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As with each school in the York Region District School Board, Markham Gateway Public School supports student learning through the curriculum standards set out by the Ontario Ministry of Education and many other co-curricular activities.
The following is a list of some of the programs that will be taking place in our school this year:
  • 2-year Full Day Kindergarten program for our Year 1 and Year 2 students
  • Grade 1 - Grade 8 curriculum
  • Student Support Centres that nurture achievement and integration for students requiring special education support in grades one to eight
  • Two Community Classes For students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 
  • Emphasis on Early Intervention for difficulties
  • Reading Recovery for grade one students
  • Music / Art / Drama  /Dance curriculum supported / integrated through all subjects
  • Gym program, intramural sports, school teams, outdoor programs and implementation of the Board's Daily Physical Activity (DPA) program
  • Persistence in environmental and safety awareness and responsibility
  • Ministry of Education provincial assessment at Grade 3 and Grade 6
  • Gifted screening in Grade 3
  • School Code of Operating Ethics built on Character Education, positive expectations, and other initiatives supported by policies of the York Region District School Board
  • School Improvement Planning for Student Achievement and Well-Being; focused on Modern Learning, Mental Health and Well-Being, and Mathematics; with Equity embedded throughout
  • Junior Student Leadership Groups
  • Active and Engaged Student Council
  • Safe Arrival Procedure in place for a.m. drop-off and p.m. pick-up of students
  • Safe schools practices and policies in place throughout the school day
  • Support and integration of the development of character education


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