All of our learning community (students, teachers and families) believe in our four core values:
Children must be engaged for learning to occur. Full engagement is therefore one of the prerequisite aims of our program, and an essential purpose of our Fine Arts focus.
Maintaining a safe, respectful, stress- and confrontation-free environment is crucial to children's success. Learning is also greatly enhanced by our small class sizes and low student-teacher ratios.
Children who feel free to fully express themselves develop the confidence and emotional maturity to tackle any academic and social challenges they may face in the future.
Growth and Community
ArtsCalibre is growing with our children. Having built a highly reputable preschool, we are now planning to grow by at least one grade per year, to Grade 5 and beyond. Strong connections between the children, their families and our school are the natural result of this process and the warm, inviting climate that we strive to create.
The Arts can be seen as a reflection of society. It is an excellent way to understand the time period, by seeing what the artists were expressing whether it be music, art or a play.
Also, the arts provide us with aesthetic qualities. Imagine how gray our world would be if not for the beauty of a Monet painting, a Beethoven symphony, an August Wilson play. Taking time to appreciate this beauty is what makes us human, and that's a very important quality to hang on to.