• Phone: (650) 312-7551
  • Fax: (650) 312-1970

Beresford Elementary


A 'Paws'itive safe community where everyone
LIVES the Lifeskills, EMBRACES diversity and change,
STRIVES to dream, believe, and achieve all of our goals.

5th Grade - Mrs. Cindy BuenaVista

Lifeskills

Lifeskills

Beresford is a school focused on HET(Highly Effective Teaching).  A major component of this philosophy is teaching the LIFESKILLS. They provide the basis for three important functions of a body-brain-compatible learning environment: LIFESKILLS are the agreed-upon behaviors for all;  they provide a safe environment for creating and maintaining a sense of community; and they describe the behaviors that are the foundation for citizenship. Beresford focus' on monthly LIFESKILLS and Lifelong Guidelines to equip students with how to thrive in the classroom and in the world beyond.

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LifeSkills

LifeSkills

Beresford is a school focused on HET (Highly Effective Teaching). A major component of this philosophy is teaching the Life Skills. Life Skills provide the basis for three important functions of a body-brain-compatible learning environment:

They are the agreed-upon behaviors for all and thus replace the rules of traditional "discipline" programs
They provide a safe environment for creating and maintaining a sense of community
They describe the behaviors of civil discourse which are the foundation for citizenship
Speak with your child's teacher about how to integrate the Life Skills each day. Get suggestions about real world situations and how you use the Life Skills to be a better citizen. Read more about Lifeskills

LifeSkills

LifeSkills
Beresford is a school focused on HET (Highly Effective Teaching). A major component of this philosophy is teaching the LIFESKILLS.  They provide the basis for important functions of a body-brain-compatible learning environment:
  • They provide a safe environment for creating and maintaining a sense of community
  • They describe the behaviors that are used as the foundation for citizenship

Speak with your child's teacher about how to integrate the LIFESKILLS each day. Get suggestions about real world situations and how you use the LIFESKILLS to be a better citizen.

Developing Healthy
Citizens

Developing Healthy<br />Citizens

At Beresford, we teach to the whole child, balancing the need to excel academically with a child’s need to develop into healthy citizens who can succeed socially. We believe that our success is due to this balance. Learn more about Beresford's academic progress.

Developing Healthy
Citizens

Developing Healthy<br />Citizens

At Beresford, we teach to the whole child, balancing the need to excel academically with a child’s need to develop into healthy citizens who can succeed socially. We believe that our success is due to this balance. Learn more about Beresford's academic progress.

From the San-Mateo Foster City School District

    PRINCIPAL'S
    letter

    • Principal's Weekly Letter

      Dear Beresford Families, I am honored to introduce myself as the new Beresford principal! I am very excited to have the opportunity to work with all of you. I am eager to get to know you as parents, guardians, students, teachers, and staff team members and to earn a place in the wonderful Beresford community that you have helped build.

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    • How to Register

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    • Kindergarten Visitation at Beresford will be:


      Tuesday, November 29th
      at 9:00 & 10:00 a.m.

      Tuesday, January 10th
      at 9:00 & 10:00 a.m.

      Wednesday, January 11th
      at 9:00 & 10:00 a.m.

      Please call the school office at 650-312-7551 to RSVP

      Thank you!

    • 2016-2017 Important Dates

    • December 7 - Kindergarten/TK Registration Day (3:00-6:00pm)
    • December 19 - January 6 – Winter Break
    • January 9 - Staff Work Day (No School)
    • January 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday
    • February 20 – President's Day Holiday
    • February 21 – Teacher Professional Development day (No School)
    • April 3-7 – Spring Break
    • May 29 – Memorial Day Holiday
    • June 14 – Last Day of School

    View the full calendar