Tel:416-385-9685
 

Curriculum

Curriculum---Sep-2014

La Citadelle International Academy of Arts & Science offers efficient educational settings based on student-centered classrooms, a limited number of students per classroom (20), experienced and devoted faculty members and specialized facilities.

The school curriculum promotes a balance of the arts and sciences in its pedagogy and strives to create a well-rounded learning process. With the teaching of English and French as a first language in conjunction with a third language (Mandarin or Spanish), as well as the advanced bilingual teaching of science, mathematics, technological studies, liberal arts, arts, humanities and culture, character education and method of study, we seek to establish a marked impact on the holistic development of the learner.

The School Consists of Three Academic Divisions:

  1. Kindergarten Division – Prep-Kindergarten, Pre-Kindergarten, Junior Kindergarten, and Senior Kindergarten
  2. Elementary Division – Grades 1-8
  3. Secondary Division – Levels I-IV (Grade 9-12)

La Citadelle’s school curriculum is structured in accordance with the Ministry of Education’s Guidelines and corresponds to the requirements of the The International Baccalaureate (IB). It promotes the arts and sciences in its pedagogy and strives to create well-rounded and solidly educated students.

The LCA curriculum incorporates the following areas of study at each level:

  • Communication and Languages
  • Pure and Applied Sciences (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Technology)
  • Social Studies (Canadian and International History and Geography)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities (Philosophy, Psychology, Anthropolgy, Sociology, Economics)
  • Arts and Drama
  • Music (Band) and Computer Music
  • Physical Education and Health
  • Method of Study
  • Character Education and Civic Education
  • Third Language (Mandarin or Spanish)

The school’s curriculum is both comprehensive and cumulative and entails the following considerations of student achievement / comprehension:

  • Diagnostic evaluations
  • Entrance exams
  • Continuous evaluations
  • Formal examinations
  • Enrichment programs
  • Remedial programs
  • Summer programs

The curriculum is supported by advanced, modern and tested educational resources, such as:

  • Textbooks and Cahiers per subject
  • A Science Lab
  • Class Reference Books and Resources
  • Classroom Computers
  • Multilingual Educational Software
  • A Student Lounge (Secondary)
  • Conference Rooms
  • A Guidance Department
  • A Computer Music Studio and a Music Studio
  • An Art Studio and a Drama Studio
  • A Gymnasium and Physical Education Outdoor Pavilion
  • First Aid Stations
  • Individual student laptops at the Kindergarten and Secondary Divisions
  • Multilingual Library
  • Computer Laboratory
  • Study Halls

It is further supported by the following services:

  • Monitoring of class attendance per class period
  • Supervised study periods
  • Homework, projects and field trips (local, national, and international)
  • Intramural and Extramural Sports
  • Assemblies and Guest Speakers
  • Art, Science and Technology Fairs
  • Yearbook Committee
  • LCA Student Council