Global Leadership in Junior School builds the foundation for lifelong learning
The Junior School Global Leadership Program – The Foundation Years – focuses on inquiry, creativity and collaboration. In each grade, students undertake age appropriate inquiry and the school’s faculty tie classroom lessons to outdoor education, whenever possible.
Pickering College offers a dynamic, nurturing and positive learning environment where a child’s curiosity is stimulated, leadership skills are cultivated, and fun-filled interactive learning is meaningful and focused. A low teacher-student ratio and small class sizes (approximately 14-20 students per class) provide an ideal environment for learning.
As children move through Junior Kindergarten to Grade 5, the emphasis is on building a foundation for lifelong learning and community service. Expectations for academic achievement are set high, yet balanced with a rich curriculum of competitive and recreational athletics, music and drama, visual arts and exciting excursions.
Family-style hot lunches, supervised at each table by faculty members, are a time to learn table manners, share stories and meet children from other grades.
Pickering College simplifies life for busy families, offering:
- Before & after school care (JK to Grade 6)
- Daily fresh snacks and hot lunch (served family-style)
- Gymnastics program
- CanSkate program
- Swimming lessons