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ParentsCanada Guide to Private School - Fall 2017

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2017 | | 3 WHAT'S inside 2 0 1 7 6 FIRST THINGS FIRST Education buzzwords you should know. 8 IT'S YOUR CHOICE Ten kinds of private schools you'll fi nd in Canada. 10 THE BIG MOVE Headmasters talk about students who make the switch from public schools. 12 DOLLARS AND CENTS What's included in tuition fees, anyway? 14 GIVE IT A TRY How co-curricular activities help private school students stretch their horizons. 16 QUESTIONS ANSWERED What to ask at a school's open house event. 17 PARENT TO PARENT What to ask parents whose children already attend a private school. 18 YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND How peer support holds the school community together. 20 BOARDING OR DAY SCHOOL? The benefi ts of both, as well as dual program schools. 22 AHEAD BY A CENTURY The remarkable woman behind Montessori education. 24 SCHOOL SELECTION It's a world of choice; how to determine the school that best suits your child. 27 ADMIT ONE A school offi cial explains the admissions process, step-by-step. THE BIG MOVE switching from public school STUDENTS HELPING STUDENTS CO-CURRICULARS FIND YOUR PASSION QUESTIONS TO ASK AT THE OPEN HOUSE 1 5 DAY OR BOARDING? Both have benefi ts ParentsCanada 2017 2017 School Guide to $4.95 16 10 18 31 SCHOOL AFFILIATIONS Organizations schools affi liate with to ensure accountability and quality. 46 GREAT CANADIANS Private school alumni from the worlds of sports, politics, the arts and more. 29 School listings DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT A SELECTION OF CANADIAN PRIVATE SCHOOLS Bayview Glen Independent School Shawnigan Lake School Stanstead College COVER PHOTO: Shawnigan Lake School

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