​​​Important Dates

We follow the CBE instructional ​calendar. The calendar sets common start and end days, non-instructional days and holidays. For our school’s additional non-instructional days, late entries, early dismissal days and events, see our school calendar page.​

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First Day of Classes 

Our first day of classes is Thursday September 1, 2022. 

The school office is open to parents on Monday August 29, 2022.

There will be a staggered entry for Kindergarten students on Thursday September 1, 2022.

Group A will attend from 8:30AM-9:30PM

Group B will attend from 10:00AM-11:00AM

Mrs. Saxton will send out an email regarding what group your child(ren) will be in prior to that date.

School Start & End Times

Class Times

AM Kindergarten  


  • 8:30 AM - 11:37 AM 
  • soft entry starting at 8:20 AM 

Grade 1-6 


  • 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM 
  • soft entry starting at 8:20 AM 


  • 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM 
  • soft entry starting at 8:20 AM 

School Calendar

View our School Calendar for upcoming events and dates. See the CBE website for system calendars.

School Supplies

Students supplies are provided by the school for children in kindergarten through Grade 6. Families are to provide indoor shoes, backpacks, lunch, and snacks. You may also choose to send your child with a water bottle. Please label all belongings with your child's first and last name.

Lunch Supervision  

 For more information visit our Lunch Supervision page.

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for registration details. Please note that the registration process is completed online, but schools can assist with any questions. 

Kindergarten Program 2022-23

Under Resources is a document called Parent Communication which is filled with information and live links that further explain many different aspects of the CBE and of Belfast School.  

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Starting Kindergarten is an exciting adventure full of promise. Before the school year begins there are a number of ways that you can help prepare your child for this important experience. Talking about Belfast School and helping your child feel excited about their new adventure will make a positive difference. Refer to the our Kindergarten Registration page for all the latest information about the program.

Please provide your child with:

  • Indoor shoes to be kept at school
  • Change of clothes – labelled in a zip lock bag preferred
  • Backpack – big enough for the communication folder & library books
  • Healthy snack we are a peanut awareness school no nuts please
  • Water Bottle with name
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather
  • Comfortable clothes for play

Parent Involvement

There are many ways for you to become involved in your child’s education at Belfast School:

About our School & CBE

  • We provide a supportive and caring learning environment with students at the center of all that we do
  • Daily curriculum are taught through various forms of Fine Arts
  • We utilize technology as an integral part of the teaching and learning process
  • computers and classroom based technology (Displays/SMARTBoards in every classroom)
  • We have supportive parent volunteers and an active school council
  • Our school follows the CBE traditional calendar
  • Our new entry/dismissal times will be finalized in June and will be posted on this page and also on our Contact Us page.
  • No sharing of food/snacks School Food Policy
  • MyCBE allows access to a number of supported technologies and tools at CBE ie Book Conferences, pay fees, view report cards and apply for Fee Waivers
  • Creating MyCBE Account

We look forward to welcoming your child to Kindergarten. If you have any questions please call our school office. 

Follow us on Social Media

Follow school and classroom accounts for highlights of students learning and school news and announcements:

Instagram: @BelfastSchoolCBE

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​​​​​​Do You Have a MyCBE Account? Have You Added Your Child(ren) To the Account?

Parents / Legal Guardians / Independent Students who have not already done so, must create a MyCBE account and add their child(ren) to the account to:

  • access your child’s program information (e.g., course assessments, daily attendance record, report card)
  • view your child’s learning using Brightspace by D2L
  • pay fees and request waivers
  • register for transportation and lunch ​supervision
  • book parent-teacher conferences
  • submit online school forms (required for 2023-24 school year)

You will need your email address on file at the school as well as your child’s CBE ID, which can be found on the:

  • SchoolEngage student profile, for families that registered their child using SchoolEngage. 
    Note | For a visual guide on how to find the CBE ID within SchoolEngage, refer to SchoolEngage CBE Student ID
  • CBE Report Card, beside the child's name
  • CBE ID card

MyCBE Account

For parents / legal guardians / independent students without a MyCBE account

  1. Sign in at www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe
  2. Create the account; refer to MyCBE - Creating an Account
  3. Add child(ren); refer to MyCBE - Adding Additional Students

For parents / legal guardians / independent students with a MyCBE account

  1. Sign in at www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe
  2. Add child(ren); refer to MyCBE - Adding Additional Students

Subscribe to School Messages

Most school messages are sent to parents through SchoolMessenger. It’s a mass communication tool that allows schools to easily and securely send email, phone and text messages to parents / guardians, independent students in a particular grade, class, school or area. Messages are sent to the parent contacts on file at your school.​​

To ensure you receive important information from your child’s school and the Calgary Board of Education, subscribe to school messages.​

​​Fees and Waivers

School fees will be charged to families starting in October. Online fee payment is the simplest and most convenient way to pay school fees. Parents can use their online account to pay fees or apply for a waiver at: www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe.

You can find more information on the CBE school fees and waivers​ page.​​​​​​​

​Follow CBE on Social Media

Follow the CBE social media platforms to stay up-to-date on system news and announcements.

Monday, May 29 is a system-wide non-instructional day so there are no classes for CBE students. It is also the provincial election day – don’t forget to vote! Have a safe long weekend. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/nihcInFUcL

RT @globalfestyyc: Last week, GlobalFest was a proud participant in the Bob Edwards Diversity and Peace Conference. With the theme of “Acceptance is our Superpower”, GlobalFest was able to host Virgin Radio Host Andrew Uyeno in a classroom discussion about what it means to be biracial. https://t.co/WLOrHlIvSg

Forest Lawn High School hosted the first-ever high school Esports Tournament - 8 schools competed in the popular game League of Legends, showcasing the excitement of competitive gaming and also highlighting the educational value and benefits it brings to students. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/bwFrVtuELs

RT @EdMattersYYC: Busy? Procrastinating? Over-thinking? Remember, if you're a @yyCBEdu or @CCSD_edu student graduating this spring and applying for EducationMatters Student Awards, the application deadline is less than a week away! Start and/or finish your application ASAP: https://t.co/Cq2ei6gHLh https://t.co/aoMID2Hp1H

Congratulations! Thank you Brown Bagging It for all you do to help CBE students. #WeAreCBE #bb4ck https://t.co/N31R2ywXql