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Emily Carr Public School's Mission Statement

Emily Carr Public School is a Kindergarten to Grade 8 dual track school.  The school serves approximately 280 students representing a diverse population.  We offer a Middle Immersion French Program for students in Grades 4 to Grade 6 and an Extended French Program for students in Grade 7 to Grade 8. 

Our goal is to develop a well-rounded, self-disciplined child with a positive sense of self-worth. We foster an atmosphere that values respect, achieving excellence, personal initiative, co-operation, and effort. We believe that the positive, safe, and caring climate at Emily Carr enhances the full academic, social, and emotional development of every child, as does building partnerships between the school, home and community.

Emily Carr Public School is located on the eastern outskirts of the Malvern community.  The school opened in 1980, and was expanded in 1994.  We are proud of the wide variety of extra and co-curricular programs offered by our staff and the community. We strive to inspire our students to become life long learners with a positive self image. We are committed to developing the skills necessary for our students to become responsible global citizens.

Regular Instructional Programs

English, English as a Second Language and French.
Mathematics, Science and Technology, The Arts - Music, Visual Arts, Drama and Dance, Social Studies, Health and Physical Education.  Grades 7-8: History and Geography and Guidance.
A variety of Special Education programs and services are offered to meet the needs of all students, including students with exceptionalities.   

More Information About Emily Carr Public School

Focus on Numeracy and Literacy Skills

Our focus is to enhance student achievement in the areas of Literacy and Numeracy through staff professional development workshops in Reading, Writing and Mathematics.  We are also working on improving student achievement through the implementation of D.R.A. (Developmental Reading Assessments) at the Primary Level and OCA in the Junior and Intermediate grades.

Information Technology

At Emily Carr, we are preparing our students for the 21st Century by incorporating technology, using the newest devices and tools such as chromebooks, iPads and other interactive technology, into our teaching practice.  

What Our School Is Planning For This Year

Our School Improvement Plan for the upcoming school year will continue to focus on Ministry and Board initiatives and priorities, school-based assessments and actively involving parents.
Our staff is actively involved in Professional Learning Communities that focus on improving student achievement.  We continue to actively engage our parents as partners in education.

At Emily Carr, we promote positive student behaviour and develop respectful relationships through our Character Education Program. We believe in on-going communication between the teacher and parent(s) and guardian(s). We will continue to promote student health and wellness and encourage a healthy lifestyle that emphasizes exercise and healthy eating habits.

Nutrition Program

Emily Carr offers a healthy snack program for students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 every day.  Our parent volunteers, along with our snack co-ordinator prepare the nutritious snacks for our students. 

Additional Features

  • Choirs
  • Dance Club
  • Student Leadership Council
  • Healthy Snack Program
  • Focus on Character Education
  • Wide Variety of Sports Teams
  • Early Reading Intervention

Student Life - Where You Belong


There are so many opportunites for students to get involved in student life at Emily Carr P.S.  There is something for everyone.  Students can participate in a wide range of school sports teams, clubs, various choirs and bands. Some of the opportunities that have been provided to students include:
Cross country
Dance Club
Student Council
School Spirit Days
Terry Fox Walk
Food drive
Parent Academy


Emily Carr has a Middle Immersion Program for Grades 4 to 6 and an Extended French Program for Grades 7 to 8 students. 
A variety of extra-curricular activities are offered.  Emily Carr has a dedicated and caring staff.  Our teachers, support staff, students and parents work together to ensure successful outcomes for our students.  We continue to have high expectations for each and every member of our school community as we strive for excellence and learn and grow together.


We continue to develop, build, and strengthen our relationships with our parents and our community. Some of the partnerships that we have in place are:
Class Visits to the Malvern Public Library
Community presentations 
Class field trips
Public Health Nurse visits
Parent volunteers 
An active and involved School Council
Parent Academy
Community Night