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ParentsCanada Guide to Private School - Fall 2017

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ParentsCanada Guide to Private School | 2017 42 | O N TA R I O Vaughan College 9121 Weston Rd., Unit # 3, Woodbridge, ON L4H 0L4 Vaughan College (VC) is one of the most distinguished private high schools in Woodbridge, Ontario. We strive to provide an open and engaging environment, where every student has the chance to reach their full potential. Our school is dedicated to students from Woodbridge and its surrounding areas, Vaughan College (VC) is an Ontario Ministry of Education inspected private high school. The school was founded in 2009 by former teachers and Principals and was created to serve students in grades 9 to 12. In addition to the day school, we also offer high school credit courses in our night school and summer school programs. Check out our academics web page to learn more about earning high school credit courses with our school, one of Woodbridge's excellent private schools. Our school programs encourage students to understand the challenges of the 21st century while valuing different cultures and alternative views of the world. Our aim is to develop global minds, in order to foster thirst for knowledge and lifelong learning while building their character. Contact: Dhan Aiyar | (905) 265-9229 Affi liations Year established 2009 Grades 9 to 12 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio 1:12 Boarding No Annual Fees $9,500 Trafalgar Castle School 401 Reynolds St., Whitby, ON L1N 3W9 Located in Whitby, Trafalgar Castle School is an all-girls day and boarding school inspiring students in Grades 5-12. The world has changed but our place at the forefront of girls' education has not. As a result, for nearly 150 years, Trafalgar Castle girls have become women of impact. Our small-school advantage means we are agile enough to provide the most up-to-date learning environment and intimate enough to cultivate a strong sense of belonging. With 100% of our graduates accepted to the university of their choice, we provide exceptional academics within a warm and welcoming community, while helping to build women of strength and character. Our academic program challenges each student to know her mind, contribute ideas and question assumptions, while enriching the Ontario curriculum with internationally- acclaimed programs that draw on the best from around the world in math, science, English, music and languages. Our Castle is a place like no other, where women learn to make meaningful contributions in the life of their school and beyond. We are pleased to announce that we will be offering Grade 4 starting in September 2018. Year established 1874 Grades 5 to 12 Gender Girls Teacher to Child ratio 1:8 Boarding Yes Annual Fees $21,995- $56,950 Contact: Martha Cassidy (Boarding), Karen Wylie (Day) (905) 668-3358 | Affi liations Toronto Waldorf School 9100 Bathurst St., Unit 1, Thornhill, ON L4J 8C7 Founded in 1968, Toronto Waldorf School (TWS) is a private school serving children in the Greater Toronto Area from preschool to Grade 12. Our purpose is to inspire children to reach their fullest potential by giving them a sense of responsibility, freedom, and discovery. Our curriculum helps children develop habits, values, and competencies necessary to achieve their goals. Waldorf graduates are confi dent, good citizens who are accepted into the post-secondary programs of their choice. Toronto Waldorf School is founded on these principles of Waldorf Education: • Creativity & Innovation • Strong academics through experiential learning and arts integration • The Right Thing at the Right Time • How to Think, Not What to Think • Environmental Stewardship • Commitment to Culture and Community The Waldorf curriculum's ability to engage young minds in a creative and practical way is a testament to its academic strength; this is why many Silicon Valley executives send their children to Waldorf schools (Toronto Star). Take a tour, see the school, feel the difference. Experience Waldorf. 60 Countries. 1000 schools. Year established 1968 Grades Preschool to 12 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio Varies Boarding No Annual Fees $3,800- $20,100 Contact: Katie Ketchum | (905) 881-1611, ext. 314 Affi liations

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