Kindergarten Program

What We Are All About

  • Energetic, dedicated and experienced teachers
  • Two OCT-certified teachers in each classroom
  • Inquiry-based and Reggio-inspired learning environment
  • Teachers that identify learning styles of each individual
  • A nurturing, confidence building, social, play-based, and structured environment
  • An enriched, well-rounded, and balanced education

Strong Academics

Kindergarten at RDS creates a solid foundation for future learning, including:

  • Building a strong phonic base utilizing Jolly Phonics
  • Strong reading development
  • Hands-on Mathematics
  • Physical & Social Sciences
  • Extensive Physical Education classes
  • French and Mandarin instruction

Visual Arts

  • Extensive visual arts program
  • Cross-Curricular with other curriculum
  • Trips to art museums and galleries
  • Studying famous artists

Physical Education

During Kindergarten each student has the opportunity participate in:

  • Fundamental movement programs taught by UofT Gymnastic instructors
  • 10 week Skating program at Varsity Arena
  • U of T gymnasiums and facilities
  • Outdoor physical education on the backfield

Field Trips

Inquiry at The ROM

Kindergarten field trips include:

  • Bi-weekly visits to the R.O.M.
  • Annual visit to local Fire Station
  • Trips to the A.G.O.
  • Pottery at the Gardiner Museum
  • Annual Trip to Toronto Zoo