How is our Indigenous Culture-Based Private School Different From Public School?
Curious to know how our culture-based private school education is different from public school education in Ontario? There are many things that make us unique!
Sage and Sunshine Culture-Based Private School is the only school in Peterborough ON, providing daily, full-day culture-based education for Urban Indigenous children.
We are committed to:
Providing a supportive, encouraging, and safe environment to learn in.
Working together with families to create realistic academic goals that focus on the child’s unique strengths and builds on previously mastered skills.
Allowing children to reach their highest potential while connecting back to their culture through language and cultural teachings.
Offering an extended-day program to support families before and after school childcare needs
Providing the safest possible program through excellent health and safety policies and procedures and limited exposure to covid-19 by providing low class numbers and children from the same families.
Children will learn:
By naturally playing in and exploring their environment.
Through observations and interactions with other children and their teacher.
With access to age-appropriate books and toys, as well as hands-on learning supplies including culture-specific resources to support exploration of early math, science, and literacy concepts.
With access to Anishinaabemowin and other cultural teachings and activities to enhance their learning and their identity formation.
From ages 6-9, with the Ontario Curriculum at their own pace, building on previously mastered skills to build confidence.
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