Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What makes your campus unique?
A. We operate our grade 6-10 program out of the Cawthra Estate located in Cawthra Park and we operate our grade 11 and 12 programs at the Adamson Estate located on Lake Ontario in the Adamson Estate Park.
Q. How would you describe your student body?
A. A diverse group of motivated, polite, and respectable young adults that work together to create a caring community.
Q. What are your most popular courses?
A. Math, Science, Business.
Q. What school clubs are available for students to join?
A. A selection of our school clubs include: Model UN, DECA, Art Club, Film Club, Cooking Club, International CultureCclub, Yearbook Committee, School Paper. Sports include: Skiing, Track and Field, Golf, Table Tennis, Curling, Soccer, Cross-Country. We are part of ROPSSAA (region of peel sports association).
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 do education differently. We know each of our students and offer an environment where through our individualized approach, we can meet their needs and make school a great place to be.
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. Yes, in Mississauga.