Wi Wabigooni

A Flower Unfolding

Wi Wabigooni is an elementary school program of Winnipeg School Division, in partnership with Rossbrook House. It is an off-campus classroom for Indigenous students in Grades 4-6 who thrive in a small environment/community. The program is administered as a classroom of Victoria Albert School and is located in the downtown area of Winnipeg.

Victoria Albert School

  • Students benefit from membership in the larger school community through access to a gym facility and special events.

Student Body

  • There is room in the program for eighteen students in Grades 4-6, who are able to continue in the program for multiple years.
  • Students must live within the boundaries of Winnipeg School Division.

Application Process

  • Referrals are made to the program from schools in the Winnipeg School Division.
  • Submit referrals to the Principal at Ecole Victoria-Albert School. Call (204) 943-3459


  • The programming is based on the Manitoba Curriculum, with an emphasis on Language Arts and Math.
  • The students work in small groups or on individualized projects.
  • Indigenous activities are integrated into the curriculum.
  • Group and individual music lessons are offered each week in conjunction with the Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts.
  • Students have access to computers, laptops, and tablets.
  • Daily meals are provided.
  • Students and their families are invited to an annual graduation ceremony where we celebrate their achievements.

For more information, call: (204) 943-3459