London Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What makes your campus unique?
A. We encourage experiential learning outside of the classroom and join with our community partners in providing learning experiences for our students at the London Museum and Courthouse, as well as the local park space. We also have long-standing partnerships with Total Package Hockey and London Knights.
Q. How would you describe your student body?
A. We support a diverse group of students (age, culture, strengths and needs).
Q. What are your most popular courses?
A. Mathematics, English, Science, and Business Leadership.
Q. What school clubs are available for students to join?
A. A selection of our school clubs include: Student Council, Science Olympics, Math Club.
Q. What is experiential learning?
A. While learning in a classroom setting is important, so is learning within the community. Biology class by the lake, art class at an art gallery, political studies at city hall are learning opportunities you can’t have sitting at a desk. Success rates show that learning through experience encourages curiosity, develops high levels of participation, and creates a deeper connection to course material. We firmly believe that experiential learning beyond the classroom walls creates an enhanced connection to the community as well as the people and places within it.
Q. Why should I send my child here? Advantages?
A. We offer personalized learning experiences combined with experiential learning opportunities. Our dedicated staff focus on academic achievement and well-being and provide ongoing communication between school and families. Our school is a place where students thrive academically and socially/emotionally. We focus on critical and creative thinking skills, nurturing curiosity, innovation and student leadership.
Q. Most notable alumni?
A. Cliff Puplays – NHL-r Carolina Hurricanes; Nick Suzuki -NHL- Montréal Canadiens; Mitch Marner – NHL – Toronto Maple Leafs; Evan Bouchard drafted to NHL – Edmonton Oilers; Alex Formenton – NHL – Ottawa Senators; Jordan Kooy drafted to NHL – Vegas Golden Knights; Liam Foudy drafted to NHL-Columbus Blue Jackets; Robby Thomas drafted to NHL- St. Louis Blues.
Q. What is Edsby?
A. Parents/guardians play a vital role in their child’s education. We hold ourselves to the highest standard (quality and frequency) of communication between home and school. Edsby is a cloud-based tool that gives parents/guardians real-time access to their children’s attendance, schedules, activities, and academic progress. It is also a way to stay connected to teachers for the latest school news and information.
Q. Do you offer busing?
A. No, but we are easily accessible by public transit.