• Queen Victoria school

Queen Victoria Public School

School Mission
To have all students reach their full potential intellectually, physically, emotionally, and socially. Through open communication in an evolving partnership of home, school, and community our uniqueness will be reflected. In a climate of trust and respect and with a balanced curriculum each student will be educated to become a solid citizen and life-long learner.

School History
In 1856, a two-room school was built in the East Ward of Lindsay. However, by the 1890s, the school was overcrowded. By 1894, the new school for grades 1 to 8 was completed and was named Queen Victoria Public School after the Queen of Canada at that time.

General Information

  • In 2005, Queen Victoria celebrated its 110th Anniversary
  • The City of Kawartha Lakes is able to use Queen Victoria’s gymnasium facility for events
  • Healthy snack program available for all students daily
  • Balanced Day

Parent Participation
Queen Victoria PS has a highly active School Council. Volunteers assist students from being School Council members to assisting them with their reading and writing skills. They also coordinate the annual Spring Fun Fair and Santa Claus Parade participation.


  • Regular instructional program for junior kindergarten to grade 6
  • Full Day Kindergarten
  • Differentiated Instruction – a strong focus on providing the staff with opportunities to learn strategies for differentiating their instruction in all of the subject areas
  • Character Education – monthly themes are celebrated at Praise Assembly
  • Schools Cool in partnership with Ontario Early Years Centres
  • School wide Re-Reading Program
  • REACH program in partnership with Boys and Girls Club Kawartha Lakes

Events  & Activities

  • Fundraising events
  • Hot lunch programs twice a month
  • Annual Valentine’s Day Dance-A-Thon
  • Jump Rope for Heart
  • House league activities for primary and junior students
  • School teams
  • Me to We
  • Robotics

Enrolment: 173

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