Newmarket & District Christian Academy

School Life

Daily Schedule

The school day begins at 8:35 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. Outside supervision begins at 8:20 a.m.

8:35 am Entry bell
8:45am Classes Begin
10:05 am - 10:20 am Morning recess
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch and extra-curricular activities
1:50 pm - 2:05 pm Afternoon recess
3:30 pm Dismissal
3:45 pm - 5:30 pm After school programs

Before and After School Club

NDCA offers Before and After School Club for our students.. Families may use this service on a regular basis or " as needed. "

Before school supervision begins at 7:30 a.m. until 8:20.

Regular supervision is from 8:20 until school entry at 8:35 a.m.

After school hours of operation: 3:45-5:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Students who have not been picked up by 3:45 p.m. on any school day will automatically be entered into the After School Programme. Rates are very reasonable.


All students are required to wear a school uniform.
The 'regular uniform' is required most days and the school 'dress uniform' is worn on the first day of the week and other special days (e.g., picture day, school trips).

  Regular Uniform Dress Uniform

white golf shirt or turtleneck
school sweatshirt or vest (optional) plain navy pants
black or navy socks
Neutral coloured shoes


crested white dress shirt & school tie
school sweatshirt or vest (optional)
black or navy socks
dark shoes


white turtleneck, plain
white blouse, or white golf shirt
navy pants or kilt/tunic
school sweatshirt or vest
neutral coloured shoes


school kilt or tunic
crested white blouse
black or navy tights or knee socks
school sweater or vest (optional)
dark shoes

White golf shirts, blouses, turtle necks etc. should not have any type of label or logo.
NDCA uniform items are available from R. J. McCarthy Uniforms.

Gym uniform:

Grades K-3 school T-shirt and shorts
Grades 4-8 school T-shirt and shorts, sweatpants and sweatshirt

Field Trips

All classes will have at least one or two field trips during the school year. Previous trips have included visits to a farm, Newmarket Theatre, the fire hall, the sugar bush, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Science Centre, Kortright Centre, Fairglen Camp, Royal Winter Fair, downhill skiing, Warsaw Caves, Pioneer Camp, Black Creek Pioneer Village and the Art Gallery of Ontario. The Grades 7 and 8 classes travel to Quebec City for a history/French trip in alternate years.

Clubs, Teams and Special Events

NDCA students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of clubs, teams and events which may include:

NDCA teams and students compete in various one-day tournaments and events with other Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) students from the GTA.

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