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As with each school in the York Region District School Board, Castlemore P. S. supports student learning through the curriculum standards set out by the Ontario Ministry of Education and many other co-curricular activities.  Our school promotes a safe and supportive learning environment.  This is done through the Board's Caring and Safe School policy and initiatives.  Castlemore P. S. provides a variety of Special Education Programs (i.e., monitoring, resource and/or withdrawal, partially self-contained and behavioural) and English as a Second Language Programs to a diverse student body.
We are also very proud to offer the following to our students:
  • Anti-Bullying Programs
  • Guest Speakers and Workshops
  • Ongoing Social Skills Counseling (SERT and CYW)
  • Progressive Discipline Model
  • Student leadership program
  • VIP Program
  • Intramural Sports Program
  • Student Council
  • Spoken Words
  • Fitness recess for primary students
Castlemore P. S. adheres to the Board's Wellbeing and Mental Health strategy, where every student should be safe and that they belong when coming to school. Castlemore also adheres to the Board's Indigenous Education and Equity Strategy, where we value the diversity of our students, leverage their lived experiences in our learning while building on a collective understanding of the ongoing impact of colonialism on Indigenous communities, anti-oppression, and culturally relevant and responsive pedagogy. In support to the wellbeing and mental health of our students while ensuring and equitable learning environment, we provide:
  • Accommodation of religious requirements, practices, observances, and programming
  • Working with Community Liaison Staff Members
  • The Celebration of Black History, Asian and South Asian months
  • The use of translators/interpreters
  • Using the Multi-Faith Calendar (of significant faith days) when scheduling events within the school
  • First language assessments for students learning English as a Second Language
  • Reflective hiring of teachers who are cognizant of their students' identities, cultures, religions, race and ethnicity
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