Linden Meadows is a K to 8 English school.
We are situated beside a beautiful park in the heart of Linden Woods. We are a school with a rich tradition of academic excellence and strong fine arts and athletic programming. We are dedicated to ensuring that our students exceed grade level standards for literacy and numeracy, “while inspiring growth and wonder!” Our caring and supportive staff work hard to build solid relationships with students and parents. Character education is an important part of our school curriculum and we are committed to both teaching about the importance of being kind and helpful. Linden Meadows students strive to explore, question, discover and grow as they make a positive impact in the world around them. "Inspiring growth and wonder" is our school motto. We aim to keep curiosity alive and fuel a passion for learning!
Our staff is excited about the upcoming 2020-2021 school year! In the year ahead, we will be partnering with our neighbouring schools, Laidlaw and Van Wellingham, in creating a multi-age classrooms that are focused on deep purposeful learning, inclusive of all students. At Linden Meadows we are working on answering the question, "What Does Meaningful Reconciliation Look Like?" in response to Senator Murray Sinclair's work on Truth and Reconciliation and the Calls to Action. In the coming year, we will be including antiracist pedagogy in supporting our students better understanding the world around them. The incorporation of diverse voices, texts and experiences matter to us.
Linden Meadows continues to welcome both generational families and families from around the globe. As school principal, it gives me great pleasure to welcome some of my former students who were once Linden Meadows' students themselves, whose children are now attending Linden Meadows. It is also heartwarming to hear stories of how families new to Canada came to choose Linden Woods as the community for their family and Linden Meadows as their school.
Our local and global community partnerships are important to us. We will continue to both learn from and with our community seniors at Lindenwood Manor and the Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre . In 2017-2018, Linden Meadows formed a partnership with the Melton Primary School in Kampala, Uganda. We embraced this friendship with Melton and over the course of the year, we learned about our differences but also connected around what we had in common. It was a powerful learning experience that we valued tremendously and look forward to continuing. At the school level, we purposefully work on building the interconnectedness of our students through our Learning Buddies Program. It is one of the many advantages of a kindergarten to grade eight school setting!
Mrs. Rogers, Principal and Mr. MacLean Vice-Principal