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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 dedicated staff 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
Fern Hill School Family Art Gallery Evening! SAVE THE DATE! April 23,2024

We are very excited to officially announce that this spring, Fern Hill School will host a Family Art Gall... more

Grade 3 Making Sandwiches

The Grade 3 students made approximately 70 bagged lunches that included a sandwich, a juice box, an apple... more

Grade 8 Leadership Roles

The Grade 8 students took on a leadership role and delivered teambuilding workshops for some of the younger grades. The students learned ... more

Things My Fore-Sisters Saw Performance

Grades 5 to 8 enjoyed a virtual viewing of Things My Fore-Sisters Saw by Leslie McCurdy. The students learned abo... more

Stories from the Mother Lands Performance

Students in Grades 1 to 6 were captivated by Jacqui Du Toit’s storytelling performance. They listened intently while Jacqui told tradit... more