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The York School Toronto, York School in Toronto

Address: 1320 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4T 1X2, Canada

Description The York School Toronto, York School in Toronto

  • Established: 1965
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Students age: 17+
  • School type: private, day
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of training : mixed .

The York School is a leading international school with International Baccalaureate programs. Founded in 1965, the institution became the first accredited school in Canada to offer IB programs from kindergarten through to college. The school is favorably distinguished by:

  • International atmosphere - the school shares the philosophy of the "International Baccalaureate" and creates special conditions for the education of citizens of the world. The teaching staff of the educational institution includes foreign teachers, and each subject is viewed from a global perspective.
  • Knowledge gained through practice - York School offers the opportunity to learn about the subject of study from different aspects, continue to study outside the classroom and participate in a variety of experiments and experiences.
  • Inclusiveness and hospitality - there is a warm and friendly atmosphere in the educational institution, and every student is an important part of it.
  • School teachers do not strive for the high academic results of their students, but also for the development in children of such qualities as empathy, responsibility, resourcefulness, critical thinking and intuition.
  • The educational institution loves progress and lays innovative approaches to the basis of education, from kindergarten to preparation for entering a university.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in The York School Toronto, York School in Toronto

Program name
Date
Age
Cost

Junior school IB Primary Years Program

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Age : 7+.

The IB Primary Years Program is a recognized international standard that has been successfully applied by schools around the world. York School is no exception: the school's teachers believe that learning can be interesting and inspiring only if children are consciously approaching the educational process.

The Primary Years Program is built on 5 important elements:

  • Knowledge - subject and interdisciplinary knowledge in classical fields
  • Concepts - students acquire an important in-depth understanding of the subjects being studied through a structured approach
  • Skills - Students gain valuable skills through hands-on activities in the classroom and outside the classroom
  • Perspective - looking at the issues under study on a global scale
  • Action is the proactive attitude that learners acquire through successful learning.

In primary school, children learn arithmetic, reading, language and additional creative directions. The following additional activities are offered to children:

  • Musical Theatre
  • Knitting
  • Cooking
  • Individual lessons on the piano, guitar
  • Chess Club
  • Chorus
  • Lego and 3D printing
  • Coding.

Teachers and students strive to be:

  • Curious
  • Understanding
  • Sociable
  • Adhering to the principles
  • Open
  • Caring
  • Not afraid of risks
  • Whole
  • Reflective.

International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (MYP)

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 4-5 years
  • Age : 12+.

The Middle Years Program focuses students on deepening the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in high school. Subject knowledge and skills are at the center of learning, because without a solid foundation, students will find it difficult to learn in the next IB level .

Program structure:

  • English language
  • Maths
  • Natural Sciences
  • French
  • Physical Culture
  • Instrumental music
  • art
  • Technologies
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Theatre
  • Educational strategies.

It is based on three elements:

  • Holistic education - students study selected classical subjects and the connections between them
  • Communication skills - effective writing and speaking skills can enhance the learning process
  • Mindfulness in Learning : One of the goals of teachers is to spark students' interest in learning about other cultures.
Annual
15-18
from 33 750 $CAD / year

IB Diploma Program

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Age : 15-18 years old.

The IB Diploma Program is a two-year course that completes school education, a very crucial period. He must help students prepare for difficult exams, the results of which depend on their admission to the university.

Events The York School Toronto, York School in Toronto

Already from elementary school, programs of extracurricular activities, entertainment and cultural activities are being developed for children:

  • Visit to the zoo in Toronto
  • Hike to the Royal Ontario Museum
  • Visit to an art gallery
  • A trip to the farm.

At high school, children are expected to travel to major cities in Canada and tourist sites:

  • Montreal
  • Quebec
  • Sudbury
  • Albion Hills Science Center & Technology Club
  • Algonquin Park.

In high school, the program of activities includes:

  • Tours in the footsteps of history in Newfoundland
  • "The Culinary Arts of Montreal"
  • Canoeing Adventure in Northern Ontario
  • Introduction to the Canadian film industry
  • Hiking and painting in Killarney Park.

In addition to outdoor events, the school has sections and interest clubs:

  • York TV
  • Debate
  • Studio Art Club
  • Robotics
  • School of Music
  • Theatre
  • Improvisational club
  • DJ club
  • Minecraft club
  • Chess Club
  • Book community
  • Cinema club
  • Wall newspaper.

Sport sections:

  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Dancing
  • Gymnastics.

Equipment The York School Toronto, York School in Toronto

The school is located in the heart of Toronto and offers state-of-the-art infrastructure for living and learning. The plan for the modern York School campus was developed by talented designers who thought out to the smallest detail the environment in which children will learn and create. Sports infrastructure:

  • Football field
  • Large gym for middle and senior classes
  • Small gym for primary classes
  • Fitness Centre
  • School of Music
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Cafeteria
  • Mac lab.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Kindergarten

  • Start programs = 22.10, 5.11, 19.11
  • Deadline for submission of applications = 30.10.

Primary School

  • Start programs = 22.10, 5.11, 19.11
  • Deadline for submission of applications = 3.03.

secondary school

  • Start programs = 28.10, 18.11
  • Deadline for submission of applications = 3.03.

Senior classes

  • Start programs = 14.10, 4.11, 25.11
  • Deadline for submission of applications = 3.03.

Additional expenses

  • Application fee for training = 300 $ CAD
  • Registration fee = 8500 $ CAD .

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Kindergarten

  • Making an application through the school website
  • Scan of birth certificate
  • Who I am video self-introduction
  • Child development message in educational institutions
  • Interview (parent with school representatives).

Primary School

  • Making an application through the school website
  • Scan of birth certificate
  • Child development and education message
  • Video about the candidate Who I am or post about studying at the previous school
  • Interview (parent with school representatives).

secondary school

  • Making an application through the school website
  • Scan of birth certificate
  • Information about studies and achievements in sports and creativity
  • Personal traits story (deadline 31.01)
  • Interview
  • Language certificate.

High school (grades 11-12)

  • Making an application through the school website
  • Scan of birth certificate
  • Information about studies and achievements in sports and creativity
  • Personal traits story (deadline 31.01)
  • Interview
  • Language Certificate
  • American SSAT exam (deadline 1.02).

Scholarships The York School Toronto, York School in Toronto

Scholarships are awarded to students with high achievement in an academic, creative, or sports field. The amount of financial incentives can be from 5 to 12 thousand $ CAD . Students in grades 6-11 are automatically considered for a scholarship.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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