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David Thompson School at a Glance

  • David Thompson is a dual-track French immersion/regular program school. French immersion is for students from Gr. 5 to 9 while the regular program is for students from Gr. 7 to 9.
  • The students are grouped into grade level teaching and learning communities to help meet the needs of our middle school students.
  • The school is fully networked and students have access to computers in classrooms and 2 computer labs.
  • We have an involved School Council that encourages parent / guardian participation.
  • David Thompson has a Student Services/Resource Team that helps students meet their diverse needs.
  • David Thompson has an outstanding complementary program offering a variety of options to students from Grades 5 through 9.
  • We have a comprehensive physical education program that includes a modular approach which respects student's choice, an intramural program which is extremely well attended and an outstanding athletic program.
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​About the CBE

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