Tips from the pros on picking the right school for your child and your family
Toronto is home to many of the oldest private schools in Canada. Crescent School (pictured) is a relative newcomer at 105 years young. The granddaddy on the scene is Upper Canada College, which was founded in 1829. Although choosing a school involves a myriad of factors, age matters. When an institution has been charged with educating young minds and has succeeded for a century or two, well, it means something. Other schools that have stood the test of time include De La Salle College (1851), St. Michael’s College School (1852), Bishop Strachan School (1867), Havergal College (1894) and Branksome Hall (1903). These schools offer history and tradition, as well as a global network of graduates that spans generations.
FIELD OF DREAMS Old school sports such as rugby share the field with new sports like quidditch