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Last updated on Tuesday, September 05, 2017.

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9:00 AM - 3:20 PM

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Principal

Sean Malcolmson - 905.648.4353 | Email Sean Malcolmson

Superintendent

Michael Prendergast - 905.527.5092 x 2626 | E-mail Michael Prendergast

Trustee

Alex Johnstone - 905.515.7082 | E-mail Alex Johnstone

Principal

Mr. S. Malcolmson

School Council Chair

Ms. J. Haverty

Administrative Office Staff

Ms. S. Guyatt

Our School

C. H. Bray is a thriving school within an involved and interested community.  The original building, constructed in 1953, consists of eight classrooms, a gymnasium and library all on one floor.  In 1992 a port-a-pak was added consisting of four classrooms, a Resource and a Library.  Our catchment area borders Wilson Street to the South, Lower Lion’s Club Road to the East, Alberton to the West and Highway 99 to the North.  English is the main language spoken in the student’s homes.  Currently there are many ESL students enrolled.

C. H. Bray is on a balanced day schedule and serves approximately 320 students.  We have an extensive volunteer group who supports special events days, special lunch days, classroom trips and special presentations by outside groups.

Our Students

Total number of students: 300

Programs & Services

Student Success Supports

The School’s Resource teacher supports students with special needs and our primary students with special programs.  In-school meetings are held with a team of teachers and administration to discuss teaching strategies to address specific learning difficulties.  Many junior students are members of the Peer Mediation Team and BusPatrols.  Many Primary grade students are involved with the Levelled Literacy Intervention (LLI) and Empower programs.  Many classes are paired for Reading Buddies, Math Buddies and some for computer lessons.  Students use a wide variety of educational computer programs several times weekly.

Program Highlights

  • Active School Council
  • Peer Mediation Program
  • Bus Patrollers

Environment Focus

  • The establishment of a safe school is our major focus.
  • Bus patrollers are implemented each year to assist all students while traveling to and from the school.
  • Grade 6 students act a peer mediators on the playground to help students feel safe at all times.
  • Grade 5 students can volunteer as kindergarten helpers
  • Monthly School Focus Assemblies
  • Student Awards Assemblies
  • Student Leadership (eg. Peer Mediators)

Parent & Community Involvement

Parent

Bray is blessed with a wealth of parent and community volunteers.  Students from Ancaster High School also work daily with students in all grades as co-op students.  Staff and community offer our students a wide variety of extra-curricular activities, for example sports and a Strings program.

Extra-Curricular

  • Cross Country
  • Track & Field
  • Kindergarten Helpers

Before/After School Program or Activites

  • First Base (School Aged Child Care, by YMCA)

Our School Plan

Curriculum Focus

  • Our curriculum focus has been in the areas of both Language and mathematics.  Reading levels are establish using the Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA).  Instruction is based on the results of the assessment with the aim of ha
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