Welcome to Lakeview Elementary!
Elementary is an authorized school for the International Baccalaureate
Primary Years Programme (IBPYP). IBPYP takes an international approach
to educating the whole child. Through a rigorous and diverse education,
students learn problem-solving skills, appreciate different cultures and
gain an understanding of their place in this world.
provides the framework for curriculum in language arts, math,
science/technology, social studies, arts and personal/social/physical
education. The PYP focuses on inquiry-based learning. Students are
encouraged to ask questions, think critically and make connections from
learning to their everyday lives.
teachers at Lakeview have common prep time each day as well as a
collaborative hour each week as a group. This allows the teachers to
share information about what is working with each individual student and
how to make future lessons more relevant. In addition, the principal,
coordinator and teachers are all required to participate in IB training.
classrooms are very active,” says Principal Bridget Hall. “Our students
are taking part in hands-on learning that is experiential and
engaging.” Smartboards are in every classroom, and Grade 5 will also
have 1:1 Chromebooks, which will allow teachers to easily
integrate technology into their classrooms. Technology contributes to
more relevant, hands-on and engaging learning for the students.