Island Public Natural Science School
Three programs share the school space: Island Public School operates as a Full Day Kindergarten to Grade 6 public school day program that services both the Island and Harbourfront community; Natural Science School is a residential outdoor education program for visiting TDSB students in Grades 5 and 6; and finally the Gibralter Point Day Nursery which is a pre-school aged daycare program.
Students attending the Island Public School are transported to the school by city ferry and TDSB school buses. Students attending the Natural Science outdoor education program are from TDSB city schools and spend 3 days and 2 nights living in dorms, and studying natural science and outdoor education.
The school was built in 1999 with an environmental focus. The building includes a general purpose room, library/commons/resource centre, science labs, gymnasium, common room and a greenhouse. The inner garden court yard area for further garden to table plant growing and food harvesting learning. The outdoor classroom allows for students to particiapte in outdoor learning on a daily basis. The Toronto Islands are utilized for etensive additional programmin options for both the day school, outdoor education and the daycare.