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George Bissett Elementary

170 Arklow Drive, Dartmouth, NS B2W 4R6
Phone (902) 464-5184|Fax (902) 464-5187
Safe Arrival (902) 464-5266
Our Students are Amazing and Awesome.

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  • GBES Administration team (left to right: Mr. Gates, Mrs. Betts and Mr. Hurley) are getting ready to welcome all students on September 7th.
  • George Bissett School has never looked better. Ms. Clarke and her team has been busy getting the school squeaky clean!
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  • Frequent hand washing and using hand sanitizer are public health measures we can all practice both at home and school.

What's New

September 13th, 2021

GBES Weekly Family Forecast

Good Afternoon Families,

We had a exciting week at school. The first week back was quite successful. It is so nice to get back into a routine. Click on...

September 4th, 2021

Staff was welcomed back to school Sept. 2nd. We have been busy organizing and planning for the return of students.  We also held our first professional development day focused on well-being (on...

August 30th, 2021

Dear Families,

August is an exciting, yet nervous time, for students, families, and staff anticipating the start of school. We are in the process of organizing the school in preparation for...

August 25th, 2021

Supply Lists

We as a school have decided to purchase school supplies for students in September. Teachers have already created supply lists and made a budget. We are asking families to pay $...

August 25th, 2021

From Elwin LeRoux Regional Executive Director of Halifax Regional Centre for Education


In two weeks, schools will reopen to students for the start of the 2021-22 school...

SIP is pleased to advise that there is student accident insurance coverage for our public school students. The optional Gold Plan extends coverage for your child outside of school hours and activities, around the clock. Please go to for more information.