Discover our School

Our school respectfully acknowledges that we are located on the ancestral, traditional and unceded Indigenous territory of the Algonquin Peoples, on whose territory we pray, learn, play and work.

Our Family of Schools

We are an elementary school offering grades JK-6.

After grade 6, our students attend St. Peter High School.

School Day Schedule — Grades 1-6

Yard supervision — 8:15 am

Entry: 8:15-8:30 am

Block 1 — 8:30-9:45 am

Morning Recess — 9:45 - 10:00 am

Block 2 — 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Lunch — 11:15 am - 12:15 am

(students eat lunch from 11:55 - 12:15)

Block 3 — 12:15 - 1:30 pm

Afternoon Recess — 1:30 - 1:45 pm

Block 4 — 1:45 - 3:00 pm

Dismissal — 3:00 pm

Childcare

The Ottawa Catholic Child Care Corporation operates a licensed child care program in our school with before and after school spaces for children 4-12 years.

There is also a Preschool program for children 2.5-4 years.

Visit the Portobello Early Learning Centre website for more information.

Spiritual Theme

The OCSB's spiritual theme for 2021-2024 is: Gratitude rooted in Joy, fills us with Hope


In each of the next three school years, our school will focus on a different aspect of the Spiritual Theme: Gratitude, Joy and Hope.

“My brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy, because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.”

– James 1: 2-3 (NRSV)

Our Parish

Divine Infant Church
6658 Bilberry Drive, Orleans
Phone: 613-824-6822

Transportation

All school bus transportation is provided by the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA). Visit the Transportation page of the OCSB website for more information

Allergy Alert

Several students in our school have severe life-threatening food allergies to peanuts, nuts, shellfish (anaphylaxis) and other food sensitivities. Please do not send snacks to school that contain peanut/nut products or shellfish.