Guiding Light Academy is a Private Catholic School with a mission to nurture and develop children in Junior and Senior Kindergarten and Grades 1 to 8. At Guiding Light Academy, our forte is our enriched curriculum that far exceeds the Ontario standard curriculum. Our 21st century teaching places a focus on creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration. Each and every child participates in various activities conducted by professionals from reputable Canadian Institutions as a part of their daily schedule. These include physical education, music, dance, gymnastics, drama and elocution
Guiding Light Academy is Private Catholic School conveniently located just minutes away from the Streetsville Go Station in Streetsville, Mississauga. At Guiding Light Academy we aim to inspire lifelong learning and develop spiritual awareness by employing the whole child approach to education. Our enriched curriculum program emphasizes a higher level of academics, a stronger spiritual awareness, and a diverse range of co-curricular activities. At GLA, we provide our students with a nurturing learning environment that encourages self-awareness principles and builds emotional intelligence, strong morals, and ethical values. Our blended propriety curriculum and worldwide learning techniques provides our students with leverage for success within the global employment sector and all other aspects of their lives.
The Enriched Curriculum at Guiding Light Academy provides your child with the opportunity to learn and grow spiritually, physically, and emotionally through creative learning.
At Guiding Light Academy, we focus on three key Elements including Spiritual Guidance, Academic Excellence, and Co-curricular Activities. We combine traditional methods of academic learning with aspects of social interactive learning. At Guiding Light Academy our main goal is to provide a learning environment that inspires learning, encourages strong self -development, and instills deep spiritual values.
Why Guiding Light
Through daily prayer and liturgy studies, students are encouraged to celebrate and development a strong love for their Catholic Faith. At Guiding Light Academy we emphasize the importance of developing the spiritual core values and encourage students to treat each other with respect and kindness at all times. Through strong spiritual connection, students foster self-awareness, inner strength and compassion for others.
The academic program at Guiding Light Academy supports our mission to develop a passion for learning. Our program is specifically designed to develop a solid academic foundation for which students are able to build lifelong learning success. The combination of our dedicated instructors and nurturing learning environment, helps to engage student learning well beyond the traditional curriculum programming.
Our curricular activities are considered an extension to the formal and traditional academic programming. We believe these experiences provide innovative and interactive teaching and learning opportunities that enhance your child’s overall learning. At GLA we offer such experiences as musical studies/performances, creative dance, visual art studies, and gymnastics which help to complement to the GLA academic program.