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Midpoint Review

Please take a few minutes to check out all of the amazing things that are happening here at James Mowat School!

Midpoint Review 2017-2018

Kindergarten Registration

Registration for kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year begins Jan. 15, 2018 at 6:00 PM. Kindergarten families can register online starting Jan. 15, 2018.  Schools will not be accepting paper registrations at the school office.  If you do not have access to a computer, there will be a computer in the school office for online registrations. Please refer to the Elk Island Public School website for more information.

Kindergarten Registration 2018-19

2018-2019 Kindergarten Calendar - Group A

2018-2019 Kindergarten Calendar - Group B

Welcome to James Mowat Elementary School

Welcome to James Mowat School, “A Caring School”. Our goal is to look after the academic, social, emotional and physical needs of our students during the school day. James Mowat is an elementary school serving students from Kindergarten to grade 6. The school day is broken into 30 minute periods. We offer the regular elementary program with French as a Second Language for 4 periods a week starting in grade 4.

At James Mowat, we incorporate the principles of restorative practice in our everyday life. We use the principles of restorative practice when dealing with discipline issues as well as incorporating it into our weekly circles. Our Character Education Program focuses on helping students learn characteristics that will help them to succeed both academically and socially throughout their school career and someday when they are in the work force. It also gives us a common focus and language within the school which is used by the staff and students when discussing school behaviour and expectations.

A wide variety of extra-curricular activities are available for students who choose to participate (examples include choir, safety patrols, school council, track team, hand chimes, newspaper club, badminton club, SYNC, adopt-a-shelf, basketball team, and chess club). Information on these activities and events can be found in the monthly newsletters which are posted on our school website.

Please take some time to browse our site to see for yourself all of the great things that happen at our school.


At James Mowat, we love volunteers!  For the safety of our students, staff and volunteers, please always sign in at the office. Thank you!

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