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ParentsCanada Guide to Private School - Fall 2017

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ParentsCanada Guide to Private School | 2017 36 | O N TA R I O Havergal College 1451 Avenue Rd., Toronto, ON M5N 2H9 Havergal College, one of Canada's pre- eminent independent schools for girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12, empowers students to develop into dynamic global leaders with inquiring minds, wisdom and self-knowledge. A Havergal girl is encouraged to investigate and explore the world around her while discovering her own unique capabilities. She is not afraid to ask questions and take risks. She is an excellent communicator who is adaptable and confi dent. She balances a variety of opportunities while living her life with compassion and integrity, knowing she possesses the academic and life skills to make a difference. As an Old Girl, she will join our proud continuum of 9,500 alumnae who are connected in more than 70 countries around the world. Join us for our 2017 Open Houses on the following dates: October 19—Junior School; October 25—Grade 7; and November 2— Grade 9. To register, visit Year established 1894 Grades JK to 12 Gender Girls Teacher to Child ratio 1:9 Boarding Yes Annual Fees $31,725- $58,000 Contact: Maggie Houston-White | (416) 482-4724 Affi liations The Element High School 425 Marché Way, Unit 201 Ottawa, ON, K1S 5J3 The Element High School, located in Ottawa, Ontario, provides conditions that will put youth 'in their element,' in school and beyond. What engages us depends on our stage of development and so there are two programs at The Element High School, e1 for Grades 7 to 8 and e2 for Grades 9 to 12, each responsive to two unique stages of development. Each of these programs takes advantage of the intersection of youth's developmental characteristics and the requirements of the real world. This creates the conditions for focused engagement that lead to personal excellence. Our physical spaces support an innovative high school education that maximizes youth's intellect, energy, and growth. There are a variety of learning commons rooms – spaces with a variety of seating where lessons can be given to individuals, small groups or a larger class. There are quiet break-out rooms for seminar groups or independent study, as well as a small commercial kitchen for students to prepare lunches for their class, a an art/design studio and a science lab. Year established 2012 Grades 7 to 12 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio 1:18 Boarding No Annual Fees $16,260- $17,892 Contact: Gregory Dixon | (613) 521–5185 Affi liations The Giles School 80 Scarsdale Rd., Toronto, ON M3B 2R7 Children thrive in our inclusive learning environment where it's safe to take risks, make mistakes and explore their own interests. Our students continuously achieve the highest academic outcomes across all subjects including French and English. Mandarin is introduced in Grade 1 as a third language, making The Giles School one of the most engaging language schools in Canada. We're focused on nurturing the whole child, each totally unique and exceptional. We work with the individual strengths and needs of our students to help them fi nd their place and purpose in an increasingly complex world. Our activity- based learning offers a varied and comprehensive education through the use of multilingual immersion, cutting-edge technology and small class sizes. The Giles School is an independent, not-for- profi t French immersion private school located in Toronto, Ontario. We foster a tightly knit, supportive learning community where academic power and emotional versatility are possible for all children. We can't wait to meet you and your family! Book your personal tour of the school today. Year established 1989 Grades Preschool to 8 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio 1:15 Boarding No Annual Fees $13,578- $22,540 Contact: Thérèse Awad | (416) 446-0825 offi Affi liations SSAF

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