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3. Growing boys in positive ways

  • Strong focus on teacher-boy relationships - enhances trust and promotes belonging. 
  • Celebration of boy energy through daily PHE, robust outdoor education program, two recesses and Clubs for G1-2.
  • Intentional foundational development of leadership skills and mentoring

UNDERSTANDING BOYS  Back to Primary Page



SHS transformed my son's perspective on school into a place of belonging, a safe place to take risks and a place to embrace the power and possibility of 'I can'. There's no place like it.

Nancy - Parent of 2 boys


"When boys are relationally engaged, paid attention to, known and understood as they know and understand themselves, they will try."

How To Raise A Boy: The Power Of Connection To Build Good Men by Bestselling Author, Michael Reichert. (pg.26, Reichert)