Natalie Maurice - Principal

Dorset Elementary School
Baie D'Urfé, QC




Educational Project


Description of the School

Dorset Elementary School offers the Early Immersion Program to students from both on and off-island communities. Our student population is diverse in terms of ethnic origin, socio-economic status, education of parents, academic abilities and social adaptation. Our bilingual and multicultural environment is supportive of shared decision making and open communication.



Guiding Principles

  • Focus on literacy across the curriculum
  • Innovative child-centered curriculum
  • Effective integration of technologies
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Cultivation of a nurturing teaching and learning environment
  • Encourage healthy living and environmental awareness


School Vision

The community of Dorset School strives to provide a school where parents feel welcome to become partners in their child’s education, where commitment to learning and success for all is prioritized in all stakeholder’s thoughts and actions.



Mission Statement

The community of Dorset School is dedicated to educating life-long learners who are respectful of self and others, effective bilingual communicators, and technologically literate. We achieve this by providing a safe and caring climate coupled with a dynamic, pedagogically sound academic program. A Dorset graduate will be self-confident, a creative problem solver and a successful and productive member of a global community, ready for the challenges and responsibilities of being a citizen in a rapidly changing world.



Student Exit Profile

Students leave Dorset as life-long learners who are:

  • Confident and competent in reading, writing and speaking in both English and French
  • Respectful and understanding of self and others
  • Highly motivated learners
  • Prepared to thrive in a Secondary School milieu
  • Effective communicators
  • Technologically literate


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