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CEFA Vancouver - Cambie
CEFA Vancouver - Cambie
8685/8687 Yukon Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5X 4V1
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Susan Judge

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CEFA Vancouver - Cambie
 

CEFA Vancouver - Cambie

8685/8687 Yukon Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5X 4V1

Approach :
Play-based
Grades (Gender):
Nursery/Toddler (12 months) to JK (Coed)
Tuition:
$6,450 to $13,450 /year
Main Language:
English
Avg. Class Size:
12 to 16
Enrolment:
Day: 60 (Gr. NS - JK)

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Contact Name:
Susan Judge

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School Address
8685/8687 Yukon Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5X 4V1

About this school:

highlights

Tucked right behind the hustle and bustle of the up and coming neighbourhood at the corner of Cambie and SW Marine Drive, this CEFA Vancouver location features indoor play areas, naturalistic outdoor play spaces and much more. An in-house Chef prepares delicious, healthy meals daily, and children are led through different extracurricular activities such as Music, Drama, Visual Arts, and Yoga. Now accepting applications for September 2015.  Email us to schedule a tour today. 


Academics


Preschool/K Curriculum Play-based

  • Play-based
  • Montessori
  • Waldorf
  • Reggio Emilia
  • Academic

Play-based programs are the most common type of preschool and Kindergarten, and are founded on the belief young children learn best through play. Largely open-ended and minimally structured, play-based programs aim to develop social skills and a love of attending school. “Pre-academic” skills are taught, but in a more indirect way than at, say, an Academic program: through children playing in different “stations” set up around the classroom, which children choose on their own volition. Stations often contain an indirect lesson or developmental goal. Play-based classrooms are highly social and active.

If you want to learn more about preschool education, check out our comprehensive guide. You can also read our in-depth answers to important preschool questions: What is preschool? What are the main preschool programs? What are the main pros and cons of preschool? What do children learn in preschool? How much does preschool cost?  What makes for a great preschool?

What Vancouver - Cambie says: This information is not currently available.


Curriculum Pace Student-paced

  • Standard-enriched
  • Accelerated
  • Student-paced

The main curriculum pace is non-standardized and is HIGHLY responsive to the pacing of individual students, (via differentiated instruction, differentiated assessment, etc). In theory, some students outpace the default/normalized curriculum, while others spend periods "behind schedule" if they need the extra time.

Flexible pacing:

Flexible pacing style = offered
Subject-streaming (tracking)
Multi-age classrooms as standard
Ability-grouping (in-class) as common
Frequent use of cyber-learning (at-their-own-pace)
Regular guided independent study opportunities
Differentiated assessment

What Vancouver - Cambie says about flexible pacing: This information is not currently available.


Academic Culture Supportive

  • Rigorous
  • Supportive

A school with a “supportive” academic culture focuses more on process than short-term outcomes: academic performance is a welcomed side-benefit, but not the driving focus. This does not mean the school lacks standards, or has low expectations for its students: a school can have a supportive academic culture and still light the fire of ambition in its students. It does mean, however, the school provides a less intensive culture than schools with a “rigorous” academic classification, and is focused more simply on instilling a love of learning and life-long curiosity.

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Developmental Priorities Intellectual

Primary Developmental Priority: Intellectual
Academically strong, creative, and critical thinkers, capable of exercising rationality, apprehending truth, and making aesthetic distinctions.

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Special Needs Support Mild difficulties

Mild difficulties

Vancouver - Cambie can provide support for mild disablities. Vancouver - Cambie does NOT provide specialized support for moderate-to-severe learning disabilities, developmental disabililties, behavioural/emotional disorders, or physical disabilities.

  • Academic Support:
    Support Type = offered
    Learning strategy and study counselling; habit formation
    Extra support and minor accommodations for children experiencing subclinical difficulties
  • Mild but clinically diagnosed ADHD
    Support Type = offered
    Accommodations
    Modifications
    Extra support

Gifted Learner Support No Support

No Support

Vancouver - Cambie does not offer any specialized programming for gifted learners.

Gifted education: If you want to learn more about gifted education, check out our comprehensive guide. It’s the first of its kind: it covers different kinds of gifted schools and programs, and a whole host of issues parents face in finding the right option for their gifted child.

Class Sizes Not available

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Recess Policy

 GradesNSPSJK
Non-lunch recessFrequency
Location
Amount
Lunch recessAmount

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Extracurriculars

principal
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  • Sports OfferedCompetitiveRecreational
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Ice Hockey
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming
    Tennis
    Track & Field
    Volleyball
  • Clubs Offered
    Yoga

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition

This information is not currently available.



Need-based financial aid

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Merit based Scholarships

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Enrollment

Total enrollment 60
Average enrollment per grade20
Average class size12 to 16
Grades (gender)Nursery/Toddler (12 months) to JK (Coed)
Boarding offeredNo

Student distribution: This information is not currently available.


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In the News

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February 24, 2016 - CEFA opens 3 new preschool locations in British Columbia

Regarded as one of the best junior kindergarten programs in Canada, the CEFA adds 3 new locations in Vancouver, Kelowna and South Surrey. ...






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