Leadership Recogintion


At Castlefrank ES student leadership is valued and celebrated. Student initiative is encouraged throughout the year, in planning spirit days, participating in assemblies and morning announcements, and helping to organize lunches for students who have ordered. Student leaders are recognized and applauded throughout the year at assemblies and in classrooms.


The staff members at Castlefrank ES exemplify life-long learning and a collaborative culture, both necessary components of a professional learning community. Staff members hold a variety of professional qualifications including Bachelors/Honors degrees in Arts and Education, Early Childhood Educator Diplomas, English, Arts, Classical Studies, History, Linguistics, Sociology, Psychology, and Music, as well as, additional qualifications in ESL, French, Special Education, Physical Education, and Reading. Office and facility staff have extensive training in Office Practices, Maintenance, and Health and Safety. Each year all staff participates in professional development through:

  • Staff moderation of student work and design of lessons along with OCDSB coaches
  • Attendance at Board-sponsored Networks and Leadership Initiatives
  • Participation in professional development workshops and conferences
  • Participation on Board and school committees
  • Staff leadership is recognized in letters of thanks, Staff Appraisals, Principal’s Reports to School Council and at assemblies.


Our volunteers contribute hundreds of hours per year in support of and for the benefit of students in our school. Our dedicated school council meets monthly and contributes generously in supporting special events and enhanced programming such as drama/music performances and Scientists in the School. As invaluable partners, we thank our parents and volunteers on an on-going basis, and acknowledge their dedication through school announcements, our principal’s report to school council, and school messages.


We are pleased to recognize our community partners who support Castlefrank students and families.

  • The Education Foundation for funding and backpacks
  • ONFE for our many volunteers
  • MASC and the anonymous donors who support arts and drama in schools
  • TD Bank for books

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