St. Jude's Academy Blog

5 Reasons Why Your Child Should Come to St. Jude’s Kids Summer Camp

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jun 29, 2017 5:34:56 AM

At St. Jude’s Academy, we pride ourselves on offering our students a wide range of excellent programs, and our kids' summer camp is one of the best that we have to offer. Summer camps are a great opportunity for children to explore, learn about themselves, for friendships, or just have fun. Our camps are noteworthy for many reasons which appeal to both children and their parents. Anyone who is considering summer camp for their child should consider these top 5 reasons for why attending our camp is an ideal choice:

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Topics: Summer Camp

Multiculturalism at St Jude’s Academy (ESL School Camps)

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jun 28, 2017 6:49:42 AM

Children enjoy learning whenever there is an opportunity to have fun. With this simple belief in mind, we designed St. Jude’s Academy’s ESL Academic Camp for intercultural children to help improve their English language skills in an engaging and positive way. Camps like ours, with a specific focus in mind, are often a much better fit for children with unique learning goals, rather than public camps which are more generic in nature. A private ESL school-based camp gives children an opportunity to learn in an environment which provides high-quality education, and and enriching extracurricular programs. There are many reasons why an ESL Academic Camp may be right for your adolescent or teen child, and the top reasons why parents favour this type of camp are:

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Topics: Summer Camp

What Makes St. Jude’s Academy’s Kids Summer Camp Stand Out?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jun 27, 2017 6:29:13 AM

There’s nothing quite like kids’ summer camp, with memories that can potentially last a lifetime. Summer camp is a place where kids are guaranteed to have a great time, whether its forming new friendships, or participating in a variety of leadership activities. At St. Jude’s, our camps go beyond the standard summer programs, gearing student towards an amusing educational and social experience.

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IB or AP: Which One Is a Smarter Choice?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jun 5, 2017 4:00:28 AM

While the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Advanced Placement (AP) programs both provide high school students with premier education and unique opportunities, these programs are not entirely the same. If you’re researching AP and IB schools in Mississauga, then you may be curious as to what the difference is; and to know which one would be the best choice for your child. Depending on you and your children’s goals for education, you can create a formulate a focused and well-planned path to success.

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Topics: IB Schools

Do IB Students Perform Better in University?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Jun 2, 2017 7:10:43 AM

While many individuals are aware of the fact that International Baccalaureate schools focus on delivering a premier learning experience to its student body, many question whether it has a significant impact as they progress into post-secondary education. Before looking at the admissions process into an IB program in Ontario, you should have a strong grasp of the advantages associated with this academic investment. As schools become increasingly competitive, helping your kids prepare during their developmental years will allow them to thrive in university, and eventually land a suitable career in the future.

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Why Private Schools Perform Better

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on May 31, 2017 10:05:25 AM

When comparing private school vs public school for your children’s education, one must take into account a wide variety of factors. What will increase my child’s likelihood of achieving academic success, and is private school the best path to take? Continue reading to identify a few key factors that set private schools apart from public schools, and make them the ideal choice for families and children looking to succeed in the future.

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What Does an International Baccalaureate Diploma Get You?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on May 23, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The International Baccalaureate (IB) is an education program used in private schools around the world. Since 1968, the program has focused on challenging students to achieve academic and personal success. The school’s educators, librarians, and media specialist are all highly trained to effectively teach and facilitate the curriculum according to strict IB standards.

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Is private education worth it?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on May 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Deciding on the right kind of education for your child is a daunting task. A large majority of parents feel like private education is the perfect choice for their kids, but aren’t sure if the investment is worth it. Budgeting for the best private schools can be difficult, but can provide a host of benefits if planned correctly.

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What’s the IB Advantage?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on May 1, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The International Baccalaureate is a prestigious education program provided by IB schools in Brampton, across Canada, as well as internationally.  Since 1968, IB World Schools have been challenging students to succeed by encouraging excellence through academic and personal achievement. Families looking to enrol their students in these programs want to understand what sets IB schools apart from the competition. If their children do attend, what advantages will they have over attending a public school?

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5 Advantages of Attending an IB School

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Apr 20, 2017 3:22:46 AM

When choosing the right school for your child’s learning path, you should strongly consider an IB school in Brampton. There are many benefits to choosing an IB school, check out our list below, so you can ensure you make the right choice for your family.

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Topics: IB Schools

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