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Message from Ms. Young

Today, the role of a school is not only to pursue academic excellence but also to motivate and empower its students to be lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and productive members of an ever-changing global society.

As a school community, we are about developing the whole child. Our outstanding academic results are achieved in working together collaboratively. At Burleigh Hill, our goal, in partnership with our parents, is to provide a comprehensive education within a safe, happy and rich learning environment. In the Burleigh Hill community, we strive to develop quality relationships, built on respect, inclusiveness and a strong sense of welcome. We pride ourselves in knowing each child and family.

Learning and teaching involve more than providing academic instruction. It is about nurturing the individual – academically, emotionally and physically – equipping students with lifelong skills to become compassionate and contributing citizens. We strive to help students develop an understanding of the world, their community and their role in it. We also know how important it is to build strong parent-teacher relationships as we recognize what a pivotal role the teacher plays in the child’s life. As a result, we encourage parents to be active participants in school life and we welcome you to be part of our many family events and class activities.

Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations. As the principal of this amazing school, I look forward to embarking on another year of shared learning and growth.


Jayann Young, Principal