Announcing our home at 1030 Queen Street West in Credit Valley, Brampton

Welcome to 1030 Queen Street West in the City of Brampton! Built in 1874, this schoolhouse will be the home of Walden International School. After considering several properties in the Greater Toronto Area to establish our foundations, this site was chosen for its history and future growth potential. We are proud to have the opportunity to serve the residents in the blossoming city of Brampton. Working with the Economic Development Office and local businesses, we aim to be the destination for families that value the merits of a quality education and demand the very best in progressive learning.

This building best aligns with our school philosophy and objectives to prepare principled, compassionate, and confident young women and men who will become globally responsible citizens. The city of Brampton hosts a diverse and dynamic population that encompasses the culture of Canada. Students will have access to the many world-class recreational facilities and library systems in the neighbourhood. We look forward to opening our doors to the founding cohort students entering Grade 9 in 2016 as we continue to serve and grow with the community.


About Walden International School

Walden International School focuses on an international curriculum, wellness, and service learning. Walden offers a more process-driven and experiential approach favouring problem solving and critical thinking over a traditional content-driven pedagogy. The school will seek candidacy status in pursuit of becoming an authorised IB World School. Walden International School aims to be the first school in Ontario to exclusively deliver the International Baccalaureate programme. Of equal importance is an unprecedented attention and commitment to student needs and well-being. For more information, visit www.waldeninternationalschool.com.

About the City of Brampton

The 9th largest and 2nd fastest growing city in Canada, with a median age of 34.7 years, Brampton has a successful, well-diversified economy and is home to more than 8,500 businesses. The City continues to retain a Triple ‘A’ credit rating by Standard & Poor’s, reflecting its successful economy and debt-free position. Brampton celebrates its diverse population that represents people from more than 209 distinct ethnic backgrounds who speak more than 89 different languages. Offering more than 6,000 acres of parkland, Brampton takes pride in being known as the Flower City of Canada. Brampton has been designated since 2007 as an International Safe Community by the World Health Organization. For more information visit www.brampton.ca.

Contributors

Justin Lee, Walden International School, General Manager, 905–497–8890, justin.lee@waldeninternationalschool.com

Sohail Saeed, City of Brampton, Director Economic Development & Tourism

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