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Sir John Franklin School at a Glance

  • The Arts-Centred Learning program is supported and enhanced by the Arts-Centred Learning Resource fee. This fee provides students the opportunity to view live-arts performances, participate in artist-in-residencies and supplies arts-based learning materials. 
  • Artists in Residence support student learning. Students have the opportunity to work with art, dance and drama-based residencies throughout the year. 
  • The complementary program includes African drumming, band, choral, construction, dance, drama, drawing, fashion, foods, French, multimedia, painting, and sculpting 
  • Extracurricular activities include athletic and cultural opportunities for all students. The athletics program is a full participant in the Calgary Junior High School Athletics.
  • An ACCESS program serves students with moderate to severe cognitive disabilities. ACCESS stands for Attitude, Community Competence, Elements (of Academic Curriculum) Social Skills. The Communication, Sensory and Social Interaction (CSSI) program is students who have moderate to severe cognitive disabilities and often engage in socially inappropriate behaviours. Most of the students in this program have been diagnosed within the autism spectrum.
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​About the CBE

The CBE is the largest school district in Western Canada. Our mission is to ensure each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, completes high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning. You can look on the CBE website for more information. ​​​

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