School Profile

École Dickinsfield School is a wonderful, safe place for children. Our school has a long tradition of student success in leadership, academics, athletics, and fine arts.

What can our school offer your child?

A strong academic focus

  • English and French Immersion programs
  • Solid record of high student achievement 
  • Support and program modification for special needs students
  • Accelerated reading program grades 3-6
  • Home reading programs grades K-3
  • Early literacy support in English and French Immersion
  • French second language instruction in grades 4-6
  • Technology integration in all grades

Leader In Me school 

  • Students and staff use Steven Covey’s 7 Habits for creating goals, tracking success, solving problems and being healthy
  • Students have School Leadership roles, such as Public Speaking Leader, School News Leader, School Tour Guides, Door Greeter, Recycling Leader, Gardening Leader, Wormologists, Art Room Leaders, Student Lighthouse Leader, Photography Leader and so much more!!! 

A strong extracurricular program

  • PEAK Hockey School Skills Academy
  • Volleyball and basketball teams grades 5-6 
  • Running Club for Grades 1-6
  • Track and Field Grades 5-6
  • Floor Hockey Team Grades 5-6
  • Badminton Teams Grade 5-6 
  • Robotics Grades 4-6
  • Tech n Trades Academy 5-6
  • LEGO Club ECDP-Grade 6

Apple School Initiatives

  • Our school follows the FMPSD Health Promoting School Environment policy
  • Healthy lunch and snack information & support
  • “Eat most often foods” in Parent Association Hot Lunches
  • Active living initiatives, such as Running Club and other sporting activities

Strong environmental stewardship

  • School-wide Waste Free Lunches
  • Composting
  • No-idling of cars and buses
  • Paper and cardboard recycling
  • Plastic recycling
  • Beverage container recycling
  • Reusable plates at staff events
  • School Garden
  • No bottled water at school events
  • Bottle filling station

Strong Global Citizenship

  • Activities and fundraising for organizations such as Terry Fox Walk, UNICEF, Heart and Stroke Foundation, & the Red Cross
  • Anti-Racism activities
  • DF Cares 4 DF - initiative when we raise monies to support families and students in need at our school. 
  • Learning about and celebrating our diversity (culture, language, faith, family composition, gender identification)

A Safe and Caring School – high expectations for student behaviour 5 basic school rules:

  • be prepared for learning
  • be polite and helpful
  • use respectful language
  • practice fair play and safe play
  • take care of our school 

Fun stuff for kids

  • Special event days
  • Sports day
  • Christmas bazaar 
  • Talent Show
  • Christmas Concert
  • Field trips

 Parent Involvement

  • Read with your child every night
  • Ensure that homework is completed to the best of your child’s ability 
  • Establish a work ethic within your child by being a good role model
  • Get involved with the school council or parent association
  • Volunteer your time 
  • Support your child's teachers

 Why are students successful in École Dickinsfield School?

  • Because they work hard at school and at home
  • Because parents support them
  • Because parents are respectful of teachers & school staff
  • Because we have an outstanding staff team
  • Because we have high standards for achievement and behaviour
  • Because we care about each child every single day

We hope you find the information in this website helpful. We welcome your calls and visit.