Richland has once again been voted the #1 private school in Richmond Hill

Richland Academy is a warm and welcoming International Baccalaureate candidate school in Richmond Hill, Ontario. We are a 21st century learning community that embraces the Reggio approach to inquiry-based learning and provides opportunities for our students to develop keen critical thinking skills as they explore, investigate, collaborate and communicate with one another from Preschool to Grade 8.

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Richland students are kind, happy, confident and responsible. As a community we foster relationships
with each other and our environment, based on respect and understanding.

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The Reggio Emilia approach

dates back to post-war Italy, in the northern region of Reggio Emilia.  The people of Reggio Emilia came together to develop a meaningful way to educate their children, and to create a better future for their community. The Reggio Emilia Approach to learning engages children in questions that they develop and investigate. Just like the community of Reggio Emilia, the image of the child as a capable, curious and creative learner is at the heart of all we do at Richland Academy

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Take a look at this! It is such a wonderful video created by our friends at Boulder Journey School. We are sharing a wonderful message of words and images on the image of the child as we make everyday a day we honour and celebrate children.

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One more day until Universal Children's Day. Check back here tomorrow to join us in a celebration of childhood in the 21st century.

In the meantime, revisit last year's celebration with this video:
November 20, 2014: We recognize the 25th anniversary of the UNCRC. Please join us in celebrating Universal Children's Day by acknowledging the rights of the child. Share your thoughts with us: #childrenhavearightto

November 20, 1989: The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Negotiated by adult citizens around the globe, the UNCRC guarantees children civil and political as well as economic, social, and cultural rights.

School Year 2002 - 2003: As part of ongoing research into the rights of children, a school community in Colorado, USA adopted the Boulder Journey School Children’s Charter of Rights (BJSCCR). Negotiated by four-year-old citizens at Boulder Journey School, the BJSCCR guarantees children civil and political as well as economic, social, and cultural rights.

Thank you to the children, families, and faculty of Boulder Journey School.
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Continuing on the concept of Children’s Day, this photo speaks to honouring the image of the child every day. Credits from Mrs. Cacciacarro. ... See MoreSee Less

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