Sherwood Park Education Centre

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Sherwood Park Education Centre, is a technology-enhanced middle school, that opened in January, 1997. We are located in Sydney, Cape Breton, NS, Canada with a student population of 320 and a staff of 45. We are very pleased to provide a technology solution to our students. Our school has approximately 200+ workstations.

Mission Statement

Sherwood Park Education Centre embraces a child centered learning environment with a focus on interdisciplinary teams integrating a large number of technologies and teaching/learning tools that lead to measurable outcomes.

Vision Statement

Sherwood Park Education Centre strives to develop, in a safe caring and creative atmosphere, and through a process of shared decision making, and environment in which each student is motivated to succeed in her/his studies; as well as in extra and co-curricular activities according to his or her potential. Our school community endeavours to develop in all our students the self-discipline to act responsibly, a genuine caring attitude toward self and others, and a life-long love of learning.

Welcome to Sherwood Park Education Centre. We are SPEC STRONG. We live and learn in Unama'ki.

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Summer Skills Building is July 2 - July 17


Report cards will be issued during first period. Students will be dismissed as the arrival of school busses permit. Students who have their own transportation will be dismissed after reports are distributed.


Mobile Devices

Mobile devices are distracting, and interrupt student learning.

At SPEC, we expect students to turn off their phones and store them in their book bags or lockers.

If you need to reach your child(ren), please do so by contacting the office at 902.563.7732.

Relationships...What Really Matters Jan 2018.pdf

Student Success Plan 2018-19

The Student Success Plan Goals :

  • Improve performance in students passing mathematics in grades 6-8
  • Improve writing, grades 6-8
  • Improve student engagement in school

Sherwood Park Education Centre

500 Terrace Street Sydney | Nova Scotia | B1P6N1

Phone: 902-563-7732 | fax: 902-562-6834 | email: