All courses recommended by Alberta Education for regular elementary students are offered at Brookside. The learning climate is conducive to the development of feelings of self worth and social responsibility. French as a Second Language is offered in grades 4 through 6. Students are offered a variety of challenging activities beyond the core program. A Balanced Literacy program is used for grades K-6 along with a "Daily Five" program for teaching Language Arts. "Daily Five" is a literacy structure that allows for differentiation in the classroom and provides consistency.