Virtual Admissions Hub

Welcome to our Virtual Admissions Experience!

We are excited to meet and learn about your child. Click below to learn about the aspect of the admissions process that you are interested in. Alternatively, you can connect with us by clicking on the inquire/tour tab.

Natalie Hollinshead

Director of Admissions & Enrolment Management

nhollinshead@montcrest.ca

Andrea Mercer

Admissions Associate

amercer@montcrest.ca

Martha Mansfield

Administrative Assistant

mmansfield@montcrest.ca

Book a Chat

We always begin a new family’s Montcrest experience with an in-person meeting. At this time we will be offering individual video meetings (via Zoom) with a member of our admissions team and these can be scheduled through our inquiry page by selecting the “book a chat” option. You may or may not choose to have your child present for this meeting and we leave this decision up to you. Please allow 45 minutes. Once a chat has been booked, we will also share a virtual experience of our campus and the learning that takes place via video and photographic footage.  This can be viewed at your leisure either before or after your chat.

We are also pleased to offer Live Virtual Group Tours (via Zoom)  beginning October 29th at 7 p.m. An Admissions team member will walk you through our campus and answer questions in real time. Group size will be limited to ensure a personalized experience. You can register for these special tours through our inquiry page or by clicking the “inquire/tour” button on the right.

Interactive Virtual Tour

Click HERE to access a interactive virtual tour of Montcrest

How to use our Interactive Virtual 360° Tour:

    • Show yourself around by using your mouse to click through the space. You can also use the Floor Selector and Floor Plan tools at the bottom of the screen to visit a specific area of the school.
    • Look for red “hotspots” throughout the tour to see videos and to learn more about our school. 
Admissions Process / Virtual Visit

Once a complete application has been submitted, we will be in touch to arrange a Virtual Visit. We are committed to ensuring that Montcrest is the best learning environment for your child and an integral part of this process is our assessment activities. They vary according to the age of the child and are currently all offered online. We select activities that are short but effective in allowing us to get an accurate picture of your child’s learning profile. This is not a testing session – our goal is to ensure that we are the best school for your child and vice versa. We send a video message to your child prior to the visit to introduce our team and share the details of what to expect.

For applicants to the 2021-22 school year:

Applicants to SK through Grade 5 and Grade 8 will have individually scheduled Virtual Visits that follows the process above.

The following grades will have Virtual Visit events on the dates listed below. More details will be shared with applicants as we approach the assessment dates:

JK Days

  • Friday, December 4th, 2020
  • Friday, January 22nd, 2021
  • Thursday, February 19th, 2021

Grade 6 and 7 applications must be submitted by Friday, November 27, 2020.

Grade 6 Admissions Morning – Applicants attend the Grade 6 Admissions Morning over 2 Stages. Stage 1 is a group event focused on problem solving and informal interviews and Stage 2 is for assessment activities in reading, writing and math.

  • Stage 1 – Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
  • Stage 2 – Monday, January 18th, 2021

Grade 7 Admissions MorningApplicants attend the Grade 7 Admissions Morning over 2 Stages. Stage 1 is a group event focused on problem solving and informal interviews. Stage 2 is for assessment activities in reading, writing and math. Students register for either Group A or Group B dates.

Group A

  • Stage 1 -Monday, December 7th, 2020
  • Stage 2 – Monday, January 11th, 2021 

Group B

  • Stage 1 – Friday, January 8th, 2021
  • Stage 2 – Thursday, January 14th, 2021

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Open House

Discover the magic of Kindergarten at Montcrest

The JK and SK programs feature small class sizes with two teachers per class. Students develop a solid foundation for learning through our enriching curriculum, including Outdoor Education, French, Music, Visual Arts, Drama, Physical Education and Technology & Innovation.

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