St Andrews Public School (Gr JK - 08)
60 Brimorton Dr, Scarborough, ON
A True Community School
St. Andrews P.S. has celebrated its 50 years of learning in 2009. Throughout the 50 years, the community has been a vital part of the culture at St. Andrews. We have worked in partnership with the Glenn Andrews Community Association, ASE 1, police and other community services, local churches, parent and community volunteers, and the local businesses to support our curriculum and fund raising initiatives. The collaboration of all these groups and individuals has made and still makes St. Andrews a truly wonderful place for students to learn and grow.
School Focus for 2010 - 2011
We continue to deliver a curriculum that supports the opportunity for our students to become independent thinkers. We challenge each and every child to develop their abililty to think critically and incorporate many learned strategies in all curriuclum areas. The staff focus is to move studetns towards greater academic independence with an ability to ask relevant and meaningful questions.
50 Years of Learning
St. Andrews celebrated 50 years of learning on Saturday, October 4, 2009. The schools main focus throughout the 50 years, hass been student success. Each decade brought us challenges and opportunities to gain valued insight and strategies to guide our students to further their love of learning beyond the halls of St. Andrews.
St. Andrews values the arts throughout the curriculum. The arts are embedded in the day to day programming throughtout the school. The St. Andrews staff collectively bring a very wide and rich background in the arts to the students. Instruction in crafts, fine arts, dramatic arts, and music is ongoing. Read more about The Arts
A Wealth of Knowledge and Resources
St. Andrews staff takes pride in sharing and engaging the professional developoment to keep up with effective and recent best practises. Our priority is to make sure all classes are equipped with resources, materials, manipulatives and books to run an effective program.
School Community / Parnerships
St. Andrews is committed to working with all community organizations. The School Council is an antive participant in all areas of school life. Many volunteers, parents, grandparents, community members, York and UOIT teacher candidates, returning graduates and students from ASE 1 work closely with staff and students in a variety of ways.