Welcome | Bienvenue
The 2022 - 2023 school year will be an exciting and challenging one here at G.P. Vanier. The fine reputation our school enjoys is a direct result of the high quality of students that Vanier serves. We are very proud of the academic, social, artistic, and athletic successes that our students experience. We sincerely hope that you will make every effort to become part of the Vanier community. As a staff, we are committed to total individual development and hope that you will experience a successful and rewarding school year!
Bienvenue à l’École Georges P. Vanier! L’année scolaire 2022-2023 promet d’être une année dynamique et riche en défis. Notre école connaît une très bonne réputation qui est due, en grande partie, au calibre élevé des élèves qui s’y inscrivent. Nous sommes très fiers du niveau de succès atteint par nos jeunes dans les domaines académiques, athlétiques et artistiques. A Vanier, nous sommes dévoués au développement intégral de l’individu. Nous espérons que vous vivrez une année scolaire fertile en expériences enrichissantes et en succès.
About Georges P. Vanier
Welcome to students attending Georges P. Vanier, we are eager to make you feel welcome. The school and staff are here to assist you in your development. It is our sincere hope that your school year will be enjoyable and rewarding.
History of Georges P. Vanier School
Construction of Georges P. Vanier School was completed in 1960; the school was named for Georges Phileas Vanier who served as Canada’s Governor General from 1959 until 1967. He served in World War I and II and became a Major General in the
Canadian Armed Forces. As well as having a distinguished military career, Vanier served as Canadian Ambassador to France from 1945 to 1953.
- Our school colors are blue, white, and silver. Our team's name is “Lynx”
- Our fiftieth Anniversary was celebrated on May 27, 2010
- Our 60th Anniversary was in May of 2020 – no celebration due to COVID 19
Our Bilingual Program started in September 1984
- Celebrating learning through responsibility, diversity, and relevance.
- “Striving For Excellence”
Georges P. Vanier School offers 5 distinctive programs: English Program, Continuing and Late French Immersion Programs, Learning & Literacy Program, and a Woods Satellite Program. We celebrate learning and personal accomplishment which results in people taking pride in and assuming responsibility for themselves and their school.
At Georges P. Vanier, we strive to ensure that everyone is treated with dignity and respect in an atmosphere of solution-oriented problem solving where the best interests of students are paramount.