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School Philosophy

To develop the whole child to their maximum potential thus enabling the child to lead a productive and rewarding life while engendering an attitude of learning as a lifelong undertaking.

Silverdale Elementary Mission Statement

Silverdale Elementary School is committed to working with the parents and the community to provide quality, child-centered education. We believe that everyone can learn through their daily experiences. We all strive to do our personal best, maintaining, high expectations of ourselves and those around us.




*Makerspace Learning Lab*

“The Makerspace Learning Lab is an opportunity for kids to do more hands-on learning, experimenting, figuring out ideas, concepts and designs which are linked to the curriculum"

A recent article was written in the Mission City Record outlining the benefits of the Makerspace.

*Makerspace Learning Lab Article*

For more information feel free to contact the school.



The Welcome to Kindergarten program (WTK) offers resources and strategies for families in support of children and early learning. Our school will be hosting our WTK Family Orientation session on June 7th at 12:45 – 2:15.

Learning to Play and Playing to Learn: Getting Ready for School is a wonderful booklet for families in helping their child prepare for a successful transition to kindergarten.

We look forward to seeing you on June 7th at 12:45 – 2:15!

Talk Read Sing Play every day!


Strong Start.

Our program runs on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30-11:30 am.


What is StrongStart?

A place where…families are valued and recognized as their child's very first and most important teacher
A place that…models and supports family literacy
A place to…meet other children and their families
A place which… reflects the language and cultures of the community
A place where…information on parenting concerns, child development, school facilities, and local community resources are readily available
A place where…learning is fun. Parents and caregivers play alongside their child, therefore encouraging early learning.
A place where…children can develop emotionally, socially, physically, cognitively

StrongStartis designed for preschool aged children and their parent/caregiver; however children from birth to six years of age are very welcome. We encourage the whole family to join us.


Furture Dates:

June 13th – Storybook Theatre Presentation 10:45 to 11:45 *Parents are welcome!

June 15th – Divisions 3, 4, & 5 to the Eco Dairy

June 16th – Swimming *Parent Volunteers Still Needed*

June 20th – Divisions 1 & 2 to Wonnock Lake

June 22nd – Outstanding Achievement Awards and Grade 6 Farewell Assembly 10:30 am *Parents Welcome*

June 23rd – Swimming *Parent Volunteers Still Needed*

June 26th - Sports day



2016-2017 Busing Info

In order to ride a district school bus, all new and returning riders must complete a registration form each year. Students who qualify to use district transportation services but have not registered by June 30th, or students who are cross boundary students, are not guaranteed transportation as it will depend on availability of service.

Registration can be done using the online bus registration form on the district website, or in person at the Transportation Department located at 33919 Dewdney Trunk Road, from 9-4 (Mon.-Fri.)


School Cash

Mission Public Schools

Potential Changes to Busing

News Release April 5 2017

School Day

8:15 a.m. – 2:13 p.m.

First Bell: 8:15

Class time: 8:20-10:00

Recess: 10:00-10:15

Class time: 10:15-12:00

Lunch: 12:00-12:45

Class time: 12:45-2:13

Dismissal 2:13


Contact Us:

Silverdale Elementary
29715 Donatelli Road,
Mission, BC, Canada
V4S 1H6

Tel: 604-826-2526

Fax: 604-826-3610

School Directions



Rob Clark


Laura Miller


Facility Rental

District of Mission - Parks, Recreation & Culture

7650 Grand Street, Mission, BC, V2V 3T3

Phone: 604-820-5368 | Fax: 604-826-4396

Email: Website:


Unscheduled School Closures

In case of problematic weather, Mission Public Schools will notify parents of unscheduled school closures through the following media: