Residents of Sharon Village in East Gwillimbury want the best for their families, which includes a good education for their children. In this post we feature some of the schools in the local area and explore the options available. As you’ll see, each school has unique strengths and much to offer!
Sharon Public School
Sharon Public School, which welcomes students from junior kindergarten through grade eight, was first established in 1858. Once a one-room structure made out of wood, the now modern and expanded building has housed several generations of students from the same families. Throughout, it has been known for its close-knit atmosphere and friendly environment. This school near Sharon Village even has some famous graduates, including figure skater Elvis Stojko and skiier Victoria Brenner! Fun events throughout the year include author visits, Wellness Day, and Elf Day.
Golden Beads Montessori Centre
Children at Golden Beads Montessori Centre study math, language, culture, science, sensorial and practical life, all while following Montessori curriculums. Instruction in French, art, and piano is also available. Their instructors strive to give you and your children the best possible experience and education. Please note that this school near Sharon Village is located within the Sharon-Hope United Church.
Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Elementary School
Students at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Elementary School are lucky to attend classes in a brand new 57,000-square-foot building, which opened in September of 2017. The modern facility features a library learning commons, five full-day kindergarten classrooms, a music room, and a double gym, as well as environmentally-friendly features such as occupancy and daylight sensor lighting and water bottle filling stations. It also has a child care centre on site with 72 licensed spaces. From kindergarten to grade eight, kids can participate in monthly virtue assemblies and cheer on their fellow Kodiaks! This school near Sharon Village belongs to the St. Elizabeth Seton Parish.
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Elementary School
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Elementary School offers both English and French immersion classes. Students from kindergarten to grade eight can look forward to participating in the school’s annual Food Drive and Giving Tree, where proceeds help young families through local charitable organization Rose of Sharon. There are also movie nights and monthly virtue assemblies at this school near Sharon Village.
Glen Cedar Public School
Glen Cedar Public School welcomes students from kindergarten to grade eight. In addition to a focus on academics, fitness, and community engagement, the school puts on great events such as a Halloween Parade, movie nights, and helpful parenting seminars. A before- and after-school care program is offered on site through Denison Child Care Services.
When considering a school for your children, stop by in person and ask the staff any questions you may have. It’s also worthwhile to approach parents in the neighbourhood and ask for their impressions, experiences, and recommendations; most would love to help! Thanks for reading and don’t forget to follow the Mosaik Homes blog for more great education tips.