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History

The Friedrich Schiller School opened its doors in September 1972 with 270 students. German was taught by qualified language teachers from Kindergarten to Grade 13.

The school was named after the great German poet Friedrich Schiller. Schiller's love of beauty, truth and virtue, and of the arts, and his search for inner freedom and peace are all values that we have hoped to pass on to our students over the last years.

Teachers and administrative staff have always tried their best to kindle love and interest for the German language in their students. Stage performances complemented by the sounds of the School Choir on various festive occasions have helped to achieve this goal. The school principal organized 5 trips to Germany for groups of 20-25 students. These young people learned a lot about the country and its people, travelling on foot, by car and sleeping in youth hostels. In 1978, they visited Wallerstein, the birthplace of Wiliam Berczy, the builder of Yonge Street in Toronto.

Since 1984, the Friedrich Schiller School is allowed to hold examination for Diploma I and II, tests offered by the German government to students who wish to be accepted by educational institutions in Germany. Once a year, our school participates in a province-wide competition for German.Once again, our school performed exceptionally well.

In 1999, Mrs. Christa Guschewski received the Bundesverdienstkreuz from German government for her dedication and commitment to foster the German heritage, language and culture

Principals and teachers of other schools visited us often and even former Premier Bill Davis spent a whole morning at our school.


 

Classes

Classes are held each Saturday (during the school year) from 9:00am to 12:30pm September - June.

Location:

Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School
1490 Ogden Avenue
Mississauga, Ontario

New students are welcomed even during the year.

All classes are small (6-12 students only).

Contact Us

Christine Guschewski, Principal Tel. 647-528-8913

Friedrich Schiller Schule Inc.
Christine Guschewski, Principal
P.O. Box 232 Caledon East
Caledon East, Ontario
L7C 3L9

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Language Matters

German Language Instruction on Saturday mornings

For information, please call:
Christine Guschewski, Principal
Tel. 647-528-8913
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Quality matters

  • Small separate classes
  • Professional language teachers
  • Kindergarten to Grade 12
  • Special classes for students who have no prior knowledge of the German language
  • Adult classes
  • Access to German library for all grades
  • Diploma A1; A2; DSDI and DSDII

 

Achievement matters

  • We are currently teaching the second generation of children born in Canada
  • 80% of the children attend from Kindergarten to Grade 12
  • Success rates with Germany's TestDaf (German Examination) A1; A2; DSDI and DSDII for more than 20 years
  • Final exams 1-8
  • Language labs beginning in September 2014
  • Affiliation with the Ministry of Cultural Afairs of Germany
  • Accepted by the German Government
  • We are a Paschschule www.pasch-net.de