At Yorkdale, we trust that our school community values literacy as much as we do. Our practices at school and home need to be grounded in literacy for our beliefs to turn into actions. Literacy must be at our core interest as it is a fundamental for learning in society. A student's ability to succeed in school is greatly indicated by his reading ability at the end of Grade 3. Furthermore, literacy will have a future impact on an individual's ability to participate in society, to be employed and to understand important public issues.
One of Yorkdale's primary priorities is literacy. In addition to uniterrupted blocks of daily instruction, it commits to a series of assessments and interventions. Currently, it enjoys high levels literacy but this does not mean we do not have room for improvements.
YCS and its student homes can most definitely help one another in achieving literacy for all.
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