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Canadian based primary school in london?

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Turuncu Wed 21-Nov-12 18:40:55


Does anybody know any Canadian based primary school in London? I am living in Canada and moving to London. I need this information since i want my son to continue his education with a seamless transition.


helpyourself Wed 21-Nov-12 18:44:40

I'm pretty sure there isn't one. Can you tell us a little about the system your son is in currently? Age of starting, bilingual and I'm sure you'll get some advice!

madwomanintheattic Wed 21-Nov-12 19:00:21


T be honest, there isn't much difference. Mine have ping ponged between primary schools in the UK and Alberta quite easily.

Unless he's in French immersion (in which case look for a French school but expect it to be French instead of québécois) I don't think it's too much bother in primary/ elementary/ middle. Really unless you are tracking credits for high school grad I wouldn't bother worrying.

<if it helps, I find the Canadian teaching system frighteningly archaic and death by worksheet, and the teachers far less committed to education>

You can fill on on social at home - it's what the Brits in Canada do to catch up on histories/ geography etc.

Blu Wed 21-Nov-12 19:02:42

If he is in a French speaking school there is a French state primary in Battersea - the Wix school.

dogwood Thu 22-Nov-12 10:06:19

I have an eleven year old Canadian who has been at both an International and British school. Even though he has never been to school in Canada, I do work on Canadian history and geography. I also have my teacher friends from home send me their book lists for his age group.

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