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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do students have to be Christian to attend Signet?

Signet welcomes students from all religious backgrounds. You do not have to be a Christian to be admitted but we do teach Biblical principles from a Christian perspective. Over the years we have welcomed students of Hindi, Buddhist, Atheist, and Muslim backgrounds.

 

2. What makes Signet different?

The school is a unique community where all students feel valued and learn to work together despite differences. Teachers are highly qualified and invested in each student’s progress. They tailor their lessons to provide the support each student needs. Biblical principles such as honour, respect for others, kindness, integrity, discipline and confidence to achieve your potential are actively taught throughout daily school life.

 

3. What is Signet’s curriculum based on?

Our curriculum is based on the Ontario Curriculum Expectations but is customised, especially in the elementary school, to incorporate expectations from a higher grade level when appropriate. Our High School offers university preparatory courses and grants graduates with an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

 

4. From what grade is French taught?

French is taught starting in Junior Kindergarten.

 

5. Do you have a music program?

Yes, vocals and band instruments are taught.

 

6. Is your location accessible by public transportation?

Yes, TTC buses and Bessarion Subway are within 5 min. walk.

 

7. Do you offer any discounts for tuition?

Yes, Signet fees are subsidised because we aim to offer a high quality education at an affordable fee. Discounts are offered for early registration, groups and multiple siblings.

 

8. Do you offer any meal programs?

Yes, we order pizza on Fridays.

 

9. Future plans

Our 2016 move to our new location was a great success and we are now onto the joyous task of conducting renovations both inside and outside the campus. We are looking ahead with excitement, especially with the knowledge that as we grow we will be embracing new communities by educating children and teens from this area and around the world.

 

10. How was Signet created?

Signet Christian school was founded in 1975 by a small group of Christian families who wanted a high quality Christian education for their children. Originally our main campus was in Scarborough and we were named Scarborough Christian School (Academy). Signet Christian school was given its new name to reflect its sharper focus on the imprinting of Christ on our hearts and lives as we impact the world.

 

11. Are you affiliated with a Church?

As part of the Body of Christ, we share a warm relationship with many churches but are not affiliated or governed by any particular denomination. Our staff and students come from a wide range of churches and denominations and we welcome churches to share in our goal, to reach the next generation through education.

 

12. How is Signet governed?

We are an independent school governed by a Board of Directors who are dedicated Christian professional parents of various marketing, financial, and education backgrounds.

 

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