Winchester Junior and Senior Public School's Mission Statement
Winchester Jr. & Sr. PS offers French Immersion for JK-8 and a regular track for 7-8 only. We place a strong emphasis on ensuring a safe, welcoming, and respectful learning environment where all students can and will learn.
Winchester is a vibrant school community, providing opportunities and active partnerships with neighbourhood organizations, including TurningPoint, Sherbourne Health Centre, Skylark, MLSE Launchpad, Cabbagetown Youth Centre and Kiwanis Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada. CNH provides daycare for children, aged 2 1/2 – 5, and a Before and After Care for school age children. Several local agencies also provide child care, KClub, CNH,Wellesley Community Centre and CYC.
Gold Eco School
We work in close partnership with Green Thumbs Growing Kids so that the language, arts, and science curriculum is enhanced through experiential learning in our garden. We have an active Eco Club.
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Our recently renovated library is the hub of our school. We have an extensive collection of books in English and French. Our librarian partners with teachers in order to enrich the curriculum and provide the resources that students need.
Technology is used effectively to improve student learning, engagement and for communication with families. SMARTBoards, digital document cameras, tablets, netbooks, laptops are in all our classrooms. Apps to support learning can be accessed at school and home to support a rich learning experience.
Healthy minds need healthy food. We have an extensive nutrition program providing a daily healthy snack and hot lunch. Through our monthly Wellness Weeks students have an opportunity to work with our Nutrition Coordinator, Ms. Charmyne Urquart, to make healthy snacks and discuss nutrition. All food served is halal and follows the Canada Food Guide.
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