Calgary Board of Education

About Our School

Marlborough School is located in the northeast community of Marlborough. We provide educational programs to students Kindergarten to Grade 5 living in the community of Marlborough. Our school follows the modified school calendar, which means school starts in August. School hours for students in grades 1 to 5 for the 2017/2018 school year are from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. All students are dismissed at 11:05 on Friday. Lunch period is from 11:15 to 12:00 Monday through Thursday. Students living north of Marbank Drive have access to charter bus service to and from school.

Our Unique Points

  • rich, diverse multicultural student body
  • serves kindergarten to grade 5 from the Marlborough community
  • morning and afternoon kindergarten
  • focus on increasing numeracy and literacy across curriculum
  • provides ELL and Special Education support
  • learning enhancements include fieldtrips, annual swimming lessons, in school presentations, extraurricular activities
  • music specialist
  • technology in every classroom
  • Calgary Reads volunteer program for Division I students
  • Start Smart Stay Safe (S4) school
  • grade 4/5 patrol program
  • supervised lunch program
  • active school council
  • participating with the University of Calgary Faculty of Education practicum students

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School Vision

Building a foundation of skills and knowledge to inspire active learning while fostering responsible and caring citizens.

School Motto

Learning and Growing, Sharing and Caring.

School Values

  • Cooperative teamwork and building healthy relationships
  • Empowering individuals to be risk takers in a safe learning environment
  • Purposeful, quality, authentic learning
  • Learner self-awareness
  • Independence and Self-reliance
  • Empathy, kindness, acceptance, fairness
  • Our diverse community
  • Respect for ourselves, each other and our environment