The junior campus bridges
the gap between the small personal world of elementary school and the larger,
more complex world of the senior school. The junior campus includes Secondary I
and II. Teachers in each of the curriculum areas work together to ensure that
cross-disciplinary connections are made as often as possible. Teachers of the
junior school level are particularly sensitive to the rapid social, emotional,
intellectual, and physical development of their students.
The senior campus comprises secondary III, secondary IV, and secondary V. The school recognizes
that students in the senior school are significant participants in their own
While students may still
require considerable direction and guidance, they need some freedom to make
personal decisions, to freely voice specific concerns, and to feel comfortable
talking with adults about mature issues. Teachers in senior school recognize
that they should play a less didactic role and must allow their students the
opportunity to take greater responsibility for their own work.
This year, the school houses approximately 700 secondary students, from
secondary III to V, and has a long tradition of academic excellence and
constructive discipline. As a result our students do very well and approximately
90% of our graduates go on to further studies at CEGEPs (college) and vocational
On December 14th, Westwood Senior students visited Verdun Elementary
School and brought Christmas baskets, lunch, and put on a play for the students.
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The school’s faculty, parents,
and students support clearly stated common shared values. These values are:
Promote life long learning.
Help students develop a
positive attitude towards learning throughout their lives.
Focus on academics
excellence through support and follow-up.
Promote a safe and peaceful
school, where everyone is free to learn in an environment fostering a
culture for learning.