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George Bissett Elementary

170 Arklow Dr, Dartmouth, NS

(902) 464-5184
Safe Arrival (902) 464-5266
Our Students are Amazing and Awesome.

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January 20th, 2019

Hey Families,

My favourite topic lately is the weather and how it affects the school grounds.  We are starting with wet warm(ish) weather to start the week.  This will be followed by a...

January 10th, 2019

Our Popcorn Day and Healthy Hunger pizza delivery didn't occur on January 9th due to the cancellation of school.  Pizza will be made up on Friday January 11th.  Popcorn day will be made up on...

January 7th, 2019


Hello GBES Families,

The return to school in January has brought a mix of wet and cold winter weather.  This combination has left our school grounds in icy conditions.  We are...

December 18th, 2018

Hey GBES Families,

Due to the snow day, we are going to move our Santa Gift Mart to Wednesday morning.  Our amazing volunteers had everything set up for this morning.  We appreciate their...

December 17th, 2018

Hey Families,
This is the THE WEEK as we sprint into the holiday break: Santa Gift Mart (SGM) and  Christmas Concert.
Here are a few reminders:

  • Send in $4 for Santa...

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.


Please take a moment to read out 2015-2016 Report to the Community. This give an overview of the work that we did at GBES last year.