At Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, we pride ourselves on the strong partnership that exists among the home, the school and the parish.
The learning community of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School thoughtfully maintains a safe and caring environment wherein all students develop their learning potential. Literacy and numeracy skills are a central focus as are faith development, the arts, social justice and athletics. Together, all of these aid in developing the character attributes that are the hallmark of caring and creative citizens.
Some key points:
Rich Math and Literacy
Within the framework of an integrated curriculum, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School is committed to providing the necessary opportunities, supports and resources to help our students further their comprehension, vocabulary and problem solving skills across the curriculum.
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School's approach to teaching and learning recognizes the diverse strengths and needs of our students, creating an atmosphere which is truly vibrant and creative, thoughtful and purposeful.
Grades: Junior Kindergarten - Grade 8
Board: Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB)
Founded: 1910, moved to its current location in 1989, new facilities in 2005
Code of Behaviour
Roots of Empathy Program
Social Skills in class programs
P.A.L.S. – Playground Activity Leaders In School
FDK program implemented in 2011
Before and After School program for 4 and 5 year olds in January 2014
Health Action Team:
Promotes mental health awareness initiatives, the promotion of healthy eating and daily physical activity exercises.
Mental health intervention programs.
Skate lending library
Ryerson Nursing Student
Active Transport (walk to school program)
Very diverse community, both culturally and from a socio-economic standpoint.
Arts are actively pursued and experienced.
Access to numerous after school programs.
Wide and varied community links – UCC, Manulife Tutoring, School of Toronto Dance, OISE, Mattamy Athletic Centre, George Brown, Ryerson.
YMCA Youth Exchange – Deline, N.W.T. January 2014.
Over 130 active volunteers in the school.