The Peel District School Board will celebrate the openings of three new public schools on Sept. 8, along with the first day back-to-school for approximately 154,000 Peel board students. In October, two more schools—Springbrook and Castle Oaks—will open to more than 1,600 students from kindergarten to grade 8.
New school openings for 2015-16:
- Alloa Public School (replacement school), kindergarten to grade 8, located at 12287 Mississauga Rd., Caledon
- Aylesbury Public School, kindergarten to grade 8, located at 25 Aylesbury Dr., Brampton
- Castle Oaks Public School, kindergarten to grade 8 & phasing in French Immersion grades 1 to 8, located at 155 Castle Oaks Crossing, Brampton
- Churchville Public School, kindergarten to grade 8 & phasing in French Immersion grades 1 to 8, located at 90 Bonnie Braes Dr., Brampton
- Springbrook Public School, kindergarten to grade 8, located at 145 Jordensen Dr., Brampton
"We're very excited to kick-off the new school year and open five new elementary buildings in Peel. We know that Peel schools are, quite simply, the best place for children to learn and grow," said Tony Pontes, director of education. "I know our staff will work hard to create a strong school community, where staff, students and parents work collaboratively to establish an outstanding learning environment for years to come at each of these locations."
The Peel board serves approximately 154,000 students in kindergarten to grade 12. Operating 250 schools in the municipalities of Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga, the Peel board is the largest employer in the Peel Region.
Media contact: Tony Pontes, Director of Education, 905-890-1010 ext. 2005 or [email protected]
Reference: Ryan Strang, Communications Assistant, 905-890-1010 ext. 2735 or [email protected]
Notes to Media: 2015-16 back-to-school backgrounder
Photo opportunities are available at Aylesbury Public School.
Ozma Masood, principal at Aylesbury, 905-796-4451 or [email protected]