Discover our AMAZING 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 a beautiful little elementary school offering grades JK-6.

After grade 6, our students attend St. Paul Catholic High School.

School Day Schedule — Grades 1-6

Please ensure that your child is in the schoolyard before the bell rings at 9:15 a.m. Outside supervision is provided from 9:00 – 9:15 a.m. For safety, walkers should not arrive at school prior to 9 a.m. as there is no yard supervision available before that time. We thank you in advance for helping us to ensure your children’s safety.

Block 1 — 9:15 - 10:30

Morning Recess — 10:30 - 10:45

Block 2 — 10:45 - 12:00

Lunch — 12:00 - 12:20

Lunch Recess — 12:20 - 1:00

Block 3 — 1:00 - 2:15

Afternoon Recess — 2:15 - 2:30

Block 4 — 2:30 - 3:45

Kindergarten schedule

Please ensure that your child is in the schoolyard before the bell rings at 9:15 a.m. Outside supervision is provided from 9:00 – 9:15 a.m. For safety, walkers should not arrive at school prior to 9 a.m. as there is no yard supervision available before that time. We thank you in advance for helping us to ensure your children’s safety.

School starts — 9:15

Outdoor Play — 9:15

Lunch — 11:45

Outdoor Play — 3:15

Dismissal — 3:45

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 Lynwood Early Learning Centre 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


St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church

3891 Old Richmond Road, Nepean

Phone: 613-828-6720


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