Oakville, ON | Grades NS - 8 | Shortlist
They teach to your child’s level not necessarily just the grade. If they need more time on a lesson they are given it. Likewise if they excel in an area they are given more challenging work. The students are given every opportunity to succeed.
Clanmore is a fantastic foundation for any student. The Montessori teaching style is one that teaches not only the basics of education, but so much more. It is a learning style that values every student as individuals, and one that I believe should be the most common form of learning in all public school systems. Clanmore is the place where Montessori is done best. This school taught learning and problem solving skills that I value and have used in every education level to follow.
If you're seeking a school where testing is paramount, where kids come home laden with bulging backpacks filled with homework, and where they get amped up with performance-related stress and anxiety, consider somewhere other than Clanmore. We, sometimes unwittingly, place a lot of demands on our kids to perform and in so doing we can extinguish the genuine love for learning with which we were all born. Again, we believe that sustaining and nurturing curiosity and wonder are key to academic and life success. We believe that Clanmore's approach to teaching adaptability, agility and resilience are the foundations upon which our boys will build a good life. The other aspect of this school is the recognition that experiences outside the wall of the school are critical and exposing our boys to real-world stuff is beyond valuable.