Located in the community of Lynnwood, our school was built in 1956, and has a rich family and community history often with students in attendance who's family members have attended Sherwood School going back several generations. Sherwood School hosts students Grades 4-6 from the Ogden and Lynnwood communities, as well as Grades 7-9 from Ogden, Lynnwood, Riverbend, and Mahogany communities. Community feeder schools for Sherwood are Banting & Best School and Riverbend School.
Sherwood School is a collaborative middle school where both students and staff work together to create a positive learning environment for all students. Sherwood has a strong sense of school spirit. Over the course of the school year (pre COVID-19) we host many events at our school such as; athletic tournaments, concerts and drama productions, celebrations of learning, community initiatives, family/community BBQs and much more.
Our School Enrolment is approximately 377 students from grade 4-9. Approximately 47% of students meet the criteria for Special Education. We have approximately 9% self-identified FMNI students, and 16% ELL students. Our transitions in and out of the school throughout the year 8-10% of our student population.
Our staff and students are proud to belong to Sherwood School. We continue to work towards building a positive school culture, promoting our school and building our school 'brand' as a whole community to promote the incredible work happening in this building to keep Sherwood a great place to learn.
Academics and electives come together at Sherwood to support student learning in a variety of creative ways. There are a wide range of subjects offered at Sherwood. Core classes such as: Mathematic and Science, Language Arts and Social Studies (Humanities), and Physical Education. Complementary Programs (Enhancements) include: Art, Band, Choir, Leadership, Community Service, Construction, Drama, Environmental Stewardship, Foods, Fashion. Sherwood students are able to explore learning in exciting and innovative ways. Recent renovations and upgrades have been made to the Foods Room and the Construction Shop, equipping them with efficient, up to date equipment. Our school frequently hosts other middle and junior high schools for training purposes to access our incredible spaces and equipment. Sherwood also boasts a large gym which is used to host athletic games and tournaments for schools across the CBE.
Recent renovations and upgrades have been made to the Foods Room and the Construction Shop, equipping them with efficient, up to date equipment. Our school frequently hosts other middle and junior high schools for training purposes to access our incredible spaces and equipment.