SHS is an independent day school for boys from JK to Grade 8. Our mission is to inspire and empower each boy through his formative years.

Connect with the Admissions Team

Thank you for your interest in The Sterling Hall School!

Our Admissions Team is here to guide you. We are happy to answer your questions, help you decide whether SHS is the right school for your son and take you step-by-step through the application process.

We will spend time with your son and you, and ensure that your family experiences the sense of community that is so special here.

Please contact Admissions at 416.785.3410 or at to learn more about our wonderful school.

We look forward to meeting you and your son.

Kate Sherk

Kate Sherk, Director of Administration

Kate is closely involved with families during the application process and throughout their SHS journey, taking time to get to know every boy and his family. She has a broad knowledge of SHS, gained from directing the Admissions activities, as a member of the Strategic Leadership team, managing the administrative support team and providing executive assistance to the Principal and the Board of Governors. Kate joined Sterling Hall in 2007 and previously held senior roles in marketing and hospitality management.

Nicole Trott, Admissions Officer

Nicole provides boys and their families with assistance and guidance throughout the application process. She has several years of experience as a program co-ordinator, office manager and principal’s assistant. Nicole has a BSc in Human Development and Nutrition from the University of Vermont, where she was awarded a full four-year athletic scholarship to play NCAA Division I basketball. She remains an active basketball player and is a development coach with the Raptors Youth Program.

Cristine Alves, Reception

Cristine’s is likely the first voice you will hear when you call the school and the first face you will see when you visit. Everyone who comes to SHS receives a warm and personal greeting from Cristine. She joined SHS in 1999 and ensures our boys and families feel welcome and at home, as newcomers, throughout their SHS journey and in their alumni years.

Admission Assessments

A member of our Academic Success Team will spend some time with your son to gauge his skills in Language Arts and Mathematics. This is a relaxed and informative session for us to see where your son's skills lie.

Sheree North, Lead Assessor

Sheree is an educator who taught at SHS for 11 years. During her extensive career in education, Sheree has taught the primary grades, French, special education and drama. She holds a Master of Arts in English from UofT. Returning to SHS and now on the Admissions team, Sheree feels right at home, serving as an educational consultant and assessor.

Finding the Admissions Office

We are located at the west end of the school, directly beside the Reception Area. Please park on SHS Drive, located on the north side of Bentworth Avenue and enter the school through the glass doors. Check in at Reception and then make yourself at home.

Please also feel free to contact us directly. We can be reached through the main telephone number: 416-785-3410 or email The Admissions Office.

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