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Arts Infused Learning

The Arts Infused Learning (AIL) Projects are run in partnership with the Ontario Arts Council.

The AIL program allows for teachers and community artists to collaborate and co-plan a unit with the aim of teaching the traditional ‘core subjects’ (i.e. Math, Language and Science), using the arts as a learning vehicle.

The 2016-2017 school year allowed almost 1000 students from 12 different schools from every area of the district to participate in the program. These students worked with painters, graphic artists, musicians, sculptors and dancers to explore and demonstrate their learning.  The 2017- 2018 school year has projects running in 9 schools.


Westney Heights Public School, 2016-2017 Arts Infused Learning

 Westney Heights Public School, 2016-2017 Arts Infused Learning