Following the Ontario Curriculum Guidelines
Note our curriculum includes enrichment components

Reading, writing and oral/visual communication

  • alphabetization
  • function of compound words
  • contractions
  • prefixes and suffix blends
  • capitalization
  • plural and possessive
  • syllables
  • verb tense
  • parts of speech
  • adjectives and adverbs
  • silent letters
  • math words


  • addition and subtraction
  • multiplication and division
  • names of fractions
  • writing fractions
  • studying of line
  • geometric shapes
  • area and perimeter
  • greater and smaller than
  • money value
  • the year and its parts
  • clock orientation-in one day
  • past, present and future
  • measurement terms – understanding

Children at Shepherd Montessori are encouraged to explore, investigate and fulfill their natural curiosity about the world around them. Under the careful guidance of our Montessori directresses & teachers, children develop at their own pace and learn that school can be an unending adventure – one that inspires a lifetime of discovery.

A.m. Casa

8:55a.m. – 9:10a.m. Welcoming/exploring the classroom
9:15a.m. – 9:40a.m. Morning circle
9:45a.m. – 10:00a.m. Snack time/washroom break
10:05a.m. – 11:05a.m. Montessori or Atrium related work
11:10a.m. – 11:20a.m. Closing circle ( Music and movement)
11:20a.m. – 11:30a.m. Dismissal

P.m. Casa

12:55p.m. – 1:10p.m. Welcoming/exploring the classroom
1:15p.m. – 1:45p.m. Afternoon circle
1:50p.m. – 2:05p.m. Snack time/washroom break
2:10p.m. – 3:00p.m. Montessori or Atrium related work
3:05p.m. – 3:25p.m. French/ Music and movement
3:25p.m. – 3:30p.m. Dismissal

Extended Care

7:45a.m. – 8:50a.m. Before school care
11:40a.m. – 12:55p.m. Lunch program
3:30p.m. – 5:30p.m. After school care
*Transportation available, within our boundaries*

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