6 Benefits of Summer Camp for Kids

The benefits of summer camp for children are vast. At our classical school, our students have an opportunity to spend the summer learning and engaging with the community. Whether your child has a specific interest or a yearn to learn, an educational summer camp is an excellent way for them to spend their break.  While every child is unique, summer camp has benefits for any child. Regardless of their interests, it offers them a chance to develop cognitive, social, and emotional skills. Moreover, it allows them to create memories and build new friendships.  So, is summer camp right for your

Planning Your Child’s Education? 11 Questions to Ask

If the past few years teach us anything, let it be that planning your child’s education is essential. For every school virtual learning was a challenge. As it continued, many parents became more aware of the value of the school environment.  Moreover, they saw how important the values, content, and educational approach of a school are for a child’s future. Whether you focus on Montessori education or want to find a classical school, finding the right environment for your child is essential.  As you begin to plan your child’s education or decide to make a change, consider the eleven questions

Christian School vs Public School: What’s Right for Your Child?

For some parents, a comparison of a Christian school vs public school becomes necessary. Oftentimes, families seek out a private Anglican school, such as Saint Nicholas School, for an education that honors their values and builds up their children. So, where should you send your child to school?  It quickly becomes one of the most important decisions a parent makes in the life of their child. Moreover, it’s often a difficult answer to reach because it requires much consideration. According to the Bible, the responsibility of a child’s instruction lies with the parents.  “… Bring them up in the nurture

Montessori vs Traditional Education: What’s the Difference?

Montessori vs traditional education: What do parents need to know? What’s the difference between Montessori and traditional elementary schools?  As parents begin to look for the right school for their child, they have many questions. Oftentimes, they begin to wonder what the difference is between a Montessori classroom and a traditional elementary classroom. Moreover, they want to understand what sets the program apart and why those differences matter. Finally, they want to know which is a better fit for their child.  As you look for educational opportunities for your child, selecting a private school often depends on where you live.

Private School Search: 5 Mistakes Many Make

As parents start their private school search, they aren’t always sure how to begin. When you aren’t familiar with the field, it’s easy to waste time and make mistakes. However, it’s crucial to find the right school for your children.  Below, we look at 5 mistakes everyone makes when they start their private school search. Whether you want to find a classical school or a Montessori academy, we want to offer some advice to guide you in the right direction.  Here are some of the most common pitfalls people encounter when they look at private schools.  #1 Focusing Solely on

Small Class Sizes: Why Is Class Size Important?

The small class sizes of a classical school are one of the main reasons so many parents opt for a private school. Oftentimes, private schools offer more individual attention because the classes have fewer students.  While many parents know that class size is important, they don’t always know the full benefits of smaller classes. Below, we take a look at a few core reasons to opt for a smaller classroom. #1 Shy Students Can’t Hide Imagine your child in a larger class with 30-35 students. Perhaps your child struggles with math. Maybe most of the other students struggle with it