Elementary Schools

Western Québec coordinates quality education in thirteen elementary schools and six Kindergarten to grade 11 schools (K-11). All schools provide quality English-language education to eligible students over an immense and diverse territory which covers the Outaouais, Pontiac and Abitibi-Témiscamingue regions.

Wakefield Elementary School

878, Riverside road
Wakefield, Québec, J0X 3G0

819 459-2373
wakefield.wqsb.qc.ca

South Hull Elementary School

 

86 Crescent Drive
Gatineau (Aylmer), Québec J9H 1T6

819 684-6565
southhull.wqsb.qc.ca

St. Johns Elementary School

 

10, Leslie Street
Campbell’s Bay, Québec J0X 1K0

819 648-2149
wqsb.qc.ca/stjohns

Poltimore Elementary School

2, Paugan road
Val des Monts, Québec, J8N 2G9

819 457-2335
wqsb.qc.ca/poltimore

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School

2, Millar Street
Gatineau (Hull), Québec J8Y 3N3

819 777-8600
wqsb.qc.ca/petes

@WQSB_PETES

Onslow Elementary School

850 Clarendon street
PO Box 159
Quyon, Québec J0X 2V0

819 458-2375
onslow.wqsb.qc.ca

Noranda School (K-11)

10 avenue Québec
Rouyn-Noranda, Québec J9X 1G2

819 762-2706
wqsb.qc.ca/noranda

Namur Intermediate School (K-11)

333, rue de l’Hôtel-de-ville
Namur, Québec J0V 1N0

819 426-2996
wqsb.qc.ca/namur

Maniwaki Woodland School (K-11)

247 des Oblats
Maniwaki, Québec J9E 1G6

819 449-2597
wqsb.qc.ca/maniwaki

Lord Aylmer Elementary School

Junior Campus

819 684-4888
130 Frank Robinson Road
Gatineau, Québec J9H 4A6

Senior Campus

819 684-6801
116 Frank Robinson Road,
Gatineau, Québec J9H 4A6

lordaylmer.wqsb.qc.ca

Greater Gatineau Elementary School

297 Alice Street,
Gatineau, Québec  J8P 3M6

819 663-4842
greatergatineau.wqsb.qc.ca

Golden Valley School (K-11)

980 7th Street
Val d’Or, Québec  J9P 3P8

819 825-3211
wqsb.qc.ca/goldenvalley

G. Théberge School (K-11)

38 Boucher Street
PO Box 610
Temiscaming, Québec  J0Z 3R0

819 627-1212
wqsb.qc.ca/gtheberge

Eardley Elementary School

180, North Street
Gatineau (Aylmer), Québec  J9H 6Y9

819 684-5955
eardley.wqsb.qc.ca

Dr. Wilbert Keon School (K-11)

104, Notre Dame street
PO Box 157
Chapeau, Québec  J0X 1M0

819 689-2488
wqsb.qc.ca/drwkeon

Dr. S.E. McDowell Elementary School

89, Centre Street
PO Box 119
Shawville, Québec  J0X 2Y0

819 647-3800
mcdowell.wqsb.qc.ca

Chelsea Elementary School

74, Old Chelsea Road
PO box 450
Chelsea, Québec  J9B 1K9

819 827-0245
chelsea.wqsb.qc.ca

Buckingham Elementary School

615, George Street
Gatineau (Buckingham), Québec  J8L 2E1

819 986-3191
buckingham.wqsb.qc.ca

  • Buckingham Elementary School

    Buckingham Elementary School

    With its focus on academic and individual excellence, Buckingham Elementary School creates an open learning environment that empowers students.

    615, George Street
    Gatineau (Buckingham), Québec  J8L 2E1

    819 986-3191
    buckingham.wqsb.qc.ca

    Motto:
    Dream, Believe, Achieve!

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to Cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 187 students

    Principal:
    Samantha Halpin

    Academics

    • Focus on what good learning looks like
    • School Success team to monitor and analyze data
    • Measure our impact in our core subject areas
    • Balanced Literacy program in French and English – daily 5, sound prints, response to literature, writing, reading and vocabulary building
    • Passe-Partout Program (prekindergarten)
    • Latest technology in classrooms to enhance learning

    Services

    • Small English school with big city facilities
    • Family focused environment
    • On-site daycare
    • Full service cafeteria
    • Large gym
    • Outdoor play structures
    • A lot of green space
    • Resource support
    • Homework Program
    • Alternative Program – Lindsay Place
    • TRIBES School
    • Anti-Bullying prevention (Olweus)

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Student Council
    • Soccer, basketball, flag football, volleyball, softball, floor hockey
    • Track and Field
    • Games Club
    • Art Club
    • Craft Club

    Activities & Events

    • Daily Bread Program
    • Spaghetti Dinner
    • Friendship Breakfast
    • Acti-Leaders
    • MusicMakers
    • Debates
    • Terry Fox Run
    • Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser
    • Christmas Concert
    • We Day
  • Chelsea Elementary School

    Chelsea Elementary School

    With its focus on individual achievement, students of Chelsea Elementary develop the ability to become independent learners. This school fosters the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of students. It also encourages collaboration between home and school.

    74, Old Chelsea Road
    PO box 450
    Chelsea, Québec  J9B 1K9

    819 827-0245
    chelsea.wqsb.qc.ca

    Motto:
    Respect for all, by all

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 282 students

    Principal:
    Marie-Eve Groulx

    Academics

    • Focus: literacy, math & science
    • Outdoor education & Environmental awareness
    • Information and communication technologies
    • Enriched French Program
    • Kindergarten 50% French Immersion

    Services

    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • The Centre of Excellence for students with special needs
    • Leadership program for students
    • Reading program
    • Homework program
    • FSL resources
    • ELA resources
    • Professional Educational Library

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Football, Soccer, Volleyball and Basketball
    • Skiing
    • Choir
    • Nature program through the daycare services

    Activities & Events

    • Home and School activities
    • Paddling day
    • Bilingual choir
    • Terry Fox Fundraiser
    • Robotics activities
    • MusicMakers
    • St. Brigid’s Camp Day
  • Dr. S.E. McDowell Elementary School

    Dr. S.E. McDowell Elementary School

    Dr. S.E. McDowell Elementary School’s mission is to foster a safe and caring environment in which each student develops as a lifelong learner.

    89, Centre Street
    PO Box 119
    Shawville, Québec  J0X 2Y0

    819 647-3800
    mcdowell.wqsb.qc.ca

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 275 students

    Principal:
    Anne Valcov

    Academics

    • Homework Club
    • Mentoring program
    • Reading volunteers and coaches
    • Focus: math, literacy and French
    • K-3 French immersion program (K-6 starting 2018/2019)
    • Literacy program
    • Community involvement

    Services

    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • K4 Program (part-time)
    • Life Room
    • Cafeteria (warm meals available)
    • Community Outreach
    • Service d’accueil

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Québec en forme
    • Student Council
    • Glee Club
    • Little Rock curling club
    • Basketball clinic
    • Basketball, soccer and volleyball
    • Track and field

    Activities & Events

    • Spirit days
    • Remembrance Day Ceremony
    • School musical
    • Fundraisers for school equipment
    • BBQs
    • Christmas assembly
    • Jump Rope for Heart
    • Spring Fair
    • Principal’s Awards
  • Dr. Wilbert Keon School (K-11)

    Dr. Wilbert Keon School (K-11)

    This school focuses mainly on strong academics in order to create a learning community accessible to students and staff.

    104, Notre Dame street
    PO Box 157
    Chapeau, Québec  J0X 1M0

    819 689-2488
    wqsb.qc.ca/drwkeon

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to Cycle 2 secondary

    School size:
    Approximately 153 students

    Principal:
    Neil Flemming

    Academics

    • French immersion: 50% French from K to grade 6
    • Outdoor Education Program
    • Homework Club
    • Focus: literacy, math & science
    • Balanced students
    • Personal Orientation Plan
    • Advisory meetings daily

    Services

    • Fruit program
    • Student leaders
    • Municipal library is located at the school

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Québec en forme
    • Choir
    • Student Council
    • Music program
    • Sports Club: Hockey, Rock climbing, Dog sledding, Volleyball, Basketball

    Activities & Events

    • MASC activities
    • Snow sculptures
    • Snowshoeing
    • Breakdancing
    • After school: Karate, Bootcamp, Paintball, etc.
  • Eardley Elementary School

    Eardley Elementary School

    Eardley Elementary School believes in innovation in technology and learning that reinforce the roots of lifelong learning. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has” – Margaret Mead

    180, North Street
    Gatineau (Aylmer), Québec  J9H 6Y9

    819 684-5955
    eardley.wqsb.qc.ca

    Motto:
    Spirit, Strength, Wisdom

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 361 students

    Principal:
    Ralph Mason

    Academics

    • French immersion
      • 100% French K-1
      • 86% French 2
      • 60% French 3-4
      • 56/44 French 5-6
    • Interactive whiteboard in classrooms
    • Literacy program
    • Computers in all classrooms
    • Transitions program
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder students are integrated in the regular class

    Services

    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • Hot lunches available
    • TRIBES School
    • Homework program
    • Special education and resource specialists
    • Physical education specialists

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Dance
    • Tai-Kwon-Do
    • Track and field
    • Volleyball and Softball
    • Cross-country

    Activities & Events

    • Terry Fox Fundraiser
    • Museum visits
    • Outdoor Education Program
  • G. Théberge School (K-11)

    G. Théberge School (K-11)

    With its diverse student body, G. Théberge School focuses on inclusion and strengthening learning opportunities. The school has built strong relationships with parents and the community.

    38 Boucher Street
    PO Box 610
    Temiscaming, Québec  J0Z 3R0

    819 627-1212
    wqsb.qc.ca/gtheberge

    Motto:
    We enter to learn, and leave when we achieve

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to Cycle 2 secondary

    School size:
    Approximately 109 students

    Principal:
    Allison Boone

    Academics

    • Focus on languages and literacy
    • Work Oriented Training Path
    • French classes offered
    • Special Education Program
    • LEARN Classes (online)
    • Outdoor education course

    Services

    • Pre-K program (all day)
    • Homework Club
    • Cafeteria with hot meals
    • Healthy snacks program
    • Service d’accueil
    • Anti-bullying initiatives (Olweus)

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Student Council
    • Book Club
    • Floor hockey
    • Piano and guitar lessons available at lunch
    • Lego Club
    • Graduation Committee
    • Drama Club

    Activities & Events

    • Terry Fox fundraisers
    • Christmas Concert
    • Winter Carnival Week
    • Downhill skiing
    • Variety Show
    • WE Day
  • Golden Valley School (K-11)

    Golden Valley School (K-11)

    Golden Valley School is truly committed to providing English language education to all students. It also works with members of the community, creating a sense of belonging for all.

    980 7th Street
    Val d’Or, Québec  J9P 3P8

    819 825-3211
    wqsb.qc.ca/goldenvalley

    Motto:
    Goals + Effort = Success

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to Cycle 2 secondary

    School size:
    Approximately 274 students

    Principal:
    Mary Louise Rodgers

    Academics

    • Homework Club
    • Focus on English speaking
    • Literacy network
    • Online learning opportunities
    • Wood-working
    • French classes available
    • Art classes
    • P-Bone music class
    • Goal setting with students
    • Reading and math buddies
    • Interactive whiteboards in all classes
    • LEARN Distance Education
    • Work Oriented Training Path

    Services

    • Breakfast Club
    • Only English school in the area
    • Christmas basket donations
    • Daily “opportunity time” for secondary
    • Anti-bullying initiatives (Olweus)
    • Daycare
    • TRIBES School
    • School Library
    • School nurse
    • Sensory room
    • Aboriginal Success Program

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Winter sports
    • Basketball
    • Volleyball
    • Community clean-ups
    • Lunch time board games
    • Ultimate frisbee
    • Clubs : Movie, Martial Arts, Running, Video Games, Board Games, Outdoors, and Drumming.
    • Choir

    Activities & Events

    • Picnic with community
    • Activity days
    • Student of the month award
    • Honour Roll
    • Inter-sectorial group activities
    • Community suppers
    • Remembrance Day ceremony
    • Book fair
    • Christmas concert
    • Talent shows
    • School Spirit Days
    • Monthly assemblies
    • Jog-a-Walk fundraiser
  • Greater Gatineau Elementary School

    Greater Gatineau Elementary School

    The academic focus includes bilingual literacy and improved math teaching. The staff truly wants to see each student succeed on all levels, that is why they believe in the Brain Research Approach, creating balanced learners.

    297 Alice Street,
    Gatineau, Québec  J8P 3M6

    819 663-4842
    greatergatineau.wqsb.qc.ca

    Motto:
    Every student, every day, a success in our Community

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 416 students

    Principal:
    Valerie Link

    Academics

    • French Classes (Core and Enriched)
    • Focus on literacy skills
    • Ethics and Culture
    • Reading Program
    • Interactive Word Wall
    • Science
    • Robotics
    • Math Wall
    • SMART Boards in all classes

    Services

    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • Resources for individual students
    • Wireless Internet
    • TRIBES school
    • Nutrition program
    • Anti-Bullying Program (Olweus)
    • Breakfast and Milk Program
    • Brain research on learning and teaching
    • Tracking and reporting on individual success
    • Hot Meal Program

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Student Council
    • Art Club
    • Chess Club
    • Choir
    • Crafts
    • Cross-Country
    • Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer and Football
    • Mine Craft
    • Drama
    • Champions for Life

    Activities & Events

    • Talent shows
    • Virtue Respect Assemblies
    • School spirit days
    • Remembrance Day ceremony
    • Home & School monthly events
    • MusicMakers
    • Drama Productions
  • Lord Aylmer Elementary School

    Lord Aylmer Elementary School

    Lord Aylmer School encourages healthy personal and social development for all students. It also focuses on strong academic success.

    Junior Campus

    819 684-4888
    130 Frank Robinson Road
    Gatineau, Québec J9H 4A6

    Senior Campus

    819 684-6801
    116 Frank Robinson Road,
    Gatineau, Québec J9H 4A6

    lordaylmer.wqsb.qc.ca

    Motto:
    Together, we succeed

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 635 students

    Principal:
    Eldon Keon

    Academics

    • French immersion (up to 100%)
    • Focus on math
    • Literacy teachers
    • Resource teachers
    • Music program (K and Cycle 1)
    • Drama program (Cycle 2 and 3)
    • Balanced Literacy
    • Guided reading
    • Focus on helping students to reach their full potential

    Services

    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • TRIBES School
    • Anti-bullying program (Olweus)
    • Mentorship program
    • Leadership program
    • Listening Ear program

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Board games
    • Chess/checkers club
    • Skating
    • Arts and crafts
    • Dance
    • Band
    • Sports Club: cross country, soccer, football, volleyball, basketball, tennis, softball, track and field and gymnastics

    Activities & Events

    • Lord Aylmer Idol
    • Christmas & spring concerts
    • Variety show
    • School dances
    • Halloween activities
    • Art exhibit
    • “I love to read” week
    • Terry Fox walk
    • Jump Rope for Heart
    • Winter activity day
    • Movie nights
    • TRIBES activities
    • Fleurs de Macadam
    • BBQs
  • Maniwaki Woodland School (K-11)

    Maniwaki Woodland School (K-11)

    Maniwaki Woodland School feels the individual success of students is very important. This school wants to motivate and engage the students.

    247 des Oblats
    Maniwaki, Québec J9E 1G6

    819 449-2597
    wqsb.qc.ca/maniwaki

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to Cycle 2 secondary

    School size:
    Approximately 168 students

    Principal:
    Ann Addleman

    Academics

    • Literacy Focus
    • Advisory Program
    • Goal setting and prioritizing
    • Maniwaki math initiative
    • LEARN (distance education)
    • Sports and Leisure Program (Sec 4 & 5)
    • Aboriginal Success Team
    • Outdoor Education and Environmental Awareness Program
    • Native Studies Course
    • Advisory system

    Services

    • Community Learning Center
    • Elder in Residence Program
    • After school tutoring (secondary)
    • Homework Assistance Program (elementary)
    • Service Accueil (French second language support)
    • Breakfast Club
    • Anti-bullying program (Olweus)
    • School library
    • Only English school in the area
    • Hot lunch Fridays
    • Rural Intervention and Prevention Program

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Québec en forme
    • Hockey, Basketball, Volleyball and Curling
    • Zumba
    • Choir
    • Yoga
    • Guitar Club

    Activities & Events

    • Native drumming
    • Skate-a-thon
    • Literacy Bingo Night
    • Books Fair
    • Student of the Month Awards
    • Golden Broom Program
  • Namur Intermediate School (K-11)

    Namur Intermediate School (K-11)

    Its strong focus on academics and literacy, Namur Intermediate School would like to continue to raise student achievement. This school also provides artistic and fitness outlets to ensure a balanced school culture.

    333, rue de l’Hôtel-de-ville
    Namur, Québec J0V 1N0

    819 426-2996
    wqsb.qc.ca/namur

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to Cycle 1 secondary

    School size:
    Approximately 92 students

    Principal:
    Tammy Downing

     

    Academics

    • Focus on core subjects
    • Student mentors
    • Student tutors
    • Keeping students active
    • Outdoor Education Program
    • Students leave bilingual
    • Debate team

    Services

    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • K-4 full-time program
    • Access to municipal library
    • Volunteers from l’âge d’or
    • Student lounge (secondary)
    • Only English school in the area
    • Good partnership with French school and municipality
    • Homework Club
    • Alliance Alimentaire
    • Anti-bullying program (Olweus)
    • TRIBES school

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Québec en forme
    • Student Council
    • Reading team
    • Basketball
    • Snowshoeing
    • Volleyball
    • Hockey
    • Acti-leader program
    • Lunch hour sports program

    Activities & Events

    • Terry Fox Fundraising
    • Family Literacy Day
    • Remembrance Day event
    • Halloween event
    • Intramural activities
    • Winter fun day
    • Awards day
    • Corn roast
    • Food bank drive
    • Track and field day
    • School Spirit days
  • Noranda School (K-11)

    Noranda School (K-11)

    Noranda School believes that students’ well being is of paramount importance to their learning. As well as providing a caring and stimulating English environment for our students, the school strives to be up to date in a variety of teaching/learning strategies.

    10 avenue Québec
    Rouyn-Noranda, Québec J9X 1G2

    819 762-2706
    wqsb.qc.ca/noranda

    Motto:
    Together, we succeed

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to Cycle 2 secondary

    School size:
    Approximately 90 students

    Principal:
    Amy Barker

    Academics

    • Focus on literacy
    • Focus on learning English
    • Mathematics
    • French as a second language
    • Applied Science
    • Distance Education for Advance Math, Chemistry and Physics
    • Buddy Reading – all levels
    • DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) all levels

    Services

    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • Milk Program
    • Homework Club
    • Anti-bullying program (Olweus)
    • Access to Centre de resource des services sociaux
    • Partnered with Neighbours:
      • Regional Association of Rouyn-Noranda
      • CEDEC (entrepreneurial services)

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Student Council
    • Volleyball (With CSRN)
    • Soccer league at lunch
    • Track and field
    • Cross country running club
    • Gardening Club
    • Knitting Club

    Activities & Events

    • Spring carnival (Student Council)
    • Destination Imagination
    • Destination Leadership
    • Intramurals
    • Public Speaking
    • Dictée PGL
    • Family Literacy Day
    • Daffodils Campaign
    • Yearbook (Grad Committee)
    • Terry Fox Run
  • Onslow Elementary School

    Onslow Elementary School

    Onslow Elementary is a small rural school known for its peaceful, caring environment, its dedication to academic excellence and a well-rounded education. Onslow is an active member of its surrounding community and is proud of its strong partnerships with parents, students and community members.

    850 Clarendon street
    PO Box 159
    Quyon, Québec J0X 2V0

    819 458-2375
    onslow.wqsb.qc.ca

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 72 students

    Principal:
    Grady Robson

    Academics

    • Focus on literacy
    • Student engagement
    • Encourage leadership roles
    • Daily 5 cycle groupings
    • Differentiated learning methods
    • “One-to-One” Technology Ratio in classes

    Services

    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • K4 program
    • Breakfast Club
    • Library
    • Resource centre
    • Homework Club
    • Anti-bullying initiatives (Olweus)
    • Counselling services
    • Speech and language

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Soccer
    • Volleyball
    • Cross-country
    • WQSB tournaments
    • Knitting club
    • Choir
    • MusicMakers

    Activities & Events

    • Christmas concert
    • Parent craft fair
    • Talent show
    • Community involvement
    • Whole school spirit activities
    • Lunch hour activities
    • Active Home and School Committee
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School

    Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School

    Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School (or PETES for close friends) is the definition of a community school. There is a true focus on community involvement, and understanding cultural differences.

    2, Millar Street
    Gatineau (Hull), Québec J8Y 3N3

    819 777-8600
    wqsb.qc.ca/petes

    @WQSB_PETES

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 477 students

    Principal:
    David McFall

    Academics

    • Focus: literacy, math & languages
    • iPad Pilot Project
    • Student leaders
    • Encourage active life-styles
    • Peer helping program
    • Focus on well-balanced students
    • Project of Hearts
    • Reading buddies
    • Educational videoconferences
    • Homework Club

    Services

    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • Breakfast / Lunch Club
    • Québec Federation of Parent Committee
    • Community Learning Centre (CLC)
    • Anti-bullying campaign (Olweus)
    • Neufeld workshops for parents
    • Videoconferencing for workshops: Parenting, bullying, business, etc.

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Student Council
    • Performance groups (choir and choreography)
    • Indoor soccer teams
    • Peer helpers
    • Games leaders
    • Judo
    • Fitness Club
    • Environmental Club
    • Drumming Club
    • Citizenship Club (volunteer at school and through community)
    • Skipping Club
    • Running Club

    Activities & Events

    • BBQs
    • Gaelic football tournaments
    • Community events
    • Cultural and heritage events
    • Student exchanges
    • Robotics
    • Evening sports nights
    • Family dinners
    • Monthly activity afternoons
    • Weekly parent/staff soccer
    • Fitness night
  • Poltimore Elementary School

    Poltimore Elementary School

    Poltimore Elementary School is a small school that is building community connections. The school is the only English school in the area and acts as a local hub.

    2, Paugan road
    Val des Monts, Québec, J8N 2G9

    819 457-2335
    wqsb.qc.ca/poltimore

    Motto:
    Maximize individual achievement as a united community

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 45 students

    Principal:
    Samantha Halpin

    Academics

    • Focus on literacy
    • Focus on core subjects
    • Resource teacher
    • Daily bread program
    • Differentiated learning methods
    • Multi-level classes
    • Literacy learning
    • Small class sizes
    • Focus on individual potential

    Services

    • Breakfast Club
    • Multi-Âge program
    • Community and school share grounds
    • Family atmosphere
    • Anti-bullying program (Olweus)
    • Active parent involvement

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Yoga
    • Science
    • Exploration
    • Cooking
    • Art
    • Track and field
    • Caroling
    • Skiing/snowshoeing
    • Outdoor education

    Activities & Events

    • Spaghetti dinners
    • Annual concert
    • Destination Imagination
    • MusicMakers
    • English public speaking
    • School-wide spirit activities
    • Active participation of parents in various activities : Fundraising, hot lunches, special events, volunteers in school, support school improvements…
  • Queen Elizabeth Elementary School

    Queen Elizabeth Elementary School

    The school’s primary objective is to provide an instructional program that motivates students to become lifelong learners. The school would like to improve students’ self esteem and confidence to become ethical citizens and leaders.

    9, Begley Street
    PO Box 240
    Kazabazua, Québec J0X 1X0

    819 467-2865
    wqsb.qc.ca/qekaz

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 43 students

    Principal:
    Debbie Picard

    Academics

    • Focus on individual success
    • Create balanced students
    • Minimum of one hour of French each day
    • Focus on literacy
    • Focus on core subjects
    • Interactive whiteboards in all classes
    • Small classes
    • Volunteer community reading program

    Services

    • K4 program
    • Breakfast Club
    • Community summer camp (June to August)
    • Lunch program two days a week
    • Anti-bullying initiatives (Olweus)
    • Library
    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • Connection with CLSC nurse and social workers
    • Milk program
    • Service d’accueil

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Québec en forme
    • Québec enfant
    • Dreams Take Flight (Partnership with Disney and Air Canada)
    • Tim Hortons Camp
    • WQSB tournaments
    • Cross-country skiing
    • Snowshoeing

    Activities & Events

    • Awards for academic achievement
    • Volunteer lunch
    • Remembrance Day
    • MusicMakers
    • Terry Fox Fundraiser
    • Environmental activities with Mr. E
    • Christmas concert
    • Christmas carolling at senior’s centre
    • Destination Imagination
  • St. Johns Elementary School

    St. Johns Elementary School

    Literacy and participation are important factors for success. St. John’s Elementary School focuses on student motivation and community involvement in order to create intrinsic life-long learners.

     

    10, Leslie Street
    Campbell’s Bay, Québec J0X 1K0

    819 648-2149
    wqsb.qc.ca/stjohns

    Motto:
    Together We Succeed

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 120 students

    Principal:
    Lorianne Bertrand

    Academics

    • Focus on literacy
    • Work ethic is important
    • School perseverance
    • SMART Board™ in classrooms
    • Videoconferencing (virtual trips)
    • Guided reading
    • Drama
    • Literacy Leaders

    Services

    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • Full-Time Pre-K Program
    • Breakfast Club
    • Caught being good program
    • Leadership program
    • Reading Buddies
    • PATRO partnership
    • Community Learning Centre (CLC)
    • TRIBES school
    • Safe school patrol (Unit X with SQ)
    • Acti-leaders

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Pontiac en forme
    • Yoga
    • Soccer
    • Acro-gym
    • Sports with local Maison des Jeunes

    Activities & Events

    • Winter Carnival week
    • Christmas concert
    • Literacy week
    • Nutritional workshops
    • Anti-bullying workshops
    • Jump Rope for Heart
    • Terry Fox Fundraiser
  • South Hull Elementary School

    South Hull Elementary School

    South Hull Elementary School focuses on healthy and balanced lifestyles. The school is dedicated to student success and life-long learners.

     

    86 Crescent Drive
    Gatineau (Aylmer), Québec J9H 1T6

    819 684-6565
    southhull.wqsb.qc.ca

    Motto:
    South Hull : A Caring School!

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 438 students

    Principal:
    Céline Sévigny

    Academics

    • French immersion:
      • Kindergarten: 100%
      • Cycle 1: 100%
      • Cycle 2: 75%
      • Cycle 3: 50%
    • Individual success plans
    • Benchmarking (reading)
    • Student resources

    Services

    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • Service d’accueil
    • Anti-bullying initiatives (Olweus)
    • Governing Board
    • Home & School

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Variety of sports
    • Variety of social activities

    Activities & Events

    • Talent shows
    • Christmas concert
    • Terry Fox Fundraiser
    • Destination Imagination
    • MusicMakers
    • Camp-Air-au-Bois (C3Y2)
    • Literacy Day
    • Monster Ball
    • Summerfest
  • Wakefield Elementary School

    Wakefield Elementary School

    Wakefield Elementary is a bilingual community school dedicated to academic excellence and individual student growth.

    878, Riverside road
    Wakefield, Québec, J0X 3G0

    819 459-2373
    wakefield.wqsb.qc.ca

    Motto:
    Be yourself, Better yourself, Believe in yourself

    Grades:
    Kindergarten to cycle 3 Elementary

    School size:
    Approximately 316 students

    Principal:
    Julie Fram-Greig

    Academics

    • Extended Core French Program (Cycle 2: 60% English/40% French)
    • Reading buddies
    • Focus on math, French and English
    • Interactive whiteboards in all classes
    • Music program
    • Environmental Education program

    Services

    • Daycare (before and after school)
    • K-4 program
    • Student leaders
    • Partnership with Youth Centre
    • Connection with CLSC nurse and social workers
    • Partnership with MRC Police

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • School Choir
    • Ski Club
    • Snowshoeing
    • Cross-country skiing
    • Sports Clubs
    • Volleyball, Softball and Soccer
    • Track and Field
    • Cross-country run
    • Grade 5-6 Camping trips

    Activities & Events

    • Involvement in local community events:
      • Harvest Festival
      • Dragon Fest
      • Writers’ Festival
      • Fairbairn House Heritage Centre
    • MusicMakers
    • Intramural sports
    • Children’s Holiday sale
    • Terry Fox Fundraiser
    • Environmental activity days with Mr. E. – all grades