It was an unseasonably mild and wet Monday in March to go skiing this week but our CGS Grade 1-3’s were determined to get their second Ski Day in this year, following earlier cancelations. The weather failed to put a damper on everyone’s positive spirit. The students were so excited to ski and learn from the…

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The theme for this month’s House Games was teamwork. The House challenge this time around was a scavenger hunt style activity. Each House was divided into smaller House teams. Each team had a teacher, who instructed them on what challenges to do. There were nine challenges in total, and one entire house challenge at the end.…

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We had a very mindful and relaxing Monday this week. Mai was back for our Term 2 Yoga Day. Yoga is a great addition to the CGS physical education curriculum and the children always look forward to it. The classes are a really nice change of pace in the gym. Mai touched on stretching, breathing and…

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Wednesday marked our annual Hockey Day and Tournament at CGS. Staff and students all wore their hockey jerseys and the school was a sea of colour (mostly blue)! There were five Canadian teams set to compete – The Canadiens, Canucks, Jets, Leafs and The Oilers. (It was a good snap geography lesson at the presentation…

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CGS students had an active start to the week at the Children’s Fitness Centres of Canada in East York. The Grade 1’s and Grade 2/3’s went on Monday morning followed by the JK and SK’s in the afternoon. Early Start had their chance on the mats on Wednesday. Students were divided up into groups of…

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Grades 1-3 hit the slopes at Earl Bales last Monday. Our previous Ski Day had been cancelled due to the lack of snow so we were very happy to be out! It was a cold but beautiful day for skiing and snow conditions were great. Lessons ran for 90 minutes and then it was time…

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The last House Games of 2019, can you believe it?! House Games last Friday was based on the popular game of Museum Janitor. Museum Janitor is a game whereby the “janitor” walks around the museum and when he is not looking, the statues begin to move. However, when the Janitor turns around, the statues freeze!…

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This month’s House Games took on a slower pace, instead of the usual high-energy exertion. The House points leaderboard showed only a 300 point gap between the 4th and 1st place House going into last Friday’s House Games. Our November challenge was for each House to make their own House banner, using colour, construction paper…

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We had our first Yoga Day of the year on Monday with Mai in the gym. Yoga is an important part of the Physical Education curriculum at CGS and there will be a Yoga Day every term this year. Early Start through Grade 2/3 participate. Mai teaches the children simple asanas, meditation techniques and takes…

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A Typical Day in Preschool at CGS In preschool, All instruction is delivered in a nurturing, relaxed, exploratory way. Students are still very little and we understand that above all else, school should be fun. 8:30am | Morning Drop Off Mums and dads say their goodbyes. Free play supervised by staff until the program begins…

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