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Sometimes, being more means getting back to basics – know thyself.
Our Learning Centre helps students and teachers embrace a deeper understanding of learning styles, and the unique supports each student needs to succeed.
In our first year of operation, more than 70 students were involved in the programme. This represents about twenty percent of the school population. All students in the School are welcome to take advantage of the services and many students refer themselves for support by dropping in to schedule an appointment. Other students are directly referred by their teachers or are identified by parents as needing assistance or accommodation to achieve maximum success.
"The goal of the Dr. Martha Jodrey Centre for Excellence is to enhance the learning environment at King's-Edgehill School by supporting the exemplary practices of the academic classroom teachers."


The academic curriculum at King's-Edgehill is intellectually challenging and our students are capable, high functioning young people. There are many reasons, however, why bright, determined youth sometimes find the demands of schooling overwhelming. Sometimes the tasks of reading, spelling and writing are complicated by learning difficulties such as Dyslexia. Some of our students have experienced difficulty with focusing in the classroom and may have been identified as having Attention Deficit Disorder. Some students have specific problems with organizational tasks and need support to learn to use a planner, take good notes, keep supplies together, study for tests and exams and learn from feedback and reflection.
At King's-Edgehill, we believe that every student deserves an equal opportunity to succeed. Learning support and accommodation for individual needs are provided in all classrooms by all teachers. Providing this support encourages our students to become accountable, responsible, knowledgeable advocates for their personal success.


The Dr. Martha Jodrey Centre for Excellence is committed to:
  • Helping students identify areas of strength and areas in which improvement is required.
  • Helping students develop study strategies that work for them.
  • Supporting students with reading, math and writing skills.
  • Helping students with organizational, time management and test taking skills.
  • Providing supportive technology to enhance learning.
  • Working closely with faculty and advisors.
  • Communicating and meeting with parents.

Contact Information

Parents are encouraged to contact the Dr. Martha Jodrey Centre for Excellence Learning Differences Programme if they have any questions or concerns about the support available for their son or daughter. Individual or small, group information sessions can be organized for parents staff and alumni to focus on specific areas of interest.
We are indebted to the many alumni and benefactors whose vision, determination and support have truly enabled us to provide an unequalled level of service for our students through the Enhancing our Excellence campaign.
Mrs. Sue Bouwman
Dr. Martha Jodrey Centre For Excellence
33 King's-Edgehill Lane
Windsor, NS
B0N 2T0
(P) 902.798.2278 ext. 2265
(F) 902.798.2105

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    Mrs. Susanne Bouwman 

    Success Centre Coordinator
    902-798-2278 ext 2265
    Acadia University - BA
    Calvin College - Teacher Certification
    Acadia University - Masters of Education
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KES inspires academic, athletic and artistic excellence with a commitment to the traditional community ideals of gentleness and learning, dignity and respect, so that students may discover and cultivate their unique potential, prepare for post-secondary education and develop a life-long enthusiasm for the spiritual and intellectual growth necessary to flourish in the contemporary world.

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King's-Edgehill School
33 King's-Edgehill Lane
Windsor, Nova Scotia
B0N 2T0 Canada
Phone: (902) 798-2278

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King's-Edgehill School is a coeducational boarding and day school for grades 6 through 12, located in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada.