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Last updated on Friday, November 11, 2016.

Bell Times

9:00 AM - 3:20 PM

EQAO

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Child Care

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Principal

Michael Castellani - 905.573.7731 | Email Michael Castellani

Vice-Principal(s)

Gord Cook, Marissa Turner

Superintendent

Jeff Gillies - 905.527.5092 x 2361 | E-mail Jeff Gillies

Trustee

Jeff Beattie - 289.339.9666 | E-mail Jeff Beattie

School Council Chair

 

Administrative Office Staff

  • Mrs. K Ashton (Office Administrator)
  • Mrs. J. Osmond (Asst Office Administrator)

Our School

Gatestone Elementary School is a beautiful, 2-story building that services Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 students.  The school is located in a newly developed area of upper Stoney Creek, and the catchment area falls between Highway #20 to Second Road West and Mud Street to Rymal Road.

  • School capacity is 630 – 650 students
  • Balanced Day Schedule
  • 32.5 teaching staff, 6 educational assistants and 3 DECEs.
  • Physical Education Program of Choice (Fitness and Wellness Grades 6 – 8)
  • Umbrella Day Care is located within the school, and it provides a ‘Before and After School Program’ as well as the daily program

Programs & Services

Student Sucess Supports

  • Volunteer Reading Program (Grades 1 – 3)
  • Home Reading Program (Grades 1 – 3)
  • Empower Reading Intervention Program (Grade 2)
  • Levelled Literacy Intervention Program (Grade 1)
  • KLIIC language program (Kindergarten)
  • After School Literacy Program (Grades 7 & 8)
  • After School Numeracy Program (Grades 7 & 8)

Program Highlights

  • Physical Education Exemplary Program (Grades 3 – 8)
  • Yearbook Committee (Intermediate)
  • Gatestone Student Athletic Council (GAC)
  • Jump Rope For Heart (Primary)
  • Sports
    • Basketball Teams (Junior/Intermediate Boys and Girls)
    • Senior Basketball Tournaments (Boys and Girls)
    • Junior and Senior Cross Country Teams
    • Junior and Senior Rugby Teams
    • Track and Field Teams (Junior/Intermediate)
    • Dodge ball intramurals (Junior/Intermediate)
    • Soccer intramurals (Junior/Intermediate)
    • Basketball intramurals (Junior/Intermediate)
    • Indoor Soccer intramurals (Junior/Intermediate)
    • Floor Hockey intramurals (Junior/Intermediate)
    • Badminton Intramurals (Junior/Intermediate)
  • Overnight Trips
    • Camp Wanakita (Junior/Intermediate)
  • Other
    • Talent Show
    • Christmas and Spring Concerts

Our School Plan

Curriculum Focus

Gatestone Elementary School continues to focus on the development of our Professional Learning Community in order to support improved student performance.

Environment Focus

School Culture –

Parent & Community Involvement

Community

School Community – ongoing communication and collaboration with associate secondary school, Saltfleet Secondary School and neighbouring HWDSB elementary schools to enhance transitions practices

Parent

  • School Council – very active with regular parent representatives and a fundraising sub-committee, meetings are held 8 times per year.
  • Parent Representatives sit on all School Plan Committees.
  • Volunteer Program
  • Volunteer Reading Program
  • Fundraising Initiatives
  • Parent Information Sessions – Speakers, Curriculum presentations
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