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Venta Preparatory School, Ottawa:
Venta Preparatory School located just west of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, is a small day and boarding school for students from Senior Kindergarten to Grade 10. At Venta we are committed to the ideal of helping our students reach the full unfolding of their personalities and achieve to their highest intellectual potential. At Venta our students enjoy a safe and happy learning environment, and a style of education designed with each individual child in mind. Parents concerned with the quality of their child’s education expect more, and come to Venta to find it.

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The Venta Story:

Photo of Private Day & Boarding School in Ottawa, OntarioVenta Preparatory School opened in 1981 and was the realization of a long-standing dream of Dr. Agatha Sidlaukas to create an environment where children could receive guidance and protection from distracting forces in order to develop to their fullest potential. To this end, Venta provides an enriched and engaging curriculum to sustain motivation and help our students to establish a strong work ethic and appropriate basic skills.

Where Venta Can Take Your Child:
As primarily a Junior School (Grades SK-10), we prepare the students academically and set them out on a path to successfully complete their high school diploma and to move on to their desired post-secondary option. After grade 10 our graduates enrol in both independent and public high schools (for grades 11 and 12), before attending a variety of colleges and universities. For many graduates, their years at Venta laid the groundwork for academic success and life preparedness in high school, college / university, and beyond.

Facilities:
Our academic buildings provide students and staff with all the amenities to provide a safe and enriching learning environment. They include:
- two-storey, self contained, climate controlled dormitory
- library
- computer lab
- science lab
- music and art buildings

Outside of the classroom, our students enjoy:
- a 50 acre campus including a beaver pond, and open parkland
- outdoor swimming pool
- soccer fi eld
- 200m running track
- outdoor hockey rink
- basketball court
- baseball diamond
- play structure
- 2km running trail

A Venta education includes:

- Kindergarten to Grade 10
- Maximum class size of 12
- Individual Attention
- A High Level of Performance Monitoring
- Supervised Homework Periods
- Daily Physical Education
- Mandatory Music and Art
- Flexible Before-and-After School Care
& more ...

Location:
Venta is situated on 50 acres of scenic woodland with extensive outdoor facilities in an extraordinary country setting. The atmosphere is safe and often compared to that of a summer camp. The school is located 5 minutes from Kanata and 25 minutes west of downtown Ottawa The property provided the setting for the summer program of the University of Ottawa Child Study Centre from 1958 until 1981. Venta's founder, Dr. Agatha Sidlauskas renovated the facilities and opened Venta Preparatory School on September 14, 1981. The property is also the setting for 5 Star Summer Camps run in July and August.

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Address: 2013 Old Carp Rd, Carp, Ottawa, Ontario , Canada
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