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Applications may be submitted for the 2023-2024 year. Limited space available.

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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.

Grade 6 Parent

…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
Welcome Back BBQ! Thursday, September 14th

Just a reminder that this week we will have our Welcome Back BBQ for all Fern Hill families.

This will take place... more

Students as Inventors!

In Science, the Grade 7 and 8 students learned about the processes to improve upon or create a new invention. They recently held an Inven... more

Learning from Each Other: Leadership Development

Fern Hill teachers recognize that leadership development is an important part of growing up. When children are given the opportunity to l... more

Community Engagement

Fern Hill is proud of its commitment to community engagement. The Grade 3 and 4 students shared some joy with seniors at a retirement res... more

Fern Hill School’s Amazing Race


Fern Hill School’s Amazing Race

Lots of people in our neighbourhood know that F... more