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Why Sedbergh?

  1. 1. Montebello Quebec Canada<br />www.sedberghschool.ca<br />
  2. 2. Sedbergh School at a Glance<br /><ul><li>Located on a 1,200 Acre Campus in Montebello, Quebec, Canada between Montreal, Quebec and Ottawa, Ontario
  3. 3. University preparatory education for grades seven to twelve
  4. 4. 5:1 Student to staff ratio
  5. 5. Diverse student population-Canadian and International
  6. 6. Small, supportive and caring environment for all
  7. 7. 95% Boarding student Population
  8. 8. English Language Instruction-Exposure to the French Language and culture</li></ul>www.sedberghschool.ca<br />
  9. 9. Why Study in Canada?<br />Canadians place great importance on learning, and have developed a first-rate education system with high standards. The country spends more on education (as a percentage of GDP) compared to the OECD average, and is the second highest among G-8 countries.<br />Canadian teenagers consistently rank among the best in the world on international tests of reading, science and math - a testament to the outstanding quality of Canadian schools. <br />Canada is:<br />One of the best places in the world to live<br /><ul><li>Has been ranked by the UN among the top ten best places to live since 1994</li></ul>Canadians enjoy a high standard of living<br />Welcoming and beautiful environment<br />A safe place to study<br />A High tech country<br />A bilingual nation<br /> Canadian Education Centre,2009<br />www.sedberghschool.ca<br />
  10. 10. Academics<br /><ul><li> University preparatory curriculum, which challenges every student in the classroom and out
  11. 11. Based on the requirements of the Quebec Ministry of Education for Grades seven through eleven and the Province of Ontario for grade 12
  12. 12. Small class sizes and an exceptional teaching staff, which gives every student the support and attention they need</li></ul>Sedbergh School`s Education of Lifetime includes:<br /><ul><li>A university preparatory curriculum
  13. 13. A teaching philosophy of Differentiated Instruction
  14. 14. Unique outdoor education courses and activities</li></ul>www.sedberghschool.ca<br />
  15. 15. Differentiated Instruction (DI)<br />Differentiated Instruction (DI) drives the learning and teaching philosophy at Sedbergh School <br />Defining Characteristics of Differentiated Instruction<br /><ul><li>Teachers and students develop teaching goals for every subject based on readiness of the students and what is required to meet and exceed the required elements of the curriculum
  16. 16. Teachers work with students and offer different learning and assessment options to reach these goals
  17. 17. Each student is able to use their strengths, abilities and interests to achieve in all subjects
  18. 18. DI provides the structure neccessary to assist all students in meeting the challenges of the 21st century</li></ul>www.sedberghschool.ca<br />
  19. 19. Outdoor Education and Unique Sedbergh Programs<br />Sedbergh`s teaching staff take advantage of teaching and learning opportunities wherever and whenever they may arise. As a result, teaching occurs anywhere and anytime.This includes taking learning outdoors and onto our breathtaking campus. These experiences play a role in the learning of core curriculum and also essential life skills. <br />Sedbergh`s unique outdoor education component includes :<br />Wilderness Integration Course (WIC): The WIC program focuses on delivering course content, such as history, ethics and english through hands-on integrated techniques in outdoor environments.<br />Environmental Leadership Course (ELC): The integrated program ELC, examines environmental science-geography, ecology, economics, ethics and leadership. This unique integrated course is designed to create an awareness of and an appreciation for the natural world we live in.<br />www.sedberghschool.ca<br />
  20. 20. Outdoor Education and Unique Sedbergh Programs<br />Grade 12 Thesis Program-Grade 12 students develop their own written thesis project and verbal defence. This important element of the grade 12 year strengthens research, analytical and communication skills, which are critical for success in university and beyond.<br />Adventure Week Trips<br />Grade 7: Introduction to Outdoor Skills, Gatineau Park, Québec <br />Grade 8: Wilderness Survival Course, St-Sauveur, Québec <br />Grade 9: Kenauk Dog Sledding Adventure, Montebello, Quebec <br />Grade 10: BytownBrigatine, Ottawa, Ontario <br />Grade 11: Huntsman Marine Science Centre, St. Andrews, New Brunswick<br />Grade 12: Punta Mona and St. Luis, Costa Rica <br />www.sedberghschool.ca<br />
  21. 21. Sports, Athletics and Adventure!<br />Staying active and healthy is important for our student’s academic success as well as for the development of essential life skills.<br />Our regular sports activities and additional outdoor excursions include:<br />• Cross Country skiing <br />• Downhill skiing <br />• Outdoor hockey <br />• Rugby <br />• Soccer <br />• Weight training <br />• Golf<br />• Mountain biking <br />• Canoe/kayak <br />• Tennis <br />• Yoga <br />• Ultimate frisbee<br /><ul><li>The Canadian </li></ul> Ski Marathon <br />• The Terry Fox Run <br />• The Ottawa Race Weekend <br />• Point to Point run <br />• 24 Hours of Tremblant<br />ski race <br />• Johannsen Ski meet<br />www.sedberghschool.ca<br />
  22. 22. Sedbergh Graduates<br />Sedbergh graduates move onto universities across Canada, the US and the World.<br />Sedbergh students are prepared academically for their future university pursuits, andand also hold essential life skills that will serve them well in further studies and <br />beyond.<br />Some of the top Universities for Sedbergh Grads include:<br /><ul><li>University of Ottawa
  23. 23. Queen’s University
  24. 24. Carleton University
  25. 25. Dalhousie University
  26. 26. University of Western Ontario
  27. 27. University of Toronto
  28. 28. McMaster University
  29. 29. University of North Carolina
  30. 30. University of Rochester
  31. 31. Reed College
  32. 32. University of Argentina
  33. 33. Paris Griffith University, Australia</li></ul>www.sedberghschool.ca<br />
  34. 34. Teaching and Learning at Sedbergh School<br />It’s not only about Science, English, Art, French, and Math, it’s really all about challenging the borders of scholarship and developing higher-order skills: critical thinking, communication, analysis, synthesis, initiative, curiosity, responsibility, leadership, teamwork and creativity.<br />It&apos;s about open-ended learning rather than memorizing an inventory of &quot;right answers.&quot; It&apos;s about doing, it’s about a high school education that gives Sedbergh students the skills they need to become self-enriching, and giving them the opportunities to share those skills the world. It&apos;s about you, and your love of learning.<br />www.sedberghschool.ca<br />
  35. 35. Contact Us!<br />Our friendly staff is more than happy to answer any questions that you may have and show you how we can help you EXPERIENCE Sedbergh and EXPERIENCE Canada<br />Sedbergh School-Admissions Office<br />810 Cote AzelieMontebello Quebec, Canada<br />J0V1L0<br />819-423-5523 x225<br />admissions@sedbergh.com<br />www.sedberghschool.ca<br />