Contest and Award Winners

Awards at the Giles School 2018-2019  MATHEMATICS AWARDS Byron GermainAward (Grade 4)  Michail Doundarov – 100% Score – recipient of National Honour Medal & Certificate of Distinction (Canadian Champion)  *Certificate of Distinction awarded to the following Giles students Read more…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

CTBS Results are In!

Giles Canadian Tests of Basic Results June 2019 Equivalent Grades 2019                                                  Grade 3 ~ 5.1 (98% above their grade level)                          2 grades above the national average Grade 4 ~ 6.6 (97.5 % above their grade Read more…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Exciting New Experiences Announced for 2019-2020

NASA Family Space Camp (March 13-16) *Huntsville, Alabama – Students and parents learn what it’s like to be an astronaut. Limited spaces available. A sure-fired memory maker for all participants! There are four new After-School Read more…

Posted in News and Events | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in News and Events | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in Articles of Interest | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in Consulting Superintendant | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in Consulting Superintendant | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in Consulting Superintendant, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in Consulting Superintendant | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment