Fern Hill fosters an atmosphere in which knowledge means more than the accumulation of basic concepts, skills and facts. Our educational programme is comprised of strong academics, broad-based social development and some signature programmes. Parents tell us that our commitment to a well-rounded education is what sets our school apart.

Morning Assembly

Preschool through Grade 8, gathers for Morning Assembly
Students take on the various roles of announcer, reporters, performers; sharing their talents in front of their peers.

French: Preschool – Grade 8

French is taught to all students in Preschool to Grade 8
Our program focuses on giving our students the vocabulary, the structural knowledge to speak French fluently


The introduction of Mandarin to our programme
A Mandarin programme was originally developed to teach our Preschool and Junior Kindergarten students but now goes through Grade 3.

Vocal Music / Band Programme

Our band performs at many school functions
Our music program builds knowledge of the theory, rhythm, vocal and performance aspects of music.

Math Contests at Fern Hill

Math Contests
Beginning in Grades 3 and continuing through 8, our Mathematics enthusiasts participate annually in our Math Contests Clubs. Our students are taught by our team of Mathematics teachers to prepare for the rigors of the Math Competitions of Mathematica.

Dramatic Art

Having the arts in young people’s lives is essential
Parents sing to their babies, dance with their toddlers, and occupy children with crayons and paper.

International Travel – Round Square

Internationalism, Democracy, Environmental awareness
Fern Hill is a regional member of Round Square, an association of international private schools.


Creates friendly competition, camaraderie, school spirit
The houses engage in many friendly, fun and sometimes wacky challenges throughout the school year.