STS Mission Statement

To develop well-balanced students for a life of purpose by inspiring excellence in scholarship, leadership and character.


STS Vision Statement

A leading educator recognized nationally and internationally for delivering exceptional programs in a unique setting, with an enduring sense of community.


STS Values

Values are fundamental principles and beliefs that serve as implicit criteria guiding all actions and decision-making. Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School's values include:

    • Integrity
    • Kindness
    • Respect
    • Responsibility
    • Safety
    • Service

Guiding Principles

STS Guiding Principles

Our School community reflects the pride of shared purpose and love of learning in a values-based environment, where each child is respected as an individual.

    • We believe in developing well-balanced individuals in an environment that emphasizes academic rigour, leadership, character development, self-expression, physical fitness, service and a global perspective;
    • We uphold our values;
    • We stimulate a collaborative learning environment while empowering our students through the development of critical and independent thinking by means of a challenging and balanced curriculum built on a foundation of core knowledge and subjects and an appropriate use of technology;
    • We provide opportunities to explore and develop an appreciation for outdoor pursuits, the arts and speech & debate;
    • We promote physical fitness, health and well-being;
    • We appreciate and respect diversity;
    • We foster strong inter-personal relationships between parents, students, faculty/staff and alumni in a safe and nurturing community;
    • We treasure our strong sense of family and community, and;
    • We believe the safety of our students is paramount.