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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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Don’t Let Netflix Zap Your Child’s Learning This Summer – Send Them to a Summer Camp for Kids

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Jul 21, 2017 7:11:28 AM

Thinking about your child forgetting everything they’ve learned in school while they spend an entire summer in front of the TV is enough to stress any parent out. Save yourself the worry of what your child will do all summer long by enrolling them in a summer camp for kids that fills their day with a combination of exciting and enriching activities. The right camp will give your kids a great summer education without them even knowing it. When kids are free to play and explore they do not even realize that they’re leaning, making them eager participants in nearly any discipline.


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Summer Education Doesn’t Have to Be Boring: Come to a Fun Camp for Kids

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Jul 19, 2017 9:56:45 AM

If the idea of summer school makes your kids groan in protest, you are not alone. Sitting in a classroom and pouring over textbooks sounds like a terrible way to spend a summer vacation, and at St. Jude’s Academy we couldn’t agree more! Our summer camp for kids is the perfect way to combine learning and education with the fun that kids really long for. Our mission is to educate children through fun and inspiring activities which will fill their summer days with laughter and excitement while exposing them to a variety of disciplines. Both kids and their parents love our school holiday camp for our activities and these are some of the most popular areas that we focus on:

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10 Reasons Why Learning English in Canada is the Best Decision You’ll Ever Make

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Jul 17, 2017 9:53:36 AM

When searching for the best private schools in Canada, you may want to consider one that includes English as a second language, if English is not your Mother tongue. If you’ve never thought about learning English or brushing up on your English skills, here’s a list on how English can help your child.

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St. Jude’s Academy Primary Years Programme (PYP) Receives Top Scores from International Baccalaureate Evaluators

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Jun 30, 2017 7:29:48 AM

St. Jude's Academy has always been one of the well-respected private schools in Mississauga. St. Jude’s is renowned for an outstanding International Baccalaureate program that it offers to its upper and lower  school students. As part of our Primary Years Programme (PYP) evaluation and to fulfill an important International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) requirement, St. Jude’s Academy recently welcomed the IB evaluators.  We are pleased to announce that after going through a holistic evaluations process, St. Jude's Academy received top marks in all areas of the programme.

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

Posted by St. Jude's Academy 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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Multiculturalism at St Jude’s Academy (ESL School Camps)

Posted by St. Jude's Academy 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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