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Wapekeka First Nation
First Nation School

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Description
Administers a public on-reserve school for elementary and junior high school students
  • Offers a full curriculum for students in a temporary school from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 9; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Administers the Anishiniimowin Immersion program (Languages Together) which promotes academic learning entirely in Oji-Cree during Kindergarten and evolving into a mostly English curriculum by the time students enter Grade 8
  • Offers cultural and traditional outings such as fishing and trapping

Special Education
  • Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
Comments
Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations CouncilPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Reverend Eleazear Memorial School burned to the ground May 13, 2015; students now attend a temporary school opened in Jan 2016 to continue education until new school is built with a projected completion date of Sept 2018
Eligibility
  • Members of Wapekeka First Nation
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
Special Education
Any child with special needs and/or learning difficulties

Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Registration required
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card and immunization record
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 3, 2019

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