Caring and Safe

We offer a caring, nurturing, and safe environment where students develop their personal faith while learning to live out that faith through love, obedience, and service.

CHRIST-CENTRED PROGRAMS

Our programs offer opportunities for students to uncover, unpack, develop, and share their God-given gifts.

ATHLETICS PROGRAM

Extensive athletics program which encourages health and wellness and involves both curricular, co-curricular, and inter-varsity opportunities.

GREAT TEACHERS

Dedicated, Experienced, and Certified Christian teachers (averaging over 10 years of teaching experience).

Arts program

Multi-faceted drama, music, and visual arts programs to encourage student creativity while celebrating God's gift of the arts.

SMALL CLASS SIZES

Our classes have between 15-20 students in K-3 and 20-25 students in grades 4-8.

Meet our Teachers & Staff

Our Dedicated, Experienced, and Certified Christian teachers averages over 10 years of teaching experience.​

Mrs. Sallows

I was one of those people who took a long time to respond to what God wanted me to do with my life. After working in the corporate world for 13 years, I finally took the steps necessary to...

Mrs. Barnes

I have dreamed of being a teacher for my whole life and, with the exception of the first few years of my children’s lives, I have been doing so since I graduated. I am so eager to be back...

Ms. Chow

For as long as I can remember I have wanted to be a teacher. I attended a Christian school from JK-12. After it became clear that God was calling me to be involved in Christian education, I listened and...

Mr. Eyre

I was born and raised in London, Ontario. After becoming a Christian in university, I moved to the GTA in 1993 to attend seminary following God’s plan. Soon after graduating from seminary, I married the love of my life,...

Ms. Gillespie

I have been teaching French to students of all ages across Toronto and the GTA for several years. I became a Christian in 2000 and love to assist students in achieving academic success as well as their God given...

Ms. Kim

I am very excited and grateful to be a part of W.C.S. community. My joy in teaching is always in helping students find creative ways to learn and express themselves. After all, our God is the most creative creator...

Ms. Lee

I was born in South Korea and came to Canada when I was 8 years old. My family and I initially lived in Vancouver and after a few years, we moved to Toronto. My wonderful husband and I have...

Ms. Lim

My teaching journey began in Japan, China and Malaysia. After teaching for over 13 years in various Christian schools, I’ve had the wonderful privilege of working alongside wonderful people, meeting students from all over the globe and discovering that...

Mrs. Miles

I attended Christian elementary and high schools and was excited to have a career as a Christian teacher as well. Being in an environment where children’s academic, physical, social and spiritual needs are both challenged and met is a...

Mr. Thiessen

I was born and raised in a southwestern town called Tillsonburg. I graduated with my BEd from Redeemer University in 2018 but did not start my calling as a teacher until 2021. For those 3 years in between, I...

Mrs. Venneri

I was born in Belleville, Ontario and raised in Toronto. I attended Paul B. Smith Academy (aka Peoples) for high school. After Grade 12 I worked in a law firm for 7 years. After that my work experience has...

Mrs. Wen

Ever since I was in elementary school, I wanted to work with children and I am excited to continue living out God’s purpose for me! I graduated from Ryerson University in Early Childhood Education and then went to OISE...

Ms. Westerhoek

My journey at W.C.S. began when I was a student here myself. Growing up, I dreamed of becoming a teacher one day, inspired by the ones I encountered in my years at Willowdale and TDChristian. Since then, I have...

Mr. Winterle

I was born and raised in Brazil, in a Christian family. My father is a Lutheran pastor, and my whole life has always been dedicated to church music. After attending University and working for over 10 years in the...

Let the joy
of learning begin

We are now accepting registrations for next fall.

Families interested in attending Willowdale Christian School can start by reading through our information package and book a free visit to the school.

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WELCOME

Welcome to Willowdale Christian School in Toronto.

For over 60 years we have opened our doors to welcome students and parents and embrace the joy of learning together.

We have grown from a small group of students and their families to a vibrant Christian educational community that serves students from JK to grade 8. Our highly qualified and dedicated Christian teachers provide a quality Christ-centered education through our integrated curriculum, individualized learning expectations, age-appropriate use of technology and discipleship.

As valued members of Christian Schools International and the Edvance Christian Schools Association, we are also part of a much larger community of Christian educators.

As you navigate through the various parts of our website you will learn more about our Mission & Visionour history and our programs.

The Weekly newsletter outlines some of the exciting things that are happening here at WCS. You may also be interested in the Parent Handbook which provides an overview of our school policies and procedures as well as the School Calendar which outlines all important dates and upcoming events.

If you have any further questions or would like to discuss enrollment, please do not hesitate to book a visit to see and experience WCS in person.

We are excited about what God is doing here at WCS and look forward to sharing that with you.

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Principal

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