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Freedom Thinkers Education school is Fort St. John’s newest Independent school. It offers personalized learning experiences that focus on teaching skills and processes through project based learning while still meeting or exceeding the BC educational requirements.

Freedom Thinkers Education Mission Statement


     Freedom Thinkers Education staff and students will respect all people. We strive to educate children to be responsible, respectful citizens through personalized and project-based learning. Our school values and fosters quality instruction and excellence, effective communication skills, and a strong sense of social responsibility. We strive to develop proficiencies in personal achievement, compassion, curiosity, problem solving, creativity, and critical thinking. We believe that children learn best by “doing” and that all children can, and will learn. We also believe that children should be taught "how to think" rather than "what to think" to successfully adapt to an ever-changing society.


 Freedom Thinkers Education


We, as a school, staff and students value:

  • Cooperation
  • Team work

  • Respect for each other

  • A person’s intrinsic ability to learn

  • The “whole child” including the body, mind, heart and spirit

  • Pride in our work

  • Time and money management

  • Opportunities to develop personal interests, creativity and talents

  • The freedom to choose our own projects and learn “how to think” rather than "what to think"

  • Project-based, hands-on learning

  • The support of our parents and community

  • The sharing of information and learning from each other

  • A passion for learning

  • A strong work ethic

  • Critical thinking

  • Problem solving

  • Self-directed learning

  • Self evaluation and critiquing skills

  • Persistence
  • Multi-age learning

  • An affordable alternative education


We develop these skills and values through the use of the Core Competencies, peer editing and critiquing, projects and self-directed studies.




About Us

Upcoming Events:
Open House:
To Be Determined
See directions to our school under the "Contact" section.

We periodically have Open Houses to discuss our program, Project Based Learning and how they differ from a regular educational system. These Open Houses are open to all ages and everyone is welcome. Please watch for upcoming Open Houses or contact Sandra at:  (250) 789-3369 or

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