Our Schools Are Open for On-Campus Learning

Stratford School is open with stringent health and safety protocols. Current families can view our COVID-19 updates.
Prospective families are invited to schedule a tour to learn more.

Building a Resilient Family: Why Resilience is More Important than Ever

We talk a lot about why resilience is an important trait to support in children; how it helps children to grow up ready to take on challenges with a problem-solving mentality that studies show will result in healthier relationships, more fulfilling careers, and contribute to an overall sense of happiness…
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Gardening From Your Kitchen

Now, in our second month at home, we are all spending more time in our kitchens. Cooking and baking has become the new national pastime. It is the perfect time to take it a step further and start a kitchen garden with your family. Not only is it a fun…
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Stratford School Steps Up to Help During COVID-19 Crisis

Stratford School leaders in NorCal delivered a truckload of personal protective equipment (PPE) collected from our Stratford campuses to donate to first responders, including some of our own parents. Donations were delivered to the front lines at O’Connor Hospital in San Jose, and Alta Bates Medical Center in Oakland. Donations…
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Tips for Distance Learning Success

What is distance learning? The term has been used a lot as of late, and many parents may be curious as to what it means for their child and how to set them up for success. At Stratford, we deliberately use the term distance learning rather than technology-specific labels such…
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Studying Science in Your Own Backyard and Neighborhood by Creating a Nature Science Journal

With children stuck indoors more than ever before, getting outside, when it is safe to do so, is more important than ever. After a few days inside adjusting to an entirely new routine, most parents are probably well aware of just how much extra energy their children have. Fresh air…
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