Our Mission

We will empower students to become innovative, resilient contributors in an ever-changing world by celebrating intellectual curiosity, supporting active citizenship and developing ethical leadership.

Hollyburn Elementary School

Our School

Hollyburn Elementary has a long tradition of academic, athletic, and artistic excellence.  In addition, the staff is committed to meeting the social and emotional needs of our students within the broader learning community.  Clear policies and procedures have been established and are consistently reinforced.

Our Location

Situated in the picturesque seaside community of Ambleside, Hollyburn Elementary’s school setting and physical amenities are unparalleled.  The original structure, built in 1913, combines the charm of a heritage building with the functions of a modern facility.

School News and Publications

Click on the button below to access our School News page where you can find our e-bulletins, publications, and other important files.

Math Lives Everywhere

Published on January 3, 2024

It’s been a long time since I taught Grade 3 at Gleneagles Elementary School (now Gleneagles Ch’axáý) at the beginning of my career.  

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Beyond the ABCs

Published on October 4, 2023

October 5th is World Teachers’ Day.  Celebrated globally, this is a day to reflect on the tremendous impact our teachers have on students,

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Students with Purpose

Published on June 9, 2023

After only a short time in the role of Principal at Hollyburn Elementary, it became apparent how keen students are to play basketball and soccer –

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