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  • Nurturing Self Confidence
    Nurturing Self Confidence Our May Plays involve all students from JK - Grade 8. They are a highlight of our school year!
  • Encouraging Excellence
    Encouraging Excellence Students are encouraged to aim high and become the best person they can be - academically, socially, & emotionally
  • Promoting Co-operation & Team Work
    Promoting Co-operation & Team Work Encouraging ability to co-operate with others is a life-long skill.
  • Building Independence
    Building Independence Trips to Algonquin, Ottawa, Washington D.C., enhance our learning program and help students to gain independence.
  • A great place to make friends!
    A great place to make friends! Friends are like family. Students of all ages bond naturally.
  • Amazing location
    Amazing location Located on 80 + beautiful acres, just 10 minutes from Milton or Guelph


Welcome, to HitherfieldSchool!

Free busing from Milton!

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  • Curriculum
  • Programs
  • Community
  • Philosophy


Our curriculum is based on the belief that every child has ability and that given the right environment, each child will achieve his/her potential.

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Most of our students achieve above grade level and it is important to keep them challenged and motivated.

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Our school is a vibrant place to be! There is a strong sense of community.

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At Hitherfield, we believe that every student has ability and that given a nurturing and challenging environment he or she will reach potential.

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Enrolling for school year 2016-2017 now !


Summer Camp

Starting this summer the YMCA will be running awesome day camp programs at Hitherfield School.
Click here to register!


Upcoming Events!


Register for 2016 - 2017 today!

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Quick facts

  • Small classes +

    Class sizes average 15 students.
  • History +

    Approaching our 25th anniversary. Hitherfield was established by Ann J. Scott in 1991
  • Expansive property +

    Hitherfield occupies a majestic rural setting. Our 82 acres provide for a multitude of outdoor activities including cross-country skiing, running,
  • Affiliations +

    Hitherfield belongs to O.F.I.S. - The Ontario Federation of Independent Schools
  • Type of school +

    Hitherfield is a co-ed independent school for children from pre-school through grade 8
  • Transportation +

    Complimentary busing is provided from designated points with in excess of 40% of students utilizing this facility
  • Distances +

    2 minutes from 401 at Guelph Line; 12 minutes to Downtown Milton; 15 minutes from South Guelph    
  • Teachers +

    All teaching staff are in good standing with Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)
  • Pre-School Class +

    Children of 30 months + can be accommodated in this class. 
  • Weather station +

    We have our own weather station on site that students use for comparative graphing activities. (see box bottom left )
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