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SD43 2022/23 Budget and Multi-Year Fiscal Plan

April 08, 2022
​Dear members of our school communities, The Board of Education appreciates and recognizes your many and valuable contributions to our school communities. With that in mind, we wish to invite you to participate in the 2022/23 Budget Process.
The School District's 2022/23 Budget and Multi-Year Fiscal Plan can be found...

Calendar Amendment -Truth and Reconciliation Day

March 30, 2022
​The provincial government recently announced that K-12 public schools will observe Friday, September 30 th as a statutory holiday in recognition of Truth and Reconciliation Day. As a result of this announcement, SD43 will be amending the 2022-2023 School Calendar to include Truth and Reconciliation Day as a non-instructional day. As...

Superintendent's Spring Break Update for Families

March 24, 2022
​Dear SD43 families, I hope you had an enjoyable spring break with family and friends. As the weather warms and the days grow longer, we are also seeing an easing of COVID-19 restrictions in our communities, and this includes a gradual transition in schools.
The Ministry of Education and the BCCDC...

MDI Student Login

January 17, 2022

Christmas Celebration - the Joys of the Holiday Season

December 17, 2021
Please find the links for our 2 virtual concerts that took place December 14th and 16th. Christmas Celebration - The Joys of the Holiday Season _1-20211214_131133-Meeting Recording 
Christmas Celebration - The Joys of the Holiday Season _2-20211216_131041-Meeting Recording 
​Best Wishes for a safe and happy holiday season!

Leigh Scholastic Virtual Book Fair

May 12, 2021
Monday, May 10th to Sunday, May 23rd https:// virtual ​ ​

Welcome to Kindergarten - Meet the K Crew

April 27, 2021
​Meet Our Kindergarten Crew

MDI Log In

January 04, 2021

Funding Announcement for New Elementary School and Three Additions

May 10, 2019
​The Province of British Columbia and the Ministry of Education today announced funding for a new elementary school in Coquitlam's Burke Mountain and three classroom additions for other School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) schools. Totaling $73.3 million, the announcement includes a new elementary school for the Sheffield-Partington area of North Coquitlam...

Fraser Health Update re: Measles

February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019
Dear Students, School Staff, and Parents,

As you have heard, there is a measles outbreak at three schools in Vancouver. Please note that this is a localized outbreak and that students who are attending schools not connected to the outbreak have not been exposed. There is no evidence of...

Community Consultation: Proposed Parcel Disposition at Leigh Elementary

December 19, 2016
​SD43 seeks community consultation on the proposed parcel disposition at Leigh Elementary School. As part of the Victoria Drive Improvement Project, the City requires an 1107.36m 2 strip of land at Leigh Elementary School to accommodate the construction of the new multi-use pathway, new street lighting, as well as some road...

Kindergarten Registration

November 18, 2016
​Kindergarten Registration starts on January 31st, 2017. Parents of children born in 2012 can register their children at their neighbourhood school starting on that day.  Registration will take place on January 31-February 2nd.

School Cash Online System

May 25, 2016
Here is the link to sign up.  It is an online payment system that allows for parents to pay for school field trips, activities and other school items on line.  You will just need to sign up one time.

Minnekhada NLC Consultation and Open House Presentation Update

April 29, 2016
Please find attached slides from the recent NLC Open House at Minnekhada held on April27th. The NLC Consultation and Open House was held in anticipation of Ministry Funding and Approval for a new Minnekhada.  

Lost and Found Items

April 22, 2016
Please click on link below to see objects found that have been lost... Leigh's Lost and Found Items

Power is back on at Leigh.

March 10, 2016
Power was back on around 3:40pm on Thursday March 10.

Partial power outage at school

March 10, 2016
Thursday March 10 As of 745 am we have some rooms with power, most are without power.  We are also without heat.  We are awaiting further information from Hydro.

Kindergarten Registration

January 11, 2016
Kindergarten Registration starts Tuesday February 2nd at 9:30am.  You can find all of the documents that you need on our webpage under the About Leigh tab where you will see the registration link.  You will find the funding eligibility checklist at the bottom of the page which will let you know...

Opening Week

September 01, 2015
Tuesday September 8 All students 830-1000 pancake breakfast 1000-1030 Attendance in grade group classes (these classes will be emailed out on Friday September 4 and outside the school on Friday as well)   Wednesday September 9-Friday September 11 Kindergarten- Gradual entry schedule Grades 1-5 regular bell schedule, in assigned grade group classes...

Incident at Leigh Feb 2, 2015

February 02, 2015
Dear Families, Today at recess two of our students were playing by the fence along Victoria Dr, close to Toronto.  While playing there, a stranger walking by saw them, told them “Here have some chocolate” threw a couple of chocolate bars over the fence and kept on walking.  From my conversation...

School District 43 email is down

December 07, 2014
Please call in all absences as email is down as are other services at this time.

School District 43 email is down

December 07, 2014
Please call in all absences

Kindergarten Registration

November 25, 2014
Kindergarten Registration will start on Feb 3.  We will begin the registration process at 9:30, after all of the students are in class and attendance has been taken.  Please go to the Registration Page, under the "About Leigh" tab.

Reminder Meet the Teacher Night Canceled

October 15, 2014
As was communicated in the newsletter that was sent home Friday/yesterday, the Meet the Teacher Night on Oct 15th has been canceled.

New Bell Schedule

October 03, 2014
855 First bell 900 Kids in class 10:25 recess 10:40 Kids back in class 12:05 lunch 12:50 Kids back in class 2:55 End of day 3:10 Bell to remind students who have not yet been picked up to come inside and let the office know.

Calendar for month of October has been updated

October 03, 2014
Please check the calendar for updates with respect to Meet the Teacher Night and Interim reports

Feb 25 - School is open

February 24, 2014
Leigh Elementary is open today.

Registration at Leigh

January 10, 2014
Please follow the registration link under the "About Leigh" tab for all information and documentation required to register at Leigh.  Please note that we  are nearing capacity so if you are moving into the area, please come to the school and register as soon as possible. Thank you.

Dec 20 Snow Update

December 20, 2013
Please click on this announcement to open it up Please click on "Dec 20 Snow Update" Please note that at 6:30am the school is open. If you are concerned about being able to get your child to school safely, and you are able to keep them home, please feel free to...

Welcome Back

August 30, 2013
Welcome back to all of our families. Next to the announcements you will see a publications section, and in there you will see Welcome letter. That has all the information about the first week of school and our family groupings. See you at the pancake breakfast.

School Supplies

July 05, 2013
Our school supply lists can be found under the "Parents" header on this page.

Leigh Office will reopen August 26th.

July 04, 2013
The office is now closed for the Summer and will reopen on August 26th.  If you are looking to register your child at Leigh, please look at the registration information under the "About Leigh" header.  It will contain the information that you will need in order to be able to register...

Last Day of School

June 27, 2013
A number of families have enquired about what time does school end today, and today is a regular dismissal day.  That being said there are a number of parents who are wishing to take their children home at lunch today.  If you are choosing to do so please make sure that...

Grade 1 Fieldtrip

May 07, 2013

Leigh is open

April 17, 2013
The problem has been fixed and the school is open

Power is on at Leigh

March 14, 2013

School District Calendar 2013-2014 feedback

January 30, 2013
The district is seeking feedback on their proposed calendar for next year.  If you have time, please respond to the survey below:

Hot Lunch Forms on-line

January 28, 2013
The Hot Lunch program will now be available on line.  Please go to the parents page: to find the ordering information.

The school is open

December 19, 2012
The district decision to close needs to occur by 6:30 a.m. so that families can plan and make alternate arrangements should schools be closed.  While the District tries to make the best decision with the information we have the weather changes quickly for the worse or for the better.   Schools are...

Kindergarten registration

December 18, 2012
Please visit the School District Website for information about Kindergarten Registration under the Schools tab.  Registration starts on February 5th.


October 30, 2012
There will be a few Halloween Activities on Halloween day.  After lunch we will have a parade and a few songs.  Students are asked to leave scary costumes and any items that could protray violence at home.  We would also like for all accessories to be left home as well as...

Beyond the Bell, starting Oct 15

October 04, 2012
Port Coquitlam Parks and Recreation in Partnership with Leigh Elementary School introduces: Rec Fun Monday’s in the Gym 3:00 – 4:30 pm Session 2: 101932 Oct 15 – Nov 5 $34.75 Session 3: 101796 Nov 21 – 28 $13.90 Our goal is to offer an easily accessible, age-appropriate recreation program where...

School Calendar Updated

September 28, 2012
We have updated the school calendar to include report card dates and early dismissals.  Please open up the School Calendar 2012-2013 under publications for the additional dates.

Picture Day

September 24, 2012
Friday Sept 28th will be our School picture day.  Students will be having their individual pictures taken on Friday.  Please make sure that your child brings a change of clothes as it is also our Terry Fox Run day.

Terry Fox Run

September 24, 2012
We will be having our Terry Fox run on Sept 28th at 2pm.  We are hoping each child will be able to bring a Toonie for Terry.  We are looking forward to a fun run, rain or shine.

Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance

September 19, 2012
Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance For your convenience, we have made arrangements for families to voluntarily purchase student accident insurance through the Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance program, underwritten by Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.   Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance offers protection against the unexpected costs of injury from accidents, and is...

Meet the Teacher night

September 17, 2012
Just a reminder that we will be having our Meet the Teacher night on Wednesday September 19th from 6:30pm - 7:30pm.  We look forward to meeting you.

School and Community Survey

April 12, 2012
As part of our on-going reflection and development as a school and community partner, we would appreciate if you would please provide feedback and opinions on topics relating to our school and community as a whole.   Click here to take our survey.

Centennial Lunch Order for September

June 28, 2011
Due to the school office by Sept 8th.

Health Link BC

November 15, 2010
Click here to access non-emergency health services in BC.

Great Leigh Lauch

October 07, 2010
For Information go to the top of the page under Programs and Services, and look under Clubs

Egg Drop Day

May 12, 2010
Egg Drop at 12:20pm

District Survey on Spring Break 2011

April 28, 2010
Please see the disctrict web site here to complete a brief survey. 

All Day Kindergarten Q&A

January 25, 2010
Click here for more information on all day kindergarten.

Student Agendas Available Now

September 15, 2009
Please see classroom teachers for student agendas.  The agendas contain the Leigh Student Handbook as well as summaries of important school district policies and procedures.

Leigh Elementary School

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