Our effective teaching strategies, enthusiastic staff members, innovative programs and friendly environment bring out the best in students, build self confidence and inspire a love of learning.
Experience our Lower, Middle and Upper Schools
Our offering also includes many extras providing a comprehensive education.
Academic Support – Extra support programs including Reasoning and Writing, Reading Comprehension, Expressive Writing, Math Support, Organizational Skills, Assistive Technology, and after-school Tutoring
Art Programs – Students are encouraged to take risks and express themselves via Visual Arts, Choir, Photography, Film, Music, Theater, and Clubs including Cartooning, Magic and Woodworking
Competitive Sports – We engender teamwork, goal-setting and healthy competition through our SSAF (Small Schools Athletic Federation) teams including Cross Country Running, Ultimate Frisbee, Flag Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Curling, Bowling, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Ball Hockey, Softball, Track and Field, Dodgeball, Table Tennis and Golf
Healthy Active Living – We engender health in all areas - body, mind, spirit, emotions - in our Gymnasium, Fitness Room, Basketball Courts, Camping Trips and Meditation Club
Out of Class Experiential Learning – Travel programs (Europe, Costa Rica, China) and regular field trips make connections and broaden perspectives
Social Support – Our on-staff Psychotherapist, Art Therapist, and Guidance Counselor help students and families navigate school and life
Foundation Program – A unique research-based approach to academic skill development for Primary aged students
Summer Programs – We keep learning all Summer with our Discovery Program, Leadership Programs, Credit Courses, International Student programs, and overnight Camping opportunities
Technology – Our wifi network, computers, Smartboards and cell-phone policy engage active learners in the inquiry process and forge connections between the classroom and the outside world
All of our courses in Lower and Upper School (Grades 1-12) follow the Ontario Ministry of Education’s curriculum guidelines, and students leaving WillowWood for other schools leave prepared and on-track.
We are inspected regularly by the Ministry of Education, and we are given accolades for our adherence to their regulations and guidelines.