Please note the Island Public/Natural Science School attendance area by home address. The school is closed to optional attendance for the 2023-2024 school year. This means that we can only register students that live in our attendance area. Check your designated school using the Find Your School by home address selector.
2023-2024 School Year
School Office Hours
The school office opens Monday to Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Morning Entry/Bell Times
9:05 am (Grades 1-6); 9:25 am (Full Day Kindergarten)
Recess and Lunch Times
10:25 am (Morning Recess); 11:50 am (Lunch Break); 2:05 pm (Afternoon Recess)
End of School Day
3:30 pm Dismissal
Ferry Schedule – Until Further Notice (to Hanlans Point)
8:30 am - Grades K-6 students commute to Hanlans Point
- Grades 1-3 will line up with Student Travel Safety Assistant Christina, and walk with Christina onto the ferry and be seated by grade level under her supervision to school.
- Grades 4-6 will line up with Student Travel Safety Assistant G, and walk with G onto the ferry and be seated by grade level under her supervision to school.
- Full-Day Kindergarten students will line up with Student Travel Safety Assistants Phyllis and Cindy, and walk with them onto the ferry and be seated by grade level under their supervision to school.
- All Island-side students can meet Bus #5 at Wards Island. The bus driver will arrive at Wards Island at 8:30 am and leave at 8:45 am. Island-side students remain on the bus until the Student Travel Safety Assistants arrive at the school with Bus 1-4 from Hanlans Point.
3:40 pm - Full Day Kindergarten to Grade 6 Students commute to city-side with supervision from their designated Student Travel Safety Assistants.
Alternative Arrangements for Pick-up
If there are alternative arrangements for your child’s dismissal or pick up, please inform our office administrator by email or phone at 416-393-1910 Ex. 20000.
Student Attendance, Safe Arrival and Safe Departure
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Safe Arrival and Departure Policy
For Safe Arrival Automated Call Out, the school’s number is displayed when families receive an automated call to report that a student is absent from school. To report a student absence, families may call the school phone number directly or call 1-833-250-2290 and will receive the same options.