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George Bissett Elementary

170 Arklow Drive, Dartmouth, NS B2W 4R6
Phone (902) 464-5184|Fax (902) 464-5187
Safe Arrival 1-833-582-6940
Our Students are Amazing and Awesome.

More Info
  • Parents/guardians can now call our new automated Safe Arrival Number 1-833-582-6940 to report student absences. Learn more...
  • The Out-of-Area process for the 2022-23 school year opens on Friday, April 1, 2022. Click the link to fill out the form. : Learn more...
  • Reminder to send your child with a water bottle to school. We only have water filling stations and we want to cut down on the waste of plastic water bottles being handed out.
  • Parent-Teacher Interviews will take place on Thursday, April 7th from 1 - 3pm and 5- 7pm. Follow the link to create an account and/or book an appointment. Learn more...
  • Reminder to families that there is no entrance to school parking lot during school hours.

What's New

May 24th, 2022

Dear Families,

The long weekend weather started off nice. Looking forward to more longer days that June brings, and warm, sunny weather.

A gift card and cell phone were found on...

May 16th, 2022

Dear Families,

We would like to thank all the volunteers who chaperoned our field trip last Thursday. We couldn’t have picked a nicer day for it.  Everyone seemed to enjoy the day!


May 9th, 2022

Good Afternoon Families,

We hope all the important people in our students’ lives have a very special Mother’s Day!  We are excited for our field trip to watch “The Lion King” at Prince...

May 2nd, 2022

Hello Families,

Welcome to the month of May! It is hard to believe that we are now in the final two months of the 2021-2022 school year. We are planning for the 2022-2023 school year. We...

April 25th, 2022

Good Afternoon Families,

I have exciting news to share: the framework for our new outdoor classroom has been installed. The rest of the outdoor classroom should be in place within the next...

April 18th, 2022


Good Afternoon Families,

I hope you had a relaxing and enjoyable long weekend! Temperatures are starting to get warmer. With Spring upon us, the school grounds are quite muddy....

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.