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Wednesday Afternoon Program 2023/2024

Fall 2023 Program Information
See below for Course Descriptions


Registration is now closed online. There are still spaces in some courses. Please reach out to Lisa Taharally (​ ) if you have any questions or would like to register your child into a course.

The Wednesday Program is committed to providing a spot for all children who wish to register, but we cannot guarantee each child their first choice program.

Registration Opens Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at 10am.

Please reach out to Lisa Taharally if you have any questions regarding the Wednesday Program:​ 

*Bring cheques to Shama in the School Office, after completing registration, by Fri., Sept. 8, 2023.
The Wednesday Program's Fall Term begins on
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 and ends We
November 29, 2023.

All enquiries should be directed to Lisa Taharally at:
About This Year's Wednesday Program

All enquiries should be directed to Lisa Taharally at:​​​

  • The Wednesday Program's Fall term begins Wednesday, September 13, 2023 and ends Wednesday, November 29, 2023.

  • All classes will take place at the Lab School.

  • Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • When instructors are away due to illness, and another instructor cannot be provided to teach your child's regular class, a temporary class will be provided.

  • No refunds will be issued.

  • If your child is unable to attend their Wednesday Afternoon Program, please notify the school by 11:00 am. Otherwise the activity may be delayed for the other children

  • All students enrolled in the Wednesday Program eat lunch in the JICS Lunch Room.

  • After lunch, students play in the JICS playground until their programs begin.

  • The Daycare's Creative Play Program on Wednesday afternoons is available to JK and SK only.

  • Grade 1 - 6 children must be picked up at noon or enrolled in the Wednesday Program.

  • Young Entrepreneurs, Coding, and Rock Band: Dismissal takes place from school yard

  • Action Potential Lab, Multisport, Maker Bean, and Chess: Dismissal takes place from gym

  • Pick up takes place in the gym from 2:45-3:00 pm

  • The Wed. Program ends at 3:00 pm. Students who have not been picked-up by 3:05 pm will be escorted to the school reception and parents will be contacted.

About the Classes Offered

All enquiries should be directed to Lisa Taharally at:​​

The Wednesday Program offers a variety of arts, sports, and STEM-based classes to students in Grades 1 – 6, following the noon dismissal each Wednesday.

All classes are taught by accredited instructors, and adult supervisors are selected from the Masters of Arts in Child Study and Education Program.


Grades 1 - 3:

Action Potential Lab is back! Every week students will explore a branch of science combined with a style of art.

The Maker Bean New this year! Maker Bean Cafe in Toronto provides STEAM program for children. Building robots, laser cutting, and 3D printing will be some of the fun classes offered this year.

Chess with Extra Ed Have fun while learning how to play chess! 

Grades 1 - 6:

Multisport with Extra Ed Come and play games, complete sports drills and have fun with Movement in Multi Sport!

Grades 4 - 6:

Rock Band Song-writing, learning an instrument, and performing original music are the focus of Suzannah Wilde's Rock Band classes. 

Young Entrepreneurs Young Entrepreneurs is a Financial Literacy Program which aims to make learning about money and business fun.

Coding with Extra Ed Increase your digital literacy, creativity, and problem-solving skills. All coding levels are welcome!

Steps to Register



Before registering, take time to review offered classes below.


Register Below

Complete Online Registration (see below) and print confirmation.

Registration will open on 

Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at 10 am


Submit Payment

Bring cheque and confirmation to Shama in the School Office, by Friday, September 8, 2023.

Cheques made payable to:

University of Toronto

Cheque Memo:

Wed. Afternoon Program

Wednesday Program Registration




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