École Confédération celebrated its official grand opening and Canada 150 on Friday, May 5, 2017 during Education Week.
In addition to the Official Grand Opening on the Friday, a special Open House will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Come and celebrate the new school. Guided tours will be available. There will be lots of fun events for all ages including:
"The name Confédération is significant as the school opened in the 2016-17 school year, the same year during which we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation.
David Dean, Chair of the Board
About the School
The new school opened for students on September 6, 2016. The project cost $5.8-millon in renovations to become the Board's newest French immersion school.
Grand Erie was among a number of districts across the province that received additional funding for new or renovated schools. The Minister of Education announced Ontario's investment in building and renovating schools to provide children with the best possible learning environments. Specifically for Grand Erie, the Minister of Education announced additional five classrooms and retrofit to Coronation Public School in Brantford to accommodate the students of Fairview Public School.