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Out With Boondoggles, In With Learning at Kids Summer Camp

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Apr 24, 2018 8:55:02 AM

Parents want the best experiences for their children year-round, especially during the summer break. Kids summer camp is the most preferred option for getting children out of the house and doing something active, instead of wasting the summer away watching television or sitting on the sofa all day long. The trouble lies in the quality of camps that are available, and they run the gamut from subpar to stellar programmes. At St. Jude’s Academy, our private school foundation allows us to create enriching school holiday camps that are above and beyond the average summer programs. Some of the outstanding features that set our camps apart from other less-successful community summer programmes include:

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Reflections on the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Dec 27, 2017 8:34:01 AM

During my 22 years in as an IB teacher, diploma coordinator, IB examiner, consultant, workshop leader, site visitor and evaluator, I have had the opportunity to witness the many benefits gained by all students, teachers and schools, offering IB programmes.

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Grade 12 Student Selected In UN Youth Summit

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Dec 5, 2017 6:21:39 AM
SJA is proud to announce that Awa Darboe, Grade 12 student, has been selected to join this year's UN Youth Summit being held in New York in February.
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5 Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning in Private Elementary School in Mississauga

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Oct 31, 2017 7:32:46 AM

Project-based learning has many benefits for children’s education. Rigorous project-based learning teaches children to become curious and inquisitive, to ask questions, use practical problem-solving skills, and dig deeper into the problems and puzzles they encounter. These are essential life skills that will go a long way in preparing them for a future where they can succeed and thrive.

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Learn Why Milton Private School is one of the Best Options for Your Child

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Oct 26, 2017 8:24:46 AM

Private schools boast a variety of advantages that will benefit your child in ways that public school education cannot. If you’re debating whether to send your child to a public school or enroll them in local private schools, read along with these convincing reasons why you should consider private education for your child.

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Why Private Schools in Brampton are Worth the Money

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Oct 9, 2017 7:59:40 AM

Many parents crave the quality of a private school education for their children but they are uncertain whether the benefits are significant enough to outweigh the tuition costs. When researching private schools in Brampton, parents will quickly learn that the advantages of this type of education are significant and that the financial cost is a smart investment in their child’s future.

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What Are the Requirements for Getting Admission in IB Schools in Mississauga?

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Oct 6, 2017 9:34:48 AM

Gaining admission into an International Baccalaureate (IB) school is a great honour and an exciting achievement for any student. Attending IB schools in Mississauga is a great way for students to enrich their education, challenge themselves to reach new academic heights, and promote intellectual growth beyond a typical classroom setting.

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Mississauga Private Schools: Six Advantages You Should Know About

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Sep 1, 2017 9:14:04 AM

Mississauga private schools are well-known for their various educational benefits, and social and academic resources. Many parents who reside in Mississauga are choosing private school education for their children because of its ability to cater to each child’s unique learning needs. Private schools also teach children the necessary skills in efforts to thrive within academic settings and the workforce. Here are six reasons why parents are choosing one of the leading private high schools, such as St. Jude’s Academy.

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Brampton Private Schools Provide a Better-Quality Education

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Aug 31, 2017 8:17:18 AM

Thinking about sending your child to Brampton private schools? Are you worried that the transition won’t be as smooth as you would like it to be? Before exploring the best schools in Brampton, parents need to understand the unique benefits of private education. Once you do that, your child will be on the path to learning success.

Provide an overall learning experience that prepares students for the future.
A major advantage to private education is that your child will likely be challenged to a higher academic standard. Private high schools in Brampton offer a wide range of well-rounded, enriched academic programs in the arts, physical education and technology. Involvement with the challenging IB curriculum provides students with the tools and resources they need to succeed in university and other institutes of higher education.

Smaller classroom setting in a safe, nurturing environment.
With smaller class-sizes, teachers are more flexible with lesson plans and are able to adapt to each student’s pace of learning. Inside our high school Brampton, each student gets individual attention from the teacher, and are continuously encouraged to express their opinions. If your child is struggling in the classroom, especially early on, the teacher can address those learning issues on the spot. It’s safe to say you will not get lost in the shuffle, or left behind in a private school environment, making SJA one of the best schools in Brampton.

Extracurricular activities and sports encourage student engagement.
Brampton private schools have simply amazing sports facilities and athletic programs. Perhaps your son is not a basketball player but he loves volleyball. He also enjoys participating in clubs and fun activities that keep him occupied after the bell has rung. Extracurricular activities have been linked with stronger academic performance, which is why private high schools in Brampton emphasize them. They are not something extra, as they are with public schools.

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Keep Calm and Send Your Kids to Summer Camp

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Aug 1, 2017 6:51:26 AM

Scheduling an entire summer’s worth of activities for your kids to do can be daunting. Parents want to keep their kids entertained and engaged, while also giving them a chance to enjoy their holiday and just have fun being a kid. The solution for everyone involved is kids summer camp, where campers days are filled with great activities, and where they can spend time having fun with their friends. St. Jude’s Academy summer camps are among the finest in the area, not just for our exciting daily schedule of activities, but because of one of our biggest draws: the field trips.

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