In Brief

RDS is an independent co-educational school for students in Junior Kindergarten to Grade Eight. The school was established in 1995 and is an accredited member of the CAIS (Canadian Accredited Independent Schools)

RDS Offers:

  • A set curriculum which stresses back to basics (i.e. Reading, Writing and Arithmetics). French, Social Sciences, Phyical Sciences, Music, Physical Education and Art are also an integral part of the programme.
  • Mandarin Classes from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 6.
  • Technology instruction at individual terminals for all students in Grade 1 and above.
  • Physical Education classes three times a week, including Swimming and Ice Skating units at U of T
  • The use of Victoria College’s playing field, Varsity Arena and UofT’s Athletics Centre on Harbord Street
  • Athletic competition with other schools, through the Small Schools Athletic Federation.
  • Use of local sights including the Royal Ontario Museum, the Gardiner Museum and local libraries.
  • Wide-ranging extra-curricular clubs programming including Hockey, Choir, Drama and Band.
  • School field trips and regular concerts and performances.
  • Fully supervised Extended Care programme and Study Hall.
  • Community Service/volunteering
  • House System
  • Environmental Work