The Early Start children enjoyed creating a slippy, slidey ‘melting snowman’ craft this week. They used shaving cream to mimic melting snow and cut pieces of paper for the rest of their snowmen. Messy and fun!

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It’s never too early to learn how to identify your feelings. The Early Starts had a fun and really important lesson in MindUp this week. They acted out different feelings and learned the ‘colours’ of certain emotions and how some emotions are related. No doubt we’re all feeling our share of ‘yellow’ after the announcements…

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We are very pleased to welcome some new and returning friends to CGS! New students always add an extra layer of fun and excitement to the start of a term for the children. Our older newcomers had a virtual start on Jan 5 and our new addition to Early Start joined us in-school on Tuesday.…

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The Early Starts have settled in very nicely after their in-school start to Term 2. We are so happy to have them here! They’re already hard at work learning their letters and practicing their cutting and printing skills. Well done Early Start.    

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A Very CGS Holiday Special indeed. What a tour de force! A huge thank you to Mani and the Grade 2/3’s for scripting such a fun show. It was full of music, magic, art, poetry and comedy – all the best things in life! We are so lucky to have Mani with us this year…

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Thank you to our special visitors for coming in to share their festive family traditions this week. There was dancing, stories, crafts and lots of fun. The Early Starts learned about Hanukkah and Khushali and the Grade 1’s learned about the birth of Jesus and how it became the story of Christmas. These traditions come…

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Happy Hanukkah! Thank you to Early Start mum S for sharing her Hanukkah family traditions with the class on Wednesday. She brought a story to share with the children, explained the significance of the menorah (we learned there is always a ‘helper’ candle to light the others), and told us all about the yummy treats…

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It’s Santa Letter time at school, a sure sign of the holiday season. The children will be working on their letters over the next week or so. The Early Start class made sure to get theirs done lickety-split! They have some really good questions for Santa and look forward to getting his reply very soon.…

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We had such a fun day at school today! Our Halloween spirits were not dampened by Covid one bit. The kids all looked great and the staff had lots of laughs being masked superheroes. For those parents that are new to the school, the staff always dresses up on Fall Family Fun Night as a…

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We have been featuring a few of our classrooms each week on the blog – here is a peek into our preschool Early Start classroom. It is a lovely bright space. We’ve included a shot of the downstairs hallway where the children have their cubbies as well. Toys are arranged into individual bins for the…

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