Bert Ambrose Elementary is a K-6 school located in the northeast corner of Fort St. John, in a picturesque setting, surrounded by a beautiful park and an outdoor skating rink. Our elementary school serves both an urban and rural community with a student population of 365 students, 9% of whom are First Nations students. Our school has a staffing compliment of fourteen divisions, 17 teachers and 12 support workers as well a principal, vice principal, a reading intervention teacher and a part time librarian. Our school enjoys itinerant access to a range of services such as counseling and special education from our supportive District Staff.
Our Mission at Bert Ambrose Elementary is: “Striving together to achieve our potential for a better tomorrow.”
Our school is a child centered school, we focus on the principles of learning with a very collaborative staff. We have an active Parent Advisory Committee and a very supportive parent community. This year our school will be focusing on three major goals, which are as follows:
1.) To improve Social Responsibility:
“Solving Problems in Peaceful Ways”, in a Safe Secure Environment!
2.) To improve Literacy:
“Reading Ability and Comprehension, School wide!”
3.) To improve Critical Thinking Skills,” students ability to analyze critically, solve problems, and make decisions in the key curricular areas.
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