Clanmore Montessori School ACADEMICS & EXTRACURRICULARS
Curriculum approach at Clanmore: Montessori
Clanmore has a Montessori approach to Curriculum (as opposed to Traditional, Liberal Arts, Progressive, Reggio Emilia, Waldorf approach).
Particularly popular in the younger grades (preschool to elementary), but sometimes available all the way up to high school, Montessori schools offer an alternative vision to the standard lesson format of most classrooms. Instead of listening to whole-class lessons, Montessori classrooms allow students to choose which "tasks" or activities interest them. These tasks centre around special Montessori puzzles - their essential feature being they contain a right answer and allow for selfcorrection. A strong emphasis is therefore placed on lessons being concrete and rooted in practical experience, along with students developing a sense of self-sufficiency, confidence and curiosity.
Traditional - 41%
Liberal arts - 14%
Progressive - 32%
Reggio Emilia - 0%
Waldorf - 2%
What Clanmore says about their overall curriculum and approach:
Clanmore's programming is based on the philosophy of Maria Montessori, who advocated for an approach to children consistent with their natural development and their fundamental desire to learn. It is our mission to offer individual attention to the development of the whole child, always with respect for the rights, dignity and integrity of each. The program, classrooms and experiences are carefully prepared in accordance with the specific needs emerging at each stage of human development. Independence and freedom of choice, within the boundaries of developmentally appropriate activities, foster intellectual, social and physical growth, along with the emergence of self-esteem, personal dignity and mutual respect. The children become confident learners, channelling curiosity into exploration and experimentation.
Pedagogies and subject courses:
Mathematics approach at Clanmore: Equal Balance[Show: About Equal Balance?]
These math programs feature an equal balance of “Traditional” and “Discovery” methods.Mathematics at schools on OurKids.net:  Equal balance - 68%
Traditional math - 27%
Discovery math - 5%
What Clanmore says:
The Montessori math curriculum moves from concrete to abstract, from experiential to formula.
Textbooks and supplementary materials:
Montessori has a comprehensive set of purposefully designed math materials commencing at the Casa (preschool) level.
Calculators are seen as tools which can be used at the discretion of the teaching staff, provided such use does not allow students to bypass understanding of the concept(s) being explored. (middle school) Occasional use is at the discretion of the teacher or based on individual need. (upper elementary)
Early Reading approach at Clanmore: Phonics-intensive[Show: About Phonics-intensive?]
Systematic-phonics programs teach young children to read by helping them to recognize and sound out the letters and syllables of words. Students are then led to blend these sounds together to sound out and recognize the whole word. While other reading programs might touch on phonetics (either incidentally or on a “when needed” basis), systematic phonics teaches phonics in a specific sequence, and uses extensive repetition and direct instruction to help readers associate specific letter patterns with their associated sounds.Early Reading at schools on OurKids.net:  Phonics-intensive - 41%
Whole language - 2%
Balanced literacy - 57%
What Clanmore says:
A continuum approach moving from sound awareness, phonetic sound symbol association, reading of phonetic words, introduction of constant blends (phonograms) and words which contain them, irregular word introduction, supported by lots of reading practice.
DIBELS Testing: This school does not use DIBELS testing to assess reading progress.
What Clanmore says:
This information is not currently available.
Writing approach at Clanmore: Process approach[Show: About Process approach?]
The process approach to teaching beginner writing aims to get students writing “real things” as much as possible and as soon as possible. The goal is to create the right environmental conditions to encourage a love of writing and a motivation to write well. With children invested in the writing process -- through assignments children find meaningful -- students are then given feedback on how they can improve.Writing at schools on OurKids.net:  Process approach - 11%
Systematic approach - 10%
Equal balance - 79%
What Clanmore says:
There is a focus on the development of the mind and the development of the hand simultaneously. Fine motor control is developed, and sandpaper cursive letters are traced with the fingers. Progression then follows from chalkboards to paper. Children are encouraged to write content which is meaningful to them, and grammatical concepts are initially introduced and developed in a concrete, hands-on format resulting in an abstract understanding.
Science approach at Clanmore: Inquiry[Show: About Inquiry?]
Inquiry-based science emphasizes teaching science as a way of thinking or practice, and therefore tries to get students “doing” science as much as possible -- and not just “learning” it. Students still learn foundational scientific ideas and content (and build on this knowledge progressively); however, relative to expository science instruction, inquiry-based programs have students spend more time developing and executing their own experiments (empirical and theoretical). Students are frequently challenged to develop critical and scientific-thinking skills by developing their own well-reasoned hypothesis and finding ways to test those hypotheses. Projects and experiments are emphasized over textbook learning. Skills are emphasized over breadth of knowledge.Science at schools on OurKids.net:  Inquiry - 25%
Expository - 5%
Equal balance - 70%
As with most of our subject areas, our approach to science is rooted in experiential, hands-on opportunities, many of which are cross-disciplinary. At the preschool level biology, zoology and botany are covered, while the elementary programs add opportunities for the study of chemistry, weather science, anatomy and life science, among others. Middle school students might study bacteria for example, as part of the process of canning produce that they have grown themselves for sale in the small business they run (cross-disciplinary, science and micro-economy).
Treatment of evolution:
Subject offered Evolution as consensus theory Evolution as one of many equally viable theories Evolution is not taught
Topics covered in curriculum:
Subject offered Biology Chemistry Ecology Geology Meteorology Physics Physiology Zoology
Literature approach at Clanmore: Equal Balance[Show: About Equal Balance?]
These literature programs draw in equal measure from “Traditional” and “Social Justice” programs.Literature at schools on OurKids.net:  Equal balance - 75%
Traditional - 22%
Social justice - 3%
What Clanmore says:
The seeds of a love of literature are planted by exposure to a wide variety of all literary genres. Shared enquiry is a component of the curriculum encompassing interpretative reading and Socratic seminar.
Social StudiesCore Knowledge
Social Studies approach at Clanmore: Core Knowledge[Show: About Core Knowledge?]
Usually focused on teaching history and geography at an early age, the core knowledge approach uses story, drama, reading, and discussion to teach about significant people, places, and events. Breadth of content and knowledge is emphasized. The curriculum is often organized according to the underlying logic of the content: history might be taught sequentially, for example (as students move through the grades).Social Studies at schools on OurKids.net:  Core knowledge - 40%
Expanding communities - 27%
Thematic - 33%
What Clanmore says:
Clanmore adopts an methodology whereby all subjects are approached in an inter-related manner, for example math would also encompass history (the history of numbers, the importance of math to early civilizations etc.)
Humanities and Social SciencesEqual Balance
Humanities and Social Sciences approach at Clanmore: Equal Balance[Show: About Equal Balance?]
These programs represent an equal balance between the perennialist and pragmatic approach to teaching the humanities and social sciences.Humanities and Social Sciences at schools on OurKids.net:  Equal balance - 81%
Perennialism - 8%
Pragmatism - 11%
What Clanmore says:
Humanities encompasses the study of subjects that help define what it means to be human. Subjects like geography, history, politics, economics and current events are taught in an integrated and project-based manner to give students the story of humans from hunter-gatherer societies to modern times. They are taught in a two-year cycle with Cycle 1 focusing on global ideas and Cycle 2 focusing on the story of Canada.
Foreign LanguagesEqual Balance
Foreign Languages approach at Clanmore: Equal Balance[Show: About Equal Balance?]
These programs feature an equal blend of the audio-lingual and communicative styles of language instruction.Foreign Languages at schools on OurKids.net:  Equal balance - 63%
Audio-lingual - 3%
Communicative - 34%
What Clanmore says:
We use the AIM method of French instruction. Gestures, stories and music are used. The expansion of vocabulary and development of grammar concepts are supported within the safe and predictable context of a story that becomes deeply embedded in the students' minds. Through story-telling and drama, students learn words and phrases which enable them to engage in authentic discourse.
Fine Arts approach at Clanmore: Creative[Show: About Creative?]
Creative arts programs are studio-driven. While historical works and movements may still be taught to add context to the program, students mainly engage in making art (visual, musical, theatrical, etc). The goal is use the actual practice of art to help educate students’ emotions, cognition, and ethos.Fine Arts at schools on OurKids.net:  Creative - 33%
Receptive - 2%
Equal balance - 65%
Subject offered Acting Dance Drama/Theatre Graphic Design Music Visual Arts
Visual studio philosophy:
What Clanmore says:
Development of understanding that almost any material can be an art medium. Familiarity with various artists past and present. Still life, portraiture, and abstract drawing; collage, print-making, sculpture, textiles and crafts. The development of art techniques and introduction to design elements (colour, line, shape, form, space and texture). Concentration on the principles of art/design: space, rhythm, balance, variety, emphasis, repetition and unity. Using the Musikgarten program to enhance the Montessori music program, the children are presented with and develop the 5 basic components of music education: movement, listening, vocal work, playing of instruments and notation.
Computers and TechnologyLight integration
Computers and Technology approach at Clanmore: Light integration[Show: About Light integration?]
Computers are used in the classroom from time to time, but integrating technology into everything students do is not a dominant focus. Digital literacy is understood to be a legitimate skill in the 21st century, but not one that should distract from teaching the subject at hand, or more fundamental skills and literacies. The idea is today’s students, being “digital natives”, are likely exposed to computers and new media enough outside the classroom: the role of the school, rather, should be to develop competencies that may otherwise get missed.Computers and Technology at schools on OurKids.net:  Light integration - 17%
Heavy integration - 31%
Medium integration - 52%
What Clanmore says:
The use of technology appears in the Upper Elementary curriculum and continues into Middle School as students are introduced to the use of computers as tools to enhance their work. Focus on keyboarding, word processing, network, internet and safety precautions.
Subject offered Computer science Robotics Web design
What Clanmore says:
The goals of the physical education program are to enhance physical growth and development, to develop physical skills and to nurture confidence in the child's own abilities and interactions with others. In order to achieve these goals, emphasis is placed on safety, fairness, rules and proper sporting behaviour. Physical education activities are always geared towards specific skills development and are age appropriate. Areas include physical fitness, health, movement and collaborative sport/games.
Sex and health educationNot Ontario curriculum
Sex and health education approach at Clanmore: Not Ontario curriculum
Clanmore has a Not Ontario curriculum approach to Sex and health education (as opposed to Follows provincial curriculum approach).[Show: About Not Ontario curriculum?]
The sex education curriculum does NOT follow the provincial one taught in public schools - either in terms of structure, pacing, focus, and/or tone.Sex and health education at schools on OurKids.net:  Does not follow prrovincial curriculum - 40%
Follows provincial curriculum - 60%
Approach to sex and health education:Clanmore has a approach Mostly value-neutral (as opposed to Fairly value-based approach).[Show: About Mostly value-neutral?]
By and large, students are taught about sex free of any particular moral or ethical standpoint. The school doesn't impose any particular values or value systems (such as social, political, or ideological values) on students when teaching sex and related issues.
What Clanmore says:
The Upper Elementary children (grades 4-6) are introduced to issues surrounding puberty. Middle School students cover sex education under the guidance of a healthcare professional. In all instances, the topics covered are age appropriate and parents are informed of the timing and content of such instruction.
Preschool/K Curriculum Montessori
Preschool/K Curriculum approach at Clanmore: Montessori
Clanmore has a Montessori approach to Preschool/K Curriculum (as opposed to Play-based, Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, Academic approach).
Montessori programs aimed at preschool and Kindergarten- aged children allow young learners to choose which “tasks” or activities interest them. These tasks centre around special Montessori puzzles -- the essential features of these puzzles being they contain a “right answer” and allow for self-correction. A strong emphasis is therefore placed on learning being concrete and rooted in practical experience, along with children developing a sense of self-sufficiency and confidence. Specially trained teachers act as guides, introducing children to progressively more difficult materials when appropriate. A Montessori classroom is typically very calm and orderly, with children working alone or, sometimes, in small groups.
If you want to learn more about Montessori education, check out our comprehensive guide. You can also check out our guide to Montessori preschools, elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools.
Play-based - 23%
Waldorf - 2%
Reggio emilia - 6%
Academic - 44%
What Clanmore says about their preschool/K curriculum approach:
At Clanmore you will find in our Preschool (Toddler and Casa enironments): -responsive programming -purposeful activity -positive encouragement -intellectual, social, physical and emotional development -a sense of belonging
Montessori Approach Moderately orthodox
Clanmore Montessori School's Montessori approach. Learn about this school's class practices and policies as well as its curricular and teaching approach.
|Toddler||Primary||Lower Elementary||Upper Elementary||Middle|
| Age groupings
How children are grouped by age for each class.'
|1.5 to 3||3 to 6||6 to 9||9 to 12||12 to 14|
| Uninterrupted work periods
The longest uninterrupted work period for each class.'
|2 hours||3 hours||3 hours||3 hours||3 hours|
| Tests and assignments
How often students are given tests or assignments in each class.'
|Never (Orthodox)||Never (Orthodox)||Never (Orthodox)||Never (Orthodox)||Occasionally (Moderate Orthodox)|
| Graded work
How often students have their work graded in each class.'
|Never (Orthodox)||Never (Orthodox)||Never (Orthodox)||Never (Orthodox)||Semi-regularly (Moderately Non-Orthodox)|
| Arts and crafts
The percentage of a typical student's day that is spent on arts and crafts in each class.'
38% of schools
Schools that adhere strictly to the original Montessori program. They follow Montessori principles to the letter.
40% of schools
Schools that adhere to the original Montessori program and principles. On occasion, though, they supplement it with modern curricular approaches or materials.
16% of schools
Schools that are faithful to the original Montessori program and principles, but sometimes supplement it with modern curricular approaches or materials.
7% of schools
Schools that are faithful to the original Montessori program and principles, but often supplement it with modern curricular approaches or materials.
Whole-class lectures Orthodox
Whole-class lectures should never be given. Students learn best through small group lessons, interaction, and independent work.
Whole-class lectures should only be given occasionally (e.g., at the beginning of a term or unit). Students usually learn best through small group lessons, interaction, and independent work.
Whole-class lectures should be given semi-regularly (e.g., at the beginning of a lesson or a week). While students often learn best through group and independent work, it's sometimes important for teachers to set the stage for and contextualize learning.
Whole-class lectures should be given often (e.g., every day). While group and independent learning is important, teachers need to provide lectures on a regular basis to provide the foundation for learning.
Special education Moderately orthodox
External special education support isn't necessary. Core teachers can deal with all special education needs, by offering the relevant support for each student.
External special education support is only rarely necessary. For instance, a psychologist might be brought in to help out a student with a severe developmental disorder.
External special education support is quite important. Outside specialists are needed for a fairly wide range of special needs, such as developmental and learning disabilities.
External special education support is very important. Outside specialists are regularly brought in to support students with many different types of special needs, including developmental and learning disabilities, language and speech issues, behavioural issues, and advanced learning abilities.
Specialist classes Moderately non-orthodox
We don't have any specialist teachers or classes. Core teachers are well-equipped to teach all subjects.
We only use specialist teachers and classes in rare cases (for instance, to teach a second language). Core teachers are well-equipped to teach almost all subjects.
We have a fairly wide range of specialist teachers and classes (for instance, in languages, music, and art). Core teachers are well-equipped to teach most subjects.
We have many specialist teachers and classes (for instance, in languages, music, art, gym, science, and math). It's important that students receive specialized instruction in many subjects.
Modern-day technology Moderately orthodox
Modern-day technology is never used in the classroom. This can interfere with students' social and emotional development and can be a distraction.
Modern-day technology is very rarely used in class, since it can be a distraction and interfere with development. Students at the upper levels, though, might be permitted to use a computer or a tablet to do research for a specific project.
Modern-day technology is used in moderation since it can be a distraction. For instance, computers and other digital media might be used for research, writing, and multimedia projects.
Modern technology is used fairly regularly. For instance, computers and other digital media might be used for research, writing, multimedia projects, and to learn keyboarding skills. Teachers may sometimes also use digital media, such as interactive whiteboards, to teach lessons or introduce topics.
This school doesn't use teaching assistants.
Learn about Clanmore Montessori School's languages of instruction and enrolment.
Clanmore offers English as the primary language of instruction.
Language of enrolment include: English
Curriculum Pace Student-paced
Curriculum Pace approach at Clanmore: Student-paced
Clanmore has a Student-paced approach to Curriculum Pace (as opposed to Standard-enriched, Accelerated approach).
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.
Standard-enriched - 59%
Accelerated - 18%
What Clanmore says about their curriculum pace:
Each child is introduced to exercises and concepts based on his/her individual level of ability and at a pace that best suits his/her needs.
Flexible pacing style
|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|
What Clanmore says about their flexible pacing:
Montessori classrooms by definition use flexible pacing. The multi-year age mix in each environment helps to ensure that each student moves at his/her own pace in each area of development. Content is interest driven, but each child is exposed to basic underlying concepts inherent in the exercises and materials.
Academic Culture Supportive
Academic Culture approach at Clanmore: Supportive
Clanmore has a Supportive approach to Academic Culture (as opposed to Rigorous approach).
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.
Rigorous - 51%
What Clanmore says about their academic culture:
The expectation is that each student work to his/her full potential. Academic performance should reflect student capabilities as a consequence of internal and intrinsic motivation. Clear standards and expectations are outlined for students generally and may be adapted to suit the needs of individual students.
Developmental priorities Balanced
Primary Developmental Priority: Balanced
Equal emphasis is placed on a balance of priorities: intellectual, emotional, social and physical cultivation.
What Clanmore says about their developmental priorities:
We aim to support the developing child to work to his/her full potential, whatever that potential may be. More generally, we encourage our students to develop social awareness and community responsiveness.
Special needs support
What Clanmore says about their special need support:
We do not offer remedial/therapeutic support. Students are not withdrawn from the the classroom environments, however teaching staff is offered informal support and guidance to be able to implement the accommodations and modifications as outlined in any personal education plan. For a few students, a resource teacher works within the classroom to deliver one on one instruction on a limited schedule.
Learning disabilitiesDyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability)This is a learning disability that can limit a child's ability to read and learn. It can have a variety of traits. A few of the main ones are impaired phonological awareness and decoding, problems with orthographic coding, and auditory short-term memory impairment.Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)This is a sound differentiation disorder involving problems with reading, comprehension, and language.DyscalculiaThis is a kind of specific learning disability in math. Kids with this math disorder have problems with calculation. They may also have problems with math-related concepts such as time and money.DysgraphiaThis is a kind of specific learning disability in writing. It involves problems with handwriting, spelling, and organizing ideas.Language Processing DisorderThis is characterized by having extreme difficulty understanding what is heard and expressing what one wants to say. These disorders affect the area of the brain that controls language processing.Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD)These involve difficulties interpreting non-verbal cues, such as facial expressions and body language. They're usually characterized by a significant discrepancy between higher verbal skills and weaker motor, visual-spatial, and social skills.Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor DeficitA characteristic seen in people with learning disabilities such as Dysgraphia or Non-verbal LD. It can result in missing subtle differences in shapes or printed letters, losing place frequently, struggles with cutting, holding pencil too tightly, or poor eye/hand coordination.
DevelopmentalAutismRefers to a range of conditions that involve challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, and speech and nonverbal communication. They also involve unique strengths and differences. For instance, there are persons with both low- and high-functioning autism (some claim the latter is identical to Asperger's syndrome).Asperger's SyndromeOn the autism spectrum, Asperger's is considered quite mild in terms of symptoms. While traits can vary widely, many kids with Asperger's struggle with social skills. They also sometimes fixate on certain subjects and engage in repetitive behaviour.Down syndromehis is associated with impairment of cognitive ability and physical growth, and a particular set of facial characteristics.Intellectual disabilityThis is a condition characterized by significant limitations in intellectual functioning (e.g., reasoning, learning, and problem solving). Intellectual disabilities are also known as general learning disabilities (and used to be referred to as a kind of mental retardation).Williams syndromeFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an umbrella term used to describe the range of effects that can occur in an individual whose mother consumed alcohol during pregnancy. These may include growth deficits, facial anomalies, and damage to the central nervous system, which can lead to cognitive, behavioural, and other problems.
Behavioral and EmotionalTroubled behaviour / troubled teensroubled teens tend to have problems that are intense, persistent, and can lead to quite unpredictable behaviour. This can lead to behavioural and emotional issues, such as drug and alcohol abuse, criminal behaviour, eating disorders, depression, and anxiety.Clinical DepressionThis is a mental health disorder also called "major depression." It involves persistent feelings of sadness, loss, and anger. According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms are usually severe enough to cause noticeable problems in relationships with others or in daily activities, such as school, work, or one's social life.Clinical anxietyThis is a mood disorder involving intense, relentless feelings of distress and fear. They can also have excessive and persistent worry about everyday situations, and repeated episodes of intense anxiety or terror.Suicidal thoughtsThis involves persistent thoughts about ending one's life.Drug and alcohol abuseThis involves the excessive use of drug and/or alcohol, which interferes with daily functioning.Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)This is a disruptive behavioural disorder which normally involves angry outbursts, often directed at people of authority. This behaviour must last continuously for six months or more and significantly interfere with daily functioning.
PhysicalMultiple sclerosisThis is a condition of the central nervous system. It affects the brain, optic nerves, and spinal cord. Symptoms can include fatigue, loss of motor control, memory loss, depression, and cognitive difficulties.Cerebral palsyhis refers to a group of permanent movement disorders that appear in early childhood. CP is caused by abnormal development or damage to the parts of the brain that control movement, balance, and posture.Muscular dystrophyMuscular dystrophy is a neuromuscular disorder which weakens the body's muscles. Causes, symptoms, age of onset, and prognosis vary between individuals.Spina BifidaThis is a condition present at birth due to the incomplete formation of the spine and spinal cord. It can lead to a number of physical challenges, including paralysis or weakness in the legs, bowel and bladder incontinence, hydrocephalus (too much fluid in the brain), and deformities of the spine.Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder)This is a Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD). Also known as "sensory integration disorder," it affects fine and/or gross motor coordination in children and adults. It may also affect speech.BlindnessVisual impairment is a decreased ability or inability to see that can't be fixed in usual ways, such as with glasses. Some people are completely blind, while others have what's called "legal blindness."DeafnessHearing impairment, also known as "hearing loss," is a partial or total inability to hear. The degree of hearing impairment varies between people. It can range from complete hearing loss (or deafness) to partial hearing loss (meaning the ears can pick up some sounds).Cystic FibrosisCystic Fibrosis (CF) is an inherited genetic condition, which affects the body's respiratory, digestive, and reproductive systems. It affects young children and adults.Multiple physicalAccommodating a wide range of physical conditions and disabilities.
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|Learning strategy and study counselling; habit formation|
|Extra support and minor accommodations for children experiencing subclinical difficulties|
Mild but clinically diagnosed learning disabilities
What Clanmore says:
After careful observation, a psycho-education assessment may be suggested and a personal education plan is implemented based on the recommendations in the assessment. Students' strengths, challenges and learning style are addressed. For applicants with diagnosed difficulties, the nature of the learning disability as it applies to the particular student will indicate if our program can meet that student's needs.
|Social skills programs|
Gifted learner support In-class adaptations
Curriculum Delivery: This information is not currently available.
|Custom subject enrichment (special arrangement)|
|Custom curriculum compacting (special arrangement)|
|Guided independent study (custom gifted arrangement)|
|Cyber-learning opportunities (custom gifted arrangement)|
|Formalized peer coaching opportunities (specifically for gifted learners to coach others)|
|Custom subject acceleration (special arrangement)|
|Career exploration (custom gifted arrangement)|
|Project-based learning (custom gifted arrangement)|
|Mentorships (custom gifted arrangement)|
What Clanmore says about their gifted learner support:
Gifted students are welcome to advance at their own pace and individualized support is provided based on interests and need. Multi-age learning environments allow for accelerated pacing to be easily accommodated and customized to the particular needs of each student.
In grade Gr. 8, Clanmore students perform an average of 45 mins of homework per night.
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What Clanmore says about their flipped classroom policy:
This information is not currently available.
Report Card Policy
How assessments are delivered across the grades
|Prose (narrative)-based feedback||Gr. 1 to Gr. 8|
|Parent-teacher meetings||Preschool to Gr. 8|
While academics remain the priority for most private schools, many also place a strong focus on a well-rounded education and encourage participation in extracurricular activities such as sports, music, arts, or clubs. Involvement in extracurriculars helps stimulate students in their studies, makes them more motivated to learn, and can make school more enjoyable and fulfilling. Extracurricular activities can also provide students with a much-needed break from the stresses of academics, while helping them to develop skills and allowing them to take part in valuable social situations.
Clanmore Montessori School offers 2 competitive sports and 0 recreational sports.
- Track & Field
Clanmore Montessori School offers 3 clubs and extracurricular programs.
What Clanmore says about their extracurricular activities:
- Innovative co-curricular cooking program
- On-site piano lessons offered
- Halton Inter-school Chess for Charity Tournament Gold Medalists
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