"...the school was attended by several generations and has borne witness to many changes"

About The Schoolhouse


Our Events for 2019-2020

Sept. 13-15: Brampton Fair

Nov. 21: Christmas Sale at the Board Office

Dec. 1: Christmas Open House and Sale

Feb. : Heritage Brampton

July 16: Lemonade on the Lawn


Open Sunday Dates for 2019-2020

(Winter Sundays weather permitting) Check our website Current News page and follow us on Twitter for up to date information.

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WHAT'S HAPPENING

Sept 8Learning in a One Room Schoolhouse

Come visit our one room schoolhouse. A great way to learn about the history of early education in Peel. Write on a slate, wear the dunce cap if you chased farmer Brown’s cow on the way to school. Lots of fun for everyone.
Oct 13The Autumn Garden

Take a walk to the schoolhouse vegetable garden before it goes to bed for the winter. Planting a garden was part of the curriculum in the late 1900s. Learn how families preserved foods for the long winter days.
Nov 10Remembrance Day Sunday

This year marks the 75th anniversary of D Day. We are honoured to remember the brave members of our Armed Forces. Come and see our display of stories, medals and photos. Make a poppy, a peace dove or a bookmark.
Dec 1Christmas Open House and Sale

Our schoolhouse will be decorated for a Victorian Christmas. We will have many items for sale as well as several vendors selling their wares. Complete your Christmas shopping with wooden toys, honey, preserves, wool, books, note cards, beeswax candles and more.
Jan 12Keeping Warm

Families in the village of Britannia often used handmade quilts to keep them warm during the winter months. Come and see a collections of quilts and learn how they are made.
Feb 9Valentine's Day

Celebrate this special day by looking at some vintage valentines. Make a special valentine for someone you love.
Mar 8March Means Maple Syrup

Do you like maple syrup? It is famous around the world. Learn how the First Nations people and the early settlers collected the sap and turned it into sweet syrup and sugar. There will be storybooks to read and activities to try.
April 12Family Games Day

Come and enjoy an afternoon playing with all our old fashioned toys and games. No WIFI, batteries or electricity needed.
May 10Mother's Day

Take your Mom on a tour of the schoolhouse garden. See what spring flowers are growing. Some may be in bloom. Can you name them? Make a Mothers’ Day card or a bookmark for your Mom.
June 14Summer Games

Lawn games were popular at the turn of the 20th century when the weather was too hot for strenuous activity. Try our stilts, graces or perhaps enjoy our swings. Just come and have some fun.

NOTE:There are no Open Sundays in July and August.