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Mission

Rothesay Netherwood School is a university preparatory school dedicated to the education of students in a safe, caring Atlantic Canadian community that fosters an international  perspective and the development of character, courage, creativity, and a passion for learning.

To this end, the School strives to maintain a financially stable institution that provides:

  • a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum that integrates information technology
  • a culture that celebrates effort and success
  • a boarding community where teachers and students live and work together in an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect
  • opportunities for participation in music, fine arts and drama
  • opportunities for physical activity on a daily basis in competitive and non-competitive environments
  • opportunities for the development of leadership skills, team-building skills, self discipline, self respect and a sense of responsibility, within and beyond the school community
  • opportunities that promote an appreciation for cultural diversity, tradition and a  greater understanding of the global community
  • spiritual support and pastoral care

To this end, each student will:

  • strive for individual excellence: academically, artistically, athletically, socially, and spiritually
  • demonstrate respect for their surroundings and environment
  • know and maintain the standards of the school
  • treat everyone with respect and dignity
  • develop an enduring sense of responsible citizenship
  • leave RNS a better school and continue to be active in school affairs