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Why Parents In Canada Prefer Private School Education For Their Children

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Oct 12, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Private education has always been popular in Canada, but recent years have seen a very significant rise in its popularity.

And not without some very good reasons.

The thing is that private education is head and shoulders ahead of what public schools have to offer, in more or less every respect. Let’s examine the main aspects that make private Mississauga schools a superior choice for your children’s education.  


Private high schools in Mississauga are Generally Better

Private schools have less budgeting and staffing difficulties than a public one.

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How to Choose a Good Private School

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Sep 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM

After giving much thought to the matter, you have come to a conclusion that you want to send your kids to a private school. There are many private schools in Mississauga and Brampton to choose from.

But how do you know which one to choose? We hope that after you’re finished reading the following post, the seemingly daunting decision will be made much, much simpler.

Here’s how you go about it.

  1. First, write down a list of aspects you want to see in the new school. After that, ask your child to do the same. Now compare between the two. The resulting (much shorter) list will be narrowed down version, with which you’ll be able to proceed to the next level.
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Private Schooling in Mississauga - A Brief Synopsis for Newcomers

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Aug 20, 2016 8:51:00 AM

In addition to spacious parks, new neighbourhoods, an amazing waterfront and other great features and attractions, Mississauga Ontario offers a generous variety of private schools for its residents.

Unlike central Toronto, Mississauga is more adapted to family life and is favoured by those who wish to settle into comfortable half - suburban living. The private schools in Mississauga are many and varied, more than we can recount in this brief synopsis, but what we can do is give you an overview of what to expect. 


The Advantages of Choosing a Private School in Mississauga

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The various types of Private Schools to choose from

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Aug 4, 2016 3:59:13 AM

Private school options in Mississauga are many and varied, with a set of advantages unique to each, allowing you to choose a school according to the specific needs of your child.

Here is an overview of the most common private school types and categories you may be choosing from. The first decision you will have to make is boarding or day school.

Boarding Schools. This type of school provides lodging for their students and faculty, essentially creating an encapsulated community dedicated to the purpose of teaching and educating children. This system has been considered as reserved for the elite and even outdated, until recently. Boarding schools have become affordable in recent years and are coming back as a viable alternative for day schools.

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4 Reasons to Consider Private Schools in Mississauga

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Jul 25, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Private schools are becoming extremely popular in recent years due to the unmistakable benefits they offer. There are more and more private schools opening in Brampton and Mississauga. Not all are on the same level, but most are better than the traditional public schools, by far.

It’s no longer elitist or old-fashioned. It’s simply prudent, and good for the kids.

And here is why.

  1. Small Classes. This essentially means each stu
    dent gets more of the teacher’s undivided attention. Questions are answered faster and in more detail. Discipline is not much of an issue in a small classroom either. Those two things mean the child gets more actual schooling in a day than they would get in a classroom twice as full. Multiply
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About Streaming and Why Private Schools Don't Have It

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Jul 20, 2016 3:58:53 AM

In the Ontario public school education system, there exists a phenomenon from 1999 known as "streaming", which you will most likely already know about even if you have never heard the term. "Streaming" is the division of grade 8 students entering thesame high school into two distinct course types: applied and academic. At first glance all students look to be enrolled in the same survey courses with the same title (e.g. English and Science) but due to the differentiating course codes students will be taught a different curriculum

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How to Choose a Private School - Step by Step Instructions

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Jul 8, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Choosing a private school is a decision that will influence your child’s life for many years to come. It will be the difference between mediocrity and excellence in their school, university achievements, and future careers.

When you are trying to decide between the available private schools in Mississauga, there is a way to make the search and decision making simpler. All you need to do is evaluate the school by a list of priorities.

Academic Level and Child’s Needs

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