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The WSD Difference is a school publication that highlights programs, events, and features that make our school unique, and takes a peek into the WSD student’s everyday experience.

Engaging Young Minds: Effective Teachers

Effective learning is influenced by a wide variety of factors, but the most important school-related factor in student success, not surprisingly, is the teacher. 

Walking On the Wild Side: Outdoor Education

The benefits of WSD’s Outdoor Learning program can transfer to every area of a child’s well-being, not the least of which is success in school.

Living and Learning: Student Life at WSD

In addition to all that is put in place to create engaged learners and scholars, WSD provides space for students to develop a personal and social identity, and a deep sense of belonging.

Good Vibrations: Our Close-Knit Community

At WSD, students’ efforts are supported within the framework of a nurturing environment, watched over by master teachers who are caring and committed.

Engaging Education: Project Based Learning

WSD students engage in regular interdisciplinary and project-based learning as a meaningful way to gain and apply deeper knowledge.

Enriching Education: Going Beyond the Core

WSD’s enriched curriculum reflects its philosophy to educate the whole child by early and frequent exposure to the arts, sciences, nature, and physical play.

The Wapati Way: Character Education at WSDThe Wapiti Way: Character Education

In establishing our learning community, WSD recognized from day one the need to embrace, model, explicitly teach, revisit, and effectively weave into the curriculum core values.