It was Albert Einstein who said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Why such a strong statement on imagination, a word more often associated with the arts, from a scientist? Einstein knew that imagination enhances basic knowledge giving rise to creativity and innovation.

We couldn't agree more.

At The Country Day School, we believe that the pursuit of knowledge forms the foundation and that imagination is of equal importance, particularly in the education of young people. This is why we take a balanced approach to education, never considering the arts to be of lesser importance.

Visual art, drama and music play an integral part in both our curriculum and extra-curricular activities. Students from all grade levels have a chance to participate in our bands, choirs, art displays and drama productions.

Musical and dramatic talents are showcased at school performances several times a year. Students have opportunities to travel and perform at various venues, and visual art installations of students' work are celebrated throughout our hallways.

Why not come and take a look?

Artist of the Week

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  • Where the group found it's name.

    Artists of the Week – Jump the River

    A new sound is emerging at The Country Day School.  A rock band of Senior School students has been performing at various events around the School, much to the enjoyment of their peers and teachers. Jump the River mostly covers classic rock, but is looking to expand to more modern music.  The talented musicians find inspiration from many different sources, including how they decided on their name.
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  • Artist of the Week - Peter Kerrigan

    Grade 12 student and Caledon native, Peter Kerrigan, is a multi-talented musician who has always had an interest in music and learned to play piano, trumpet and guitar at a young age. 
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  • Greg Kustka-Tsimbidis

    Artist of the Week: Greg Kustka-Tsimbidis

    Greg Kustka-Tsimbidis, a Grade 12 CDS student from Thornhill, has been playing music since he was two-years-old.  Greg has a passion for music. He plays many different instruments and listens to many different styles, but it was one instrument and style that turned his passion into his future.
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  • Artist of the Week: Josh Wilson

    Josh Wilson, a Grade 12 student from Stouffville, is an accomplished musician, poet, actor, and director – a true creative force.
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  • Head of School, John Liggett and Lukas Weese

    Artist of the Week: Lukas Weese

    Lukas Weese, a Grade 12 CDS student from Aurora is an accomplished debater and public speaker.  He recently returned from the Senior National Public Speaking Championships debate in Winnipeg where he finished as a finalist in two categories against students from across Canada.
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  • Artist of the Week: Tara Henechowicz

    Not every high-level student athlete can readily make the transition from playing competitive soccer more than 15 hours a week to practicing the saxophone for the same amount of time. But then again, Tara Henechowicz is no ordinary student.
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School Information

13415 Dufferin Street King, Ontario L7B 1K5
(905) 833-1220
Founded in 1972, The Country Day School is a co-educational private school offering programs in JK-12 and located on 100 acres north of Toronto in King.