Built in 1788, King’s-Edgehill in Windsor is Canada’s first independent school. At KES, students enjoy the unparalleled beauty of historic buildings in a 65-acre pastoral setting. Offering the four strands of education (the academic, athletic, aesthetic and leadership through service) KES prepares students for university entrance, propelled by the IB Programme and enveloped by nurturing teachers. Graduates attend the world’s prestigious universities and win more than $1 million a year in scholarships.
Established in 1979, Landmark East is Canada’s independent boarding and day school for students with learning differences, which include dyslexia, ADHD and non-verbal learning disabilities. Canadian and international students are given the opportunity to learn academic and social skills that enable them to become confident and independent learners. The school’s small class sizes and specialized teaching programs allow students to receive intensive remedial intervention within an academic curriculum.
The Nova Scotia International Student Program offers single-semester and full-year secondary programs in more than 80 schools throughout the province, plus an ESL camp in July and August.
NSISP students can choose from a variety of subjects within the Nova Scotia curriculum, focusing on arts, sciences, languages and computers. The subjects are taught under the careful supervision of well-trained, certified teachers.