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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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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 – January 17, 2022

We are looking forward to welcoming the students back to in-person school.

Please see the information below that will be helpful f... more

Fern Hill School Closed Due to Winter Storm – Monday, January 17, 2022

Dear Parents,

With the warning of a winter storm, with snowfall amounts of 25-40 cm that will start this evening and continue thro... more

Principal’s Update – January 13, 2022

Dear Fern Hill Parents,

I hope that everyone is doing well. Thank you for all your support during these past two weeks of virtual ... more

Principal’s Update – January 3, 2022

As you may have heard, Premier Doug Ford announced that in-person classes have been postponed until January 17th, 2022.

We... more

Principal’s Update – January 01, 2022

Dear Fern Hill Families,

As you may have heard, an announcement was made that schools would return to in-person classes on Wednesd... more