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Nurturing active, creative minds while developing a respectful and welcoming school community.


Summit enables children to become their best, in school and in life.

Welcome to The Summit Academy of Active Learning — a community-minded, non-denominational, day school in burgeoning West Bedford, Nova Scotia. Our child-centric approach educates the whole student, producing lifelong learners in the process.

Summit Academy female student

Try Our School For A Day

At Summit, we are creating global citizens through active learning, which means less sitting in rows and more interacting with our world — in science, sports, arts and technology. When families try Summit, even for a day, they see the benefits that inspire us.

Junior Primary

Junior Primary student playing

Our engaging, activity-rich Junior Primary program gives 3 - 5 year-olds the opportunity to play, learn and grow while developing an early love of learning in all subject areas.


Elementary students learning in the classroom

Summit’s Elementary program enables learners to begin fostering vital academic skills such as problem-solving, creative and critical thinking, and social development.

Middle School

Middle school female student at her desk

The Middle School curriculum is delivered with structure and feedback, to help students improve self-awareness, critical thinking, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills.

Active Learning

Students playing outside

Active Learning is more than just bringing activity into the academic day. It is experiencing, seeing, doing and ultimately understanding ideas and theories through participation.


Our Story in Photos

Every day brings a new opportunity for active and engaged learning.

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