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Rothesay Netherwood School Teacher with Students Outdoors

Rothesay Netherwood School

40 College Hill Rd., Rothesay, New Brunswick, E2E 5H1, Canada

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Phone:

506-847-8224

Contact:

Marie Jo Thibault

Email:

Overview

Co-ed/Gender

Co-ed

Total Boarding

150

Day Grades

6-12

Boarding Grades

6-12

Boys Boarding Students

75

Girls Boarding Students

75

Boys Day Students

75

Girls Day Students

75

Average Class Size

17

Students Who Attend Post-secondary

100%

Average Students per Dorm

37

Number of Dorms

4

Student/Teacher Ratio

7:1

Student Body

300

Year Founded

1877

Campus Size

125 Acres

School Profile

Founded in 1877, Rothesay Netherwood School (RNS) is a progressive, co-educational independent day and boarding school for Grades 6 to 12 that offers a rigorous academic program to a diverse student body in one of Canada's safest communities. RNS is 100% committed to educating, celebrating and supporting each student so they can be their best.

RNS’s exceptional academic program is complemented by our signature co-curricular and extra-curricular programming that enriches the student experience and imparts life-long value. Our unique daily Advisor Program ensures every student is surrounded by a strong network of highly qualified, dedicated faculty and staff whose mission is to provide academic, emotional and social guidance and support. This individual attention is the hallmark of an RNS education – our graduates are confident, compassionate leaders with a global perspective and a determination to make a difference in the world.

The RNS campus is housed on 125 pristine acres in the safe, picturesque province of New Brunswick. The campus boasts state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities that foster top-tier learning. The brand-new Science Hall building, slated to open in September 2021, will focus on STEAM curriculum for the modern age, revolutionizing teaching and learning at RNS.

Mission & Values

Our Mission

To provide a nurturing environment where students are empowered to embrace their individuality while pursuing the greater good.

Our Values

Character - We believe character is developed through respect, responsibility, kindness, and citizenship.

Courage - We believe courage is built by taking risks, embracing challenges, and being open to new experiences.

Creativity - We believe creativity is fostered by embracing imagination, new ideas, and innovation.

Community - We believe community is powered through empathy, engagement, and lasting relationships.

Applications & Fees

Application Deadline:

Rolling

Application Fee

$100.00 CND for Canadian Students $300.00 CND for International Students

Domestic 7-Day Boarding Tuition:

$41,880.00 CND (Grades 6-10) $42,680.00 CND (Grades 11-12)

International 7-Day Boarding Tuition:

$50,610.00 CND (U.S.Boarding All Grades) $65,050.00 CND (International Boarding Grades 6-10) $65,810.00 CND (International Boarding Grades 11-12)

Day Tuition:

$23,920.00 CND (Grades 6-8) $25,520.00 CND (Grades 9-10) $26,320.00 CND (Grades 11-12)

Semester or Term:

Term

Need-Based Aid:

Offered

Merit Scholarships:

Offered

Payment Plans:

Offered

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Rothesay Netherwood School Campus
Rothesay Netherwood School Outdoor Class
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Rothesay Netherwood School Students
Rothesay Netherwood School Art
Rothesay Netherwood School Virtual Reality

Admission & Entrance Test Requirements

Admission Requirements
  • The completed application form 
  • The completed applicant questionnaire to be done by the candidate
  • Final report cards for the last two years and a copy of the current report card 
  • Copy of the candidate's passport and parents' passport
  • The completed Teacher Confidentiality Form  
  • Interview
Entrance Test Requirements
  • Candidates are accepted based on information provided during the Admission Process

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School Differentiators

  • The RNS daily Advisor Program ensures that each student receives high levels of emotional and social support from an enormously committed faculty and staff. 
  • RNS is a progressive community with long-standing traditions. 
  • RNS is located in a beautiful and safe community in Eastern Canada.  
  • In the RNS community, we know each other, not only by name, but by what makes each member unique and valued.

Programs

International Baccalaureate:

Offered
Program Details:

We are an International Baccalaureate World School - Diploma Programme

  • Pre-IB English
  • Pre-IB French Core
  • Pre-IB French Intermediate
  • Pre-IB French Advanced
  • Pre-IB French Literature
  • Pre-IB Geography
  • Pre-IB Science
  • Pre-IB Mathematical Foundations
  • Pre-IB Music
  • Pre-IB Visual Arts
  • Pre-IB Drama
  • Pre-IB English
  • Pre-IB History (World History)
  • Pre-IB History (Canada and the 20th Century) (French)
  • Pre-IB Science
  • Pre-IB Mathematics
  • IB English SL/HL
  • IB French SL ab initio
  • IB French SL (one year)
  • IB French HL
  • IB Spanish SL ab initio
  • IB Economics SL (one year)
  • IB Geography SL/HL
  • IB History SL/HL
  • IB Information Technology in a Global Society (ITGS) SL/HL
  • IB Environmental System and Societies SL (ESS) (one year)
  • IB Biology SL/HL
  • IB Chemistry SL/HL
  • IB Physics SL/HL
  • IB Environmental Systems and Societies SL (ESS) (one year)
  • IB Mathematics 11 Analysis & Applications SL
  • IB Mathematics 11 Applications & Interpretations SL
  • IB Music SL/HL
  • IB Literature & Performance SL
  • IB Visual Arts SL/HL
  • IB Theory of Knowledge (TOK)

Top Post-secondary Destinations

  • Dalhousie University
  • University of New Brunswick
  • Saint Francis Xavier University
  • University of Toronto
  • Western University
  • Waterloo University
  • Carleton University
  • University of British Columbia
  • McGill University
  • Acadia University

Accreditiations

  • Canadian Accredited Independent Schools
  • International Baccalaureate

Community Service & Trips

RNS students are actively involved with numerous organizations including local chapters of Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Habitat for Humanity, the Youth Philanthropy Initiative, PALS, the Terry Fox Run, and Project Linus.

Students assist local foodbanks and shelters and take part in International Service opportunities through Round Square.

They also mentor and help fellow students through peer tutoring and are actively engaged in school service initiatives through prefectships.

RNS offers yearly trips to:

  • New York City
  • Le Massif, QC or Jay Peak, VT for skiing 
  • Washington, DC
  • Longer break trips/service trips have included Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, Peru, Machu Picchu, India, Italy, and Greece, to name a few.

Summer Programs

RNS Camps offers a variety of diverse camp options throughout the year, including March Break and summer camps. The camps are predominantly activity / sport based.

We also offer a three-week English as a Second Language (ESL) camp, which helps prepare students for participation in an English-speaking school.

During March Break and over the summer, day camps are offered that include music, leadership, STEAM and multiple sports.

East Coast Basketball Academy, Gusto Hockey and Top of the Hill Strength and Conditioning are also available through RNS Camps.

All prices, dates and details can be found at www.rns.cc/camps

Academics

  • 3D Design
  • Acting
  • ADD/ADHD Support
  • Algebra
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Band
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Business
  • Calculus
  • Calculus AB
  • Canadian History
  • Ceramics
  • Chemistry
  • Choral Music
  • Choreography
  • Classical History
  • Clubs Program
  • College Counselling
  • Community Service
  • Composition
  • Computer Applications
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Programming
  • Creative Learning Centre
  • Creative Writing
  • Current Events
  • Debate
  • Directing
  • Distance Learning
  • Drama Club
  • Drawing
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Earth Science
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Electronic Music
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Signature Program
  • Enrichment Centre (for academic support)
  • Environment
  • Environmental Science
  • Ethics
  • European History
  • Evening Study Assistance
  • Exchange Programs
  • Exercise Science
  • Faith
  • Film and Video
  • French
  • Functions
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geometry
  • Global Leadership Diploma
  • Grade 9 and 10 Discovery Program
  • Graphic Design
  • Guidance and Career Education
  • Guitar
  • Health
  • History & Citizenship
  • Human Geography
  • Individual Instruction
  • Integrated Science & Technology
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Internship
  • Laptop Program (Gr. 6-12)
  • Leadership
  • Learning Centre
  • Learning Differences
  • Literature
  • Medieval History
  • Microbiology
  • Middle School Engineering & Design
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Multimedia
  • Musical Theatre
  • Music for Beginners
  • Music History
  • Music Theory
  • Online Learning
  • Outdoor Education
  • Painting
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Personal Finance
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Piano
  • Playwriting
  • Poetry
  • Portfolio
  • Post Graduate Year
  • Pottery
  • Principles of Mathematics
  • Probability
  • Production
  • Pro-Engineering Sciences
  • Publications
  • Public Speaking
  • Recording
  • Robotics
  • Sculpture
  • Silkscreen
  • Skills Program
  • Social Justice
  • Social Studies
  • Songwriting
  • Success Program
  • Spanish
  • Stage Band
  • Stagecraft
  • Statistics
  • Strings
  • Studio Art
  • Study Skills Assistance
  • Subject Tutoring
  • Teacher Advisor
  • Technology Centre
  • Theatre Arts
  • Theatre Design
  • The Bible
  • Theory of Knowledge
  • Trigonometry
  • Twentieth Century
  • Visual Arts
  • Vocal Music
  • Voice
  • Web Based Learning
  • Western Civilization
  • World History
  • World Issues
  • Writer's Craft
  • Yearbook

 

Co-Curriculars

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Brass Ensemble
  • Camping
  • Choral Music
  • Cricket
  • Cross-Country
  • Curling
  • Chess Club
  • Computer Club
  • Community Service
  • Dance
  • Drama Club
  • Debate Club
  • Diversity Club
  • Drama Club
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Environmental Club
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Future Business Leaders
  • Golf
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Hiking
  • ice Hockey
  • Ice Skating
  • International Club
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Learn to Skate Club
  • Leadership Program
  • Martial Arts
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mock Trial
  • Model UN
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Outdoor Education
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Photography
  • Piano
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Rock Climbing
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Robotics
  • Robotics/Tech Girls
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Stage Band
  • Snowboarding
  • Student Activities
  • Student Government
  • Tech Crew
  • Tennis
  • Theatre
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga
  • Weightlifting
  • Weekday and Weekend Planned Activities

 

Campus

  • Access to Off Campus Pool
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Health Centre
  • Hockey Rink
  • Home Theatre
  • Ice Hockey Training Facility
  • Indoor Basketball Court(s)
  • Indoor Climbing Wall
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lounge
  • Newly Renovated
  • Racquetball Court(s)
  • Round Square
  • Rowing Facility
  • Soccer and Sports Fields
  • Squash Courts
  • Technology Centre
  • Tennis Courts
  • Theatre
  • Varsity Strength & Conditioning Centre
  • Vending Machines
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Weight Room
  • Wireless Internet