École Parkside is a Preschool to Grade 4 French Immersion school, with a student population of 435 and a staff of 25. We are located in central Grande Prairie, and are the ONLY single-track elementary French Immersion Centre in GPPSD.
Our school has developed a reputation for
excellence over the past 30 years due in large part to its student and family
centered approach to education, and our retention of an experienced and highly
qualified staff, including teachers with specialty training in second language
instruction, physical education, music and technology.
The current student
population of 435 students in grades preschool to grade 4, and the dedicated
efforts of staff to work cooperatively across grade levels, help to create a
truly safe, family environment for learning. École Parkside has a commitment toward
small group instruction and the creation of meaningful, long-term community
relationships that enhance learning within the school. Parent involvement has
always been welcomed and the school benefits greatly from an active and
hardworking Parent School Council.
people to choose French Immersion because it’s YOUR child: Choisissez
l’immersion…car c’est VOTRE enfant.
glance into our classrooms you’ll see that French and English literacy are very
important to our school community. Through goal setting, small group
instruction and self and peer assessment our students are actively engaged in
literacy learning. Dedicated efforts of staff to work cooperatively across
grade levels help create a truly safe, family environment for learning. The
creation of meaningful, long-term parent and community relationships enhance
learning within the school. Parent
involvement has always been welcomed and the school benefits greatly from an
active and hardworking Parent School Council.
As a learning
community, we strive to reach our goal of: Success for All! – Le succès pour