Exciting New Programs Announced for 2019-2020

New programs have been announced for the 2019-2020 Giles School Year. Taking place from 3:45-4:45 p.m., these programs are an opportunity for your child to enrich and enhance their learning. More will be announced as Read more…

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Listen to Harry Giles (again)

As history tends to repeat itself, we’re finding comments made by The Giles School founder Harry Giles relevant once again: “…a fascinating paper [has been written] by Harry Giles, the legendary headmaster who founded the Read more…

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Announcing Our New French Intensive Class Beginning in 2019-2020

We are thrilled to announce our new Intensive French class for Grades 4–8 students looking to transfer into The Giles School for the 2019-20 academic year. With limited spaces available, this class is open to Read more…

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Students, or Sardines?

Classrooms filled to the brim with students does not set them up for success On January 23, 2019, the news broke: the Ontario Government is considering the removal of caps on class sizes in Kindergarten Read more…

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The Giles School Seamless Advantage

Expert opinions from numerous research perspectives  have specifically identified the importance of quality care for children from 0 to 5 years of age. As a society, we acknowledge and endorse the importance of this foundational Read more…

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A Comforting Innovation in Child Care Services

Let’s talk day care, child care, early childhood learning and child care innovation! Day care is generally accepted as the concept of providing care for a child while the parents are at work. Child care, Read more…

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Up, Down, Right or Left – Which Way Do You Read?

The first platform for language is speaking (making audible sounds) and listening (making meaning of those sounds). The second platform is writing (making a physical representation of the spoken sounds) and reading (understanding those representations). Read more…

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Two + One…is greater than Three! Early Childhood Language Experiences

Think for a moment of the ingenuity of the human race and the development of a diverse array of language systems – more than 6,000! Now, consider how a child born into one of these Read more…

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Sculpting the Brain with Languages- The Benefits of Being Bilingual

In the 1960s, French Immersion was fashioned out of a private school initiative by our own Harry Giles who, along with a small group of parents, saw a distinct advantage to being bilingual in the Read more…

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To Daycare! Developing the Social Brain

If children’s play experience is vital to their development, social interaction is critical to their full development, especially in a daycare setting. In the early 1900’s Lev Vygotsky suggested cognitive development is limited in range Read more…

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