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Holy Family
              a place for everybody,
                             where everybody has a place.

 

 

 

 

Holy Family School began in September 2014. Since the new school building was not yet complete, students were housed in both St. Volodymyr (K-3) and Father Robinson (4-8) schools. On March 9, 2015 students and staff began classes in their new building. ​

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Our school:

Is Designed with Learning in Mind

  • School broken into 4 pods around small break out spaces or learning commons
  • the design concept takes a large school and functionally make if feel like a smaller school
  • Focus on inquiry and student collaboration
  • Specialized educational spaces and supporting functions (e​.g. Art, Science, Practical Arts, Tutorial, Staff, and Upper LRC) are concentrated in the central portions of both floors. 
  • Exterior learning environments (deck, outdoor learning spaces)
  • Multiple sites for collaboration (for students and staff)
  • Supportive spaces for diverse learners
  • Natural Light and views
  • Separate designs with distinct identity yet similar or coordinated colors and palates.
  • 2-story library

Permeates a Family/Catholic Presence

  • Classrooms are organized into four clusters of four classrooms, providing smaller scale in a large school.  Each has washrooms, breakout space, and access to the exterior nearby. 
  • The Main Entry, Administration, LRC, Student Support, and Kindergarten entry are arranged at the front, for a welcoming Catholic presence.
  • Catholic Identity and Presence - The Main Vestibule, Lobby, and LRC will be developed as the showpiece component, with feature stair, double-height space, lots of glass, with high 'street presence' and Catholic identity, inside and outside.
  • Admin area a welcoming place for students, parents and community members
  • Chapel
  • Colored glass with a cross in the center of the school

Promotes an Active Lifestyle and Movement Priority

  • Large Gym               
  • 400m2, Auxiliary Room 150m2 available to GSCS and suitable for smaller groups
  • larger classrooms 80m 2 and some potential for body breaks.

Fosters Community Involvement

  • The Gymnasium, its support functions, and the performing arts functions are located towards the south-center of the main floor, for community access, and consolidation of the higher spaces.
  • Kitchen for community access

We encourage you to learn more about our school and what we have to offer your child. We take pride in creating a positive environment that focuses on faith and learning, so all children will grow spiritually, academically, physically, socially and emotionally.​