School Mission: As a school community of staff, students and parents, we commit to virtues such as courtesy, excellence, respect and responsibility.  Through the active promotion of these values we will instill the attitudes, knowledge and skills for lifelong learning.

McGirr Elementary School has around 460 students in Kindergarten to Grade 7.  We are located in North Nanaimo with a diverse student population and engaging learning environment.   There are 20 divisions and a Strong Start program at McGirr.

Our general (office) email address is and it is monitored on days when our school is open.  Please note this email address is not monitored during holidays, breaks (such as Summer, Winter and Spring) and weekends.

If you are looking to register at any school in our district, this is done online at (look for registration information, either on the main page, or under the parents tab).


Staff Directory

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