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
  • 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

  • While our programming changes based on student interest and staff supports, we are proud to offer:
    • PEAK Hockey 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
    • School Musical for Grades 1-6
    • Choir for Grades 1-6

A proud APPLE School

  • Our school follows the FMPSD AP 164: Health Promoting School Environment 
  • Healthy lunch and snack information & support
  • A selection of Hot Lunch items for order that meet provincial nutritional guidelines 
  • Active living initiatives, such as Running Club and other sporting activities
  • Promotion of positive mental health through activities, events and strategies (ex: The Regulated Classroom)

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
  • Bottle filling station

Strong Global Citizenship

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