Elementary School (P-6)
Children arrive at school full of questions. We work to help them keep this wild curiosity alive while seeking answers and building a knowledge base for future learning.
In our Elementary School, we teach the whole child, encouraging healthy development in language, cognition, and physical, social, emotional, artistic, and spiritual growth, because we know children need and deserve balance in their lives.
Our co-ed Elementary School is a thriving and nurturing environment, where every child is known, where love and joy are abundant, and teachers work in partnership with parents. We intentionally make the best use of instructional time through blocks of reading, writing, and math every day. And at the same time, we value and support learning across many disciplines. Our students engage in physical education, music, science, religion, social studies, art, and health. We also teach them civility — kindness and gratitude are part of our daily life.
We provide age-appropriate French instruction to serve our students’ developmental needs. Love of language is introduced in Junior Primary and Primary. In Grades 1 and 2, the Enhanced French Program provides daily instruction in both English and French and gives students a solid foundation of oral fluency and confidence. Building on this, our daily academic core French class in Grades 3 through 6 sets our students on the path to achieving their French fluency diploma in High School.
We set aside time for play because we know that much learning happens during that unstructured time. It’s crucial for healthy social-emotional development, now more than ever in this digital world. We offer a myriad of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, including Battle of the Books, intramural sports, choir, Beginner Band, an annual musical, karate, Sportball, and Running Club.
We are blessed with a vibrant and healthy mix of young and long-serving faculty. Our team of skilled, caring, and deeply-committed educators — which includes our Principal, Learning Strategist, and School Counsellor — work collaboratively to ensure that students’ academic and social-emotional needs are addressed.
See the Elementary School in action — book a tour, or let one of our Student Angels guide your child through an entire day. Come see what makes us so special.
“The decision to send my son to Sacred Heart was, without a doubt one of the best decisions I have ever made. He has flourished over the years in all aspects of his development. Under the guidance of the wonderful teachers and staff he has grown into a confident, thoughtful and mature child….ready to tackle whatever comes next in this big big world!”