bazalgette has one of the finest gymnasiums in the city. The staff at Ian Bazalgette School are committed to helping students achieve success both academically and socially. There are numerous opportunities for students to excell in the arts, athletics and academics.

The school is situated on a very large area between Valley View School and Holy Cross School.

About School Name

Ian Bazalgette was a bomber pilot in World War II who received the Victoria Cross, Canada's highest decoration for valor, for attempting to save the lives of his crew members when their plane was shot down over France. He died in that attempt.

School Mission

The staff at Ian Bazalgette recognizes the uniqueness and and diversity of our community. We are committed to the development of a safe, respectful and productive learning environment. Our daily work involves having all of our students become knowledgeable, life-long learners and responsible citizens.

School Motto

We lead, others follow.

Unique Points

  • Dedicated staff who are committed to the healthy development of the adolescent learner
  • Renovated academic classrooms, 2 computer labs, construction shop, food and fashion lab, music room, library, 2 art rooms, drama performing area, cafeteria and lunch room
  • Extensive computer network and technology through out the building.
  • Wide variety of practical and fine arts courses
  • Comprehensive intramural Athletics
  • Academic classes geared to studentsí learning needs
  • Knowledge and Employability Courses in Grade 8 and 9
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction
  • Numerous clubs and activity opportunities for students
  • Strong athletic programs

Student Enrolment (September 2013 )
Total Enrolment: 376

Grade 7Grade 8Grade 9

Sheilagh O'Dwyer
School Board Trustee: Judy Hehr
CBE Ward: Ward 9
Chief Superintendent: David Stevenson
Area: Area III
Director (Area): Dr. Dianne Yee
Notes for Substitute: Early Dismissal: Friday 12:15 pm; Modified Calendar


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