We value and stress the importance of children’s manners at home, school and within the community.  The Bridge Haven Social Etiquette Program builds self-respect and respect for others. An appreciation for the arts is integrated into the curriculum. There are cultural outings to the symphony, ballet, art galleries, museums and children’s literature events.


Topics of Study

Talking with adults


Formal meals

Safety and strangers

Afternoon teas

Talking with the elderly


Showing appreciation
Being a good sport

Handshakes & eye contact

The art of listening

Table manners

Meeting and greeting

Conversation skills

Telephone manners

Sibling relationships

“Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.” – Benjamin Disraeli



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