West Campus

TFS opened its campus in Mississauga in 1965. Serving students from PK to Grade 7, it houses a wonderfully close-knit community of students, parents and staff.

Admissions to the West Campus

The best way to learn about TFS is to visit us at an open house. For families interested in enrolling their children from Pre-Kindergarten (age 3) to Grade 7, please join us at 1293 Meredith Avenue in Mississauga.

To RSVP for an open house or private tour, please sign up online or contact the Admissions Department at admissions@tfs.ca or 416-484-6533, ext. 4247.

Our Admissions department, located on our Toronto campus, accepts all applications for the West Campus year-round. For more information please read about our application process.

Visiting TFS’ West Campus

TFS' West Campus is located on Meredith Avenue between Queen Elizabeth Way and Lakeshore Road East, off Cawthra Road. The campus is a five-minute drive from Highway 427 and QEW.

Find us using an online map.

View the West Campus map, indicating parking areas.

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  • Academic ambition

    The West Campus follows the same unparalleled curriculum as the Toronto campus, that of France and Ontario taught through the framework established by the IB programs. Meet our West Campus principal and read more about academics at the West Campus.
    • We educate students from Pre-Kindergarten (PK) to Grade 7. Most of our students continue at the Toronto campus from Grade 8 onwards.
    • We offer a highly successful Introductory French program for students entering the school from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 7 who have little or no knowledge of French.
  • All-round development of students as individuals and citizens

    Athletics, arts, co-curricular activities, trips and leadership opportunities are all part of the rich educational experience for our students at the West Campus. Read more here.
  • Activities extraordinaires

    • As a member of the Private School Athletic Association (PSAA) in Peel region, we compete against teams from other independent schools
    • Competitive teams include soccer, cross-country, swimming, floor hockey, basketball, softball and track and field
    • Visual art and music are taught by specialist teachers
    • Drama productions are presented annually on the school’s stage
    • The school has two gyms, a dedicated play area for the PK and JK students, an outdoor classroom, natural climbing structures, a reading corner with seating, a maze and many shade-giving trees
     
    Trips and exchanges at TFS are thoughtfully created with attention to students’ needs and interests, and real-world ties to learning. Read more about trips and exchanges.

    Our West Campus offers many opportunities for our students to develop as leaders. Activities include the Grade 2s conducting a toy drive, students leading literature circles with their peers, and Grade 4 students monitoring the school's recycling efforts and reporting back to the community.
     
    Just like their peers at the Toronto campus, the Grade 5 students at the West Campus also lead initiatives inside and outside of the school to promote positive change on the issues they researched for their Primary Years Program (PYP) Exhibit, the culminating project of the PYP years.
     
    Grades 6 and 7 take on greater roles as student leaders in their school community. The Grade 6 Reading Buddies read with a Grade 1 student each week, while the Grade 7 Homework Helpers offer homework guidance to younger students after school.
     
    And every Valentine's Pyjama Day, a Grade 7 student leads a food drive for the Mississauga Food Bank.
     
    No day is complete without co-curricular activities. Based on student interests, these year-long programs can include:

    • Robotics
    • Game design
    • Mad Science
    • Mandarin
    • Lego Club
    • Chess
    • Ballet
    • Cartooning
    • And many more
  • The Learning Forum and Sprott Family Library

    • The Learning Forum is a department of people, places and programs that enhances our care for the whole child, including academic and social-emotional well-being.
    • Our Learning Forum is a hub of activity, including a digital studio, learning resource room and the Sprott Family Library.
    • Students can borrow books and resources in the library, which houses print and digital materials appropriate to students’ developmental and educational needs.
    • The catalogues of all libraries at TFS are available 24/7 online.
  • Integrated technology

    At TFS, we believe in the purposeful integration of technology into our teaching and learning. We want to ensure that our students are not only technologically savvy, but benefit from the ways that technology can support learning and empower creativity.
    • The ratio of computers to students is 2:1
    • 50 shared iPads, along with the one-to-one program in Grade 5
    • 3D printers are used in the science lab
    • Interactive whiteboards in every classroom
    • A dedicated digital media lab for curricular and co-curricular activities
    • Assistive technology accommodations supported by resource and technology integration teachers
    • Learning Forum space bringing together the library with technology and learning strategy support
  • On-site childcare

    • Available for students in all grades on a yearly or as-needed basis
    • Options include before and after school child care, supervised study (Étude) from Grades 1 to 7, and child care on Professional Development Days
  • Transportation

    Bus transportation is available for Mississauga/Etobicoke-based and Oakville-based students to the West Campus.

    • Children are picked up between 7:30 a.m. and 8:15 a.m., and returned home between 4:15 p.m. and 5 p.m.
    • Exact pick-up and drop-off times are set each summer, once final routes have been established based on demand
    • West Campus students who continue to the Senior School in Toronto after Grade 7 can access our complimentary daily bus service to and from various locations in Mississauga and Etobicoke
    • View bus fees for the current year
    As part of our commitment to environmental sustainability, TFS encourages carpooling. The school offers a web-based service to assist parents to coordinate car pools to and from both campuses. This secure, third-party system provides matches between TFS families with similar travel requirements.
  • Lunch matters

    Monday through Thursday, students can select from a menu of healthy, hot lunches, which are delivered to the school. The Parents’ Association on our West Campus organizes pizza lunches on Fridays.
  • Textbooks

    Parents of students from PK through Grade 7 on our West Campus rent textbooks from the school. Charges for renting the textbooks range from approximately $40 for PK to approximately $500 for Grade 7.
  • TFS Uniform

    All students wear the TFS uniform. Uniform items are available for purchase, in person or over the phone, at the TFS Shop located on the Toronto campus.

    The TFS Parents' Association also holds used uniform sales throughout the year. The sales offer parents the opportunity to purchase gently used uniform items at a savings of 50% or more.
  • Careers at TFS’ West Campus

    Interested in working at the West Campus? All teaching and administrative positions are posted on our Careers page.