Give Your Kids an Academic Edge
Whether your child has difficulty in a particular subject area, wants
to reinforce basic concepts or needs to be challenged with more
advanced material, Saturday Cool School is the answer.
Metro's one-of-a-kind Cool School enrichment program is based on the
provincial curricula and is designed to improve marks, strengthen study
skills and build lifelong learning strategies. Metro offers Saturday
Cool School for Elementary students in grades 1-6 and Junior High
students in grades 7-9.
Elementary Course Descriptions
Language Arts: Grades 1 - 2
Metro's experienced instructors use a balanced literacy approach to
address the individual needs of your child. This course will improve
reading comprehension as well as writing and listening skills.
Math: Grades 1 - 2
A good understanding of math concepts provides a strong foundation for
children to develop superior math skills. In this course, children
practice math skills to improve comprehension and accuracy. Your child
will benefit from a relaxed learning atmosphere where games facilitate
the learning of grade-related math concepts.
Language Arts: Grades 3 - 4
Students will further develop their listening, speaking, reading and
writing skills. Our experienced instructors will guide students to
better process information and ideas, respond individually and
critically to various language arts concepts, and improve comprehension
Math: Grades 3 - 4
Building on the basic math skills developed in Grades 1 - 2, students
will work on improving their comprehension and problem-solving skills
while learning to communicate and reason mathematically. Through
activities and assignments, students will work through grade-level
concepts and gain supplementary assistance with concepts requiring
Language Arts: Grades 5 - 6
The aim of language arts is to enable students to understand and
appreciate the English language and to use it confidently and
competently for communication, personal satisfaction and learning.
Through listening, speaking, reading and writing, students explore
personal responses to literature, learn to communicate clearly, and
manage ideas and information.
Math: Grades 5 - 6
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This program emphasizes thinking and study skills as students learn to
use math confidently to solve problems, and communicate and reason
mathematically. Four areas of study based on provincial curricula are
addressed at each grade level: number concepts and operations, patterns
and relations, shape and space, and statistics and probability.
Junior High Course Descriptions
Students will solve problems confidently, communicate and reason
effectively, and learn to appreciate math. Number concepts and
operations, patterns and relations, shape and space, and statistics and
probability are addressed.
Through listening, speaking, reading and writing, students will explore
personal responses to literature, communicate clearly, and manage ideas
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Students will develop an understanding of science and technology while
enhancing problem-solving and analysis skills. Scientific inquiry and
concepts in life, physical and earth sciences are addressed.