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Last updated on Saturday, October 21, 2017.

Bell Times

8:00 AM - 2:20 PM

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Principal

Vera Prpa - 905.689.6636 | Email Vera Prpa

Superintendent

Sue Dunlop - 905.527.5092 x 2673 | E-mail Sue Dunlop

Trustee

Penny Deathe - 289.339.8455 | E-mail Penny Deathe

School Council Chair

Suzie Larochelle; Leah Young

Administrative Office Staff

Dianne Wojtasik

Our School

We are a unique combination of a rural and urban community. While we are Junior Kindergarten to Grade Eight, the majority of our school population is middle school. Many students enter in Grade Six from Mary Hopkins. Our school offers Full Day Kindergarten and is on a Balanced Day schedule. Our school day begins at 8:00 a.m. and dismisses at 2:20 p.m.

Staff at Flamborough Centre are dedicated to providing each student with the necessary skills for success!  We are proud of our student-driven initiatives and leadership.  It is student voice that keeps our environment engaging and full of many rich opportunities.   All students are recognized for their contributions to the FC family.

School Council effectively supports student learning through various fundraisers and participation in the many school activities. We are proud of our partnership with our School Council parents and parent community.  Flamborough Centre truly is the Best Place to Be!

Programs & Services

Student Success Supports

  • Learning Resource Teachers
  • CN CPS Implementation Team
  • Itinerant English as Second Language Teacher
  • Reading Specialist (JK – 1)
  • Collaborative Transition Team to Waterdown District High School
  • There is a strong connection to Waterdown District High School to ensure appropriate course selection and pathways for secondary education. ESL needs are met by classroom teachers with support and program consultation with an itinerant teacher.

Program Highlights

  • Music program and band membership.
  • Inter/Intra Scholastic Sports Teams and participation.
  • Student Council and Student Spirit Committee
  • Celebrate the Arts events (Visual Arts, School Musical production)

Clubs

  • Junior and Senior Bands
  • Tech Crew
  • Yearbook
  • Recycling Committee
  • Kindergarten Helpers
  • Tuck Shop School Helpers

Before / After School Program or Activities

  • Three Pitch Girls/Boys
  • Basketball Girls/Boys
  • Volleyball Girls/Boys
  • Cross Country
  • Volleyball Girls/Boys
  • Soccer
  • Cricket
  • Table Tennis
  • Seasonal Dances/Activity Days
  • Joy Day
  • Pizza Days
  • Office Helpers
  • Camp Trip
  • Ottawa Trip

Our School P lan

Curriculum Focus

Inquiry is a focus in all grades from JK through Grade 8.  Engagement through student voice and inquiry in many subject areas including Mathematics, Literacy, Science, History, Geography and Social Studies.  Building a solid understanding of the foundations of the Arts is also a key focus for all of our students.  Supported by the HWDSB K-2 strategy, we work to ensure that every child is reading by the end of Grade 1.  In Mathematics we focus on a solid foundation of knowledge as well as an understanding of concepts development and reflective practice with our students.  Understanding why and how we reached an decision or answer is critical to evaluation and improvement for next time.  Technology throughout the school assists students with their understanding and inquiry.  These tools support our student learning, widening their world, engages them and assists them in taking ownership of their own learning.

Environment Focus

Safe Schools a focus with emphasis on a positive and safe school environment supported and driven by student voice.  TIPOFF assists students to report incidences of bullying and conflict anonymously and safely.  Students also understand and begin to believe that “telling” is ok because its the right thing to do.  Student recognition and leadership opportunities are provided for all grade levels. Regular assemblies celebrate student learning and success.

Parent & Community Involvement

Community

An active School Council is an integral part of school activities and programming for students. Organization of fundraisers greatly assists with initiatives and presentations highlighted within the School Improvement Plan.  Our partnership with our School Council supported by our parent community has been responsible for bringing many terrific and engaging initiatives to life at Flamborough Centre.  Together our students have performed a school musical performance, engaged in valuable visual art lessons, celebrated concert band performances, competed in many HWDSB athletic events and tournaments, as well as supported the global community through Connecting Countries, Me to We and World Issues awareness.

Parent

Parents are always welcome at Flamborough Centre. They provide support to classroom and school wide activities. All parents are encouraged to support student learning and initiatives.  Effective communication to community via school website. (school and class newsletters and emails), upcoming events, photo gallery.  Together we will ensure that each student reaches his or her full potential.

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