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Upcoming Admission Events: Spring Open House: Join us on Wednesday, April 26th
Book a visit and see first hand what makes RDS such a vibrant and welcoming community.
Building Confidence & Curiosity
Our Kindergarten classroom is a place of belonging, contributing, self-regulating and wellbeing. Our curriculum invites young learners to discover and pursue what excites them under the guidance of engaged educators. Add to this a Structured Literacy Program, Arts and Athletic Field Trips, Wonder Walks, Units of Inquiry and Emergent Science, the RDS Kindergarten experience offers a culturally responsive pedagogy while developing independence, self-confidence, and curiosity about the world through a child-centred, inquiry-based approach.
Social-Emotional Wellbeing, Contributing & Self-Regulation
Co-regulation & Constructive Conflict Resolution
Wonder Walks, Outdoor Education & Field Trips
Structured Literacy, Design Projects & STEAM
How Children See Themselves Matters
The Kindergarten Program at RDS is focused on developing independence through a child-centred, inquiry-based approach. In class, students interact with provocations (creative work stations) that encourage independent problem solving skills and design-based thinking. Students learn about belonging and the importance of contributing through co-regulation, empathy and constructive conflict solving. Both classrooms and curricula are designed with the intention of being easily accessed and interpreted by children according to their age and comprehension level.
The RDS Kindergarten curriculum scaffolds students' social-emotional skills with co-regulation techniques, creative problem solving exercises and a safe space to work through big feelings.
We inspire and develop the authentic character and potential of each child.
Access to top-tier facilities.
Design-based learning that translates into future-ready skills.
Schedule a 1:1 conversation with our Admissions Team
Our admissions team is eager to connect with you via Zoom or a phone call to answer any questions you have about The Rosedale Day School. Perhaps you are eager to learn more about our Experiential Education Program, Athletics, or have questions about the Admissions process itself. We're here for you!
Patrick Fordyce - Director of Enrolment Management