The Bridge Network and Parents as Partners in Learning
Prairie Public School District views our parents as integral partners in the
learning process. We believe that, in order to achieve our mission statement, The Grande Prairie Public School District is a
learning community in which every student succeeds, we need to work
collaboratively with students, parents and community.
School Act states, “A board shall ensure that each student enrolled in a school
operated by a board is provided with a safe and caring environment that fosters
and maintains respectful and responsible behaviours.” Each year Alberta
Education surveys parents on areas such as providing a safe and caring school
environment. GPPSD scores well in this
area and we are currently at the highest result over the past six years.
you have a concern about your child’s education or something that happened at
school, it is best to address them quickly and in an appropriate manner.
Communicate your concern(s) calmly and clearly. It is always best to address
concerns with your child’s teachers first. See Working
Together to Resolve Differences
Education provides some tips for parents on preparing your child for the school
and some FAQ’s
grade has a curriculum that is determined by Alberta Education, more
information about programming from Alberta Education can be accessed at: http://education.alberta.ca/teachers/program.aspx
. Specifics about what your child will learn in each grade can be found at My
Child's Learning: http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mychildslearning/index.html
the year, there are opportunities for you to get involved with your child’s
school through volunteer opportunities including participation in the School
Council at the Bridge.