Finding the Right “Educational-Fit”
For many parents and their children, finding an educational facility that successfully "fits" the individual has been a journey of hurdles and heartache. It is a journey that may not help build the self-confidence necessary for children to grow as a learner and an individual. However there is a centrally-located, Ottawa-based school and its staff that go above and beyond to provide the right “fit” and the tools to increase confidence in every individual.
Heritage Academy of Learning Excellence is a not-for-profit private school located in the heart of Ottawa. At Heritage the Ontario curriculum is delivered at the junior, intermediate and senior levels (from Grade 1 to Grade 12). Heritage Academy’s specialty lies in accommodating the curriculum for the individual and teaching to students with a variety of learning exceptionalities primarily DYSLEXIA, as well as others such as ADD/ADHD. Heritage offers a legitimate individualized approach that fosters self-confidence and potential in all students. This unique educational program provides students with the skills they need to manage their learning exceptionality and achieve academic success. Every student at Heritage Academy receives a handcrafted individualized educational plan which grows with the student and is followed by the educators.
Walking through the halls of Heritage, you will hear the energetic voices of both the students and the teachers. You will see the involved learning of the students in a variety of hands-on, visual, differentiated and kinaesthetic based activities. Most of all, you will feel the happiness that these students finally have in knowing that they are learners.
Every staff member cares about each student that fills the halls at Heritage. From the administration to the educators, the staff takes the time to truly understand the individual.
The educational and individual focus does not end within the confines of the classroom. Between the Jiu Jitsu program, a variety of extracurriculars, multiple clubs, a newly developed outdoor education course, field trips, an outstanding physical education program and SMT, Heritage Academy strives to provide every tool necessary for success. SMT is Heritage Academy’s, Simultaneous Multisensory Teaching Program which is a unique language remediation system designed to satisfy the needs of students with dyslexia in all age groups. Early intervention is the crucial step in developing strong language skills and SMT is the crucial component in developing reading and writing skills for students with dyslexia.
Heritage Academy is a school that genuinely caters to the individual, involving them in their success and helping them to see themselves as learners. Come see us today and find out if the Heritage “fit” is right for you!
For more information about Heritage Academy please visit our website: www.heritage-academy.com, find us on Facebook (Heritage Academy), follow us on Twitter (@HA_ottawaVP) or e-mail us for more information: [email protected], [email protected]