Challenge, Celebrate, Strengthen
It is my pleasure to welcome you to Campbell Children’s School. We are a school operating under Section 68 of the Education Act, 1 of 6 schools of its kind in the province of Ontario. We are the education partner of Grandview Children’s Centre, co-located at Grandview’s Oshawa site (600 Townline Road South). The majority of our students are in their junior (year 1) or senior kindergarten (year 2) school year. While at Campbell’s, each student has an Individual Education Plan (IEP) that includes academic goals based on the Ontario curriculum as well as therapy goals. Teachers and therapists work collaboratively to create a program that supports the needs of each student. Our Liaison Teacher works with the receiving schools throughout the school year to ensure a smooth transition to the home school.
Our Admission Criteria includes:
- a referral by a Grandview therapist
- be school age (4 years old by December 31st)
- be able to participate in a therapeutic program
- be able to learn how to use adaptive equipment
All admissions are for one school year. If you have any further questions, please contact me at 905-576-8403.
Currently at Campbells
OCTOBER 31st - ONTARIO TECH ROWING
Thank you to the Ontario Tech Rowing Team who came to help out during our Halloween festivities. The kids and staff enjoyed your company and especially your awesome costumes!
OCTOBER 31st - CUDDLE QUILTERS
We would like to thank the "Cuddle Quilters" for creating these amazing trick or treat bags for our students!
OCTOBER 18th - FALL HARVEST
This month, families and educators came together as a community to celebrate the fall harvest. Mark Mitchell, our school's Indigenous Lead, planned and cooked a lunch for us which included Navajo tacos, Three Sisters Soup, and Cedar Tea. Mark also taught us about the Medicine Wheel and the Turtle Calendar.
OCTOBER 17th - ONTARIO TECH RIDGEBACKS
This month it was the Ontario Tech Ladies Hockey team's turn to pay a visit to our students. A group of more than 20 athletes came to teach hockey skills, play games, and help our students in their classrooms. Thank you for visiting!
SEPTEMBER 19th - TERRY FOX WALK AND ROLL
Campbells once again participated in the Terry Fox School Walk. Our students learned about determination and were able to raise over $100 for cancer research!
SEPTEMBER 19th - UOIT RIDGEBACKS
Ladies lacrosse players from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology came to play and learn at Campbells. We truly value our ongoing relationship with UOIT!
SEPTEMBER 17th - WINDREACH FARMS
Windreach Farms paid a visit to Campbells today. Students were able to learn all about chickens, bunnies and guinea pigs as they listened and interacted.
Please note that if there has been no agreement made between the provincial government and the elementary teachers federation by Friday, January 31st , our school will be closed to students on the following dates:
Tuesday, February 4th and Thursday, February 6th
For more information please click the following link: Our Letter to Families
Click Here to download our 2019-2020 school year calendar.
Our Health Policy
If your child is ill, please remember to call the bus company, as well as the school. A message can be left on the school answering machine any time throughout the night – 905-576-8403. At Campbell’s we make every attempt to keep the school, students and staff healthy by following the Grandview Health Screen. Families are asked to keep their students home if they have had any of the following symptoms in the last 48 hours:
- fever or chills
- new onset cough
- severe unexplained fatigue or pains
- excessive nasal discharge
- diarrhea or vomiting
- open skin wounds or new rash
- other symptoms of infectious illness that could be passed to others while they are at school
We also remind families that if your child is sent home ill from school, we ask that they stay home the following day as well to rest.