Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of school is Blue Sky?

Blue Sky School in Ottawa is an innovative school that operates independently as a not-for-profit.


All tuition funds and donations go directly to creating and delivering a program that serves our learners in the most nurturing, supportive, engaging environment possible. Blue Sky School in Kanata

What is your curriculum?

Our coaching staff of experienced, Ontario-certififed educators are very familiar with the Ontario curriculum, and other progressive curricula. Blue Sky School has created an enriched curriculum.


We build a responsive program with an individualized curriculum for all learners. Each learner works towards mastery throughout their time at Blue Sky School.


We have created a STEAMED+ curriculum - incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts (including Language) Mathematics, Entrepreneurship and Design. The "plus" indicates a variety of other disciplines that we focus upon - including Mental Health and Wellness, Outdoor Education and Financial Literacy.


Our curriculum is t-shaped. We facilitate exposure to a broad range of subjects, experiences, people and ideas. Learners then dig deeply into areas of interest. 


We provide support to all learners to build upon their strengths and interests and to coach them in areas of need.

What ages of learners are enrolled at Blue Sky School?

Blue Sky School consists of Houses of 8-15 learners in multi-age groupings. Our learners are grade 5 to 10 age (10-17 years old). 


Eventually, we will offer programming for grade 4-12 age learners. 

What hours is Blue Sky School open?

Programming in our Full House program runs from 9:15-3:30 p.m. every Monday through Friday.


We offer an extended day to provide flexibility for families and time for our learners to continue their work. Learners can arrive anytime after 7:30 a.m. and must be picked up by 4:30 p.m.


Visitors can contact info@blueskyschool.ca to schedule a time to come by!

Where is Blue Sky School located?

Blue Sky School is located in Kanata South at 95 Denzil Doyle Court. 


We are around the back of the second building of the main offices of Modern Niagara. Find us on the first floor in the north-east corner of the building!

How much does Blue Sky School cost?

As an independent school, we rely on funding from generous donors and tuition costs to build and operate our program.


Our tuition for our full-time House-based program in 2018-19 is $18 000, all inclusive. This includes all programming, necessary equipment, field trips and workshops. 


Contact us if you are interested but need financial assistance.

Still wondering?

If you have questions that aren't addressed above, let us know!

Thanks for your curiosity!

Blue Sky School

The Modern Niagara Innovation Centre - 95 Denzil Doyle Crt, Ottawa, Ontario K2M 2G8, Canada

Hours

Mon

7:30 am – 4:30 pm

Tue

7:30 am – 4:30 pm

Wed

7:30 am – 4:30 pm

Thu

7:30 am – 4:30 pm

Fri

7:30 am – 4:30 pm

Sat

Closed

Sun

Closed