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Fern Hill provided a very nurturing environment for the students, while also delivering a challenging curriculum.

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Sending my daughter to Fern Hill School was one of the best decisions I ever made as a parent.

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…we are impressed with the care, guidance and education our children receive…

Grade 2 and 4 Parent

Our child thrives in this environment – she is enthusiastic about learning…

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Fern Hill School is a private school in Ottawa, Ontario, with a long tradition of nurturing young minds to prepare tomorrow’s leaders. Founded in 1981, we offer a unique learning environment for Preschool, Kindergarten and Elementary students, combining enriched educational programs with a wide range of extracurricular activities.

In 2017, Fern Hill School expanded to include the Intermediate Grades and offers programs from the Preschool level (age 3) to Grade 8. Our small classes and low student-teacher ratios enable our dedicated staff to provide a warm, caring environment in which students can safely develop and grow.

Fern Hill School is a proud member of the Ontario Federation of Independent Schools.

Latest News
Principal’s Update – October 2021

We are five weeks into the school year and off to a good start.  It is amazing how fast the time has gone!

We returned for the 21... more

Principal’s Update – September 6, 2021

The first day of school is almost here! We look forward to welcoming all the new and returning students on Tuesday, September 7th... more

Principal’s Update – August 11, 2021

Dear Parents,

I hope that everyone is enjoying the summer. Now that August has arrived it is time to think about returning to scho... more

Principal’s Update – June 2, 2021

Premier Doug Ford announced that the schools would not re-open for the remainder of the school year. With the number of COVID cases still... more

Principal’s Update – April 14, 2021 – Return to Virtual Learning

The provincial government announced that schools will not re-open to in-person learning after the April 2021 Spring Break.

Fern Hi... more