Marlborough Elementary

École Marlborough Elementary School’s mission:

Our mission at Marlborough is to provide a safe, supportive, and challenging learning environment to prepare our students to be active citizens working toward a responsible, caring society. This mission is based on the belief of members of the Marlborough community that it is important to:

  • foster a climate that promotes
  • caring, sharing, and mutual respect
  • a positive attitude toward lifelong learning
  • the development of self-esteem, creativity, confidence, and willingness to take risks
  • the pursuit of excellence
  • open communication among teachers, students, and families
  • offer a balanced program which includes academics, athletics, visual and performing arts, and social activities
  • utilize a variety of strategies, resources, and activities to promote
  • the continuing growth of children’s knowledge and understanding of themselves and their world
  • the ability to think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, and act wisely
  • recognize that teachers, students, and parents have a shared responsibility in the learning process
  • recognize that learning is both an individual and social process and that
  • learning is natural and enjoyable, and requires the active participation of the learner
  • children learn in a variety of ways and at different rates, reflecting personal interests, abilities, and experiences
  • social interaction provides opportunities for children to examine their knowledge and beliefs, and contributes to their motivation to learn

Why study in Burnaby?

With superior academic programs and modern facilities, all located within a city of vibrant green spaces, modern shopping malls, safe residential neighbourhoods, and state of the art public transit, choosing an education in Burnaby is the right choice.


Burnaby School District has one of the largest Advanced Placement (AP) programs in Canada.


Burnaby is located in the centre of Metro Vancouver. Its world-class SkyTrain public transit provides access to downtown Vancouver in just 30 minutes.


Burnaby schools feature modern facilities and state of the art technology.

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