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Wildflower School Handbook

Multi-Age Education for the 21st Century

Wildflower School is a program choice within School District 8 (Kootenay Lake) featuring multi-age classrooms and theme based learning.

The goal of the Wildflower curriculum and environment is to encourage self-esteem, self- confidence and joy of learning. The multi-age setting provides opportunities for leadership, interdependence, mentorship, and personalized learning. The classroom communities are nourished through daily circle time, place based learning opportunities, collaborative group learning, individual inquiry and an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking.

Our Mission Statement

The Wildflower community strives to educate the whole child. We address social, emotional, spiritual, physical, and intellectual growth.

The multi-age learning environment is one of support, safety, trust, respect, and compassion.

The academic delivery is personalized and challenges students to achieve their personal best.